Alex Alexiev about radical Islam (Focus New Agency archive reference)16 March 2009 | 20:44 | FOCUS News Agency
26% of the British Muslims do not feel loyalty towards Britain. 13% approve of terrorism and 1% have participated in the preparation or performance of terrorist activities home or abroad, a poll, conducted by the British Home Office shows.
This information was cited by Alex Alexiev in an interview he gave for FOCUS News Agency and the Trud daily on March 21 2006. Currently Alexiev is an adviser on national Security with the Pentagon and the CIA.
1% of the Muslims in Britain equals 16,000 people. According to Alexiev, the results of this poll show that a serious part of the British Muslims have fallen under the influence of Islamic extremists.
The Muslim population in Western Europe totals about 20 Million people and increases by more than 50% every decade, Alex Alexiev, an adviser on national Security with the Pentagon and the CIA and also a Vice President for Research with the Center for Security Policy and leads the program on “Islamic Radicalism And International Terrorism” said in an interview for FOCUS News Agency and the Trud daily in April 2006. “It is growing at more than 50% every decade because of high fertility and huge numbers of legal (family reunification, asylum) and illegal immigration. The native European population, on the other hand, with a TFR (total fertility rate) of 1.5% (children per woman) is declining at about one half percent (or 2.3 million) per year, which to put it mildly is collective suicide on the installment plan. Moreover, the Muslim population is young (27years average) while the natives are old (38years average) and ageing rapidly. The bottom line is that in 25 years or less, the under 20 yrs old cohort in most European urban areas will be majority Muslim. If at that time, they are as radicalized as they are today, it is difficult to see how Western Europe can remain a democratic and secular society”. ”Islamism is a political ideology which is totalitarian in nature and much closer to fascism and communism than to Islam as a religion. This is an essential difference, which is not always understood by European government. It is sort of like the difference between society and socialism”, Alexiev said.
"Islamism is a political ideology which is totalitarian in nature and much
closer to fascism and communism than to Islam as a religion. This is an
essential difference which is not always understood European governments. It
is sort of like the difference between society and socialism", Alexiev said
in an interview for FOCUS News Agency and the Trud daily.
In 2008 in an interview with Frontpage Magazine vice president for research at the Center for Security Policy Alex Alexiev discussed the essence of the Shariah-compliant finance.
The first thing to note about Shariah-compliant finance (SCF), which is a derivative of Islamic economics, is that both are essentially invented, bogus concepts. Neither one had been practiced or even mentioned much in Muslim history before the 1940s, when the radical Pakistani Islamist Abul Ala Mawdudi made them up. In doing that, his objective was entirely political and had very little to do with either economics or finance, subjects about which he knew nothing. His objective, very simply, was to convince the Muslims that Islam was a complete system of guidance in life in all things temporal or sacral and that the West had nothing useful to offer the Muslims. This was an essential part of his agenda for Islamization, which he pursued vigorously for decades. The fact that the first Islamic bank took thirty years to materialize after that is just another proof of the fabricated nature of the concept.
There is yet another important SCF aspect that few understand. If you are a devout Muslim, even an Islamist, living in a Western country in which there are no Islamic banks, you are allowed to use conventional infidel institutions under the shariah doctrine of ‘extreme necessity.’ However, once SCF institutions do exist, you are religiously obligated to patronize them exclusively. Thus, by allowing the spread of SCF in the West, we are, wittingly or not, pushing the Muslims in the hands of the Islamists.
Then there is the direct financial support SCF provides to extremism and terrorism. To start with, SCF employs dozens of radical Islamists as shariah advisors and pays them royally. Some of them sit on as many as two dozen of these boards and make millions of dollars, at least some of which is then donated to extremist causes.
Alex Alexiev was born in Sofia in 1941 in the family of the great
Bulgarian journalist and cartoonist Rayko Alexiev, who was killed by the
People's Court. In 1965 Alexiev emigrates to the USA where he wins
recognition as one of the best analysts on former Soviet Union. Currently he
is an adviser on national Security with the Pentagon and the CIA. He is also
a Vice President for Research with the Center for Security Policy and leads
the program on "Islamic Radicalism And International Terrorism". During
nearly 20 years as a senior analyst with the national security division of
the Rand Corporation, Alexiev directed numerous research projects for the
Department of Defense and other agencies. He is the author of several books
and myriad monographs and articles on national security issues.
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