Extremists have perverted religion
- “We are not at war with Islam,” Obama said. “We are at war with people who have perverted Islam.” 
There is no "true" Islam or any single interpretation that is uniquely privileged. Mainstream religion is just as invalid as extremist interpretations.
- "It’s this ‘Islam is a religion of peace’ mantra. As if there is such a thing as ‘Islam’! It’s what Muslims do, and how they interpret their texts. "