FrontPage has posted two must-reads. Steven Plaut deduces the mythical nature of “Palestinianism” from the relevant history and infers the underlying agenda of destruction from it: “Incitement to genocide, act II.” Plaut’s is a powerfully argued case that demands attention.
Bat Ye’or is the world’s foremost historian of “dhimmitude” — the status of non-Muslim peoples under Islam. Her forthcoming book Eurabia applies the theme to contemporary developments in Europe. Today she previews the theme in the context of Arafat’s death: “Arafat’s legacy for Europe.” Her thesis is that Europe has submitted to “the cult of Palestinianism”:
Palestinianism condenses jihadist values. It promotes the destruction of Israel, the denial of Hebrew biblical history and hence Christianity. It preaches Islamic replacement theology and the Arabization and Islamization of the Holy Land