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I would like to know how his holiness the Dalai Lama felt sharing the platform with a man whose ideology demanded the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas and the despoilation of the Indian subcontinent, where Buddha was born and where Buddhism flourished before the Muslim conquest arrived, a conquest estimated to have taken 80 million human lives.

A responsible host would never have allowed Seyyed Hossain Nasr his taqiyya definition of jihad. Jihad is, and has always been, primarily the demand that Muslim males must make war for Islam till everyone on the planet submits.

But then a responsible host, on NPR, would go the way of Juan Williams.