Middle East Islamism in the European Arena

From Gloria-Centre.Org/Meria Volume 6, No. 3 - September 2002 MIDDLE EAST ISLAMISM IN THE EUROPEAN ARENA By Reuven Paz An important new development has been the extension of Middle Eastern movements and ideologies to other parts of the world, especially Europe. This article evaluates how these groups and their ideas are extending the reach of Middle East politics to other parts of the world. This has been Continue Reading

Financial Crisis Forcing Europe Into Economic Union

From Spiegel De On Wednesday, the European Commission presented tougher sanctions for countries flouting debt rules. The plans, designed to avert another Greece-style crisis, came under scrutiny in the German press on Thursday. Commentators welcomed a more powerful Brussels -- assuming that countries can agree on the small print. It happened back in the spring, but memories are painfully fresh for finance ministers across Europe. For a Continue Reading

Have children or be Islamised, Europe told

From Vancouver Sun.Com European Christians must have more children or face the prospect of the Continent becoming Islamised, a senior Vatican official has said. Fr Piero Gheddo, an Italian, said that the low birth rate among indigenous Europeans combined with an unprecedented wave of Muslim immigrants with large families could see Europe becoming dominated by Islam in the space of a few generations. "The challenge must be taken Continue Reading

Europe Looks For A Leader With Charisma

From Spiegel.De European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso came out with plenty of fine words during his "state of the union" speech on Tuesday. But his blandness is unlikely to increase support for the EU among Europeans, say observers. German commentators are unimpressed. It seemed inevitable that expectations would be disappointed. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso had called his speech to the European Continue Reading

2 Articles; Europe: Evaluating Changing Demographics/Worst Antisemitism Since 1945; Russia Engages Hamas

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Friday, July 2, 2010 Europe: Evaluating Changing Demographics/Worst Antisemitism Since 1945 By Barry Rubin The always brilliant Walter Laqueur (a praise in no way exaggerated) has written a review essay about the question of Muslim immigration in Europe and how that continent is changing. Sound, sober, and balanced. Well worth reading. Laqueur rejects excessive predictions about what's happening but Continue Reading

Gates: Iran could attack Europe with scores or hundreds of missiles

From Debka.Com US defense secretary Robert Gates reported to a senate hearing Thursday, June 17 that the US had overhauled its missile defense plans following intelligence that Iran could fire "scores or hundreds" of missiles against Europe -in salvoes rather than one or two at a time. The new US program, designed to protect NATO allies in the region against short- and medium-range missiles, uses sea and land-based Continue Reading

4 Articels: Europe! Yeah, That’s the way to go; U.S.-Israel Security Cooperation continues: Govt. funds Israeli Middle Defense; A Journalistic Fraud’s Freudian Slip; Are Repressive Dictatorships merely a matter of taste, of Different strokes for different folks?

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Europe! Yeah, That's The Way to Go U.S.-Israel Security Cooperation Continues: Government Funds Israeli Middle Defense A Journalistic Fraud's Freudian Slip Are Repressive Dictatorships Merely A Matter of Taste, of Different Strokes for Different Folks? Europe! Yeah, That's The Way to Go Posted: 14 May 2010 11:13 PM PDT By Barry Rubin Steven Hill is Continue Reading

Europe fixes debt with more debt

From Financial Post.Com Anybody remember the last G20 Summit? Hard to forget. It's only been what? - six months since the event, held in Pittsburgh last September. The words of our leaders, triumphant and self-congratulatory, still ring out today. Boasting of having launched "the largest and most co-ordinated fiscal and monetary stimulus ever undertaken," the G20 looked back at the London Summit, where Gordon Brown, now former PM of Continue Reading

70 Years Ago: Hitler and Stalin Carve Up Europe; Today Russian Leaders Justify It.

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Archives. Tuesday, August 25, 2009 70 Years Ago: Hitler and Stalin Carve Up Europe; Today Russian Leaders Justify It By Barry Rubin Exactly seventy years ago, on August 23, 1939, German Foreign Minister Joachim Von Ribbentrop flew to Moscow to make the deal with the USSR to carve up eastern Europe. Either ignoring orders, never getting them, or out of sheer disbelief, a Soviet antiaircraft unit Continue Reading

Islamic radicals ‘infiltrate’ the Labour Party

From Telegraph UK The Islamic Forum of Europe (IFE) — which believes in jihad and sharia law, and wants to turn Britain and Europe into an Islamic state — has placed sympathisers in elected office and claims, correctly, to be able to achieve “mass mobilisation” of voters. Speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, Jim Fitzpatrick, the Environment Minister, said the IFE had become, in effect, a secret party within Labour and other political Continue Reading