One of the largest stories in taking place today – on a par with the technological advances that spur them – are the movements of people from poorer and more stressed lands to richer and more hospitable ones. As communications and transportation increase in quality and decrease in expense, immigration can be expected to continue to grow, stressing destination countries even as it depletes the departed countries of talent and drive.
It's a huge subject; I touch only on some aspects of the Muslim-Western relationship, listed here in chronological order and updated as needed.
- "Immigration's Grisly Edge in Ceuta and Melilla." DanielPipes.org, October 19, 2003. Focuses on two medieval Spanish enclaves on the coast of Morocco.
- "Europe under Siege." New York Sun, October 15, 2005. Two aspects of Europe's immigration problems.
- "Fortress Europe." DanielPipes.org, November 27, 2005. A survey of European responses to keep immigrants out.
- "West Africa - Europe's New Border." DanielPipes.org, March 19, 2006. A multi-year survey focused on the Africa-to-Spain immigration route.
- "[West Africa:] New Route to the West." New York Sun, May 30, 2006. A summary of the topics overed in "West Africa - Europe's New Border."
- "Malta and Other Outposts under Seige." DanielPipes.org, June 4, 2006. Looks at immigration to Malta, Majorca, and even Yemen.
- "Cutting-Edge Measures to Cope with Immigration." DanielPipes.org, August 3, 2006. Reviews steps Europeans take to fend off immigration
(August 3, 2006)
Related Topics: Bibliography, Immigration, Muslims in the West
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