Should Muslims serve in non-Muslim armies?

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(RNS) Among the leads investigators are exploring to uncover what might have motivated Maj. Nidal M. Hasan to kill 13 fellow soldiers last Thursday (Nov. 5) is his apparent worry that serving in the U.S. Army compromised his Muslim faith. As his deployment to Afghanistan loomed, Hasan faced the possibility of killing innocent Muslims, or […]

  • Barbara Paolucci

    I think that so long as lives are at risk by having Muslims in our Military – and obviously they are at risk – we should not accept Muslims into the military. I say this knowing that most Muslims are not terrorists but also knowing that those that are can obviously kill alot of soldiers when they decide to and I prefer to protect the lives of our soldiers over the right to serve in the military.

    Better safe than sorry.

  • Leroy

    I am of the opion that Muslims have a choice in america to join the army. however with the resent situation it is obvious that some questions are surrounding only a few. There are now tensions with all Muslims in the army.