And nothing seems to change.
This is going to piss off a lot of people, especially Muslim countries. No, especially people in the State Department. I no longer care.
Political Islam is every bit as dangerous as Communism. This does not mean that each and every Marxist was dangerous during the Cold War, only that Marxists were much more likely to be communists with sympathies to the Soviet Union than, say, libertarians.
I'm sorry if this hurts the feelings of Muslims who are under the impression that sharia is just about marriage and banking. It's not. And I don't care how much you "reform" it. You remind me of the academic Marxists always complaining that Communism really was awesome, it was just implemented wrong. Like, every time it was tried. Go. Read.