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Harvard students think America is a bigger threat to world peace than ISIS

  • Students featured in a new video were overwhelming in their belief that America’s foreign policy is a greater threat than the Muslim fanatics
  • The students were interviewed by Campus Reform, a self-styled ‘campus watchdog’ for conservative students
  • Editor Caleb Bonham asked the question, but afterwards was highly critical of the students and accused them of trying to be intellectual
  • ‘This video demonstrates the absurdity behind the bash America fad,’ he said

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David Mccormack for MailOnline


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15:46 GMT, 9 October 2014

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16:05 GMT, 9 October 2014

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Harvard students believe that American is a bigger threat to world peace than ISIS, according to a recent survey of attendees at the prestigious Cambridge university.

Campus Reform, a self-styled ‘campus watchdog’ for conservative students, carried out the interviews in the quad at the Ivy League school on Saturday and asked: ‘Who is the bigger threat to world peace, ISIS or the U.S.?’

The students featured in the video were overwhelming in their belief that America and its interventionist foreign policy is a greater threat than the group of Muslim fanatics that have gained global notoriety in recent months through a series of video of Western hostages being beheaded.

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A group of Harvard students quizzed at that weekend overwhelming said that America rather than ISIS was a bigger threat  

‘American imperialism and our protection of oil interests in the Middle East are destabilizing the region and allowing groups like ISIS to gain power,’ said one student

‘American imperialism and our protection of oil interests in the Middle East are destabilizing the region and allowing groups like ISIS to gain power,’ said one student.

‘As a western civilization we’re to blame for a lot of the problems that we’re facing now,’ said another student. ‘I don’t think anyone would argue that we didn’t create the problem of ISIS, ourselves.’

‘We are, at some level, the cause of it,’ said another student. 

The interviews were carried out by Caleb Bonham, editor of Campus Reform and a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel.

He was highly critical of the student’s responses.

After interviewing Harvard students, Campus Reform editor Caleb Bonham, right, was quick to be critical of their opinions and accused them of trying to be intellectual

‘We are, at some level, the cause of it,’ said another student

‘This video demonstrates the absurdity behind the bash America fad,’ he told FoxNews.com. 

‘Unfortunately, too many students think it is intellectual to try and piece together a reason why America is a greater threat than this terrorist organization trying to establish a caliphate through public executions, bombings and beheadings.’

Campus Reform promotes itself as a watchdog to the nation’s higher education system and claims to exposes bias and abuse on the nation’s college campuses. 

Bonham is a graduate of Colorado State University.

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