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Why Won’t We Call This Islamist Terrorism?

by Victor Davis Hanson // Politico (Europe Edition)

President Obama summed up the jihadist killing in Paris asan attack not just on Paris. But rather, he assured us, This is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values we share.

People place flowers and light candles in tribute for the victims of the 13 November Paris attacks at the foot of the statue on Place de la Republique in Paris, France, 14 November 2015. At least 120 people have been killed in a series of attacks in Paris on 13 November, according to French officials. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

But is that assumption true?

Certainly, the president seems as unable to utter the targeted West and Western as he is the targeter radical Islam or jihadist.

Were the suicide bombers and the AK-47 shooters whoslaughtered the innocent in Paris seeking to destroy the ideology of communist China?