What’s the difference? The Quran says, “Soon We will cast terror into the hearts of the unbelievers” (3:151). The cynical and dishonest Hamas-CAIR ran a campaign a few years back trying to convince people that jihad means going to the gym and taking the kids to school — a campaign we countered with actual quotes from real Muslim leaders about jihad meaning warfare. Jihad may mean spiritual struggle as well as warfare, but it certainly means warfare, and that warfare includes terrorism.
“JuD chief Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in name of jihad: Pakistan’s interior ministry,” News Nation, May 14, 2017:
Pakistan’s interior ministry has told a judicial review board that five people including Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”.
I have been detained by the Pakistani government in order to stop me from raising voice for Kashmiris, Saeed said who appeared before the board on Saturday.
The interior ministry, however, rejected Saeed’s arguments and told the three-member board that he and his four aides have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”….
Saeed said, “The allegations levelled by the government against me had never been proved by any state institution. My organisation and I have been victimised for raising voice for freedom of Kashmir and criticising the government’s weak policy on the Kashmir issue.”…