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Dueling Fatwas

Monday, October 4, 2010

Reciprocal death sentences raging between Yemen and the United States offer a glimpse of warfare in the Internet age.

The topic opens with "South Park," an iconoclastic adult cartoon program on Comedy Central, which in April mocked the prohibition on depicting the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. An obscure website, RevolutionMuslim.com (whose proprietor subsequently was arrested on terrorism-related charges) responded by threatening the show's writers, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Panicked, Comedy Central censored further mention of Muhammad.

Continue reading Daniel Pipes in The Washington Times...