Let’s stop appeasing r̶a̶d̶i̶c̶a̶l̶ Islam

There used to be a handy term for people like those who refuse to name radical Islam as the cause of terrorism: Appeasers.

History’s most famous appeaser was likely Britain’s pre-war prime minister, Neville Chamberlain. In September 1938, Chamberlain travelled to Germany to make a deal with “Herr Hitler.” If Britain and other European countries didn’t make a big deal about Nazism, perhaps they wouldn’t provoke the fascists.

On his return, Chamberlain proudly waved a piece of paper in the air that he said guaranteed “peace for our time,” (often incorrectly quoted as “peace in our time”).

Of course, less than a year later, Hitler was sending his invading armies across Europe. He had taken Western Europe’s sensitivity as weakness.

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