Over at FrontPage Magazine, viaÂ RaymondIbrahim.com, I discuss the latest calls for U.S. monetary aid to be seen as “jizya” from contemptuous infidel dhimmis to their Islamic overlords:
As earlier suggested, the wonderful thing about Salafisâ€”those extra “radical” Muslims who seek to emulate as literally as possible prophet Muhammad’s teachings and habitsâ€”is that they are so unabashed and frank about what they believe. Such is the degree of brainwashing that they have undergone. Unlike the Muslim Brotherhood, which was founded much earlier, doublespeak is not second nature to the Salafis.
In a meeting with a group of Arab Americans this week, U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama revealed that he will not push the Israelis and Palestinians toward restarting negotiations or outline a new peace initiative during his upcoming visit to the region, but he will take with him a cash infusion of $500 million – which Congress will soon release – of much needed financial aid to the Palestinian Authority.
The most recent example comes from Al Hafiz TV, an Egyptian Islamic station. During a roundtable discussion on the U.S. and foreign aid to Egypt, an Islamic cleric, clearly of the Salafi bentâ€”he had their trademark mustache-less-beardâ€”insisted that the U.S. must be treated contemptuously, like a downtrodden dhimmi, or conquered infidel; that Egypt must make the U.S. conform to its own demands; and that, then, all the money the U.S. offers to Egypt in foreign aid can be taken as rightfully earned jizya.
Historically, the jizya was money, or tribute, that conquered non-Muslims had to pay to their Muslim overlords to safeguard their existence, as indicated in Koran 9:29. As the spirit of Islam continues making a comeback, Muslims around the world continue calling for non-Muslims, especially Christian minorities under Islam, to resume paying the jizya, which was abolished in the 19th century thanks to European intervention.
According to the sheikh, Egypt must be less cooperative with the U.S. and at the same time insist for more monetary aid. If so, the sheikh believes that “America will accept; it will kiss our hands; and it will also increase its aid. And we will consider its aid as jizya, not as aid. But first we must make impositions on it.”
When the host asked the sheikh “Do the Americans owe us jizya?” he responded, “Yes,” adding that it is the price Americans have to pay “so we can leave them alone!” When the host asked the sheikh if he was proclaiming a fatwa, the latter exclaimed, “By Allah of course!” The sheikh added that, to become a truly Islamic state, Egypt must “impose on America to pay aid as jizya, before we allow it to realize its own interests, the ones which we agree to.”
While the Egyptian cleric was focused on “international jizya”â€”that is, money paid by one non-Muslim nation to a Muslim nation, U.S money to Egyptâ€”other Muslims have been receiving and enjoying individual “jizya” from Western, infidel governments, in the form of welfare aid….
Continue readingÂ about the UK Musim cleric who boasts about receiving “jizya” via welfare benefits from the infidel “slaves” of the UK.