I wanted to direct your attention to my movie review published this morning by FrontPageMag.com of Obsession: Radical Islam's War against the West. This is an absolutely MUST SEE documentary from HonestReporting.com. Sadly, this isn't something that you're likely to see on PBS or the History Channel.
I think that there are three important points made by the movie (I'm boiling this down from about 20 important points):
1) The jihad of radical Islam is a global movement. The US media does not do a good job of covering the terrorist attacks outside of the West (compare the coverage of the 7/7 London bombings last year that killed 55 vs. the coverage of the Mumbai train bomb in India that killed 200+ earlier this month). You probably don't understand how widespread the jihad really is. The first 10 minutes of this movie will correct those misunderstandings.
2) Radical Islam as an ideology is a greater threat than Communism and Nazism. The movie notes that the threat is not just to Westerns, but to Muslims themselves that do not share the views of radical Islam. The parallels between the West's lack of action in the 1930s to Nazism and the laissez-faire policies of the West today regarding Islamic extremism are strikingly similiar.
3) Pretending that the threat doesn't exist, or recognizing that the threat exists and choosing to do nothing about it, is a suicidal policy that threatens us, our children and our grandchildren. Ignoring it will not make it go away. Each one of us must decide what we will do in response to this menace.
I can't say it strongly enough that this is a movie that you, your family, your friends, your church, your civic group, your school, and your elected representatives needs to see. The film is a very balanced presentation and they do not resort to graphic images of carnage (which they easily could have done). It is a family-friendly movie. Even at 73 minutes, it moves along at a quick pace. This is not your lazy documentary. They squeeze in a lot of information in a short amount of time.
You can view a trailer or purchase a copy from the movie's website. Buy extra copies to loan out to friends and to give to others.
This film will rock your complacent Western world!