The double-edged sword

by Peter Robinson

Today on Uncommon Knowledge, Fouad Ajami points out the dangers to autocrats who wrap themselves in religion. 

[W]hen you politicize religion it becomes a double-edged sword anyway because the believing President (for example someone like Anwar Sadat called himself the Believing President), he gets the believing assassin.  And then a fight for religion breaks out. 

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