Wow, what a history deficient delusion! - McQueen - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 25.01.10 | 05:36 (IST)

    "They will belong soon when Europe becomes Islamic" - McQueen Ah, where to begin? There was once a time when there WAS a real Islamic threat to Europe. That all ended long ago and for the last 500 years the threat has been the domination of the Islamic world by Europe. But I guess you didn't notice. Osama bin Laden did. In a far more nobel and intelligent fashion so did Kemal Ataturk who founded modern Turkey upon European lines following the implosion of the Ottoman Empire. Those who think the universe is on the verge of a takeover by Islamists are as nuts as Osama bin Laden and as deluded as his followers. See: expulsion of Moors from Spain 1492, defeat of Ottomans before Vienna 1529. It is the overwhelming dominance of western civilization which lies at the root of the Islamist movement. It is a movement driven by weakness, not strength. Chicken Little thinks it is strong, but then Chicken Little thinks the sky is falling.

    from the article: EU President Spain: Turkey belongs in European Union
    First published 02:17 25.01.10 | Last updated 02:18 25.01.10
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