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Srdja Trifkovic

Srdja Trifkovic, executive director of the Lord Byron Foundation for Balkan Studies, argues in the following viewpoint that, contrary to what many Western politicians assert, Islamic and Western civilizations cannot peacefully coexist. According to Trifkovic, Islam is not merely a religion but a dogmatic regime whose intent is to take over the world and convert all non-adherents.

As you read, consider the following questions:

1. What evidence does Trifkovic provide that Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, advocated violence"

2. How did Islam turn its boundary with the world into a “war zone,” as explained by the author"

3. What is the relationship between Islam and Nazism, in the author’s opinion"

Some say there is an inevitable clash between Western civilization and Western values, and Islamic civilizations and values. I...

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