Blair on Radical Islam: ‘We Got to Stop Making Excuses for Those People’

Wednesday at the World Economic Forum, former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair was asked if the Iraq War was a contributing factor to radical Islamic terrorism he pointed out France did not support the Iraq war and was still attacked.

Blair said, “This extremism has grown up over a long time, over decades, it’s roots are deep within the perversion of a religion the perversion of Islam.”

“At some point we have got to deal with the root problem, which is educating people from a close minded view of the world, if  you’re not like me you’re my enemy. We got to stop making excuses for those people,” he added.

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