March 10, 2013
Brussels: European Capital or Islamic Center?
Brussels as the headquarters of the European Union is the nominal "capital of Europe." One would expect the city to be the center of enlightenment -- the exemplification of political and social tolerance and freedom of speech, assembly, and religion, not to mention an advocate of human rights. Disappointingly, recent events have shown that Brussels has increasingly become a place of lies, deliberate disinformation, political manipulation, anti-Semitism, and attacks on Israel. Recent developments, particularly Islamist political as well as physical aggressiveness, justify this sad conclusion. One is the election in November 2012 of two Muslim politicians of the new Islam Party, Lhoucine Ait Jeddig and Redouane Ahrouch, who won seats in two of the twenty municipalities of Brussels, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean and Anderlecht. Considering their unqualified stated objective to make Belgians understand the advantages of having Islamic people and...(Read Full Article)