Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Fareed Zakaria, "Moderate" Moslem, Nixed Mohammed Cartoons

(Two posts today. Please scroll down)

In other words, Zakaria advised Yale University Press not to publish the Danish cartoons in a collection of cartoons of controversy.

From this post at Islam in Action, citing this source:
...Fareed Zakaria, editor of Newsweek International, a world affairs columnist and CNN host who serves on Yale's governing board, said he told Yale that he believed publishing the images would have provoked violence.

"As a journalist and public commentator, I believe deeply in the First Amendment and academic freedom," Zakaria said. "But in this instance Yale Press was confronted with a clear threat of violence and loss of life."
It appears that BHO had Zakaria's book The Post-American World on his reading list:

Just sayin'...

Additional reading: more from Creeping Sharia about Zakaria in Newsweek and at his web site.

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posted by Always On Watch @ 9/09/2009 02:45:00 PM