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August 16, 2011
Bat Ye'or: 'The universal caliphate stands before us'
Bat Ye'or's 2005 Eurabia: the Euro-Arab Axis portrayed Western Europe's recrudescent dhimmitude, chronicled in real time, by our most informed contemporary scholar of the dhimmi condition. Living as an eyewitness in Geneva -- a major European center, with its United Nations, NGOs and other international fora -- Bat Ye'or described in painstaking detail, the ongoing transformation of Europe into "Eurabia," a cultural and political appendage of the Arab/Muslim world. The use of the term "Eurabia," she noted, was first introduced, triumphantly, in 1975 as the title of a journal, Eurabia (catalogued at WorldCat; 1975-1977) edited by the President of the Association for Franco-Arab Solidarity, Lucien Bitterlein, and published collaboratively by the Groupe d'Etudes sur le Moyen-Orient (Geneva), France-Pays Arabes (Paris), and the Middle East International (London). The articles and editorials in this (1975-77) publication called for common Euro-Arab positions, at every level -- social,...(Read Full Post)