FOREWORD BY STEVEN EMERSON
Executive Director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism
Internationally recognized expert on terrorism and national security
Author of Jihad Incorporated: A Guide to Militant Islam in the US
"It is great luck to come across a book like Moorthy S. Muthuswamy's Defeating Political Islam. It contains all the answers to the questions looming over our widening and deepening presence in 'AfPak' and more.... Mr. Muthuswamy's must-read chapter about India's debilitating fight against political Islam makes a compelling case for the United States to elevate India's role in fighting global jihad.... It all makes perfect sense; in some ways, it's even obvious.... Which isn't to say that [it] won't come as eye-popping revelation to its readers. I only hope they won't take the book's urgent message to heart too late."
"Here is a thorough and provocative discussion of the threat of the global jihad and Islamic supremacism in all its dimensions. Moorthy Muthuswamy deserves our gratitude for presenting a solidly argued exposition of what must be done in order to fight, and win, this conflict on ideological and political grounds, defending human rights and religious freedom from the threat posed to them by the jihadists. We can only hope that our political leaders and those of all the nations that are threatened by the jihad will heed his wise counsel before it is too late."
Robert Spencer, author of the New York Times bestsellers
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)
and The Truth About Muhammad
"In his book Defeating Political Islam: The New Cold War Moorthy Muthuswamy gives an excellent analysis of the threat the Islamic ideology poses to the West....With this book, Muthuswamy not only identifies and analyzes the problem civilized democracies face with Islam, but he also aims to give possible ways to deal with it as well. This book is a must-read for everyone and an eye-opener for those who are not yet aware of the threat Islam poses to our Western civilization."
Geert Wilders, member of the Dutch Parliament
Political leader of the Party for Freedom (PVV)
Internationally known for his outspoken views on Islam
and the making of his short film Fitna
“Muthuswamy's lucid analysis identifies the axis of global jihadism - Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. His succinct discussion further elaborates a practical geopolitical strategy to thwart their odious political Islamic agenda. This thoughtful and frank book should be read by all concerned with preservation of free democratic societies threatened by a resurgent onslaught of totalitarian jihad.”
Andrew G. Bostom, editor of
The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History
and The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims
Al Qaeda and its sympathizers are often viewed as isolated fanatics outside of the mainstream Muslim population—outlaws not only in the West but also in respectable Muslim nations. This book argues just the opposite: that in fact terrorism is the logical outgrowth of an international Islamic political agenda that is endorsed and funded by Islam’s major players—Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Pakistan. Author Moorthy S. Muthuswamy labels these nations the “Axis of Jihad”. For decades, he says, they have been devoted to extending their spheres of influence in the name of religion.
Utilizing a recent groundbreaking statistical analysis of Islamic doctrines and an analysis based upon the outlook of Muslims, he discusses the possibility that Islam is less a religion and more an ideology of conquest.
Muthuswamy urges US policymakers to rethink the War on Terror along the lines of the successfully waged Cold War against communism. The nuclear physicist-author makes the following main point:
Like the Cold War, this war is more a contest of ideas than armed conflict. Rather than placing the emphasis on military might and costly wars abroad, the West should invest the bulk of its effort in a science-based ideological war, one that is directed at discrediting the simplistic, conquest-oriented theological roots of Islamist indoctrination and jihadist politics.
Muthuswamy also emphasizes the importance of a largely non-Muslim India in the War on Terror, in view of its location and size. The India-born author gives a fascinating description of modern Islamic conquest in South Asia. His insights into the Islamist siege and subversion of Indian democracy should be revealing for the citizens of western democracies.
The author asserts that the West needs India in dealing with the conundrum that is Pakistan, as they both share language, culture, and more with each other.
This fresh perspective on the ongoing threat from Islamist terrorism offers much to ponder about the future course of US foreign policy initiatives.
MORE ADVANCE PRAISE FOR DEFEATING POLITICAL ISLAM:
“Dr. Muthuswamy’s Defeating Political Islam is a brilliant work of analytic reasoning and true political science. He recognizes Islam’s consistent behavior over the centuries and across the globe and concludes that it must be based on a consistent internal political ideology.
"The entire book is an exercise in logic. Starting with Islam’s foundational texts, he leads us step-by-step to a view that is at complete variance with our current political policy.
"Defeating Political Islam attacks and destroys the ideas of ‘war on terror’ and a benign Islam that has been hijacked by extremists. He shows that our prime error is ignoring the fact that political Islam exists, that it has a detailed ideology and a history of conquest. If we do not engage in an ideological battle with political Islam, we are doomed to lose a war we refuse to recognize. We must follow Sun Tsu’s dictum of “know the enemy”. Dr. Muthuswamy not only knows the enemy but he is able to demonstrate to any rational person that they can know the enemy as well.
I learned more about the history and current situation in India than in any book I have read. Not only do you learn the perspective of history, but also you see the nitty-gritty of current politics. Dr. Muthuswamy shows how Israel, Europe and India are all part of the pattern of Islam’s world conquest.
The India chapter, alone, is worth the price of the book. You can learn more about the Islamic history and current situation in India than in any other text.
"If I were President, I would direct that every officer and diplomat that dealt with the Middle East and Asia read, study, and comprehend Defeating Political Islam.”
Director, Center for the Study of Political Islam
Shipping Weight: 2lbs
Moorthy S. Muthuswamy resides in America. He received a doctoral degree in nuclear physics from Stony Brook University, New York. He has published numerous opinions, articles, and book chapters spanning over ten years.