More Survey Research from a British Islamist Hell
by Daniel Pipes
I summarized two surveys of British Muslim attitudes yesterday at “British Opinion Surveys from an Islamist Hell.” Wouldn’t you know it, but a third one came out today, commissioned by the Guardian newspaper and carried out by ICM. Its results basically confirm the prior two. Some highlights:
- Muslims who believe that “foreign Muslims who incite hatred should be … allowed to live in the UK”: 38 percent.
- Who agree that “ordinary Muslims … should not do more work with the police to root out extremists from the Muslim community”: 8 percent.
- Find it acceptable “for religious or political groups to use violence for political ends”: 4 percent.
- Support the July 7 attacks and say more such attacks are justified: 5 percent.
But the question in this poll that rightly received the most attention was this one:…
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