Reading Between the Lines by Raymond Ibrahim

Another interesting article by Raymond Ibrahim:

When reading Western reports dealing with Islam, one must learn to read between the lines.  Many of these reports do state the actual facts; but without providing proper context, Western readers are often left to interpret the information according to their own understandings.

One example: the ubiquitous term “sectarian strife” to describe Muslim-Christian clashes in the Middle East is factually correct; yet “sectarian strife” connotes comparable forces fighting one another, when in reality it is often nothing less than a vastly outnumbered Christian minority being grossly oppressed by Muslim majorities, as has happened for centuries.

Read the rest of the article here.