That Buddhist armies have ruthlessly conquered, and Buddhist warriors committed terrible atrocities, can be documented — along with such beliefs among them as, the more you kill the higher you rise through the stations towards Buddhahood. Ideas with consequences can be traced.
Meanwhile, Western security forces are at present trying to prevent anticipated Mumbai-style “soft target” attacks on perhaps five European airports. Should such attacks proceed, we will blame lapses in the same security operations. We will, so far as we are politically correct, avoid talk about the motives for such attacks — which are drawn by the terrorists themselves from religious teachings, principally in the Koran.
Now, if these terrorists were only Buddhists, or Christians, or followers of any of the other religions of mankind, we could openly discuss the connections between ideas and consequences.