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US: Islam has been 'hijacked' by 'barbarians', says Jeb Bush

  • Republican leader Jeb Bush has said that Islam has been “hijacked by…barbarians”.

    Bush, a potential US presidential candidate, said that Islam was a religion of peace for “some of its practitioners” and their “sensibilities” should not be offended by his remarks.

    He said that the people who had “hijacked” the religion had an ideology that “wants to destroy western civilization”.

    Jeb Bush, the brother of former US President George W. Bush, was speaking during an interview at a conservative conference. 

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