[SPORK] The Sum of all Fears: Reaction of the Muslim "Street"

johnhall johnhall@isomedia.com
Tue, 25 Mar 2003 19:15:34 -0800


It is my understanding that the entire peninsula is considered holy and
that non-believers are not supposed to be there.  Obviously that has
been modified a bit.

> From: fork-admin@xent.com [mailto:fork-admin@xent.com] On Behalf Of
Ned
> Jackson Lovely
> Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2003 5:25 PM
> To: fork@xent.com
> Subject: Re: [SPORK] The Sum of all Fears: Reaction of the Muslim
"Street"
> 
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 12:26:10PM -0800, sateesh narahari wrote:
> > > One of the things that struck me about BinLaden was
> > > the oft repeated anger
> > > at Americans for soiling holy ground during Gulf War
> > > Sr.
> > What holy ground?.
> 
> Mecca and Medina are both in Saudi Arabia. Bin Laden objects to US
bases
> in
> the same country as the holy cities.
> 
> --
> njl (reply to fork2)