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Lesson 12 Islamism On the Rise

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Part 12 of the series - Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This

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Lesson 12 Islamism On the Rise

  1. 1. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 1 A Special Topic Course Presented by: www.IslamicStateOfAmerica.com Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Lesson 12: Islamism On The Rise
  2. 2. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Review: Islamic State – Unspeakable Evil • Fundamentalist Islamists – Dedicated to the most severe and “perfect” interpretation of Islam, grounded entirely in the Qur’an and Islamic jurisprudence • Apocalyptic-focused fighting force – No fear of death, waging war for the specific purpose of bringing about the end of the world and the global expansion of a formal Islamic State • Well-funded, technologically-savvy fighting force – Drawing fighters from all over the world, with untapped reserves of funding from inside and outside the Islamic State • Satanically-inspired fighting force – Pushing into every continent on the globe. A force that we will fight for decades to come 2
  3. 3. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 3 Review: Islamic State – Unspeakable Evil
  4. 4. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise The Three Forces of Islamism • Military forces – Jihadists fighting in the Middle East, and expanding their battle grounds to Europe, Asia, and the Americas – Formal fighting forces and ad hoc terrorist forces • Demographic forces – The powerful and dangerous combination of the declining birthrate of western nations, extraordinary Islamic migration through refugee resettlement, and high Islamic birthrates due to cultural norms and polygamy • Political forces – The Muslim Brotherhood’s focus on “ballots,” combined with pressures to be “politically-correct,” to treat Islam as a peaceful religion, and to pretend that Islamism does not pose a danger 4
  5. 5. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9OOyxTbjg4 Video: The Demographic collapse of Europe
  6. 6. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Demography and Islam • Sources: – Pew Research: Forum on Religion and Public Life – Updated for observed growth of Islamic families in UK and Europe above numbers in Pew research – Thick bars based on Pew Research data – Thin bars reflect highest potential increase based on observed growth 6 Does NOT account for refugee crisis
  7. 7. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 7 Does NOT account for refugee crisis
  8. 8. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise How Demography Impacts A Society • 0% - 2%: Strident calls for more attention, focus on religious rights. – US 0.9% (reported 0.6% in 2014) • 2% - 5%: Proselytize disaffected groups, including prisoners, gangs – Canada 3.2%, UK 5% • 5% - 10%: Exercise inordinate influence in proportion to the % of Muslims. Push for introduction of halal food, and call for Sharia law – Netherland 5.8%, Germany 7.1%, France 9.6% • 10% - 19%: Increase in lawlessness within ghettos ruled by Sharia law. Any non-Muslim action offends Islam and results in uprising. – Russia 14.4%, India 14% • 20% - 40%: Rioting, jihad militia formation, burnings of churches – Thailand 30.4% (southern Thailand) • 40% - 60%: Widespread terror attacks, militia warfare • 60% - 80%: Unfettered persecution, ethnic cleansing • 100%: “Islamic House of Peace” and full Sharia law 8 2016 Population assessment
  9. 9. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Migrant Crisis • 60M people forcibly displaced by war in Asian and African countries – The most people displaced since Jewish diaspora of WW-II • 1.2M asylum seekers in Europe in 2015 – Germany, Hungary, Sweden, Austria top recipients of migrants – EU Schengen Area: borders abolished – First state migrants enter is responsible • 284K migrants in 2014 – Most from Libya into Italy • Nearly 1M migrants in 2015 – Most from Syria via Turkey/Greece 9
  10. 10. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 10
  11. 11. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Negative Impacts of Refugee Crisis • Asylum-seekers were welcomed… not all need asylum – Massive immigration into northern European countries that provide social programs, housing, and cash • Anti-Muslim backlash in Europe – Islamic State fighters embedded in migrant influx • Rape epidemic in Germany, France, Norway, Denmark – Refugees are mostly young males • Many come from a “rape culture” – Long term impact on demography • Radically tilts male/female ratios • EU border closures – Major impact to Schengen agreement 11 http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2016/01/07/muslim-male-refugees-are-raping-women-in-europe-n2100918
  12. 12. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Long-term Impact of Immigration • Radical increase in crime perpetrated by young men • Loss of freedoms for young women concerned for safety • Rise of ultra-conservative parties • Significant economic impact to national budgets • Increased welfare costs and heightened social tensions • Clustering of Muslims in enclaves with associated crime and calls for Sharia law. Emergence of “no go” zones • High Islamic birth rates outstrip low European birth rates • Persecution of national Christian and Jewish citizens • Uprisings, increased terrorist actions, political upheaval 12
  13. 13. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 13 Video: Europe's Last Stand Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiNnHYJ04w4
  14. 14. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Eurabia? • The Economist – Described the concept of Eurabia as scaremongering. – Matt Carr wrote that "What began as an outlandish conspiracy theory has become a dangerous Islamophobic fantasy" • The Muslim population is not growing as fast as some scenarios claim, since the fertility rate of immigrants declines. This ignores recent refugee influx • Muslims are not a monolithic or cohesive group. Muslims do seek to integrate politically and socially. Muslims have little influence on policy (Israeli policy). • Eurabia, a portmanteau of "Europe" and "Arabia” – Political neologism referring to Europe becoming subsumed by the Arab World, because of European leaders betrayal or continued immigration and high birth rates of Muslims in Europe – Not all supporters of the theory see 'Eurabia' as inevitable. – Snopes.com provides this commentary on the following video… “exaggerations and some undocumented assertions” Source: Wikipedia 14
  15. 15. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 15 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-3X5hIFXYU Video: Muslim Demographics
  16. 16. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Islamic Growth in America • Pew Research poll states 2.6M – 3M Muslims in US – May be larger number because many immigrants do not disclose religion – Not the fastest growing religion in US, despite many claims of such – 65% of legal immigrants arrive each year from Muslim countries • Growth of mosques in USA – 1,209 in 2000 growing to 2,106 in 2010 (US Census data) (74%) – Many mosques funded by Saudi Arabian, with strong Wahhabi influence – Most mosques in New York (257), California (247) and Texas (166) • Largest Islamic groups – Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – Islamic Society of North America (largest Islamic umbrella organization) – Islamic Circle of North America – Muslim Brotherhood states it will dominate USA using “democracy and baby carriages” 16
  17. 17. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise Demographics Ethnic Group Percentage African Americans 42% South Asians 24.4% Arabs 12.4% Africans 5.2% Iranians 3.6% Turks 2.4% All others 10% State % of US Muslims % State Pop California 20 3.4 New York 16 4.7 Illinois 8.4 3.6 New Jersey 4.0 2.5 Indiana 3.6 3.2 Michigan 3.4 1.8 Virginia 3.0 2.4 Texas 2.8 0.7 Ohio 2.6 1.2 77% of Muslims are immigrants Islam is third largest faith in US 17
  18. 18. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise How Do Muslims See U.S.? • “Pew Research Center” Study 2014 – Muslim Americans: Middle Class and Mostly Mainstream – “Largely assimilated, happy with their lives, and moderate with respect to many of the issues that have divided Muslims and Westerners around the world.” – 47% see themselves as Muslim first, American citizen second • Important: Most evangelical Christians would say the same thing • 81% of British Muslims, 69% German Muslims – 40% believe Muslims carried out 9/11 attacks, 32% do not believe it, rest undecided – 35% support Afghanistan war, 12% support invasion of Iraq – 51% concerned that wearing hijab will result in mistreatment • Only 44% of women who wear hijab regularly share same view – 15% of Muslims under age 30 support suicide bombing. – 5% of all surveyed support Al Qaeda 18
  19. 19. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise “Center for Security Policy” Poll 2015 • “… of those polled, a significant minority embraces the supremacist notions that could pose a threat to America’s security and its constitutional form of government” • 51% of US Muslims polled say “Muslims in America should have the choice of being governed according to Sharia.” • 51% of US Muslims polled believe that Muslims should have the choice of American or Sharia courts • 25% of US Muslims polled believe that “it is legitimate to use violence to punish those who give offense to Islam.” • 20% of US Muslims polled believe that the use of violence is justified to make sharia the law of the land in the USA 19 http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/2015/06/23/nationwide-poll-of-us-muslims-shows-thousands-support-shariah-jihad/
  20. 20. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise 20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSPvnFDDQHk Video: Islam By The Numbers: The Clarion Project
  21. 21. Understanding Islam: For Such A Time As This Islamism On the Rise In the Next Lesson • Lesson 13: Islamism in America – Political force: The third arm of Islamism • Muslim Brotherhood at work in USA • Insidious efforts of Islamism within our society and our government • Demographic forces quietly at work in concert with Islamic political action – Jihadist activity at work in “our backyard” • Terror training camps in America • Islamic State and al Qaeda at work – Establishment of Muslim enclaves and a national push for sharia law • Pray! 21

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