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Zawahiri and the Queen

We can’t prove a cause and effect relationship between the two events, but al-Queda’s condemnation of Queen Elizabeth as “one of the severest enemies of Islam” comes only a few days after Tony Blair’s parliamentary defeat on one of his proposals to toughen Brit law on terrorism. The message — in a videotape of UBL’s #2, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is viewed by Brit security as a direct threat to the Queen.

The timing of the message is worth thinking about. Parliament – faced with Blair’s proposal that terrorist suspects be held for up to 90 days without charge — quailed. Because the July London bombers were all apparently Brit citizens, something has to be done to increase police power to interdict terrorist attacks, and to keep suspects in custody who would otherwise certainly flee or carry out attacks. Blair’s first big attempt to do that has failed. In response – perhaps – comes this threat to the Queen. We hope al-Q lacks the power to attack the Queen, but whether it does or not, this whole exercise is a propaganda coup for al-Q at Britain’s expense and – ultimately – ours as well.

The Brits’ national anthem is “God Save the Queen.” It would be nice if Parliament pitched in to help Him.

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