After 9/11: Is the West Protecting Radical Islam?

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Twelve years have passed years since 9/11, and Western leaders still refuse to get real about the threat of radical Islam.

A few years ago, CBN News filmed Denmark's Muslim community marching through the streets of Copenhagen under a banner that read "Islam is peace and love." 

It would be great if it were true. But a few weeks ago one of Denmark's most influential Muslim leaders dropped a bombshell when he admitted that every mosque in Denmark is controlled by a radical imam.

Even before George W. Bush went to a Washington, D.C., mosque after 9/11 and said the World Trade Center attack was not the true face of Islam, critics have accused Western leaders of being more concerned with appearing tolerant than confronting the threat posed by radical Islam. This is because while the vast majority of the world's Muslims are not terrorists, the vast majority of the world's terrorists are Muslims.

The United States has foiled more than 60 terrorist plots since 9/11. Britain uncovers at least one major terrorist attack every year. But there are other forms of violence from Muslim culture that authorities aren't facing.

Police Cover-Up?
Britain is still reeling from a scandal in which police covered up a Muslim rape gang epidemic for 10 years; one in which primarily Pakistani men made white English girls their sex slaves.

For years, British authorities tried to pretend that Muslim sex grooming gangs didn't exist. And so the problem grew, and more young women had their lives ruined.  

Muslim immigrant gangs in Britain are still so dangerous that when CBN News tried to interview rape gang victims no one would go on camera. Even their family members and friends insisted that they would be in danger if their identities or faces were shown.

A woman from northern England, who we're calling "Christine," told us there are areas now where young girls just can't walk down their own streets. People are too scared to come out and say what is going on."

"The real scandal is that this has been going on for 20 years, and no policeman has ever resigned over this," said George Igler, director of the Discourse Institute in Britain told CBN News.

"For 20 years, they just did not investigate. And the reason why they didn't investigate was just the inability to speak freely," he said. "The fact that something was taboo, meant you couldn't talk about it."

Tyranny of Tolerance
According to Igler, when British solder Lee Rigby was beheaded in the streets of London by a Nigerian Muslim, one of British Prime Minister David Cameron's first orders of business was to appear open-minded and tolerant.

"He didn't look into the camera and say, 'I'm tripling base security immediately. We will find those who are responsible, This has got nothing to do with Islam,'" he said. "So, all these people who were listening realized in an instant that they were being lied to," Rigler said.

Cameron had to be corrected by an Islamic terrorist group that bluntly stated the Rigby murder was indeed because of Islam.

Rape Epidemic
Another issue politicians don't want to discuss is rape.

Some now call Sweden the rape capital of the world. According to one study, during a five-year period almost four out of five rapes were committed by primarily Muslim immigrants.

Norway has had its own rape epidemic against blonde Norwegian women by immigrant men. Some blondes have dyed their hair black or travel only in groups. Or some wear Muslim hijabs, or headscarves, as protection against rape.

"For some [Muslim males] the hijab is a symbolic marker that separates the submissive proper Muslim women from what they see as the 'Norwegian whores,'" Kristin Spitznogle, a therapist who has treated some of the rape victims, said. "When I say 'whores,' I'm really just referring to their own words. This is what they told journalists."

Strange Bedfellows
Meanwhile, Muslims and the European Left continue their strange political partnership.

While they are polar opposites on social issues like women's rights, abortion and homosexuality, Muslims vote for the Left while the Left grows its constituency by encouraging Muslim immigration and the spread of Islamic values.

"Third World immigrants to Denmark, something like 95 percent, vote for the Left," Danish Islamic expert Lars Hedegaard explained. "If they can open the floodgates for Third World immigrants, they can more than import and secure their own voters."

America, too, has been trying to advance the cause of Muslim radicals in Syria and Egypt.

President Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., have been pushing Congress to allow the United States to help the Syrian rebel movement, which includes al-Qaida terrorists.

The president also supported the ousted Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt against the will of the majority of Egyptians.

It's what has been happening in virtually every Western nation for years: politicians not just pretending radical Islam isn't he enemy, but actually helping it spread.

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