Open eyes to Islamist threat

We are confronting a global terrorism problem and for the most part that threat emanates from Islam.

Whether we are talking about attacks in Ottawa, Fort Hood, New York, London, Madrid, Libya, the Philippines, India or across Iraq and Syria, the common thread is Islam and Islamacism.

Yet 13 years after 9/11, with countless victims piled up on the altar of Islamacism, some people cannot stand to hear that there is any connection at all.

Right now in Parliament a Senate committee is studying security threats to Canada.

Over the past two weeks both Tarek Fatah and Salim Mansur have appeared before this committee. Both men are Muslims, both men have spoken out against radical Islam and claimed there are problems in some of Canada’s mosques.

That’s a message some people don’t want to hear.

Liberal Sen. Grant Mitchell, a non-Muslim, challenged both men…