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GLOBAL ISLAM'S NON-STOP DECLINE FROM 1700 ON ...PART 3 IN A SERIES


Before you start here, please be sure to read the first two parts of this long series on Islam's thrusting conquests over wide swaths of the world from the early 7th Century C.E. to 1700.  

PART THREE

Islamic Decline:

Starting in the 18th century, the Ottoman Empire fell more and more behind the rapidly modernizing Europeans (especially in West Europe) --- more specifically,  behind more and more in economic growth and in technology, military might, and all forms of the Industrial Revolution (led by the British by the end of that century).  The Empire continued to stagnate, along with all of the Muslim countries (whether Sunni or Shia), until it was reduced in the early 20th century to its relatively small Turkish homeland.

The Caliphate itself was renounced in 1924 by the modernizing and secular government dominated by President Ataturk.  By then, most of Islam was ruled by conquering European powers: in all of North Africa, and in most of the Arabian  Peninsula  ---the British and French carving out new Arab countries in most of it ---not to overlook  India, Pakistan, Indonesia, and parts of tropical Africa.  To put it bluntly, there was no fully independent Muslim country anywhere in the world that wasn't under European domination for a certain period --- whether lengthy or short. 

Is the Caliphate ever going to return? 

Well, jihadi ISIS and its equally cruel wham-bang Islamist allies are now struggling to rebuild it in the Arabian Peninsula as well as in parts of Asia Minor, even as the existing Sunni and Shia governments try to find allies and fight these mass-murdering fanatics.  In their frenzied minds, the creation of a new Caliphate --- governed by rigidly ancient Shari laws and renunciation of all Western cultural and political influences --- will eventually spread out and dominate dozens of Muslim countries.  After which?  After which a  purified Islam will mysteriously, just like a series of heavenly sent miracles, create rapid economic growth, highly educated Muslim scientists grounded in Koranic and Hadith studies, technological marvels not yet imagined, military prowess without equal, and so on.  Not to overlook how these miracles will once again make Muslims worldwide realize that they alone are Allah's true people, as proud and glorious as they once were from the 7th century until the 17th century (or later). 

As for the conspiratorial Jews who rule the world and their proxies they manipulate in Christianity and pagan countries, they all will either convert to Islam, or accept dhimmi status again, or just be killed off as monstrous beings.

Oh sure.  With one caveat: ISIS and the other death-cult jihadis will desperately seek to find and use Weapons of Mass Destruction --- nuclear, chemical or biological.  So be wary of those in the West who say --- just treat these frenzied cutthroats as normal criminals who can do only limited damage. 

A Sidebar Commentary:Ottoman Rule over Palestine Collapses and the Eventual Emergence of an Israeli State

First: For 400 years or so, no Arab government had ruled anywhere in the Arabian Peninsula, including Palestine.  It was all ruled by the Ottomans.  In the middle of WWI, with strong British backing, the Arab revolt began against Ottoman rule.  The Ottoman defeat in WWI marked the total end of its Empire.  It had lost its Imperial control in Central Europe by the end of the 17th century.  Later on, in the 19th dentury, it lost its rule over the Balkans and North Africa . . . much of the latter colonized by the French and British as well as the Italians in Libya and the Spanish in Spanish Morocco. As for the existing Arab states in the Peninsula these days, their boundaries and initial King-Rulers were all carved out by mainly the British colonialists and, to an extent, their French equivalents in Lebanon and Syria.  To repeat: modern-day Saudi Arabia, Yemen, the small Gulf states, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon are all new creations, mainly created back in the 1920s.  And Israel?  It emerged after the United Nations voted to create the state in 1948

By then, the occupying British government and its large military withdrew from Palestine totally.  By that time, too, starting in late 1947, a civil war was underway between Arabs and Jews, with the Arabs (supported by the Arab League and several thousand Arab fighters from outside Palestine) on the offensive until the Jews --- whose army was now strengthened and well trained --- went on the offensive.  A day after the British withdrew in the summer of 1948, the civil war between Jews and Arab militias --- the latter badly beaten everywhere --- was followed by the invasion of 5 Arab armies, plus dozens of piloted planes sent by the Saudis.  Oh, and Yemen sent 100 fighters to join with the other Arabs.

The result?  Israel defeated those Arab armies, and quickly too.  The Mandatory era of British rule over all of Palestine --- created by the League of Nations in the early 1920s --- was now totally ended.  The Israelis let the defeated Egyptian army to occupy Gaza.  The same was true of Jordan on the West Bank and in East Jerusalem.  In the 1967 war with Syria, Jordan, and Egypt, the Israelis overan both the West Bank and Gaza. 

What will happen in the future to those two Arab areas, one ruled by a hard-to-pindown secular President Mahmoud Abbas and Gaza by hardline jihadi Hamas leaders? 

Neither one has held a new election for 9 years or so.  Even Hamas --- a spillover of the extremist Muslim Brotherhood that originated in Egypt, but has been armed by Shia Iran (strange, no? ) -- is outlfanked in fanaticism by more radical Salafi terrorists.  Meanwhile, since 2010, Hamas has also been busy Islamizing the population in ways very similar to draconian Taliban rule in Afghanistan.  Small wonder that the military government in Egypt has again imposed a total blockade of access by Gaza to arms and other supplies . . . the Egyptians themselves battling extremist jihadi groups in the SInai peninsula, all with links to the Muslim Brotherhood and to dark-age Saudi  Wahabbism that renounced all western influences as evil and inspired al-Qaeda's terrorism.

RIFE PARANOID ANTI-JEW FANTASIES IN ISLAM TODAY

The Most Persuasive Evidence:

The 10th Organization of Islamic Conference in 2003 Right after 9/11

Nope, no exaggeration.  As you'll see in a moment or two, the fiendish manipulators who have caused all the Islamic world's failures and troubles over the last two or three centuries are easy enough to pin down, according to the leaders of 57 Islamic ruled countries or with large Muslim minorities: it's those shameless, endlessly clever and fathomlessly evil Jews who are the Satanic monsters that have directly or indirectly ---the latter through duped and presumably helpless proxy countries around the globe --- presided over Islam's non-stop downfall and backwardness.  They rule the world, these diabolical Jews. 

And yes, they do it both directly and even more indirectly through manipulations of powerful proxy countries like the USA and the bigger powers in the EU.  Thanks to both kinds of power-laden intrigues, Jews dominate the entire globe, and  above all control and rigidly brake the necessary changes in Islam up to now to fight back and free its 57 country-members from this insidious Jew-run control.  Or so insisted the former brain-storming Premier of Malaysia, Mahathir bin Mohamad, back in 2003.  Yes in 2003, just a month or two after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on American soil.   Mahathir, his brain jammed with cogitative fantasies run amok (AKA self-deluded bullshit), spelled it all out in his weirdo speech that he gave as the high-honcho host of the 10th Organization of Islamic Conference.

And guess what?

His self-delusive inanities in that speech electrified each and every 57 big-wig there . . . a dazzling array of make-believe mental-disorder and blame-shifting of the causes behind Islamic decline and backwardness that brought each and every one of them to their feet in wild applause at its end.  Don't believe it?  Well, see for yourself now: 


Posted: October 16, 2003



Speech by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia
to the Tenth Islamic Summit Conference
Putrajaya, Malaysia, October 16, 2003

(Bold = Anti-Jewish passages, emphasis added)
Source: OIC Web site

Prime Minister Mahathir:

     Alhamdulillah, All Praise be to Allah, by whose Grace and Blessings we, the leaders of the Organisation of Islamic Conference countries are gathered here today to confer and hopefully to plot a course for the future of Islam and the Muslim ummah worldwide.

     The whole world is looking at us. Certainly 1.3 billion Muslims, one-sixth of the world's population are placing their hopes in us, in this meeting, even though they may be cynical about our will and capacity to even decide to restore the honour of Islam and the Muslims, much less to free their brothers and sisters from the oppression and humiliation from which they suffer today.

      I will not enumerate the instances of our humiliation and oppression, nor will I once again condemn our detractors and oppressors. It would be an exercise in futility because they are not going to change their attitudes just because we condemn them. If we are to recover our dignity and that of Islam, our religion, it is we who must decide, it is we who must act.

       To begin with, the Governments of all the Muslim countries can close ranks and have a common stand if not on all issues, at least on some major ones, such as on Palestine. We are all Muslims. We are all oppressed. We are all being humiliated. But we who have been raised by Allah above our fellow Muslims to rule our countries have never really tried to act in concert in order to exhibit at our level the brotherhood and unity that Islam enjoins upon us. 

     From being a single ummah we have allowed ourselves to be divided into numerous sects, mazhabs and tarikats, each more concerned with claiming to be the true Islam than our oneness as the Islamic ummah. We fail to notice that our detractors and enemies do not care whether we are true Muslims or not. To them we are all Muslims, followers of a religion and a Prophet whom they declare promotes terrorism, and we are all their sworn enemies. They will attack and kill us, invade our lands, bring down our Governments whether we are Sunnis or Syiahs, Alawait or Druze or whatever. And we aid and abet them by attacking and weakening each other, and sometimes by doing their bidding, acting as their proxies to attack fellow Muslims. We try to bring down our Governments through violence, succeeding to weaken and impoverish our countries. ...

     With all these developments over the centuries the ummah and the Muslim civilisation became so weak that at one time there was not a single Muslim country which was not colonised or hegemonised by the Europeans. But regaining independence did not help to strengthen the Muslims. Their states were weak and badly administered, constantly in a state of turmoil. The Europeans could do what they liked with Muslim territories. It is not surprising that they should excise Muslim land to create the state of Israel to solve their Jewish problem. Divided, the Muslims could do nothing effective to stop the Balfour and Zionist transgression.

     Some would have us believe that, despite all these, our life is better than that of our detractors. Some believe that poverty is Islamic, sufferings and being oppressed are Islamic. This world is not for us. Ours are the joys of heaven in the afterlife. All that we have to do is to perform certain rituals, wear certain garments and put up a certain appearance. Our weakness, our backwardness and our inability to help our brothers and sisters who are being oppressed are part of the Will of Allah, the sufferings that we must endure before enjoying heaven in the hereafter. We must accept this fate that befalls us. We need not do anything. We can do nothing against the Will of Allah.

      But is it true that it is the Will of Allah and that we can and should do nothing? Allah has said in Surah Ar-Ra'd verse 11 that He will not change the fate of a community until the community has tried to change its fate itself.

     The early Muslims were as oppressed as we are presently. But after their sincere and determined efforts to help themselves in accordance with the teachings of Islam, Allah had helped them to defeat their enemies and to create a great and powerful Muslim civilisation. But what effort have we made especially with the resources that He has endowed us with.

      We are now 1.3 billion strong. We have the biggest oil reserve in the world. We have great wealth. We are not as ignorant as the Jahilliah who embraced Islam. We are familiar with the workings of the world's economy and finances. We control 57 out of the 180 countries in the world. Our votes can make or break international organisations. Yet we seem more helpless than the small number of Jahilliah converts who accepted the Prophet as their leader. Why? Is it because of Allah's will or is it because

we have interpreted our religion wrongly, or failed to abide by the correct teachings of our religion, or done the wrong things? ...

    Today we, the whole Muslim ummah are treated with contempt and dishonour. Our religion is denigrated. Our holy places desecrated. Our countries are occupied. Our people starved and killed.

      None of our countries are truly independent. We are under pressure to conform to our oppressors' wishes about how we should behave, how we should govern our lands, how we should think even. 

      Today if they want to raid our country, kill our people, destroy our villages and towns, there is nothing substantial that we can do. Is it Islam which has caused all these? Or is it that we have failed to do our duty according to our religion?

      Our only reaction is to become more and more angry. Angry people cannot think properly. And so we find some of our people reacting irrationally. They launch their own attacks, killing just about anybody including fellow Muslims to vent their anger and frustration. Their Governments can do nothing to stop them. The enemy retaliates and puts more pressure on the Governments. And the Governments have no choice but to give in, to accept the directions of the enemy, literally to give up their independence of action.

      With this their people and the ummah become angrier and turn against their own Governments. Every attempt at a peaceful solution is sabotaged by more indiscriminate attacks calculated to anger the enemy and prevent any peaceful settlement. But the attacks solve nothing. The Muslims simply get more oppressed.

      There is a feeling of hopelessness among the Muslim countries and their people. They feel that they can do nothing right. They believe that things can only get worse. The Muslims will forever be oppressed and dominated by the Europeans and the Jews. They will forever be poor, backward and weak. Some believe, as I have said, this is the Will of Allah, that the proper state of the Muslims is to be poor and oppressed in this world.

      But is it true that we should do and can do nothing for ourselves? Is it true that 1.3 billion people can exert no power to save themselves from the humiliation and oppression inflicted upon them by a much smaller enemy? Can they only lash back blindly in anger? Is there no other way than to ask our young people to blow themselves up and kill people and invite the massacre of more of our own people?

      It cannot be that there is no other way. 1.3 billion Muslims cannot be defeated by a few million Jews. There must be a way. And we can only find a way if we stop to think, to assess our weaknesses and our strength, to plan, to strategise and then to counter attack. As Muslims we must seek guidance from the Al-Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet. Surely the 23 years' struggle of the Prophet can provide us with some guidance as to what we can and should do.

    We know he and his early followers were oppressed by the Qhuraish. Did he launch retaliatory strikes? No. He was prepared to make strategic retreats. He sent his early followers to a Christian country and he himself later migrated to Madinah. There he gathered followers, built up his defence capability and ensured the security of his people. At Hudaibiyah he was prepared to accept an unfair treaty, against the wishes of his companions and followers. During the peace that followed he consolidated his strength and eventually he was able to enter Mecca and claim it for Islam. Even then he did not seek revenge. And the peoples of Mecca accepted Islam and many became his most powerful supporters, defending the Muslims against all their enemies.

     That briefly is the story of the struggle of the Prophet. We talk so much about following the sunnah of the Prophet. We quote the instances and the traditions profusely. But we actually ignore all of them.

      If we use the faculty to think that Allah has given us then we should know that we are acting irrationally. We fight without any objective, without any goal other than to hurt the enemy because they hurt us. Naively we expect them to surrender. We sacrifice lives unnecessarily, achieving nothing other than to attract more massive retaliation and humiliation.

     It is surety time that we pause to think. But will this be wasting time? For well over half a century we have fought over Palestine. What have we achieved? Nothing. We are worse off than before. If we had paused to think then we could have devised a plan, a strategy that can win us final victory. Pausing and thinking calmly is not a waste of time. We have a need to make a strategic retreat and to calmly assess our situation.

     We are actually very strong. 1.3 billion people cannot be simply wiped out. The Europeans killed 6 million Jews out of 12 million. But today the Jews rule this world by proxy. They get others to fight and die for them.

      We may not be able to do that. We may not be able to unite all the 1.3 billion Muslims. We may not be able to get all the Muslim Governments to act in concert. But even if we can get a third of the ummah and a third of the Muslim states to act together, we can already do something. Remember that the Prophet did not have many followers when he went to Madinah. But he united the Ansars and the Muhajirins and eventually he became strong enough to defend Islam.

      Apart from the partial unity that we need, we must take stock of our assets. I have already mentioned our numbers and our oil wealth. In today's world we wield a lot of political, economic and financial clout, enough to make up for our weakness in military terms.

     We also know that not all non-Muslims are against us. Some are welldisposed towards us. Some even see our enemies as their enemies. Even among the Jews there are many who do not approve of what the Israelis are doing.

      We must not antagonise everyone. We must win their hearts and minds. We must win them to our side not by begging for help from them but by the honourable way that we struggle to help ourselves. We must not strengthen the enemy by pushing everyone into their camps through irresponsible and unIslamic acts. Remember Salah El Din and the way he fought against the so called Crusaders, King Richard of England in particular. Remember the considerateness of the Prophet to the enemies of Islam. We must do the same. It is winning the struggle that is important, not angry retaliation, not revenge.

      We must build up our strength in every field, not just in armed might. Our countries must be stable and well administered, must be economically and financially strong, industrially competent and technologically advanced. This will take time, but it can be done and it will be time well spent. We are enjoined by our religion to be patient. Innallahamaasabirin. Obviously there is virtue in being patient.

      But the defence of the ummah, the counter attack need not start only after we have put our houses in order. Even today we have sufficient assets to deploy against our detractors. It remains for us to identify them and to work out how to make use of them to stop the carnage caused by the enemy. This is entirely possible if we stop to think, to plan, to strategise and to take the first few critical steps. Even these few steps can yield positive results. ...

     The enemy will probably welcome these proposals and we will conclude that the promoters are working for the enemy. But think. We are up against a people who think. They survived 2000 years of pogroms not by hitting back, but by thinking. They invented and successfully promoted Socialism, Communism, human rights and democracy so that persecuting them would appear to be wrong, so they may enjoy equal rights with others. With these they have now gained control of the most powerful countries and they, this tiny community, have become a world power. We cannot fight them through brawn alone. We must use our brains also.

    Of late because of their power and their apparent success they have become arrogant. And arrogant people, like angry people will make mistakes, will forget to think.

    They are already beginning to make mistakes. And they will make more mistakes. There may be windows of opportunity for us now and in the future. We must seize these opportunities.

    But to do so we must get our acts right. Rhetoric is good. It helps us to expose the wrongs perpetrated against us, perhaps win us some sympathy and support. It may strengthen our spirit, our will and resolve, to face the enemy. ...

   There are many things that we can do. There are many resources that we have at our disposal. What is needed is merely-the will to do it, As Muslims, we must be grateful for the guidance of our religion, we must do what needs to be done, willingly and with determination. Allah has not raised us, the leaders, above the others so we may enjoy power for ourselves only. The power we wield is for our people, for the ummah, for Islam. We must have the will to make use of this power judiciously, prudently, concertedly. Insyaallah we will triumph in the end.

    I pray to Allah that this 10th Conference of the OIC in Putrajaya, Malaysia will give a new and positive direction to us, will be blessed with success by Him, Almighty Allah, Arahman, Arahirn.

Prime Minister's Office
Putrajaya

Recall Here the Key Points in Premier Mahathir's Talk

What he dared to say with the world press on hand only repeated in high-toned language what millions of Muslim clerics as well as TV and newspaper chatterbox-reporters and street-demagogues have drumbeaten into the heads of hundreds of millions of Muslims for decades now . . . only with no world press on hand, and in much more raw, raging language. Namely: Jews now rule the world. They are the Real Enemy Oppressors of Poor Weak and Dishonored Islam. And they are clever enough, despite their being only 15 million vs. 1.3 billion [now 1.6] Muslims worldwide --- about 110 Muslims for every Jew on earth --- to rule by proxy, letting others fight and die for Jewish domination of the world.

Yes indeed: Islam's decline in influence and power, along with non-stop failures on every category of importance in scientific, technological, economic, and development, is due to the demonic nonbelievers' machinations and fiendish plots to trammel full-speed Muslim advances in all forms of modernity . . . with, of course, the big-gun proxies themselves controlled by the arch-conspirators as well: World Jewry. Jews, to repeat, number 15 million people worldwide: or 1/5th of 1.0% of the world's population. Islam encompasses 1.6 billion people, or roughly 110 Muslims for each Jew on the globe.

And the percentage of Nobel science prizes awarded to Jews: 20% of the total (with approximately 40% of the prizes since 2000). Number of Muslim with science awards: 1 

And keeping Mahathir's speech in mind  --- the pervasive sense of humiliation and dishonor in Islam; its sense everywhere of hopeless weakness even as the arch-demonic Jews, directly or indirectly (by endless manipulation of powerful great-power proxies) order Muslim countries to be invaded, the women violated, the towns and cities pillaged, the people killed at will; and raging anger that does nothing to help Islam --- all this when you read on now:

Urges For Revenge in Much of Global Islam

Some Strong Evidence

 Once a rife sense of victimization sets into a society --- big or small, local or global: it doesn't matter --- it's easy to implant a rampant desire for revenge that will eat away at the minds of those peoples who shift the blame for  their failures, no matter how self-evident, onto make-believe enemies. All malevolent, all relentlessly ruthless and demonic, and hence all in need of being destroyed by the once despairing victims to feel suddenly more free and enlightened. 

 THERE'S OUR ENEMY!  NOT OUR FAULT!  And that is what has happened to Muslims around the world. 

Not all Muslims, mind you; but in large significant numbers all the same.

 And so, for instance, a Pew Research survey-group found in 2013 that 70% of Muslims globally surveyed turned out to be unequivocal anti-Semites . . . a euphemism for Jew-haters.  Just think about the figures a moment.  There are 1.3 billion Muslims worldwide. Let's assume 300 million are younger than 10 years.  That leaves about 700 million Muslims who detest and abominate Jews . . . the same 700 million who are chronic blame-shifters for their own and their societies' multiple failures.  (An ADL poll survey of anti-Semitism globally, which was made public in May 2014, found that 90% of Arabs in the Middle East and North Africa were markedly Jew-haters.) 

Is that a surprise, all this hatred for Jews in Islam?  Hardly. 

Not with decades of relentless state-controlled media and its malevolent propaganda in every Muslim country, 57 in number--- not to forget the shrill attacks in daily or weekly sermons conjured up by Muslim clerics and by half-cracked street-demagogues addressing whoever will listen, and of course most of this vicious racism gobbled up by gullible listeners and viewers whose numbers seem to total in the hundreds of millions.  The Jews!  That's our enemy!  Jews and their World Conspiracy . . .  each and everyone, according to the hate-purveyors all  descendents of "Apes and Monkeys" (where is Darwin when we need him?). 

And who but Mohammed himself is quoted in one of the 40 Hadiths --- the presumed teachings, deeds, and sayings by The Prophet that are regarded in Islam as historically accurate explanations of the Koran and Sharia law --- yes, quoted as saying:

  "The Day of Judgment will not come until Muslims fight the Jews, when the Jew will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say, 'O Muslim, O servant of God, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him.' Only the Gharkad tree would not do that, because it is one of the trees of the Jews."  Note in passing that the Hamas Charter of 1988 has never been renounced by Hamas leaders except in one case, and that was in 2010 when Hamas was seeking international support in a war with Israel . . . with no other Hamas leaders following suit (there are several that lead that terrorist movement, and in different Arab countries).  

How Extensive Then Is Support for Terrorism in Global Islam?

No one really knows for sure, meaning hard certainty, a point you'll find explained in a minute or two. Yes, there are numerous country- and regional-surveys carried out or managed by American or European survey groups (all informed by scholarly statistical work) that give us some good leads . . . with anywhere from 12% or so Muslims favor the use of terrorism --- note, not suicide terrorism per se -- to protect and advance Islamic aims of various sorts.

Keeping all this in mind, consider some of the recent survey data

A 2013 Pew Research Center poll asked Muslims around the world whether attacks on civilians were justified.

Globally 72% of Muslims said violence against civilians is never justified, and in the US, 81% of Muslims opposed such violence. About 14% of Muslims in the nations surveyed (and 8% of Muslims in the US) said violence against civilians is "often" or "sometimes" justified. 26% of Muslims in Bangladesh believe attacks are either somewhat justified or often justified, 18% in Malaysia, 7% in Iraq, 15% in Jordan, 29% in Egypt, 39% in Afghanistan and 40% in the Palestinian territories.  The survey did not include some Muslim nations, such as Iran, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Yemen, Syria, and Libya, but did include densely populated Muslim countries such as Pakistan, Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia.  Click here for the entire Pew poll 

And another poll in Britain: According to a 2007 poll conducted by the PolicyExchange think tank in Britain, nearly 60% said they would prefer to live under British law, while 37% of 16 to 24-year-olds said they would prefer sharia law, against 17% of those over 55. Also, nearly a third of 16 to 24-year-olds believed that those converting to another religion should be executed.[34]

There are some encouraging and discoraging trends over time in the 2013 Pew Research poll. Consider this one on Suicide Bombings: click here again.

Some problems here.  Note first that though 11 Muslim countries were polled, that leaves roughly four times the number of Muslim countries that weren't.  That's an important statistical problem.  On the encouraging side, there is a general tendency in the 8 of the 11 countries to condemn suicide bombings. 

On the side of uncertainty, there's another serious problem: Suppose it were mainly Jews and, say, Americans and French and British citizens as well who were the targets.  In that case, the poll is totally unrevealing.  We have no idea if the decline, for instance, isn't due to the more extremist jihadi fanatics beginning in 2005 to target more and more Sunni and Shia Muslims in Iraq, Jordan, Pakistan, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Lebanon, Mali, Syria, and so on. If, too, only Jews were targeted, what would be the percentage of Muslims worldwide in favor of full-scale genocidal attacks (and not, please note, just on Israeli Jews)?  The percentages in favor of the suicide bombings would almost certainly soar.  And, finally, if it were just Americans or French or British citizens targeted, the percentages in favor of suicide bombings would very likely rise noticeably among most Muslim countries, wouldn't it?

Other Polls that go deeper into a long list of Islamist extremism and percentages in the Muslim world of support or non-support for it:   

Click here

Muslim Children and Birth-Rates Need to be Considered Seriously Here

 Even if majority of the 1.6 billion Muslims do not themselves engage in terrorism against the vicious enemy, and most also condemn --- something we can't really distinguish be sorting out the civilian targets --- even 1% of the 1.6 billion would amount to 16 million jihadi supporters.  If it's 10%, that adds up to 160 million.  If it's 20%, that's 320 million --- and of course lots of the 1.6 billion are children under the age of 16 or so. Then too Muslims around the globe tend to have more children per mother than any other religious groups.  In the upshot, that means more and more Muslim children and young adults will grow faster in population than children and young adults elsewhere.  (There are some regional differences on the birth-rates in global Islam, but all of them --- despite a general slowdown over the last 20-25 years --- will still have the highest numbers of births per woman in the world.    Click here again.

Why are these data important for making sense of Islamist menaces to the world in the future?  Simply said, the most likely recruits to extremist jihadi terrorist groups are men between the ages of 17 and their early 30s.  Their numbers, not least in Europe, are easily predicted to grow noticeably in a decade or two.

More Evidence:

Rife Jew-Hatred All Over the Muslim World

At Arab Airports, Protocols of the Elders of Zion are freely on sale, along with Mein Kampf by you know who.  And a big conference can be held in Iran by the nutbin President, with the approval of the biggie Ayatollah in charge of everything in the country, to prove that the Holocaust never occurred.  And a TV series more than thirty episodes long can be shot in Syria that showed Jews eating the flesh of Muslim children (no Christians for them to feed on), with other Islamic countries eager to get hold of the series and put it on their TV networks.  Or in Turkey, supposedly an ally of ours in NATO, can do a TV series of make-believe where Jews who control America send American and Israeli doctors to battlefields where they carve out the organs of wounded or dying Muslim soldiers --- or from live prisoners --- and resell them to Hospitals worldwide for the lucre that goes into Jewish pockets.  Or numerous clerics in Sunni and Shia countries can sanctify terrorist suicide attacks on non-combatant Israelis. 

Back on Planet Earth, Far More Likely Causes of Islamic Downfall and Backwardness:

As vast numbers of Muslims around the world look for shifting the blame onto others --- the vicious hobgoblin Jews foremost among them --- others Muslims, a fairly quiet minority ( including some thoughtful Muslim scholars who live in free countries found only in Europe, the USA, and Australia and New Zealand where they are free to research and publish without being swiftly jailed and tortured or killed by the police or by terrorists) --- have explained Islam's endless decline and backwardness for centuries now as due to more plausible causes.  Such as massive corruption, incompetent dictatorial regimes, secret-police states, crony-patron groups at the top (suppressing other crony-patron rivals), a poor work ethos, and retarded economic growth owing to these causes ...plus backward science and technologies and horrid educational systems and self-victimization . . . not to forget the suppression of half of all Muslims world-wide who don't have penises. 

For an excellent summary of the UN Arab Human Development Report 2002 --- put out by a team of 30 Arab scholars --- click here  It sets out all the various real problems and numerous failures, over and over, to cause backwardness and stagnation in almost all areas of the Arab world.  As The Economist online magazine observes, the vast majority of Arabs explain their failures as due to the Israelis --- and that includes a large number of so-called educated Arabs.