Sunday, December 18, 2011

Danish cartoon sparked fanatic's plot to kill Aussies

This article is an example of the misunderstanding of what drives Muslims to commit violent Jihad against the West. The Danish cartoons are often cited as the reason for the violent reaction of Muslims. However, that is incorrect. The cartoons, and many other innocuous incidents are merely excuses masking the root cause which is the Quran and the most basic tenet of Islam to dominate all of humanity. To think that cartoons or other "insults" are the cause of violence allows the root cause to go unchallenged.


Danish cartoon sparked fanatic's plot to kill Aussies

Steve Lillebuen
December 18, 2011 - 12:27PM

Wissam Fattal's descent from champion kickboxer to would-be terrorist appears to have begun at least six years ago, when a Danish cartoon sparked outrage, protests and several deaths across the Muslim world.

It was 2005 and Fattal, an expectant father with five siblings, was already a devout Muslim - but he was certainly no extremist.

At least, not yet.

The Danish cartoons appeared to change that, setting him on a path towards a criminal conviction for plotting to kill as many Australians as possible to advance the cause of Islam.

Fattal, now 35, had just returned to his homeland of Lebanon when the cartoons were first published.

He was infuriated by what many Muslims believed was an insulting, offensive depiction of the prophet Mohammed.

Article continues HERE.