His planning was confused — but Islamic:
At first, he wanted to wear a Palestinian flag, but later decided to place it in the trunk of his car, along with a copy of the Quran and a necklace.
When an officer asked if he understood his Miranda rights, Warrayat shot back in a foreign language. The officer asked if he understood English, and Warrayat replied in English, “Do you speak Arabic?”
I agree with Bookworm, this wasn’t purely a religious motivation, it was craziness with a religious overlay. But it is wildly crazy… I had to pinch myself “Is this for real?” I guess I’ll find out- I travel to that crazy place in Arizona soon….
The Anchoress ï¿½ â€œIslamic Bondageâ€ and the death of the West surveys the more serious take on actual effects of Islamic influence. I have some contrarian iideas in my pocket. If I have the proper time I will write on this.
Gail as I’ve come to expect, has some excellent reporting on her blog,Crossing the Rubicon2: Sharon and Israeli Politics