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The Agenda of Islam - A War Between Civilizations
betar ^ | Wednesday 24th Dec 2003 | Professor Moshe Sharon

Posted on 01/24/2004 2:31:12 AM PST by dennisw

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To: dennisw
Sure makes for a delightful after-dinner read, doesn't it?

Hilaire Belloc referred to Islam as 'a Great Heresy.' Like most great heresies, Islam inserts little twists--spin--into its faith-proclamation.

Those little spins become REALLY significant when it comes to acting on them.

Now a question for you: I am acquainted with a fellow here in Milwaukee who is a musician for a well-known Reform congregation. He thinks that ISRAEL is too aggressive in the defense of her borders.

WHY?
201 posted on 01/25/2004 5:17:42 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: ml/nj
"That reminds me windbag."

Congratulations on reaching Bozo status.

202 posted on 01/25/2004 5:17:50 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: SauronOfMordor
Lesson one...

I do my own research, it makes the task of leading me about like sheep a bit more difficult...but thanks anyway.

203 posted on 01/25/2004 5:19:13 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: ml/nj
...no one will win that war.

No wonder he's so demure.

204 posted on 01/25/2004 5:22:24 PM PST by risk (For mighty blows let our arms be strung, lest songs of scorn be against us sung.)
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To: Luis Gonzalez
What makes Turkey different, is the Western-style secularism...that's what Muslim extremists are fighting, the spread of Western secularism leading to more Muslims countries like Turkey.

Yes. Secularism. The state of affairs where the people, although technically Muslim, no longer really care much about Islam, are not interested in living according to Sharia law, and have no interest in taking part in Jihaad.

In other words, no longer Muslims in anything but name

You just made my point. Thank you.

205 posted on 01/25/2004 5:24:21 PM PST by SauronOfMordor (No anchovies!)
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To: Luis Gonzalez
If the Koran causes terrorism, then how does one explain the 1960s, when militant Islamic violence barely existed?

Hey Sherlock!

Any idea what a hudna is? (It seems Hamas is proposing another as I type.)

ML/NJ

206 posted on 01/25/2004 5:28:13 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: A. Pole; Luis Gonzalez
Makes sense that Germany funded Lenin.

That way, Hitler could get the mutual non-aggression treaty.
207 posted on 01/25/2004 5:28:14 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: Luis Gonzalez
While you're doing historical research, bonus points will be awarded if you can identify the one time in the 20th Century that the US military invaded the territory of Russia, and the branch that took part in the invasion, and why
208 posted on 01/25/2004 5:31:12 PM PST by SauronOfMordor (No anchovies!)
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To: Luis Gonzalez
Bozo status

This FreeRepublic thing is supposed to be a dialogue where we examine ideas. That doesn't work well when some (Bozos like me.) address posts point by point; and others (Windbags like you.) continue to post new inanities without addressing the substance of questions about their previous ones.

ML/NJ

209 posted on 01/25/2004 5:34:50 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: A. Pole; Luis Gonzalez
AAAAARRRRRGGGGHHHH

NOT Hitler: Ribbentropp.
210 posted on 01/25/2004 5:34:59 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: SauronOfMordor
Guess: USAF, flying wounded bombers into Russia after bombing runs on Japan. The Russkis NEVER gave the US permission to land the bombers.

Not exactly an invasion...
211 posted on 01/25/2004 5:37:43 PM PST by ninenot (So many cats, so few recipes)
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To: Mr. Mojo
"Actually, sealing the borders and kicking out the bad guys is supported by the vast majority of the American electorate, and would therefore doubtlessly bring many more votes to any President with guts enough to make the move."

Inreresting, this is the first time I have seen the words "guts" and "President" in the same sentence.

212 posted on 01/25/2004 5:45:53 PM PST by FixitGuy
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To: SauronOfMordor
While you're doing historical research, bonus points will be awarded if you can identify the one time in the 20th Century that the US military invaded the territory of Russia, and the branch that took part in the invasion, and why

Google is your friend: Allied Intervention in the Russian Civil War

213 posted on 01/25/2004 5:58:36 PM PST by A. Pole (pay no attention to the man behind the curtain , the hand of free market must be invisible)
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To: Destro; MarMema; FormerLib; The_Reader_David
ping
214 posted on 01/25/2004 6:01:59 PM PST by RussianConservative (Xristos: the Light of the World)
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To: harbingr
Thenks for the links. I noticed that Richard Nathan Haass Director, State Department Policy Planning Staff is also the PRESIDENT of the CFR.

I've always believed that it's not the President of our country who runs the show, but the guys who can come in the back door without a pass or an invitation!

More frightening as time goes on!

215 posted on 01/25/2004 6:18:40 PM PST by FixitGuy
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To: risk; swarthyguy
deeply impressed bump
216 posted on 01/25/2004 6:25:03 PM PST by txhurl
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To: FixitGuy; Joe Brower; Travis McGee
More frightening as time goes on!

Courage, man. Courage. We have one of the only governments for the people, by the people, and of the people on the planet. Nevermind the detractors. Nevermind the conspiracy bufs. Nevermind the Illuminati eyes and the Bilderberg schemes. In fact, some of that scheming was patriotic -- CFR was created to help us fight despotism and colonialism around the planet, and also to help us keep our access to oil during the ensuing global wars (WWII and the Cold War). UFOs and lizard DNA are for the likes of David Icke. Leave them be. Just vote.

Indeed, we'll keep the Republic. As long as we have our arms, nothing can take it away. The only "conspiracy" you have to fear is the one to take away your weapons.

217 posted on 01/25/2004 6:48:48 PM PST by risk (For mighty blows let our arms be strung, lest songs of scorn be against us sung.)
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To: Luis Gonzalez
Its always a good idea to remember that we launched our attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq with the aid of Muslim states, and from the territory of muslim states, and from bases in muslim states.

Its also good to realize that we defeated the Taliban with Muslim armies.

It is true that the average muslim finds it difficult to reject Wahabism, simply because it seems to him a purer form of the religion he was taught from his birth. But once he has been the victim of it, he is usually looking for an ally to free him from it. Thats where we can come in.

The trick is to drive a wedge between the Wahabists, and the muslim fascists, and the great mass of muslims. If we want to fight all billion of them at once, I'm sure that can be arranged, but its much easier to fight those specific ones we really must fight with the aid of other muslims who fear them.

People often have a hard time recognizing evil when it comes in a familiar package, or when it seems to represent values they also hold. This is why many Europeans supported Hitler, because he wasn't communist, and many others supported the communists, because they weren't fascists.

We had to learn to find allies where we could find them, using the communists to defeat the Nazis, and occasionally using fascists to defeat the communists. Because you have to defeat both of them, and you can't wait until the perfect ally comes along to help you. If you wait for the perfect ally, you lose.

If you exploit divisions among your enemies, and if you find those people among your enemy who reject them like you do, you make the way for them to join you. No point in questioning their motives too closely, if they aren't pure you can deal with that later.

And anyway, an imperfect ally that is willing to let you base your army on his soil is worth far more than a perfect ally that wants to run you around in circles before the Security Council.
218 posted on 01/25/2004 7:27:41 PM PST by marron
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To: ml/nj
Your first post to me was an unprovoked ad hominem attack.

You're on auto bozo...don't bother.


219 posted on 01/25/2004 7:42:47 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: ml/nj
Hey DWEEB...the article was written by Daniel Pipes, why don't you grow some cojones and challenge his knowledge of Islam?
220 posted on 01/25/2004 7:47:33 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: A. Pole; ninenot
DING DING! A. Pole is the winner!
221 posted on 01/25/2004 7:48:37 PM PST by SauronOfMordor (No anchovies!)
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To: SauronOfMordor
You're turning into a bozo as well, aren't you?

Secularism like Christians have embraced secularism, meaning the Church is no longer the ruling entity in their lives, or as you would say, no longer Christians in anything but name...which would encompass most of the West.

Now, you go and convince all the millions of Muslims living in Turkey that they are no longer Muslims.

Secularism meaning reaching a state where the government is secular, and religion is private.

Here's a clue...you cannot define someone else's religion, any more than someone else can define yours.
222 posted on 01/25/2004 7:54:51 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: A. Pole
I'm a fairly accomplished Googler, and I have found more articles claiming that Lenin and the Bolsheviks were funded by Wall Street, than articles supporting your claim...outside of the one posted by SOM, and that leaves a lot to be desired.

I did find one book being sold by online that appears to be the Alpha and Omega of the theory...but little else.

As a matter of fact, I've found more data supporting the idea that Soviet communism was founded by the Illuminati than by Germany.
223 posted on 01/25/2004 8:02:01 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: Yehuda
bump for later
224 posted on 01/25/2004 8:10:32 PM PST by Yehuda (http://www.JewPoint.blogspot.com)
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To: A. Pole
Wow!

That took a while!

Finally found something of substance.

Thanks for the tip.
225 posted on 01/25/2004 8:12:53 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: Luis Gonzalez
I'm a fairly accomplished Googler, and I have found more articles claiming that Lenin and the Bolsheviks were funded by Wall Street, than articles supporting your claim...outside of the one posted by SOM, and that leaves a lot to be desired.

One needs a mental filter tuned to the quality of sources and also be aware of timing. It is possible that there were some secret conspiracies in the backgroud and it is true that some wealthy men (also in America) were Communist sympatizers and sponsors long before WWI.

Still it is a well established and OPEN fact that Germans decided in 1917 to help radical revolution in Russia to win the war. Search Google for:
"sealed train" Ludendorff Lenin

One sample site is The Sealed Train

226 posted on 01/25/2004 8:14:47 PM PST by A. Pole (pay no attention to the man behind the curtain , the hand of free market must be invisible)
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To: risk
bump
227 posted on 01/25/2004 8:23:38 PM PST by Dubya (Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father,but by me)
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To: A. Pole
I found that...finally.

I aslo found this to be quite interesting.

228 posted on 01/25/2004 8:24:36 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (The Gift Is To See The Trout.)
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To: stainlessbanner; txflake; dennisw
"The hottest fires in hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral crisis." --Edmund Burke
229 posted on 01/26/2004 4:13:16 AM PST by risk
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To: SauronOfMordor
You're turning into a bozo as well, aren't you?

Welcome to the club!

It's a shame we cannot all have the edifying brilliance (and insight into the horrors of Leviticus) of Mr. Gonzalez.

ML/NJ

230 posted on 01/26/2004 4:33:00 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: risk; stainlessbanner; txflake; dennisw; A. Pole
 

The following is the translated lecture of the distinguished Professor of Islamic History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, delivered on September 16th at the 5th Forum of The Ariel Center for Policy Research.

 

 

 

 

 

"PALESTINIAN IDEOLOGY AND PRACTICE:
5 YEARS AFTER OSLO"

By Professor Moshe Sharon (same author as on this thread)

(FROM September 1998)

The Oslo agreements were aimed, from the moment they were signed to end all acts of hostility, both physical and verbal, between Israel and the Palestinians. The Israeli leaders at home presented the agreements in almost Messianic terms, pointing to the "historic reconciliation between the Palestinians and the Israelis." It was clearly understood that the Palestinians would not only stop all acts of violence against Israel but would change the tone of their propaganda, and endeavor to disseminate messages of peace and good neighbourliness. The Israeli public was made to believe that similar to Israel, the Palestinian Authority would develop special educational programs for the schools to educate the young generation in the spirit of peace, and prepare it to live in a new era of no-war, just as Israel had been doing for years on all levels of education, and in the media. It was also hoped that the anti-Israeli and anti-Semitic line of propaganda, common in the Palestinian press (and other sources of information), would at least be tempered if not completely changed.

The least that even those who were most skeptical about the agreements had hoped was that, on the official level the notorious symbols of the hatred for Israel, in the official documentation of the PLO would be modified, notwithstanding the Palestinian Covenant and the FATAH Charter. In reality none of these hopes were realized.

After the establishment of the Palestinian Authority in the Gaza Strip and the "West Bank" the terrorist actions against Israeli citizens were intensified. Israel became more accessible, and the terrorists now have territories under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority, in which they prepare their acts of murder, and to which they withdraw after perpetrating them and be safe. Israeli property also became easily accessible, and the stealing of Israeli vehicles and other property became a Palestinian national sport, causing Israel tremendous economic damage.

Over and above all this, the Palestinian Authority, from the minute of its establishment, did nothing to change the atmosphere of hatred among the Palestinians. On the contrary, the language of hatred, the incitement for war against the Jews, the belligerent speeches - the books in schools, the ideology of negating Israel's existence, and the Jewish right to a homeland remained the same as they had been even before World War II. Nothing has changed in the ideology but much has changed in the intensification of its dissemination, and the availability of the facilities to bring it to almost every individual: through the press, the electronic media and the internet.

Palestinian achievements in Oslo.

In the eyes of those who signed the Oslo agreements on the Palestinian side their major achievements were as follows:

1. Territories

The acquisition of real estate property, namely land ceded to the Palestinians by Israel, in return for a general, unbinding declaration "against terror." According to the Arab lexicon of the Arab-Israeli conflict, terror does not exist at all on the Palestinian side. When the Arabs condemn "terror" they mean, Israeli terror, represented by the sheer existence of the State of Israel. The Arab definition of the killing of Israeli citizens by Palestinian terrorists is: "Palestinian freedom fighting." For this reason any Palestinian or Arab declaration "against terror," means absolutely nothing, and if it can bring real profit, as in Oslo, the Palestinians, will concede to using it - at a price.

2. Army

The formation of an army, under the disguise of "a strong police force." The Palestinian Authority, brought the whole PLO fighting force which had been stationed in Tunisia and other Arab countries, into the territories which it received from Israel. This is a well trained army, indoctrinated for war against Israel. Its slogan is: "With our souls and blood we shall redeem thee O Palestine," which the soldiers, inflamed by 'Arafat's speeches, chant. Most of the members of this army are not even disguised as policemen. They wear army uniforms, are organized in military units, get military training, and none of them have any idea about police duties or police work. The agreements limit the number of "policemen" to 30,000, yet the actual size of the standing Palestinian army is double this number, and its arsenals constantly swell with arms strictly forbidden by the agreements, including artillery and rockets, smuggled by the agents of Palestinian Authority itself.

3. Legitimacy

The legitimization of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), which was, and still is, defined as a terrorist organization. This legitimization is a particularly important achievement, because it has been conceded by the very victims of this organization's acts of terror. In this way Israel, the major victim of the PLO, accepted it as a legitimate freedom-fighter body, exactly as this organization had been claiming, and gave up its demand that the PLO should account for the atrocities which it had perpetrated for more than a quarter of a century.

4. Legal precedent

The setting of a precedent, according to which a sovereign state negotiates, officially, with a body of no legal or political standing whose declared aim is to obliterate it. Israel did this without demanding the obvious: the abolishment, and rejection of all the official documents calling for the destruction of Israel as a precondition for even meeting for negotiations.

5. Avoidance of cardinal issues

The creation of a situation by which the Palestinian side acquired meaningful, and real achievements without having to enter into any commitment regarding the major issues which are the heart of the Arab-Israeli conflict: Borders, Refugees, Jerusalem.

The Israelis, so eager to have the Palestinians as partners, regarded the sheer act of the negotiations as a great achievement, and interpreted them as amounting to Palestinian recognition of the State of Israel. For propaganda purposes, especially in the West, official Palestinian bodies, adopted this Israeli interpretation, but they left out the geographical definition of "Israel", namely, they refrained from speaking about Israel within any borders, not even the armistice lines of 1949. Similarly Israel is completely absent from the Palestinian maps: there is no such country in the Palestinian atlas (as well as in any other Arab atlas).

The voice of Palestinian rejection

The Palestinians who rejected Oslo, whether these were independent Islamic bodies such as the HAMAS, or elements inside the PLO, claimed that by recognizing Israel, even in an indirect fashion, and within any borders, no matter how diminished they may be, negated fundamental principals of the Palestinian Covenant. These principals forbid the division of Palestine, do not recognize the Jews as a people, reject Jewish history altogether, reject any form of recognition of the Jews' right to have a state of their own, and regard Zionism as a terrorist, racial and colonialist movement, which should be rooted out together with Israel - its creation.

The Muslim elements, endorsing each one of these ideas, emphasized also the fact that Jihad, the Holy War against the Jews, the historical enemies of Islam, could not, and should not, be stopped. The Qur'an decided that the Jews must forever be demeaned and degraded, and it follows that they may never rule, especially over an Islamic land. It goes without saying that the Muslims should not even post factum accept a situation in which Jews rule over Muslims, or that they abolish the principle which prescribes that only Muslims should govern their own holy places and the holy places of others. In other words, it is impossible that the Muslims, willingly, give up the cardinal idea that Jews, and Christians, can only be dhimmis: they may live under Islamic rule only as an inferior class of "protected people." As far as Muslim organizations led by the HAMAS are concerned: "Islam is the solution, and jihad is the way."

Those who signed the Oslo Agreements, 'Arafat included, though not defined as "Muslim fundamentalists," do not oppose this Islamic ideology. Moreover, in essence they even support it spreading it in every possible manner. Their argument, however, is that this Islamic ideology may be implemented at anytime. Meanwhile, all efforts must concentrate on the achievement of real gains (acquiring territory, building a fighting force, receiving international support), which in the right time, will enable implementation of the Islamic ideology successfully.

'Arafat's policy of free gains

The father of this line of thought is Yassir 'Arafat, and these are its major components:

1. The Palestinian covenant is not, and will not be, abolished. However, it is important to present the world, from time to time with a formula which sounds like its abolishment, taking advantage of the ignorance of the other side, and of the sympathy as well as the ignorance of the Israeli and international media. For example, 'Arafat declares in Paris that the Covenant is "caduc," or the Palestinian National Council takes a decision to nominate a committee to decide which of the articles of the Covenant should be amended, or 'Arafat announces that Israel herself should adopt a constitution prior to the amendment of the Covenant. The basic idea behind these arguments is that the world, and the media in general would accept, adopt, and give currency even to the most outrageous absurdity, if it is repeated long enough.

2. The presentation of the agreements with Israel as temporary ones. It follows that it is permissible, even desirable to sign them, especially since they come cheap, even free, and are useful. Their usefulness is important. In this context 'Arafat speaks the language of the Islamic HAMAS, relying on a historical precedent established by no less a person than the Prophet Muhammad himself.

Muhammad made a treaty with the tribe of Quraysh, his enemy, because he thought that the agreement was beneficial for the Muslims.

The agreement did not abolish the state of war, only postponed it.

The agreement brought great benefits to the Muslims, enabling them to build their military power, weakened their enemy, and anaesthetized it to such a degree that it lost its defensive instincts.

The agreement was breached by Muhammad at the first opportunity, once he was ready with his army.

Those who opposed the agreement at the time of Muhammad, said that it was a shameful agreement, but Muhammad proved that in the long run it was a great strategic move, which led to the ultimate victory of Islam.

The programme of Israel's gradual elimination

Following Muhammad's precedent which 'Arafat loves to quote, the Oslo agreements are therefore presented as a temporary treaty, a mere phase in the overall strategy of destroying Israel in stages. The theoretical foundation of this strategy was formulated already in 1975. It is based on a principal which says: use every opportunity to secure territorial acquisitions at the cheapest price. Oslo, 'Arafat explains, established this principal of cheap acquisition, without giving up the option of war.

Following this line of thought, the Palestinian authorities are developing and spreading the ideas which existed in the various Palestinian movements, the PLO notwithstanding, already long before Oslo. These ideas touch on three major, cardinal issues which were discussed neither in Oslo, nor since Oslo in spite of the fact that they should have been the first to be put on the negotiations agenda. These are the problems on which the final settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict depends. (In a side note it must be emphasized that the Palestinians have no interest in discussing the final settlement, because such negotiations would, by their nature, prevent them from making the maximal use of the Oslo agreements which enable them, as has already been emphasized, to acquire maximum property for almost no price).

The Palestinians have a very clear ideas regarding the three (avoided) main problems of the final settlement: Borders, Refugees and Jerusalem, which may be summed-up are as follows:

1. Borders.

Palestine, between the Jordan and the Mediterranean is indivisible. It belongs only to the Palestinians. It follows that Israel's existence, is just a temporary presence. The final aim is to replace it with an Arab-Palestinian state which would comprise the whole Palestinian territory as it was during the British Mandate.

For this purpose the Arab citizens of Israel must be recruited too, and they should take part in the national Palestinian struggle from within the State of Israel, making use of Israel's democracy, the Israeli media, and the Israeli legal institutions. The aim of replacing Israel with an Arab-Palestinian State can be achieved in two ways.

(a) War. This option involves the recruitment of all, or most of the Arab countries, notably Egypt, Syria, and Iraq at a convenient moment, preferably after Israel is contained at least within the 1967 borders.

(b) Changing Israel's character. This is a plan which aims at the cancellation of Israel as a Jewish state by bringing it to forsake its national Jewish symbols, to abolish the "Law of Return" enabling free Jewish immigration, and to open its borders for free influx of Arabs. In the long run, having been ethnically changed, Israel will be defeated by its own democracy. All agree that this option demands a longer breath, but its implementation is possible, especially since it does not involve bloodshed, and is likely to gain the support of many Israelis too.

It is possible to shorten the last mentioned process, if the Palestinians begin the negotiations about the borders not from the 1949 armistice lines ("The 1967 Green line") but from the 1947 UN "Partition Plan," according to which they can demand most of the Galilee and the major part of the Negev. It should be pointed out that already following the Oslo agreements the Palestinians developed a plan to take over parts of the Negev through the establishment of a corridor, under Palestinian jurisdiction, which connects the Gaza Strip with the "West Bank," and which cuts Israel in half. Both sides of this planned corridor are populated by ever increasing Bedouin tribes, Arab-citizens of Israel, who have undergone in the last decade a sharp process of Palestinization, and are destined to take an active part in this plan.

2. Refugees.

Appended to the definition of Israel's borders is the thesis which has long acquired international approval, namely that unlike all the refugees in the world which have always been rehabilitated after wars, the Arab refugees are kept, as a permanent problem fully supported by the international community. Moreover, the Arabs have succeeded in imprinting on the international mind the idea that a Palestinian refugee is not a temporary condition, but a status bequeathed, and inherited, from generation to generation. A Palestinian refugee is always a refugee, and so also are his descendants. The "Palestinian refugees" therefore are always on the increase, and a whole UN machinery has been established to support, and directly encourage this anomaly and human suffering. By now the Arab refugees are as permanent as the weather on the UN agenda. The Palestinians understand the tremendous advantage of the refugees tool in their plan to destroy Israel, emphasizing that all the refugees, and their millions of offspring, belong to the original places in which they had lived before the 1948 war. Their right to return to these places, most of which have long ceased to exist, has been the cornerstone in the Arab-Palestinian policy towards Israel. There is no attempt to disguise the reason behind this demand. Flooding Israel proper even with a few hundreds of thousands of Palestinian-Arab, means the end of the Jewish state within a few years. On the other hand however, the refugee camps, are a great asset for the Arabs which they will endeavour to keep even if an agreement on reparations to the refugees is reached some time in the future.

3. Jerusalem.

According to the Arabs, Jerusalem belongs only to the Muslims, the Jews do not have, and did not have any right to it. In many of his speeches 'Arafat repeats the absurdity that since the destruction of the First Temple the Jews have not been in Jerusalem, and that they have only recently been brought to it by the British. Arafat is only repeating the false "facts" which are part of the intensive re-writing of "Palestinian history," which has been taking place for more than seventy years, similar to the rewriting of the history of Iraq, Egypt, Syria, and other Arab states which were born after World War I. In their re-writing of history the Palestinians aim at obliterating any memory of the Jews from Jerusalem in particular, and from the historical map of the Holy Land in general. This they do by presenting the whole history of ancient Israel as an insignificant episode between the Canaanites - who are identified as "Palestinians" - and the Islamic conquests, which are presented as just another wave of Arabs coming to historically Arab lands.

The Islamic conquests in the 7th century are introduced as the key to the special position of the Muslim-Arabs in Palestine, since these conquests established the legal relations between the Muslim rulers and the Christian dhimmis, the Jews being of no consequence, and possessing no holy places. Only through this twisting of history was it possible to present the Muslim conquests as the legal source for the establishment of a system of protection bestowed by the Muslims on the Christians, who were made to possess the only non-Muslim holy places.

Following this reasoning 'Arafat hammers repeatedly the idea that the Jews not only are not in possession of the holy places in the Holy Land, these being either Muslim or Christian, but that Israel as a state has no legal right even to offer protection to the Christian holy places, since it was caliph 'Umar (CE 634-644) who established the system of protection which only Muslims may benevolently bestow on the Christians.

The Palestinian-Arab-Muslim ideology regarding the Jews, which followed the Oslo agreements, is the same as the one prior to them. It prescribes the total negation of any connection between the Jews and their historic homeland including all the Jewish historical holy places. All the holy places to which the Jews lay claim are accordingly presented as Muslim-holy places with Arab names: The Western Wall is al-Burq, The Temple Mount is al-Haram al-Quds, Hebron is al-Khal. Classical Islamic texts already Islamized the major figures of Jewish history from Abraham to Solomon - they are all Muslim personalities, mainly prophets. All the holy places connected with them are therefore, by definition, Muslim holy places. The re-writers of Palestinian history are making maximum use of these old texts.

The Palestinian program as seen in the current policies, the educational system, the media, and literature is clear: The eye, the ear, and the heart of the future generations of Palestinians should be recruited to the one and only aim - the removal of Israel. For external consumption this ideological bundle is covered in the necessary verbal wrapping, pleasant to the western eye, and this the meal of deceit is spiced to suit the European and American palate.


http://www.freeman.org/m_online/dec98/sharon.htm

 

 

231 posted on 01/26/2004 4:49:54 AM PST by dennisw (“We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way.” - Toby Keith)
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To: ml/nj
It's a shame we cannot all have the edifying brilliance (and insight into the horrors of Leviticus) of Mr. Gonzalez.
____________________

He has alluded to smoking pot on other thread.... I think it's the marijauna talking
232 posted on 01/26/2004 4:51:43 AM PST by dennisw (“We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way.” - Toby Keith)
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To: dennisw
This article nails it.

See for yourself on Ask the Imam.com

233 posted on 01/26/2004 4:56:13 AM PST by Aquinasfan (Isaiah 22:22, Rev 3:7, Mat 16:19)
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To: Aquinasfan
Answer 8271 from ask the Imman:

Slavery was prevalent long before the advent of Nabi (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) and Nabi (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) left it to exist even after his attaining prophethood. But Nabi (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) adopted many schemes to abolish it e.g. continuously encouraging the Sahabah (Radhiallaahu Anhu) to free the slaves and also laying down many conditions for possessing one.

If an Islamic battle breaks out in which the Muslims attain booty which includes women, then the leader will distribute the booty amongst the participants. If a person receives a slave girl in his share allocated to him by the leader then he has the option of either freeing her or keeping her for his own needs, which includes having intimate relations with her without the need for Nikah (i.e. if she is a Muslim, Christian or Jew). The owner and leader both are not allowed to kill the slave girl.

In the present age it is difficult to find Shar’ee slave girls as the rules and regulations of owning slaves are not found, therefore it is not permissible to buy any man or woman nor have intimate relationships with such women without performing Nikah with her first. (Fataawaa Rahimiyyah, Vol. 1, Page 50-58)

and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Mufti Muhammad Ashraf
Darul Ifta – Jameah Mahmoodiya, Springs
234 posted on 01/26/2004 4:58:49 AM PST by dennisw (“We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way.” - Toby Keith)
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To: Happy2BMe
A good overview.
235 posted on 01/26/2004 5:00:38 AM PST by Aquinasfan (Isaiah 22:22, Rev 3:7, Mat 16:19)
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To: dennisw
I keep wondering if Islamic anti-semitism is this sublimated identity crisis given the fact that the whole religion is based on Judaic and Zorastrian monotheism with a number of local pagan notions tossed in on the side. That could start nagging on the most faithful.
236 posted on 01/26/2004 5:14:21 AM PST by risk
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To: dennisw
If an Islamic battle breaks out in which the Muslims attain booty which includes women, then the leader will distribute the booty amongst the participants.

Heartwarming religion, isn't it?

Take a look folks, if you dare. Ask the Imam.

237 posted on 01/26/2004 5:31:40 AM PST by Aquinasfan (Isaiah 22:22, Rev 3:7, Mat 16:19)
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To: risk
I keep wondering if Islamic anti-semitism is this sublimated identity crisis given the fact that the whole religion is based on Judaic and Zorastrian monotheism with a number of local pagan notions tossed in on the side. That could start nagging on the most faithful.

Muhammad definitely had no success getting Jews to convert. They rejected him when he was younger and powerless. He remembered this and came back with a vengeance to decimate Jewish tribes in Arabia (today's Saudi Arabia) when he had the power. He had his Muslims face pagan Mecca (home of many idols and gods including Allah, then just a moon god) for prayer instated of Jerusalem.

Definitely Islam is very conflicted in it's hatred and Jihad for Christians and Jews, since it draws so much (steals from actually) from Judaism and Christianity. The only time Muslim peoples can get along with Christians and Jews (and this happens from time to time) is when they forget and ignore the Koranic commandments for Jihad until the whole world is Muslims.

238 posted on 01/26/2004 6:02:13 AM PST by dennisw (“We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way.” - Toby Keith)
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To: defenderSD
We can't be reactive to nuclear attack. That will only result in us being radioactive. We need to preempt the attack. We must attack now with nuclear weapons. We have already been attacked many times. Twice Islamist attacked the WTC. Twice they attacked U.S. unprovoked. We can not wait for more attacks. We must carry the hellfire to them.

Everyday we wait, the advantages we have decrease. Everyday the Islamist gain more technology, more money, more popularity, more converts. The Terrorist now operate from in Iran, in Pakistan and in Syria. It is time for an Ultimatum to these countries. We need to start with the only Islamic country with nukes, Pakistan. Either they produce Osama or we destroy them. Period. 96 hours.
Remember soon they will be giving us the ultimatums.
239 posted on 01/26/2004 6:33:27 AM PST by TomasUSMC (from tomasUSMC FIGHT FOR THE LAND OF THE FREE AND HOME OF THE BRAVE)
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To: TomasUSMC
Why worry about Islamic countries developing technology? They will continue to make nice with the EU and Russia, and wait for the United States to make another preemptive attack on a predominantly Muslim country (who are the countries harboring terrorists). What more proof would the world need to prove that we will always side with the Jews, and that we hate Muslims? There are many who already hate the United States enough to believe such garbage. Don't believe for a moment that they will be required to do their own dirty work on the US. Our buddies in France will lead the charge.
240 posted on 01/26/2004 5:00:40 PM PST by Superlyn
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To: risk
"Indeed, we'll keep the Republic. As long as we have our arms, nothing can take it away. The only "conspiracy" you have to fear is the one to take away your weapons."

Well at least we agrree on this issue.

On the others (CFR) I respectfully disagree with so much power in the hands of so few without constraints and disclosure!

Don't confuse my vigilance with paranoia.

241 posted on 01/26/2004 5:54:12 PM PST by FixitGuy
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To: FixitGuy
Not at all, and it's good to hear that someone else feels strongly as I do about the second amendment. As soon as it fails us, roughly below 20% of its original intent, our true national sovereignty will not be long for this world. On the other issues, I wonder if you were talking about campaign finance reform. I was talking about the Rockefeller-initiated Council for Foreign Relations, the meddlesome think tank on the Anglosphere's international relations. In either case, I would agree. I'm against campaign finance reform (let the money and media speak for itself). On the Council for Foreign Relations, let us have a return to our original moral guidelines. We should be more confident in what we believe when we conduct foreign policy. With violence or with diplomacy, we should have the courage of our convictions instead of what I see has been 60 years of Machiavellian timidity. [/rant=off]
242 posted on 01/26/2004 7:08:22 PM PST by risk
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To: exnavy
"Big F---ing Long Read ?"

That's funny, because initially I also thought he meant something that started with Big F###ing....Back in high school, when something was no big deal we would say "BFD", which meant "Big f###ing deal." BFLR looked like a derivative of BFD.

243 posted on 01/26/2004 10:36:53 PM PST by defenderSD (Contrary to rumors circulating on the web, I am not Silvio Berlusconi.)
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To: American in Israel
Suicide bombers are indeed a big threat. But there's also the growing threat of cheap, reliable short-range cruise missile technology exported by rogue states like N. Korea. These nuke terrorists will want no chance of their priceless (to them) nuke being captured at the last minute. So they may prefer delivery by a cruise missile from a ship sitting 80 miles off our shores. Then there is no chance of losing the nuke because of last-minute detection by America. I think we need better methods to detect missiles on ships near our coast and the technology to shoot down these short-range cruise missiles. Something like the AEGIS system can probably nail some of them already, but we need more reliable systems. I'm not trying to give anyone ideas here, but I'm just pointing out the threats and our need to respond.
244 posted on 01/26/2004 10:45:54 PM PST by defenderSD (Contrary to rumors circulating on the web, I am not Silvio Berlusconi.)
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To: defenderSD
And seawalls to contain and direct the blast forces upward.
245 posted on 01/26/2004 10:51:49 PM PST by risk
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To: JimRed
The only way to win is to go to their f.... mullahs and rip their brains (or whatever) out !!! Not to stop and wait for them to come and get us!!!
Best Defence!!! Attack !!!
Not like my U.E. !!!
Which is selling my life, culture and future !!
1 in a Million of Italians (Me) think it this way, that's the problem, or better the big problem is that europeans think they are so smarter that we don't need to care about geo-politics!!! Think about yourself, that's the new U.E. quote !!!
246 posted on 03/17/2004 6:00:45 AM PST by Davide75
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bumping bumping
247 posted on 03/20/2004 6:30:40 AM PST by dennisw (“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”)
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To: dennisw
bttttttttt
248 posted on 03/20/2004 6:31:38 AM PST by dennisw (“We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way.” - Toby Keith)
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To: dennisw

249 posted on 03/20/2004 6:35:18 AM PST by Fiddlstix (This Space Available for Rent or Lease by the Day, Week, or Month. Reasonable Rates. Inquire within.)
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To: Fiddlstix
BTTP
250 posted on 03/23/2004 1:16:09 PM PST by Kakaze (I'm now a single issue voter.....exterminate Al Quaida)
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