Like a broken clock, Richard Dawkins is bound to be right at least twice a day. In this case, he is being taken to task for pointing out that Islam, as a civilization, peaked in the Dark Ages and has contributed nothing to civilization since.
Not quite true. When it comes to murdering innocents, the madmen among them are quite into technological breakthroughs. What apparently is at the heart of all the terror alerts this past week is that they have developed an explosive, undetectable by current means, in which clothes can be soaked, then set off at the proper time when dry.
And they have proven uniquely qualified at keeping down the surplus population:
(H/T Crusader Rabbit)