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Because They Hate: A Survivor of Islamic Terror Warns America

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8 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

A Woman on a mission - She is carrying the cross for Christians, Jews and the moderate Muslims who are not able to stand up and speak the truth.

Brigitte has done an exceptional job detailing her life in a war against Christians. She and I lived the same war; we are the same age; faced similar fears and persecution, though we lived in different parts of the country. She does indeed speak out what we think. As Ch...
Brigitte has done an exceptional job detailing her life in a war against Christians. She and I lived the same war; we are the same age; faced similar fears and persecution, though we lived in different parts of the country. She does indeed speak out what we think. As Christians, we try to forgive and move on with our lives. But few muslims who truly hate anything non-muslim are being the voice for all muslims. I have had debates with Muslims and Jews alike. She is correct. Muslims responds with hate and ugliness; they don't care to hear what you have to say. Jews on the other hand respect your opinion and offer their opposing view.

I have very close muslims friends. I trust them with my life. But they are not the majority. Good people, good heart, but like most all of us humans(christians, jews or muslims) they don't speak up when they should. If their religion is being misrepresented, it is their job, not the chrsitians or jews, to work hard to defend it and protect it from the extremists within them.

It is truly as simple as she says, prove her wrong, prove us wrong. Until Saudi Arabia, Iran, Syria and the like countries defend and protect the freedom of Christians and Jews to worship in their countries and preach Jesus and Moses, they have absolutely no leg to stand on when they do little to keep extremists from attacking the Twin towers and our way of lives in America. And to top it of, they still complain that we are being racists and extremists.

The facts do speak for themselves.

The Christians of Lebanon fought to protect their faith and voice in the middle east. Today however, they are very split; some have allegience to Saudi Arabia while others to Hizbollah/Iran. Maybe it is a survival mode, but there was a time when Christians were the few, the good and the undefeated. Not today.

Lebanon is the last Christian country in the Middle East by which its president has to be Christian. It is a Republican form of government. What other country in the "arab world" can claim that. We see what Iran is doing to its people. We saw what Iraq did to its people (irrespective of your view of the war today). We see what Syria does to its people. Yet, they come to America, supposedly to run away from that culture only to impose it on us.

posted by Child_of_the_War_too on July 8, 2009

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8 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

I am amazed

It does not amaze me that someone who was 10 yrs old left a country that has changed so much since is able to write a book that I found to be far from the truth. I lived in Lebanon till 1997 and I am a Christian Lebanese as well even though I hate to differentiate betw...
It does not amaze me that someone who was 10 yrs old left a country that has changed so much since is able to write a book that I found to be far from the truth. I lived in Lebanon till 1997 and I am a Christian Lebanese as well even though I hate to differentiate between religions. I felt that the book was written by someone who is paid or eager to gain acceptance by a side that enjoys building more fear and hatred toward the Muslims. The only Muslims that came to Lebanon in 1975 were the Palestinians and some Libians. The Palestinians came due to a natural process that states when you suppress and terrorize people they would migrate. And the only place the Palestinians could migrate to are neighboring countries. I was hoping this book is based on facts but it was the oppositge and part of a propaganda and smudge campaign. I suggest that the writer spends more time reading about the History of the ME so she can enlighten us in the future with a book that shines the light on the true cause of the issues in the Middle East 'part of it, I agree, is extremism'

posted by Anonymous on January 27, 2008

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  • Posted February 26, 2011

    it is the truth

    this is the truth!!!! people that posted it as junk are the epidemy of ignorance

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 27, 2015

    A reminder of the length of War in the Middle East

    I had forgotten about the devastation of the war in Lebanon. It was an good reminder that there were democracies there in this century and that Christians and Muslims lived side by side. The author has an inside view which is very enlightening.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2006

    Awaken Us to the perils of Radical Islam in the US

    My motivation was nurtured by the recent political candidates (¿06) proposing what is often referred to as ¿cut and run¿ from Iraq and Afganistan. I wasn¿t inclined to listen to them (or vote for them) as I believe they haven¿t invested in learning about the severe consequences of ignoring Islam and its spread into the US homeland. They also have not demonstrated any understanding of Islam but extol the ¿religious tolerance and freedom of speech in the US¿ to dispel any criticism or discussion of Islam and the Koran in the US. 9/11 should have awoken more of the US population as to the evils of Islam, Saudi-Arabian influences and intimidation of Arab Americans, Arab immigrants, and the US expansion of Mosques being lead by Foreign Government paid Immans. These Immans or their immediate followers are also influencing our College and University students who are in their formative higher learning stages and are vulnerable to mis-information or outright omissions of truth about the intent of Islam and its fervid followers. I had caught a small part of a recent interview of Brigitte Gabriel before the fall elections and tracked her book down, read many articles on her web site, bought the book, read it, and learned about what has happened to Lebanon in our lifetime. The single minded purpose of militant Arab Muslims is to wipe out or convert any Infidel in Lebanon, Israel and beyond. The book explains their very non humanistic approach to kill and cause killing of civilian populations, their lack of taking personal responsibility for anything they do other than killing, their lack of good intent towards others, their lack of a work ethic for anything positive for their fellow mankind, their lack of goals and ambitions other than the continued intent to push Israel into the sea. It further enlightens one about the impossibility of progress in any Palestine peace efforts by anyone and the almost total lack of or possibility thereof of real Arab non-militant leadership. I feel that Brigitte¿s book and her personal effort to inform us is greatly beneficial to awaken us, to disrupt our pacification towards Islam and its spread in the US, to prevent more 9/11s, and to somehow awaken our elected representatives to confront radical Islamic teachings in the US.

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