Controversial Islamic Films To Air On Cable TV
DALLAS (CBS 11 / TXA 21) — Two controversial films about Radical Islam have aired around the world, but never in the United States until now. A cable network plans to air the films despite the objections of North Texas Muslims who say the movies present a narrow view of their world.
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American Life Network plans to show the films “The Third Jihad” and “Obsession” in their entirety. CNN has previously shown clips from one of the movies.
Why would ALN, a network that shows family-friendly programming, air these two films?
“We felt really compelled because no other network would take a stance,” explained ALN’s CEO, Chris Wyatt. He bought the network from the Unification Church in February and is also founded GodTube, a company he sold.
Wyatt said that “The Third Jihad” and “Obsession” are not films about religion, but a matter of national security.
“That’s what we’re really trying to shed light on, is the issue that’s come to Dallas, for example.
Recently, the FBI uncovered a plot to blow up one of our buildings downtown,” Wyatt said.
“The Third Jihad” focuses on the FBI’s discovery of a grand manifesto for a ‘Cultural Jihad‘ to undermine the United States. The plans are for a takeover of every branch of American society, under the cloak of religion, within 100 years.
Film Warns of Non-Violent Muslim Takeover
The Third Jihad paints a dramatic picture, brushstroke by shocking brushstroke, depicting the non-violent methods by which radical Islam seeks to fulfill its goal of nothing short than conquering the world and establishing “the global Islamic state.”
This is the goal set by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinajad, Lebanese Islamists on Al-Jazeera TV, Jordanian Sheikh Ali Ali-Faqir and Hamas MP and cleric Yunis Al-Astal on Al-Aqsa TV in Hamas-run Gaza [they also appear in the movie], and countless other Islamic leaders.
The Third Jihad was released earlier this year by The Clarion Fund, the producers of another documentary film, Obsession.
However, explains Alex Traiman of Clarion, “Obsession — which was viewed by over 30 million Americans — deals with the threat of Islamic terrorism, while the current film focuses more on the multifaceted strategy of non-violent, cultural jihad by which the radical Islamists actively seek to undermine and take over the American way of life.”
The 70-minute film is narrated by a devout Muslim American, Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, and opens with the following statement: “This is not a film about Islam. It is about the threat of radical Islam. Only a small percentage of the world’s 1.3 billion Muslims are radical. This film is about them.”
While, as the above report says, some Muslims claim the movies present a ‘narrow view of their world,’ reality is that radical Islam — with its narrow view of the world — is the root cause behind many of the world’s conflicts.
A closer look at the Islamic concept of ‘greater’ and ‘lesser’ Jihad — Holy War — will provide some insight. As will, Understanding Islamic Terrorism: Muhammad, Islam and Terrorism