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Выбор позиции в войне внутри ислама

ПАРИЖ – Французский премьер-министр Мануэль Вальс была прав, когда недавно заявил, что у джихадизма нет оправданий. Отказ от культуры оправданий, сказал Вальс, означает также отказ от искушений погрузиться в объяснения мотивов джихадистов.

И Вальс был вновь прав, когда 4 апреля предупредил об опасности идеологической победы салафизма, доктрины, лежащей в основе джихадизма и рассматривающей Европу (а внутри Европы Францию) в качестве главной арены для прозелетизма.

На протяжении трёх десятилетий несколько французских правительств подряд уклонялись от ответственности участия в подобных дебатах. И хотя такая пассивность помогала обеспечить краткосрочный социальный мир, она открыла дорогу идеалам, не соответствующим идеалам республики, но укоренившимся во многих районах французских городов. А в дальнейшем французские власти продемонстрировали сознательную слепоту, отказавшись признавать, что воинственный исламский фундаментализм в реальности является исламо-фашизмом, третьим глобальным вариантом тоталитаризма, о котором критики неустанно предупреждают уже четверть века.

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