U.S General Boykin's Remarks Called Offensive to Islam

October 15, 2003

Source: NBC News


On October 15, 2003 NBC News published a excerpts from speeches by U.S. General Boykin that reveal that "this highly decorated general has a history of outspoken and divisive views on religion — Islam in particular." The excerpts include statements referring to the U.S. militairy enemy "Satan" and to participants in the war against terror as a "warriors of God’s kingdom." In addition, General Boykin claims that Muslims worship an "idol."