Shahed Amanullah visited Ireland from April 1 – 3. Shahed is the Senior Advisor for Technology for the Office of the Special Representative to Muslim Communities at the US Department of State, working on digital diplomacy projects for the Special Representative, who reports directly to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
On Sunday, March 31 Shahed Amanullah and the Karyn Posner Mullen (Diractor of Public Affairs at U.S. Embassy Dublin) met with influential parents and youth from the Ahlul Bayt Islamic Centre in Dublin. This Shia Mosque, commonly referred to as the Milltown Mosque, has an energized membership that is interested in both intrafaith relations within the Irish Muslim community and interfaith relations with the overwhelmingly Catholic population in Ireland. Shahed shared his vision for the Generation Change initiative that he is spearheading.
Like Islam itself, the State Department no longer distinguishes between politics and religion. Yet it clearly favors one religion over all others.
…one must go on jihad (i.e., razzias or raids) at least once a year…one may use a catapult against them [non-Muslims] when they are in a fortress, even if among them are women and children. One may set fire to them and/or drown them…If a person of the Ahl al-Kitab [People of The Book – i.e. Jews and Christians] is enslaved, his marriage is [automatically] revoked….One may cut down their trees…One must destroy their useless books. Jihadists may take as booty whatever they decide...they may steal as much food as they need…
…the dhimmi [may never] mention Allah or His Apostle…Jews, Christians, and Majians must pay the jizya [non-Muslim poll tax]….[O]n offering up the jizya, the dhimmi must hang his head while the official takes hold of his beard and hits [the dhimmi] on the protuberant bone beneath his ear [lower jaw]… They are not permitted to ostentatiously display their wine or church bells…[T]heir houses may not be higher than the Muslim’s, no matter how low…. The dhimmi may not ride an elegant horse or mule; he may ride a donkey only if the saddle is … wood. He may not walk on the good part of the road. [Dhimmis must] wear [an identifying] patch, even women, and even in the [public] baths…[Dhimmis] must hold their tongue…
In short, Al-Ghazali, like his contemporaries, deserves no reverence whatever. He was neither a “moderate,” nor a saint.
Cool, huh? State Dept. reps and Congressmen quoting Muslims who urge jihad.