This is a quote from the 60 minutes show, perhaps the most important video segment that we will see this year. The guy who was profiled is Maajid Nawaz, a former radical who has a plan to win back the hearts and minds of radicalized Muslims
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"The Narrative" told by radicals to young Muslims
They believe we attacked ourselves so we could go to Afghanistan and kill Muslims. "What I’m sensing is that there is an enormous amount of anti-Americanism. Am I right?" Stahl asked.
"Give us one single reason to love America and we will forget about the rest of the millions of reasons to hate America," the student replied.
After a statement like that, you begin to question whether even a former extremist can uproot the idea in places like Peshawar that the West is out to destroy Islam.
"You're one person. And you're kind of blowing into the wind. It's almost like Don Quixote…tilting at windmills," Stahl remarked.
"There are people who are as frustrated as we are with extremism in their own country, in Pakistan. But they've never had anyone to articulate that frustration, to organize them and to help them work along those lines," Nawaz said. "That means work. It means we have to be in it for the long haul. And it means the solution isn't going to come through bombs or through prison. It has to come through the ideas debate, which is by definition a long strategy."