Obama sidesteps ‘radical Islam’ in quest for alternative explanations for terrorism.
WT: President Obama defended his refusal to name “radical Islam” as a threat by saying he didn’t want to legitimize terrorist claims to a religious war, but critics say it is part of a pattern of denial and deception when the administration explains its dealings with the Muslim world.
The knee-jerk decision to redact references to Islam in the Orlando shooter transcripts was the latest attempt by the Obama administration to edit or hide information about Muslims or Islamic governments.
Similar moves began as soon as Mr. Obama took office with the deletion of “radical Islam” from the government’s anti-terrorism playbook and was repeated from classifying the Fort Hood shooting as workplace violence to blaming the attack in Benghazi, Libya, on a YouTube video and dismissing the Islamic State. MORE