August 17, 2009
Congressman, Texas Governor Watch "Third Jihad"
Here's a presser I received from The Clarion Fund. Interesting.
(PORTSMOUTH, NH – August 17, 2009) Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the top Republican on the U.S. House of Representatives’ foreign affairs committee, and Texas Governor Rick Perry, attended a private screening of the documentary film, The Third Jihad, on Thursday at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem.
Ros-Lehtinen and Perry were visiting Israel with a delegation of high profile American civic and business executives. On Thursday, the delegation met with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and other top Israeli government officials to discuss strategic alliances between the U.S. and Israel. The group then attended a special screening of The Third Jihad and met with film’s producers.
“We tend to think that militant Islam is only being practiced outside of the U.S., but the truth is that it is a domestic issue. Radical Islam poses a serious threat to our way of life and the very freedoms upon which our founding fathers built our great nation,” said Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. “It is imperative that The Third Jihad reaches a mass audience in the U.S. so that the urgency of this threat becomes clear to the American public.”
“Indeed, the first step toward mobilizing against the growing threat of radicals already operating in the U.S. is to educate Americans,” added Raphael Shore, Executive Producer of The Third Jihad. “We greatly admire the active role that Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen, Governor Perry, and others are taking to help secure the future of our nation. We are sure that the film will leave a lasting impact on the entire delegation.”