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Gorka: 'Prime Time' for Muslim Leaders to Reject Jihad

(Fox News' "Fox & Friends")

By    |   Wednesday, 01 November 2017 12:22 PM

The Halloween terrorist attack in New York City underscores the need for Muslim leaders to condemn jihad and make Islam a religion of peace, a national security expert and former White House adviser said Wednesday.

Sebastian Gorka told Fox News that Islamic monarchs, politicians and clerics need to heed the call that President Donald Trump issued in May when he urged Arab leaders to "drive out terrorists" from their mosques and the Holy Land.

Gorka, appearing on "Fox & Friends," said that "this would be prime time for them to say, 'We condemn this,' for them to say, 'This doesn't represent Islam.'"

He noted that the Quran celebrates the prophet Muhammad as a warlord who imposed Islam throughout the Middle East through conquest, when persuasion failed.

"Well, there are passages, many passages in the Quran that talk about the need to use violence, to use physical jihad against the infidel," Gorka said.

"We know that the original caliphate wasn't propagated by peaceful missionary work … . It was done by many uses by the use of force. Mohammed wasn't just a prophet according to Islam. Mohammed was a military leader."

Gorka also denounced the diversity visa program that allowed the suspect in the New York attack to enter the United States under a lottery system.

"That has to end. That's insanity," he said. "That is using political correctness in a way that is potentially suicidal for our security."

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The Halloween terrorist attack in New York City underscores the need for Muslim leaders to condemn jihad and make Islam a religion of peace, a national security expert and former White House adviser said Wednesday.
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