Sunday at the Hilton in Rosemont, IL, Nation of Islam’s Louis Farrakhan blamed the United States for ISIS and al Qaeda, calling them “illegitimate children of U.S. foreign policy.”
Farrakhan said, “Some of you are afraid of the Sharia. And the enemy is looking for a moderate Muslim…No. You either are a Muslim or you’re not. There is no such thing as a moderate Muslim.”
He continued, “ISIS and al Qaeda are the illegitimate children of U.S. foreign policy. Osama bin Laden is a good man. When Russia moved into Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden and the mujaheddin went to fight to get the invader out of Afghanistan. America liked that, ‘my enemy, you fighting my enemy you my friend.’ But I’ll put friend in quotes because America is a friend to nobody.”
“They bombed so heavy in Afghanistan till Rumsfeld was laughing on television, saying there was nothing else left to bomb. These are murders. This is Shaytan [Devil in Islam]. Open your eyes and see that the devil is real. Then he lies now and takes our young boys—black, brown, red, yellow and poor white—and sends us over there to die and we come back maimed and broken—mentally and spiritually. So al Qaeda now is angry with America. ‘So whatever we can destroy of America we’ll do it,’ that’s al Qaeda. That’s America’s illegitimate child.”
“America goes into every nation. She is in Iran fermenting disturbance. She is in Syria, so when the Syrian people rose up—they got legitimate grievances maybe against Assad, but that’s an internal thing. They should solve it. But no. America sends weapons and then all of a sudden now thousands upon thousands Syrians are dead and now they are fleeing Syria. Who created the refugee problem? It got so bad that yesterday morning I saw a Syrian woman with her baby in her arms lay her head down on a railroad track to allow a train to decapitate her and kill her offspring. And as I looked at the little boy, three-years-old, washed up on the shore, I said this is a problem created by American foreign policy.”
“Justice is not only the law that distinguishes between right and wrong, justice is the weapon that God will use in the day of judgement. What makes justice a weapon? As man soweth the same shall he also reap. And when you think of all the evil that has been poured out by America, can she take it when those chickens — as bother Malcolm said —come home to roost?” he added.
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