In the last three decades successive American administrations and the western press have been fearful of relations with the third world and primarily with the Arab countries as they have bent over backward to refrain from openly confronting Islamic extremism.
For many in the "Western World" in Europe and America they see that the problem of the Middle East stems from the backing of Israel in it’s continuing conflict with the Palestinians. There are many groups active in Europe and North America, who work tirelessly to lay the blame for Islamaphobia -Anti-Moslem and anti-Arab feelings on Israel.
Very few see this anti-Moslem feeling as having been caused by the ever widening abyss that has opened in the conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan and has caused increased casualties among US service personnel. Recent incidents have brought the west to realize that there may not be a way to satisfactorily end what at one time was a noble cause called Operation Iraqi Freedom.
It is also apparent from the reactions of the news media in the USA that the citizens of the United States have not come to realize fully the danger from within that has arisen among certain members of the Moslem American community.
Allow me to state here that there are many loyal and patriotic Moslem Americans who have accepted the basis of true pluralism that is America.Yet sadly there are those members of the community, specifically those recent immigrants from primarily Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Pakistan and the Palestinian Areas who are openly hostile and rabidly anti-American. such as the Pakistani born Daoud Gilani aka David Coleman Headley that infiltrated into Mombai in preparation for the terrible terrorist attack that left 173 dead. Headley and his associate Tahawwur Hussain Rana, both of Chicago, are held to have maintained ties with the al Qaeda-linked Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) which was held responsible for those attacks.
The latest in this list was Ahmad Abousamra, a 35-year-old Syrian-American who was the chief editor of its online propaganda magazine was an American computer scientist.
It was from this group of recent Moslem immigrants that the leaders of the Islamic extremists were able to recruit terrorists who brought the fight to America in January 1993 when two CIA agents were shot and killed as they enter CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. The following month, February 1993 a rented van packed with explosives was driven into the underground parking garage of the World Trade Center in New York City and six people are killed and over 1000 are injured.
Since the tragedy of “9/11” - September 11th, 2001 and the backlash from the terrible destruction of the Twin Towers by the 19 members of Al Quida, many “good hearted” and naïve Americans persist on denying that it was the faith of Islam that was responsible for the deaths of the innocent civilians. Americans are fierce adherents to the philosophy expressed in the Constitution by Thomas Jefferson of the freedom of religion and as such they are fearful of being labeled Islamophobics.
During the past few days, since the horrific murder of 13 and the wounding of many more US service personnel by Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan at Fort Hood, who coldly walked into the room at Fort Hood and climbed on a table and shouted "Allah Akbar" (the "God is great" jihadist battle cry) and committed a “Massacre”. We have all heard the exact same lame words of excuse by the Moslem American community and the lame statements by those in the United States Government who ignore the obvious. That when one goes into a room and kills others by shouting “Allah Akbar” it is cold blooded murder,terrorism for Islamic reasons.
Newsweek's Evan Thomas stated, "I cringe that he's a Muslim. . . . I think he's probably just a nut case…" Time Magazine's Joe Klein said it "odious attempts by Jewish extremists . . . to argue that the massacre perpetrated by Nidal Hasan was somehow a direct consequence of his Islamic beliefs." Nidal's actions have been termed as an effect of "Secondary post-traumatic stress disorder”, in a blatant attempt to ignore the obvious. As Charles Krauthammer stated in his article fom November 13th, 2009 in the Washington Post, "Medicalizing mass murder not only exonerates. It turns the murderer into a victim, indeed a sympathetic one." As of this writing only Fox News has labeled Nidal as a “Terrorist” and his act as that of terrorism.
The Arab-American Anwar Al-Awlaki an American-born imam and now lives in Yemen, preached in 2001 at the Dar al Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Va., where two of the “9/11” attackers reportedly prayed. Only this week in an article on his Web site he has praised Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan and called the alleged Fort Hood shooter a "hero". Anwar Al-Awlaki claims that Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan “…is a hero. He is a man of conscience who could not bear living the contradiction of being a Muslim and serving in an army that is fighting against his own people," Awlaki wrote. "This is a contradiction that many Muslims brush aside and just pretend that it doesn't exist. Any decent Muslim cannot live, understanding properly his duties towards his Creator and his fellow Muslims, and yet serve as a U.S. soldier."
"Nidal opened fire on soldiers who were on their way to be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. How can there be any dispute about the virtue of what he has done? In fact, the only way a Muslim could justify serving as a soldier in the U.S. army is if his intention to follow the footsteps of men like Nidal."
The Liberal appeasement groups in the west and specifically in the US chose like ostriches to ignore the fact that there are those of the Islamic faith who are inherently violent and that their jealously of other religions, as espoused by Muhammad, is one of conquest –“Jihad”, a demand for supremacy over all others. Extremist Islamic followers in the United States and throughout the Christian world, especially in Europe, are working silently like a cancer on the naïve to subvert, convert and conquer. The fantastic birthrate of the adherents of extremist Islam is a very real threat to all who are not true believers.
Most “Westeners” do not know anything of the ways of the Islamic-Moslem faith. They have no idea of Jihad which means "to strive or struggle" (in the way of God) and is considered the "Sixth Pillar of Islam" by the Sunni Moslems of Al Quiada. According to Islamic jurisprudence, jihad is usually taken to mean military exertion against non-Muslim combatants in the defense or expansion of the Islamic state, the ultimate purpose of which is to universalize Islam. Jihad, the only form of warfare permissible in Islamic law, may be declared against apostates, rebels, highway robbers, violent groups, un-Islamic leaders or states which refuse to submit to the authority of Islam.
Since the beginnings of the Islamic faith when Muhammad used deception against the Jewish tribes of Medina, Islam has spread by the use of subterfuge, conquest and at the edge of a sword. Let us examine a case in point the Jews of Khaybar since the agreement with the Jews of Khaybar also served as an important precedent in determining the status of dhimmis, (non-Muslims under Muslim rule) for Islamic Law.
Those members of the Jewish clans who opposed the Muhammad were forced into exile, enslavement or death. Upon the surrender Jews of Khaybar they were allowed to live in the oasis only on the condition that they would give one-half of their produce to the Muslims. The Jews were allowed to continue to live in the oasis for several more years until they were finally expelled by caliph Umar. The imposition of tribute upon the conquered Jews served as a precedent for provisions in the Islamic law requires the exaction of tribute known as Jizya from non-Muslims under Muslim rule, and confiscation of land belonging to non-Muslims into the collective property of the Muslim community. This is the new policy of Moslem Jihad in the Madrases of the Sunni’s as proposed by Al Quiada.
In recent years the Genie of Moslem violence and the tendency of adherents of Islam to violently express their view’s on others has risen from the Madras’s of the Islamic centers of the Sunni extremists in the Taliban controlled areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan and the Shi’ite Madrases of Tehran. Their word of Jihad has spread through out the world extensively with the help of the Internet and the gross stupidity of the Western “Intelligence” agencies.
Islamic violence exploded on the world in the aftermath of the victory of the Islamic Mujahadeen on the Russians in Afghanistan. Until then the extremist Islamic world had been in a state of suspended animation. With the Russian Invasion of Afghanistan by the forces of the ex-Soviet Union in the 1980s the naïve leadership of the American CIA developed the belief to use Moslem fanaticism to create a Viet Nam dilemma for the Soviet Forces in Afghanistan. This fantastically naïve approach is immortalized in the fantasy movie “Rambo III” pits “freedom loving” Afghanis against the villainous Soviet Regime. What the Americans did not know was that by incorporating Arab “freedom” fighters such as Osama Bin Laden into the Mujehadine they had unwittingly released the Genie of Moslem extremism from it’s slumber. For the fighters of Allah it was not a war against Communism but a war against the Western values that openly clash with those orthodox Islamic beliefs.
Add to this the French government’s release of the Ayatollah to Iran in 1979, in the mistaken belief that the Ayatollah would bring reform and change to the benefit of the western camp against the Soviet Union in Iran, this was a mistake as large as that of the CIA in Afghanistan. What the ulterior motive was of the French Government in the Iranian affair is still unbeknownst.
What is clear is that the Western Christian world began it’s downfall with the hijacking of the four International airliners to Jordan in 1970. The governments of Europe through their “Intelligence” units were desperate to prevent “Arab” Palestinian terrorism from invading their lives. This is why Carlos Illyich Ramirez Sanchez the arch terrorist of the 1970’s was able to keep the millions he brought into his Swiss Bank as well as that of Yasser Arafat and his cronies. “The Jackal” who was run by the East German Intelligence services the STASI for the KGB is now serving a life sentence for three murders in Paris in 1975 and for four bomb attacks in France in 1982 and 1983 that killed 12 people and wounded more than 100. His most audacious attack was the kidnapping of 11 oil ministers in Vienna in 1975, which elicited an estimated £10m in ransom from the “moderate” Arab Sunni leadership primarily that of Saudi Arabia.
During the 1970’s and 1980’s the CIA, The Bundesnachrichtendienst (Federal Intelligence Service, BND) the foreign intelligence agency of the German government and the French DGSE were protectors of the Palestinian “Black September” terrorists led by Ali Hassan Salameh – aka the “Red Prince” from the vengeance of the Israeli “Mossad” since he was able to “inform” them to prevent attacks on European soil. This Machiavellian approach was used to prevent atrocities on Western targets and it was believed that this same policy would protect them from Arab terrorism.
In April of 1983 the CIA station in the US Embassy compound in Beirut Lebanon was hit by a suicide bomber from the Iranian backed Shi'ite Hezbollah and 63 people were murdered. Then just six short months later a large truck heavily laden down with over 2500 pounds of TNT smashed through the main gate of the US Marine Corps headquarters in Beirut. 241 US servicemen mainly Marines were killed. Two months later in December 1983, another truck loaded with explosives wais driven into the US Embassy in Kuwait. The following year, in September 1984, another van was driven into the gates of the US Embassy in Beirut. In April 1985 a bomb exploded in a restaurant frequented by US soldiers in Madrid. 22 were murdered in August in 1985 when a Volkswagen loaded with explosives was driven into the main gate of the US Air Force Base at Rhein-Main.
During the 10 year bloody war of Sadam Hussein’s Iraq against the Iranian regime of the Ayatollah, the Sunni versus Shi’ite part of the conflict was largely ignored by the western media. The death of thousands of Iranians many mere children in combat and the massacre of the Kurds, by gas attack, was almost totally ignored by the Western mass media since it had no effect on the west. Meanwhile the continual conflict between Israel and it’s Arab neighbors was constantly under the severest scruntiny of the world media.
It was not until the invasion of Kuwait in 1990 by the Iraqi’s that the West awoke, not so much in response to the invasion of one nation by another, but out of a collective fear at the loss of the wealth of oil revenues that came from the exploitation by the Kuwaitis of their vast monetary wealth and land holdings through out the west. The vast amount of monies in western banks together with extensive property holdings were now part of the thriving western economies. The fear that these vast holding should suddenly by withdrawn by the Kuwaitis and Saudi Arabian’s prompted Western intelligence agencies to push western leaders to act. The close ties of George H. Bush along with prominent business leaders throughout Europe predominately in the United Kingdom also Saudi Arabian princes and business leaders brought the Western powers forward to act against Sadam Hussein.
The question of the story of the WMD –Weapons of Mass Destruction and it’s use as an excuse by American and Western forces to attack Iraq was later “proven to be a lie”. However to us in Israel and the Kurdish people it was never was a lie. What became of the weapons and why the story was suppressed and denied is known only once again to the CIA, The Bundesnachrichtendienst (Federal Intelligence Service, BND) the foreign intelligence agency of the German government and the French DGSE.
The SAS and DELTA force units that operated in the Western Iraqi desert saw them and how they were smuggled into Syria. These reports were suppressed in order to prevent the Arab world from breaking from the coalition forces. In the aftermath of the Israeli raid on the facilities in the eastern Syrian desert near Dayr az-Zawr on September 6th, 2007, the question that was initially asked was, "Was it an attack on the stockpile of Saddam's chemical/bio weapons snuck out of Iraq and into Syria for safekeeping before the US invasion of April 2003?" Almost as soon as it was disclosed the story was once again suppressed to appease the “moderate” Arab world and to protect allied forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Americans in particular live the dream of equality and religious tolerance. Americans wish to live in peace in freedom with liberties and equality. Over the years Americans have gone to foreign lands to fight tyrants and darkness to bring the blessings of freedom and life. Americans are not conquerors; they are liberators for we were once conquered. Like the ancient Hebrews, the Pilgrims, the first Americans lived in foreign lands and were oppressed until they came to the shores of North America. They thirsted for religious freedom and tolerance they abhorred hatred. It is this same selfless motivation that motivated so many young brave Americans to fight for freedom on far away shores. Many have died far away in this noble gesture and their bodies lie there as a stark testimony to the price of freedom. The major question that should be raised here is, “Are the people of Iraq and Afghanistan willing to stand up for their own freedom?”
The enlightened and educated in the Arab world know this and they are willing to live in peace. Yet they themselves live in abject fear of Islamic fundalmentalism and Jihad. They are not striving hard enough to prevent it’s spread among the impoverished and poor where hatred and extremist beliefs thrive. Why do Moslem Americans continue to agitate against Israel when they should be striving to lead their brothers and sisters out of the darkness of Islamic extremism? Until the “Moderate” and fabulously wealthy Arab nations begin sharing their wealth to improve the conditions and standard of living of their brothers the world will have “Shahidim” or “Martyrs” for the cause of Islam.
The continual appeasement of the Arabs by the entire “Western World” and the denial of the rise of extreme Islamic fundamentalism has silenced the truth of the danger that it holds for all in the western world.