Former Iraqi MP Ayad Jamal Al-Din wants secularism imposed on Iraq by force but sees no support for this effort, noting that the United States has been the problem, has supported political Islam over civil society. Like so many others in Iraq, he supported U.S. intervention; now he is experiencing the same kind of hangover the “opposition” has …
Why is so little is done to examine how this project, the invasive, militant expression and spread of Islam into the West does, in fact, align with elite interests?
There is a carefully cultivated belief among the Left and Muslims that Western leaders, the “global elite” are hostile to Islamic doctrine, that it is somehow contrary to their aims and objectives, that they – the “1 percenters” – have a vested interest in securing, and maintaining secularism, human rights, the rights of women, unions and labor protections, freedom of expression, the right to bear arms, privacy, assembly, and other civil liberties.
But, why would they, when these provide the means for opposition, dissent, and meaningful resistance?
Wouldn’t their interests be better served by eliminating civil rights – something societies governed by Islamic law do so well?
Efforts are afoot to expedite Turkey’s entry into the EU, even is it is undergoing rapid and radical Islamization with the support of the Obama White House, Germany and EU leaders — even, as many Turks fear and suspect, that it may increasingly come to resemble the Islamic State…Imagine the result. The Islamic State, the Caliphate, vis-à-vis Turkey, becoming a de facto member of the European Union. Think not? Think again.