You may be right, but if this is the case, where are all of the "moderate" muslim groups and assistance when you see things happen like what happened this Christmas on the plane? Except for a severe minority... not a friggin peep, not an announcement of how all of the "good" muslims stand next to their Christian brothers... I must ask why...
If the roles were reversed, you can bet your ass that the Pope would be condemning anyone doing ANYTHING like that in the name of Catholicism... but yet again... that isn't what happens from the clerics in power.... ANYWHERE
Because of this, what are we to think?
The pope? Are you serious? They don't denounce child molesters, why would you think he would denounce a terrorist act vs the Muslim?
As for the verses the way it reads kill those that stole your land for that is just in the eyes of god. So the Jews and Muslims have been fighting ever since.
But let's be honest we have killed more people in the name of god then these terrorist. Hell we almost wiped out an entire race because they were godless heathens. Germany killed as many if not more Jewish people than the Muslims, in the name of god. It has been said since the understanding of the word god, there has been killing in his name.
Bin laden hates the USA for backing out when Russia invaded, we supplies them weapons we trained him and his men and left them to die. I would be pissed too if that happened to me and the men that followed. Sadam we backed his play to over and then stood by while he murdered thousands of people, only stepping in when he pulled the oil embargo shit. Iran same story inky 20 years earlier. The middle east hates the USA because we do what we think will be best for us not them, leaving millions to die for our actions.
Before you all start the name calling read your history, do your own fact finding and open your eyes as to why people want to kill you and me alike.