Islamofascism


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Is·lam·o·fas·cism

 (ĭs-lä′mə-făsh′ĭz′əm, ĭz-)
n.
The political ideology of militant Islamists viewed as an agency of oppression or hostility toward democracy.

Is·la′mo·fas′cist n.
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Islamofascism

(ˌɪzlɑːməˈfæʃɪsm)
n
(Islam) an ideology promoted by some Islamists, the aims of which are to establish Islamic orthodoxy and to resist western secularism
ˌIslamoˈfascist adj, n
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This means discarding Islamofascism in favour of Progressive Islam and embracing cultural diversity.
"Trumpocalypse Now!" takes a look at Trump's career as a conspiracy theory celebrity, his trafficking in such notions as birtherism, Islamofascism and 9/11, the conspiracies of the Clinton era, and the JFK assassination.
The term "Islamofascism" may be considered too modern and too kind to describe political Islam accurately, because it is a medieval theocratic totalitarianism; however, the term has the advantage of countering Islamofascists' attempts to paint others as fascists.)
Following the referendum results that portrayed the "Yes" front as the winner, he shared a tweet with a photo that depicted Erdogan as a terrorist: "Turkey chose for more islamofascism and totalitarianism today." (11)
The term "Islamofascism" circulates widely, and groups as dissimilar as campus Social Justice Warriors and the leaders of the National Rifle Association have been dubbed fascist.
Since then we have been warned about 'Islamofascism', and Al Qaeda and ISIS are denounced by Western politicians and commentators as"fascists." Although Mideastern zealots have picked up the hate-filled anti-Jewish rhetoric of European fascists " with the infamous"Protocols of the Elders of Zion" enjoying a new lease on life in Arabic " some observers have questioned whether there is any real sense in applying such a specifically European concept as fascism to"the House of Islam." ISIS fighters are bloodthirsty religious fanatics, but not nationalists at all.
He never raised his voice against the gang of parvenu political Islamists that came to the front of the ranks of the AKP as it rapidly mutated into a political monster and he remained silent as this gang pushed the country toward Islamofascism. Every time he pretended to raise his voice, albeit feebly, he just put some of his personal troubles at the center before uttering some turgid remarks.
Despite the dhimmi media, the Garland, TX draw Muhammad contest proved to be a real victory for freedom of expression in America and a consequent defeat for Islamofascism. Nevertheless, the organizers Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, both prohibited from visiting Great Britain, where free speech has been greatly reduced by pro-Sharia-law, hate-speech legislation, must be extremely cautious in America.
At the other end of the spectrum, French Premier Manuel Valls speaks of "Islamofascism" and claims that the West is drawn into a "war of civilizations" with Islam.
Unlike Al Qaeda, the Islamic State is not just a furtive gang of terrorists but an appreciable army of conquest on the march (hence closer to earning the label of "Islamofascism" controversially applied by writers like Christopher Hitchens and Martin Amis to an earlier generation of jihadi Islam).
This year I'm going to find Christmas particularly hard to celebrate with a light heart because of the relentless sweep of Islamofascism. Just think, this time last year we didn't have ISIS!
The way Atlantic-Central Europe and the US interacted with the MENA (Middle East-North Africa), and the sort of Islam they supported there yesterday, is the sort of Islam (or to say, Islamofascism) we are getting today in the Christian Europe as well as in the Christian neighborhoods of Iraq.