7 July 2005
… It is the will of all the leaders at the G8 however that the meeting should continue in my absence, that we should continue to discuss the issues that we were going to discuss, and reach the conclusions which we were going to reach. Each of the countries round that table have some experience of the effects of terrorism and all the leaders, as they will indicate a little bit later, share our complete resolution to defeat this terrorism ... It is important however that those engaged in terrorism realise that our determination to defend our values and our way of life is greater than their determination to cause death and destruction to innocent people in a desire to impose extremism on the world. Whatever they do, it is our determination that they will never succeed in destroying what we hold dear in this country and in other civilised nations throughout the world … u
Muslim Council of Britain (MCB)
Terrorist Attack: A Joint Statement from the Muslim Council of Britain and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland
Deepest sympathy is expressed at the death and suffering which the series of co-ordinated attacks in London has caused to the families and loved ones who have been the victims of this terrible atrocity. This criminal attack is condemned in the strongest possible terms. No good purpose can be achieved by such an indiscriminate and cruel use of terror. The scriptures and the traditions of both the Muslim and Christian communities repudiate the use of such violence. Religious precepts cannot be used to justify such crimes, which are completely contrary to our teaching and practice …
Muslim Safety Forum (MSF)
… The members of the MSF, including the Muslim Directory, watched with dismay, shock and deep sadness the events that unfolded today in London.
As Londoner’s, our first thoughts are with those who have been injured or lost their lives and with their families. Following early indications that the blasts this morning are likely to have been a coordinated terrorist attack, the MSF would like to express its total condemnation of such terrible acts and gross violations of the law of humanity. The MSF would like to re-iterate that the true message of Islam is one of Peace, Justice and the love of humanity. Islam holds the sanctity of human life in the highest possible regard and shedding the blood of an innocent person is seen as a most heinous and repulsive crime ...
Note … is an umbrella organisation made up of national and regional Islamic … is the key advisory body for the Police Service and has signed a working protocol with the Metropolitan Police to build better police / community relations. It has been advising the police on matters of safety and security from the Muslim perspective for over four years now…
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Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)
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PfP Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes
März – 2005 Thinking Creatively in the War on Terrorism
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European Policy Centre (EPC)
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Jamestown's Terrorism Program
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Global Terrorism Analysis is produced by The Jamestown Foundation. Since September 11, 2003, Jamestown has been publishing Terrorism Monitor, a bi-weekly journal providing in-depth, objective analysis on al-Qaeda and the War on Terror. Jamestown has continually expanded on its coverage of terrorism and security issues, utilizing indigenous sources and with attention paid to frequently un-reported or under-reported topics. Spotlight on Terror is our occasional publication with interviews, special features or analysis of breaking news. Terrorism Focus began publication in August 2004 as a bi-weekly complement to Terrorism Monitor, and has since found a niche in providing timely analysis on events in global terrorism, with extensive translations and assessments of jihad on the web ...
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