Thursday, January 22, 2015

Saskatoon embraces Clinton

By Phil Tank, The StarPhoenix:
Huma and Aftab Ahmad appreciated what high-profile American politician Hillary Clinton said Monday about battling global terrorism.
Clinton, the former U.S. Secretary of State who is widely expected to seek the Democratic nomination for the 2016 presidential election, spoke about several global issues in front of a receptive capacity crowd at TCU Place Wednesday night.
Clinton called the war on terror a contest of ideas and stressed that extremists should not be confused with moderate Muslims.
She remarked on the story of a moderate Muslim who helped defend Jewish people during the recent Paris attacks.
“Those are the stories that can inspire all the moderate Muslims and everyone as well,” Huma said.
“We’re proud Canadians, but at the same time we’re also very moderate Muslims,” Aftab added. “I think she did a good job.”
Clinton referred in her speech to Islamic terrorism.
“ I think we should be cautious about using the term Islamic terrorism,” Huma said...Continue reading...

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