The transitional government leader Mustafa Abdul-Jalil set out a vision for the post-Gadhafi future with an Islamist tint, saying that Islamic Sharia law would be the "basic source" of legislation in the country and that existing laws that contradict the teachings of Islam would be nullified. In a gesture that showed his own piety, he urged Libyans not to express their joy by firing in the air, but rather to chant "Allahu Akbar," or God is Great. He then stepped aside and knelt to offer a brief prayer of thanks.
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Obama's Record: Sharia Law Advances
Is this another incarnation of the 'Arab Spring' touted by Obama's defenders? As in Egypt, just what are we supposed to celebrate in Libya? A dictator is gone, but what will follow in his absence? From the Associated Press: