Islam against the civilisation of the West
The bloody suicide bombing against the Christians praying in the church of Alexandria at midnight of the Christian New Year, 1 January 2011, was not only a ‘standard’ act of Islamic terrorism but also a symptom of a new intensified wave of aggression of Islam against the West as the American analysts of CIA and the NATO intelligence services say. They expect new terrorist attacks that are to be connected with the general expansion of Islam in the whole world. And facts can testify about it.
Demands of the imam
A few days after the attack in Alexandria Al-Kaida published in the Internet a list of all Christian churches in Egypt suggesting next terrorist acts. And the Grand Imam Ahmed el-Tayeb in Cairo, one of the greatest authorities of the Islamic world, stated falsely, insincerely and cynically that the attack in Alexandria ‘had nothing to do with the Islamic community.’ He ensured that the rights of Christians in Egypt were duly protected by the law and long tradition of peaceful co-existence with the Islamists. The imam made a demand to the Pope. In his opinion, in order to deepen the dialogue Benedict XVI should give a message to the world of Islam that ‘would restore the bridge of confidence and disperse the causes of misunderstandings.’ The editorial of one of the biggest European dailies, the Italian ‘Corriere della Sera,’ notices that the imam, demanding a reconciliatory gesture from the Pope behaves as if it were the followers of Islam that suffered persecutions in Europe! Whereas it is exactly the opposite. One can see explicitly the pride and arrogance of the Islamic imam who dared to express his demands to the Holy Father purposely on the Feast of the Three Kings! ‘This despicable act of death, [...], offends God and the whole of humanity,’ Benedict XVI commented on the terrorist attack in Alexandria. At the same time the Pope reminded us that it was not a single act of Islamic terrorism against Christians but one of many suicide bombings that had taken place in such Islamic countries as Iraq, Sudan, Indonesia, Lebanon and Egypt for a long time. About 30 Christians were killed and almost 100 wounded in the massacre during the service in the Coptic church in Alexandria when they were praying at midnight on 31 December 2010 welcoming the New Year. The Arab fanatics-terrorists chose this place and time on purpose. Alexandria is a four million metropolis, the second biggest city in Egypt. In the ancient times and early Middle Ages it was the biggest, besides Rome, centre of Christianity, civilisation and culture in the world. Here was the famous Library of Alexandria that was the biggest research, cultural and civilisational centre of the whole Christian world for several hundred years. The library had priceless manuscripts written in the biblical, Greek, Roman and early medieval epochs.
Wars with the giaours
Everything was burnt, literally and metaphorically, when the Arab followers of Muhammad began jihad after his death; jihad was codified as a religious commandment in the Koran by Muhammad. Jihad, i.e., holy war with giaours –infidels, has been directed against Christianity since the very beginning. After the Arabs had conquered Jerusalem and the Holy Land the first victim of jihad in the world was the Christian Egypt that fell being crushed by the Islamic aggression in the year 642. It was then that the Arabs conquered Alexandria, slaughtering all its citizens by ritually cutting their throats and right hands when the poor people tried to defend themselves, which was recognised as an act against Allah. It was then, in 642, that the victorious Arab caliph ordered his hordes to burn the Library of Alexandria. When one of the Christian scholars tried to make them aware of the value of the collections the caliph was to answer that for him the manuscripts were only worth of ashes since Muhammad included all wisdom of the world in the Koran and that was fully sufficient. Within only several dozen years, till 712, the Arabs conquered and destroyed Egypt and the entire Christian Northern Africa, made their war through the Strait of Gibraltar and conquered Spain and Portugal for ages. They even tried to conquer France but when they crossed the Pyrenees their unpunished jihad encountered the firm and determined opposition of the Francs. These fights against the Saracens, as the Arabs were called then, were passed down in the history, legends, literature and are commonly known from the narratives of the ‘Song of Roland.’
Personal identification number for Christianity
In Egypt ca. 10-15 million Christians, the so-called Copts, have remained. The rest were forced to emigrate. One of them is the musician and conductor Ashraf Benyamin who is living in Poland. He describes the cynicism, falsehood and danger of Islam for the whole Christian civilisation and not only for Christians in Egypt, which the EU countries, including Poland, cannot see, ‘Poles and other European countries, know about it too little. Whereas the Muslims try to convince us that their faith is a religion of peace; they show that they can be gentlemen towards Polish women. If one does not say «stop», there will be a civil war in Egypt. It can cause a big, unpredictable outbreak in the Arab world. Unfortunately, if anyone speaks about problems between Christians and Muslims in Egypt he is called a traitor. I cannot return to my country because I allegedly smear Egypt in the eyes of Poland and the EU. The attacks against Christians have lasted in Egypt for years. Once Christians had to wear black clothes in the Middle East. Now we have special identification numbers in our ID cards. And because of that we have troubles at university, work. I am a Catholic Copt. Copts are pure Egyptians. My family must have accepted Catholicism some 300 years ago. I am an Eastern rite Catholic. We recognise the Pope in the Vatican. Muslims want to destroy Egyptian Christians although we are a minority. We actually do not know how many we are. We believe to be one fourth of the population but the exact number is unknown. Although the Egyptian authorities know the number. And why is the fight with Christians? Perhaps I will be called intolerant but I think that Muslims are nice until they become practicing believers of Islam. Then they become terrorists. Since the Koran does not leave any space for dialogue. It says, Propose an infidel to convert to Islam. If he agrees, it is good and if he does not, kill him. Unfortunately, the West itself is to be blamed for the intensification of the Islamic movement’ (Rzeczpospolita, 3 January 2011).
Short-sightedness of the UE
The famous Italian-American writer and journalist Oriana Fallaci wrote about the guilt of the West, and especially the political short-sightedness of the European union towards the expansion of Islam in her famed book ‘Oriana Fallaci Interviews Herself – The Apocalypse.’ She wrote, ‘Europe is no longer Europe. It is ‘Eurabia,’ […] The so-called European Union, which rejects, i.e. negates our Christian roots, our identity in its pitiful and deceitful Constitution! I claim that the European Union is a tool that is to make it increasingly easier for invaders to enter our territory and then let them wander freely in our home […] The Islamic imperialism has always wanted to conquer the West because the West is the oldest and most faithful commentator of the Christian thought. The Italian imperialism has always dreamt of subduing Europe because apart from the fact that Europe is rich and free of prejudices and abounds in water, it is the cradle of Christianity. It knows well that without the cross we could not have stopped the siege of Vienna, we would never have resisted half a million Turks of Kara Mustafa […] In 1683 Poles defended Vienna, too! They arrived there under the command of the brave King Jan Sobieski and he shouted before the battle, «Soldiers, we must defend not only Vienna! We must save Christianity, the idea of Christianity!» During the battle he shouted, «Soldiers, we are fighting for Our Lady of Czestochowa!». Oh, yes, for this Black Madonna.’
When on 11 September 2001 a unit of suicides-terrorists from Al-Kaida attacked America by hijacking passenger aircrafts it was clear for the careful geopolitical experts that it was not a monstrous but a single terrorist attack. Before the eyes of the surprised world on 11 September 2001 the real political theory of the British-American Professor Samuel Huntington, author of the work ‘The Clash of Civilisations’, came true. Huntington claimed that Islam endangered the very essence of Western and Christian civilisation. Whatever he meant it was our civilisation! Currently, the Islamists are more dangerous than ever because they have huge amounts of petrodollars from oil, have the possibilities of the most advanced technology and also the same fanaticism, defined by Muhammad in the Koran. In the circles of politically correct saloons it is said that not everything in Islam is fundamentalism, that the progressive politics of ‘encounters of civilisations’, which the European leaders began, makes bridges between the West and Muhammad’s nations. One can ask, ‘Is it foolishness or a premeditated action? If Islam could change its form, its existence would have no sense. The foundation of Islam is the holy war – jihad. Islam lives and exists to convert the infidels - Giaours. It is an obligation of all believers, i.e. Moors. Islam cannot negotiate or sooth its views without juxtaposing its only and ultimate aim. And nobody can change it because it is the teaching of the prophet and culmination of the Muslim faith.
Revenge for Vienna
Several years ago in his homily, delivered not in the church but at the University of Regensburg, the Holy Father Benedict XVI mentioned very briefly that Islam could not be regarded as a tolerant religion. In the whole world the Islamists, reacting to the Pope’s words, were burning his effigies and thus negating, in their own way, the truth proclaimed by Benedict XVI! The defensive silence of the Christian world was astonishing. No politicians from the West spoke in public to defend the highest authority of our civilisation! And the attack against the Holy Father was the same attack as the one on the World Trade Center in New York, which was a blow at the centre of world economy and the blow at Pentagon in Washington stroke the headquarters of the army of the American superpower, which is the bulwark of Christianity just like the power of the Polish Commonwealth was the bulwark of Christianity for two centuries. It is worth mentioning here that after 11 September 2001 the leaders of Al-Kaida boasted in the media that the attack against the United States was a revenge for the Battle of Vienna, which the world of Islam regards as the biggest defeat in its history. It was then, on 11-12 September 1683, that the allied Christian armies under the command of King Jan III Sobieski of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth crushed the huge Turkish army of Kara Mustafa. The target of that army was not Vienna but Rome, was the abolishment of Pope Innocent XI, the liquidation of Christianity and finally creation of the caliphate of Europe. The attack on the USA was purposely planned with the diabolical, satanic and criminal logistics, exactly on that day, and even the hour when the great Battle of Vienna began! Not only the Islamic leaders of the terrorists admitted that. Oriana Fallaci and in Poland the late Field Bishop Tadeusz Plocki paid attention to this connection, too. Others, in their comfortable indifference, did not pay any attention to this exceptional concurrence of dates and facts!
Currently in Europe there live over 40 million of the followers of Allah and ca, 35 million of them live in the EU countries. We must add the European part of Turkey! In thousands of mosques the Islamic fanatical imams proclaim the famous motto that they will win the war with the infidels by ‘oil and bellies of our women.’ The Arab countries, and especially the Arab monarchies, finance the constructions of mosques all over Europe. And while they try to present these buildings as an expression of tolerance and religious picture of denominational balance it is known that the same families finance the Islamic terrorist organisations, such as Al-Kaida and others. In this context one should notice the pressure of the Islamists to build another mosque in the capital of Poland. The consent of the municipality of Warsaw to construct a mosque in the prestigious and strategic place in Aleje Jerozolimskie was not an act of tolerance but a case of foolishness at best! The mosque has already been built for huge money and none of the inhabitants of the neighbourhood was asked to agree to it. Nobody asked the opinion of the parish priest but the decision was influenced by the sums of the Arab petrodollars and also… the EU standards since thousands of such mosques have been built in the EU countries for the last decades. It is also a form of jihad! One should face the truth, the bold eyes of the truth – on 11 September we will be ten years of the new stage of the jihad. It is not terrorism, these are not single terrorist attacks – it is a war! It is a clash of the civilisations! One cannot prevent it by tolerance. Tolerance is not a one-way street; it requires mutual tolerance and one cannot see such tolerance among the Islamists. Tolerance cannot mean acceptance and certainly a consent to murder defenceless people who fall prey of the Islamists! Ten years ago Washington and New York, then Madrid, Bali, London, Paris and burning cars all over France, Amsterdam, Beirut, Bombay, recently Stockholm and now Alexandria. When and where will the next attacks of Islam happen? Henryk Sienkiewicz finished his ‘Trilogy’ with the famous sermon of Fr Kaminski standing at the coffin of Colonel Wolodyjowski. Today, at the threshold of the 21st century, one can treat the words of the outstanding Polish novelist as a timeless historical vision, ‘Father Kaminski beat the drum as if for alarm; suddenly he broke off and there was a dead silence. Then the growling was sounded again and again; suddenly Father Kamiski threw the drumsticks to the church floor, raised his hands up and cried […] – They will change the churches into mosques, O Lord, and they will sing the Koran where we have sung the Gospel […]. Your decrees are unfathomable but who, O Lord, will resist now? You who know all things in the world […] You get rid of such defenders behind whose backs the whole Christianity could praise your name?’
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JOZEF SZANIAWSKI – a doctor of history, expert in political sciences, publicist, professor of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University and the Higher School of Social and Media Culture in Torun. The author of the monographs: ‘Reduta – Polska miedzy historia a geopolityka’ [Redoubt – Poland Between History and Geopolitics], ‘Pulkownik Kuklinski – tajna misja’ [Colonel Kuklinski – A Secret Mission], ‘Victoria polska – Marszalek Pilsudski w obronie Europy’ [Polish Victory – Marshal Pilsudski Defending Europe], ‘Grunwald – pole chwaly’ [Grunwald – Field of Glory]. In the years 1973-85 he was a secret collaborator of Radio Free Europe. Caught by the security officers he was sentenced to ten years in prison. Then he was released and found not guilty by the Supreme Court in 1990 as the last political prisoner of the Polish People’s Republic. In the years 1993-2004 he was the proxy and friend of Colonel Ryszard Kuklinski.
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Poles and other European countries know about it too little. Whereas the Muslims try to convince us that their faith is a religion of peace; they show that they can be gentlemen towards Polish women. If one does not say «stop», there will be a civil war in Egypt. It can cause a big, unpredictable outbreak in the Arab world. Unfortunately, if anyone speaks about problems between Christians and Muslims in Egypt he is called a traitor. I cannot return to my country because I allegedly smear Egypt in the eyes of Poland and the EU. The attacks against Christians have lasted in Egypt for years. Once Christians had to wear black clothes in the Middle East. Now we have special identification numbers in our ID cards. And because of that we have troubles at university, work. I am a Catholic Copt. Copts are pure Egyptians. My family must have accepted Catholicism some 300 years ago. I am an Eastern rite Catholic. We recognise the Pope in the Vatican.
Ashraf Benyamin, musician and conductor living in Poland
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Despite the massacre, in which the sons of Allah bleed themselves and us to death, the war Islam declared against the West, is not a war waged in a battlefield. It is a cultural war, which […] they use to strike our souls, our system of values, our philosophy of life, our freedom. Let us not be deceived by their bombs. It is only a strategy. Terrorists do not only murder us for the pleasure of killing but also to break us down. They want to frighten us, emaciate us, deprive us of courage. […] Their aim is not to fill cemeteries. Their aim is to destroy our souls, our ideas, our feelings, our dreams and to re-conquer the West.
‘Oriana Fallaci Interviews Herself – The Apocalypse’