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This is indeed similar to what happened during the Arab invasion of Mesopotamia in the 7th century

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 4, 2014 at 07:17

MWA you wrote

Their crimes are forever imprinted on their own minds. But infidel media technology has made it just that little bit harder for them. It's amazing how stupid some of them are - thinking that posting their exploits on youtube will have no repercussions for them. . If they are not turned into barbecued meat courtesy of Hellfire missiles in the next 6 weeks - they'll be in the International Court of Justice within the next 6 years. There is no escape from one's actions.

Well I can paraphrase what you wrote and say that these barbarians are not any different from the Arabs that invaded the Middle East and the land that used to be called Bain al-Nahrain (between the rivers or Mesopotamia) and Iraq al-Ajam or Iraq of the Persians and the barbarity and the destruction was appalling and very vast and for about 3 centuries the entire civilized Middle East was dragged into fast decline in prosperity and population.

I'm sure you must be aware of the historical (as well as legal) "doctrine" of Res Ipsa Liquitor and that arcaeological evidence as well as literary evidence speak loud and clear for the victims and expose the barbarian

The Muslim historians provide us (and yes what they wrote is late and tendentious and much of it is not real credible history) with the extent of the crimes inflicted on the victims of the Arab invasion and case in point are the million Amazigh that were captured and sold in slavery in Mesopotamia and the Copts that were deported also to Mesopotamia because there was a Coptic uprising against the Arabs in 730CE

But most damaging to the Arabs and their imperialism is that for the first three centuries of Islam in the area of the Levand and Egypt I can count only three Islamic monuments that can be dated with great accuracy including the mosque of Amr Ibn al-As in Cairo and Abd al-Malik's al-Masjid al-Aqsa complex (which looks more like a Byzantine Church) and the mosque of the Umayyads in Damascus which was really the Church of John the Baptist so where was the opulence of the early Islamic civilization?

What is most amazing is that the city of Baalbek in Lebanon archaeologists did not find any archaeological evidence for the three centuries between the 7th century when the Arabs invaded the Middle East and the 10th century. Not a thing inspite of the facts that they were able to find plenty of archaeological evidence for the periords before and after the Arab invasion

The reason is very obvious those invading Arabs wanted to loot and kill and enslave oh yes and spread the religion of Allah

What is also amazing is that there is no archaeological evidence for the "fabulous" Baghdad of Harun al-Rasheed but compare this with the Sasanian capital Ctesiphon some 20 miles south of Baghdad with plenty of archaeological evidence and why is that? and compare this with the archaeological evidence for tiny London at that time

Indeed "The thing itself speaks" and the truth never goes away and yes infidel technology helps

And for the families of the victims of ISIS the great Callimachus says it all in this epigram

Someone told me Heracleitus

Someone told me you were dead

They brought me bitter news to hear

And bitter tears to shed

I wept as I remembered

How often you and I

Had sunk the sun with talking

And now here you lie

A handful of grey ashes

My dearest Craian friend

But your nightingales your songs are still awake

For death who taketh all these he cannot take

May the victims of the ISIS atrocities rest in peace


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