3 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Well Founded Fear.

Reader comment on item: Poland's Muslim Ban

Submitted by Reynald de Chatillon (United States), Aug 6, 2018 at 00:08

Many Europeans, Israelis and Americans are fearful for the future of their children and grandchildren facing the prospect of living in an Islamic dominated state. These fears are well founded. On a number of occasions I have made references to a book entitled "They Must Be Stopped" by Brigitte Gabriel (2008). On page 38 she writes: "By 1905 the West had liberated its territory previously conquered and savaged by Islam, and declared an economic and military victory, thus marking the end of 1,400 years of Islamic rule and jihad. During this period, Muslims had killed 270 million people across the globe: 120 million Africans, 60 million Christians, 80 million Hindus and 10 million Buddhists". These statistics are truly horrific, if true. Do you concur with these figures?

(She does name her source for this information. It is Jamie Glazov, "The Infidel Revolution", frontpagemag.com,February 21, 2007).

She also writes on page 36: "Dhimmi were forced to wear distinctive clothing; it was Baghdad's caliph Al-Mutawakkil, in the 9th century, who designated a yellow badge for Jews under Islam, which Hitler copied and duplicated in Nazi Germany centuries later".

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".

Daniel Pipes replies:

I agree with Gabriel's general point but not the numbers. To cite just one, 1905 was 1322-23 in the hijri calendar, much closer to 1,300 years than 1,400 years.

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Well Founded Fear. by Reynald de Chatillon

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.)