The Spanish EU-commissioner for external affairs, Javier Solana, should apply the lessons from Islamic rule in Spain into the EU-policy towards Israel.
The European Union (EU) has put fresh pressure on the Prime Minister elect Binyamin Netanyahu to give up the military and political control of Judea and Samaria, and support the formation of a new Palestinian state.
EU seems to have forgotten that a strong Zionist state in the Middle East, might have been able to stop the two past Islamic invasions of Europe. The EU-leadership must remember that the whole of Spain and Portugal was forced under Islamic laws for more than 400 years, and needed to be liberated. Parts of Southern Spain remained under the control of the Muslims from 711 AD to 1492 AD. As late as 1683 A.D, Islamic soldiers stood at the gates of Wien.
Islam is founded on an objective of achieving control over both Judaism and Christianity. Nothing has changed. If the Islamic World were honest, they would also acknowledge that their fight for a Palestinian nation, still is a part of a broader plan to destroy Israel. If the Islamic World had true motives of forming a new Palestinian state, they would have done so when the so-called West bank was controlled by the Kingdom of Jordan. The Islamic World had their chance to show their goodwill to the Arab Muslim refugees west of the River Jordan from 1948 to 1967. Either by granting them statehood, or by giving them citizenship in other Arab Muslim nations. But there was no such political claims.
Unfortunately, all lovers of peace in the Middle East needs to remind and educate the EU-leaders like Javier Solana, that the PLO was formed in 1964, during the Jordanian control of the West Bank. The PLO-agenda was not to demand a new Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria, but to call for the full destruction of Israel. Hamas bluntly says in public that their goal is to force a new genocide on the Jewish people. The president of the Islamic republic of Iran supports this view. Why do the EU support this political agenda?
If a new Palestinian state is formed in Judea and Samaria, there will be no government in the World, that can guarantee Israel that Radical Islamic terrorist entries like Hamas and Hizbolla will not be able to take control of that new nation. It that was the case, than the World would not have accepted that Hamas took over the control of Gaza in a bloody military operation. The International society would also have summoned the Hamas leadership to the International War Tribunal in Haage, for firing thousand of rockets into Israel as an act of targeting civilians. Israel did enter Gaza in December 2008, with the sole purpose of stopping the Islamic terrorists from firing such rockets. The International law gives the state of Israel the full right to do so,as an act of self-defense.
Every sound human being regrets any loss of life because of this ongoing holy Islamic war against Israel. But there is no other way of securing peace and prosperity for both Arabs and Jews in Judea and Samaria, than to keep these two districts under the control of the IDF and the Government of the democratic state of Israel. To support Israel, is also the best line of defense Europa can have in the Middle East.