Women who wear the hijab contribute to “passive terrorism,” says a US military paper

The hijab is much more than a head covering. It contributes to the spread of Islamic extremism—or so says part of a US military white paper that is generating criticism.

As The Intercept reported today, a paper titled “Countering Violent Extremism: Scientific Methods and Strategies,” issued by the US Air Force Research Laboratory, contains one section describing the hijab worn by Muslim women around the world as contributing to “passive terrorism.”

 The inflammatory section is called “A Strategic Plan to Defeat Radical Islam,” and its author is Dr. Tawfik Hamid, a self-described former Islamic extremist and senior fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C. As the form of extremism known as Salafi jihadism spreads, he writes, more women assume the head covering, which he labels “a catalyst for Islamism.”

I do not find the linkage of the Hijab and radicalism to be inflammatory or wrong, Tawfik Hamid has simply made a valid observation but one incompatible with the liberal-left’s wish-dream vision of Islam.

The Hijab has evolved into a political statement.  At best it is an abominable cultural relic and in case anyone needs reminding it is not a religious requirement in Islam.

However the liberal-left in all it’s full blown madness will hypocritically support its propagation for any number of insane reasons,  it’s anti-west or it’s anti-christian or anti-conservative or anti- mommy & daddy, all of them may apply.

Multiculturalism, the wellspring of moral and cultural relativism has turned the liberal-left into willing useful idiots.

Just ask Justin.

Tawfik Hamid Islamist Terrorist Cycle

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    Wherever you see the Hijjuub, it means that radical iSlamists are operating nearby…

  • SDMatt

    The hijab is a gang colour: as I always mention, I never saw one in downtown Toronto until 9/11, and then they came out in droves.

    My nephew’s school in California banned boys from wearing anything blue to scholl as that apparently was a Mexican gang colour. As my sister likes to ask sarcastically “well what little boy likes to wear blue?”

  • Alain

    It is also openly giving the finger to their host country and its citizens.

    • That is exactly the case, its a political statement.

  • Tom Forsythe

    Tomorrow is Hijab Day at Ottawa city hall. I will try to get video.