Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Possible Motive Of Indian Terrorists

The Hindustan Times identifies what might have been the motive of the attacks on the Bombay commuter trains:

Unlike the 1993 blasts, aimed at the city'’s institutions, 11/7 was meant to hit the people who represented the face of globalising Mumbai.

The bombs - in all probability improvised explosive devices, the choice of terror groups in the past 10 years - exploded mostly in first-class compartments ferrying professionals and businessmen during the evening rush hour.

As we have seen before, Islamic terror is not motivated by an answerable complaint, but by a hatred of modernity and progress. They seek to destroy anything that symbolizes what rejects their jurisdiction, as though freedom itself were a boil to be lanced.

Via Jihad Watch.


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