Skip to comments.The spectre of triumphant Islam.
Posted on 03/01/2004 12:14:56 AM PST by Destro
The spectre of triumphant Islam.
Friday, February 20, 2004
These past 50-odd years, the West has been on the defensive trying (ineffectually) to keep Islam at bay, and Islam has been on the offensive in its declared aim to convert the infidels by armed force. The Islamic exception is the Jews, whose eradication from this planet has been (with Europe's quiet acquiescence) pronounced, save for young Jewish maidens destined to be parceled out to the harems of the faithful.
It was in 1915 that the Caliphate (aka the Ottoman Empire) decided to exterminate its Christian-Armenian subjects (1.6 million by conservative estimate) and incidentally, showed the German allies the proper way to conduct genocide. On Sept 9, 1922, in the port of Smyrna, they butchered both Armenians, Greek-Orthodox, and
Jews--men, women, and children to the tune of 100,000(?).
It was shortly afterwards that Turkey, now a secular republic, expelled all the Greeks from Anatolia where they had been living since the days of the Greek city-states.
War does indeed make strange bedfellows. The Caliphate's allies--the Christian states of Germany, Austro-Hungary, and Bulgaria--made no attempt whatsoever to help their co-religionists. The only nation to protest that holocaust was the United States but as she was, military speaking a nullity, the protest was simply ignored.
But Islam as a whole went on the offensive in 1947 when Britain (then still Great Britain) abandoned her imperial responsibilities when she allowed India to slide into anarchy, 700,000(?) of her subjects brutally murdered and tens of millions driven from their homes in a state of beggary, a calamity for which Mahatma (''give us chaos'') Gandhi that apostle of non-violence, must share the moral responsibility together with Lord Louis Mountbatten of Britain and Mohammed Ali Jinnah of the Muslim League and, incidentally, helping to usher in the first of the religious wars that are even now raging all over this planet and which finally came to these shore on Feb. 26, 1993.
In all these religious wars, with the exception of Northern Ireland, Islam has been the aggressor.
One item among dozens should suffice. In the 1960s, Islam exploded in both Indonesia as well as Malaysia in righteous wrath against the Zionist-Imperial Infidel, but as there were no Jews and very few Westerners to kill, the Chinese had to play the role of the victims and butchered they were in the tens of thousands, and now that the U.S. once again has moved against Jihadistan, the Chinese may very well be called upon to act again as victims.
In the Western world, new mosques are going up every day. Everywhere where Islam rules, the synagogues--some dating back to Babylonian times--have already been shut down and such churches that are still open are on sufferance.
Also, wherever Islam has seized power, all the Jews have been expelled from territories where they have been living since Babylonian, in some cases Assyrian times, and such Westerners that are still there are either diplomats, journalists, or Western renegades selling their expertise to Islam.
In the West, every major and many a minor university has at least one chair devoted to Islamic studies--every one of which is staffed by Islamic scholars. How many Islamic universities have departments of Western studies? And how many (if any) of them are staffed with Western scholars?
On September 11, 2001, when New York and Washington were successfully attacked, (Islam 19, Infidels 3,000), the Arab Street went delirious with joy and not just in the Middle East but also in all Islamic enclaves in Europe. And how did the West respond? The opinion-makers and decision-makers fell all over themselves in their haste to explain Islam to the infidels, to the point that His Holiness, the Pope, the President of the United States, and the Prime Minister of Britain went to the mosques, and assured us--and more importantly, themselves--that this is not a religious war. Unfortunately, the other side insists that this is a religious war and that it means to win it.
Islam tried three times--Poitiers, 732, Vienna 1588 and 1683--to conquer Western Europe by force of arms and each time it was turned backbut just barely. But now, there is no need for Islam to march for the third time on Vienna, nor burst once more across the Pyrenees. for the enemy (is there a more appropriate term?) is already within the gates. Europe is and continues to be inundated by a tidal wave of asylum-demanders and illegal immigrants none of whom bother to hide their venomous hatred of the West and all it stands for. And the governments of Europe are paralyzed by political-correctness, inertia, or sheer moral cowardice to stop that invasion.
In France, a junior minister admitted that the government was afraid that its local Muslim population might have gone on a jihad should France have decided to join the United States in going to war with Iraq or any other Muslim nation. For the time being, the French government tries to deflect the jihadists by throwing them their Jewish citizens as a sop, but it is only a matter of time before the holy warriors get tired of torching synagogues and kosher shops and turn their attention to churches (as happened once already in England) and wine and pork shops. (Anybody noticed how ''quiet'' the Arab Street has become since Jonathan put on his hobnailed boots and kicked butt?)
In Holland, Islam has achieved that critical mass of 10%--and a 10% minority full of passionate intensity and burning with fervor to spread the word can always achieve mastery over the apathetic 90% who have lost faith in their institutions and traditions. Aided and abetted by Islam's useful idiots, the European intelligentsia--who in their relentless culture war against the West--is doing invaluable service to ensure Islam's victory by making the West lose trust in its institutions, denigrating her accomplishments, and making them ashamed of their past. (Treason of the intellectuals?)
In Britain, what the Spanish, French, and Germans tried to do and failed, Islam succeeded and did so without firing a shot. There are now places in Britain where the Queen's writ no longer runs but Sharia rules. This loss of sovereignty was amply demonstrated in 1988 when the ruling Ayatollah of Iran issued a death sentence against one Salmon Rushdie the author of ''The Satanic Verses.'' The Muslims of Britain made it quite clear that the pronouncement of an Iranian cleric took precedence over the laws of Britain (which goes some length to explain why Britain had to drop the ''Great'' from its title). By the way, I understand that there is a bitter joke making its round in Britain that Europe will soon be renamed Eurabia.
And how has Europe responded to these and other threats? The European Parliament has recently passed legislation that will make a letter like this a criminal offence both to the writer as well as to the recipient should the latter fail to alert the authorities. In Germany, the dominant power of the European Union, this is known as Anmeldepflicht.
* What would have happened had Islam won the battle of Poitiers (and it was a very close thing)? Let Edward Gibbons (1737-1794 author of The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire tell it in his own inimitable way:
A victorious line of march had been prolonged above a thousand miles from the rock of Gibraltar to the banks of the Loire; the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines of Poland and the Highlands of Scotland: the Rhine is not more impassable than the Nile or Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into the mouth of the Thames. Perhaps the interpretation of the Koran would now be taught in the schools of Oxford, and her pulpits might demonstrate to a circumcised people the sanctity and truth of the revelation of Mahomet.
* Although Islam was stopped cold at Poitiers and Vienna, it conquered and held in subjugation for several hundred years present-day: Albania / Bosnia-Herzegovina / Bulgaria / Crete / Cyprus / Greece / Hungary / Montenegro / Portugal/ Romania / Serbia / Spain / and that's just in Europe.
* Although Islam promises every hour on the hour to slaughter Jews wherever they can be found, the principal victims of their righteous rage to date have been: Christians (2 millions minimum) / Buddhists / Hindus (700,000?) / Sikhs / Muslim (Shiites vs. Sunnis) Jainists / Parsis / Pagans / Animists / etc. etc. etc. with Jews at the end of the line. Islam does not discriminate; it is an equal opportunity killer.
* It is a perfect indicator of the time we live in that the leaders of the West: political, scholastic, ecclesiastic, and above all, the pontificators of the Fourth Estate simply cannot bring themselves to face, let alone to state the obvious fact that the West is immeasurably superior to Islam. Harmony in music / perspective in painting / painless surgery / the eradication of many diseases that had plagued mankind throughout the ages / the abolishment of slavery / the harnessing of electricity, of steam and oil / the principles of flight, including into outer space / of photography / household plumbing (let us pay homage to the lowly Western plumber for it was he, not the medical profession, who banished cholera, dysentery, and typhoid) / telephone, television and the computer/ the list goes on and on. Further, the universal languages of the arts and sciences are: English, French, Italian and German all Western tongues. The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Islamic students go to Western universities in their tens of thousands, very few Westerners attend Islamic universities save for religious studies.
"Cyprus is not a simple piece of territory or nor is it composed only of the Turks living on it. The island has always had a historical, current and strategic importance for us. We have given thousands of martyrs throughout the history for this island which was joined to the Islamic territories on the 28th anniversary of the Hegira. The number of our martyrs in 1974 was 5 thousand. Cyprus has always been a part of our vision for the future. It is the only place where we gained territory in the last 300 years. From a strategic aspect, it is like a 'fixed ship' in the Mediterranean. Those who have some expecations from the East Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Middle East cannot overlook this island." - zaman.org | 02.27.2004 Friday | ALI BULAC
Add Makedonia, Portugal, Scicily, Kosovo.
No one is going to go on an aimless Vik from one end of the world to another. What is the plan?
That means no more technology transfers to Islamic nations. They can buy the goods but we can't allow Islamic nations the ability to make industrial goods. The West (Europe) must stop and reverse all migration from the Islamic world. Prop up client states of secularists. Punitive raids on occasion.
Does anybody know more about this frightening thing:
The European Parliament has recently passed legislation that will make a letter like this a criminal offence both to the writer as well as to the recipient should the latter fail to alert the authorities.
The Muslims also dominated Sicily during the 8th century and at least once tried to take Rome, a venture which was quickly repelled after the initial sacking.
Memri.org published a speech not too long ago in which some whacky imam stated that Rome is Muslim territory to this very day, and they need to retake it.
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