2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

totally wrong

Reader comment on item: The Danger Within: Militant Islam in America [and Its Dreams of Domination]
in response to reader comment: your comments about Islam are totally based on ignorance

Submitted by Xtos (Austria), May 4, 2008 at 05:28

You are totally mistaken ! The moors conquered the south of Spain, Portugal, France and Italy at the beginning of the eighth century. The Mongolians captured Russia, other slavic countries, and parts of central Europe before in the 13th century. Then, in the 16th century, the ottoman army was ready to conquere Europe and failled 2x at Vienna (1529 & 1683), but still had parts of former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece under control.

Without crude oil arabic countries would have never played that role in politics as they do these days. The dangerous mixture is: weapons of the 21th century in the hands of people, who still celebrate rules of the 7th century. This is highly explosive and will lead to an inescapable conflict between the Western World and the Muslim world, as long as people like George W. Bush & Osama Bin-Laden can agitate without taking the responsibilities for their criminal actions.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to totally wrong by Xtos

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)