[Huckabee:] ... and Governor Romney mentioned Sayyid Qutb, executed in Egypt in 1966. He is one of the major philosophers behind this. And the fact is, there is nothing about our attacking them that prompts this. They are prompted by the fact they believe that they must establish a worldwide caliphate that has nothing to do with us other than we live and breathe and their intention is to destroy us.Candidates should know this type of thing - and Americans should be aware as well.
Some background on Sayyid Qutb is here, some of his writings are on Google Books; the full debate transcript is here.