If we confront the jihadists, they'll respond by attacking us.Fight or surrender: that's our choice. No compromise is possible.
If we try to conciliate them, they'll respond by attacking us.
I've posted this before, from reformist Muslim Tawfik Hamid, and I'm sure I'll be posting it again:
Stop asking what you have done wrong. Stop it! They're slaughtering you like sheep and you still look within. You criticize your history, your institutions, your churches. Why can't you realize that it has nothing to do with what you have done but with what they want.Fight or surrender.