1Sahil B = ""The
attacks of September 11 were not a defensive strike against a specific act of
aggression against Islam. They were never sanctioned by a qualified mujtahid.
They made no differentiation between combatant and non-combatant. And they
indiscriminately killed women, children, and approximately two hundred Muslims
on the ground and in the towers. In other words, they fell far short of the
regulations imposed by Muhammad for a legitimate jihadi response (p.
god but God, Reza Aslan"