Rev. Peter Mullen is that very rare individual, a Church of England priest who dares to speak his mind. The following commentary on the Islamofascist takeover of the Middle East is from his blog at The Telegraph.
Paralysed by political correctness, the West looks on as Egypt and Syria follow Iran into Islamofascism
Why be content with just one Iran when you can have two? Egypt shows every sign of developing quickly into another Islamofascist regime. Egyptian judges have gone on strike because President Morsi has ascribed to himself something resembling absolute power, more control than even the hated and deposed "Western puppet Mubarak ever had. Naturally, he is supported by the Muslim Brotherhood and assorted Salafists who look to the establishment of an Islamic republic resembling that of the Ayatollahs in Iran.
Oh dear, it wasnt meant to turn out like this at all! When the Egyptian uprising began almost two years ago, it was cheered on by enthusiastic Western governments and an even more avid Western mass media who saw a brilliant democratic future for Egypt
It is nothing new. From time to time militant Islam has made war on the civilised world:
In AD 732 a Muslim army of 200,000 men were defeated by the Christian Charles Martel at Tours. If that battle had been lost, all of Europe would have fallen to militant Islam. In 1565 the relief of the Siege of Malta, by a Christian alliance, ensured that the Mediterranean did not fall into Muslim hands and so give them a toehold in southern Europe (continue reading...)