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Are muslim Americans morally complicit in Guantanamo?

posted by Aziz Poonawalla

We are having a fascinating debate at Talk Islam, relating to whether muslims in America are morally culpable for the actions of our nation when those actions result in the deaths of innocent muslims. The argument is that muslims are forbidden from killing other muslims, and there have been many innocent muslim victims of the War on Terror (collateral damage, wrongly accused in Abu Ghraib, etc). I take issue with this however and argue that the proscription against killing muslims is irrelevant in this case. Take a look at the thread for the details.



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