“In an extraordinary public essay [featured in The Washington Post on June 1, 2004] asking how Muslims can ‘drag ourselves out of the pit we find ourselves in, to raise ourselves up,’ [Pakistani President Purvez] Musharraf has called for a strategy of ‘enlightened moderation.’ The Muslim world, he said, should shun militancy and extremism; the West–and the United States in particular–should seek to resolve disputes with justice and help better the Muslim world.”

 – 9/11 Commission, The 9/11 Commission Report, Page 369