Dealing With Fanatics
Will Bin Laden's sea burial backfire? Radical Muslims already name location 'Martyr's Sea'
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Last updated at 8:20 AM on 5th May 2011Comments (118)Add to My StoriesShare
Radical Muslims are already calling the site of Osama bin Ladens ocean burial the Martyrs Sea, according to one of Britains leading Islamic scholars.
The US said the decision to drop bin Ladens body into the North Arabian Sea was taken to avoid creating a shrine for the slain Al Qaeda chief.
But Abdal Hakim Murad, Muslim Chaplain at Cambridge University, claimed yesterday that the move could backfire on the Americans.
Buried at sea: Bin Laden was disposed of overboard the USS Carl Vinson in the North Arabian sea following DNA tests
Speaking on Radio 4s Today programme, he said it was disappointing that bin Laden wasnt taken into custody.
By tipping him into the sea, the Americans may have created a kind of shrine. Some radicals are already calling the Arabian Sea the Martyrs Sea, he said.
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If a home renovator like me can figure this out, then why can't the American DOD? The DOD should have brought the body back to his family in Saudi Arabia. I know, that just makes too much fucking sense!