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Faith in the 2008 Election Faith in the 2008 Election
Religion played a significant role in the 2008 presidential campaign. Barack Obama, John McCain, Joe Biden, Sarah Palin, and the participants in both the Democratic and...

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Islam as an Issue Islam as an Issue
This collection gathers together key candidate statements on Islam from the primary and general election campaigns, addressing perceived linkages between religion and...

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John McCain on Islamic Theocracy at the Hoover Institution

May 7, 2007
The mullahs of Iran and the leaders of Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah want to cleanse the Muslim world of modernity and the ideals of the Enlightenment, and return it to an imagined past of theological purity. They state their goal plainly: a universal Islamic theocracy, a new Caliphate across all the lands once dominated by Islam, including the lands held in Europe centuries ago. Meanwhile, Mideast autocracies fuel this radicalism by denying their people political expression, economic opportunity or hope for a better future.
John McCain John McCain
John McCain has represented Arizona in the US Senate since 1986 and was the Republican candidate for president in 2008. Prior to serving in the Senate, he served two terms in the US House of Representatives. An aviator who served in the Navy for...