Rite and Reason: Analysts who are picking over the recent Madrid bombings refer to the lessons to be learnt by Bush and Blair. But to assume that Spain is a target of al-Qaeda and fundamentalist Islam only as a result of her involvement in the coalition formed to remove Saddam Hussein from Iraq or as a result of western colonial dictates, or even Zionism, flies in the face of historical and political reality. There are much older scores to be settled. Al-Qaeda is spearheading Islam's third attemptin history at worldwide "submission" and totaldomination, argues Susan Philips.
Early Muslim conquests
The Ultimate Goal of Islam: World Domination
Built around the excavated hill of the Crucifixion, legend has it that Constantine's mother Helena discovered the True Cross here. Foundation of the first Islamic community; social and economic reforms. Starting point of the Islamic calendar. He chose now to emphasize the Arabness of the new religion and has his followers face Mecca when praying instead of Jerusalem. In the end, all the Jews were either banished or executed. Muhammad's chief rival in Mecca, Abu Jahl, was executed. Even with 10, men he was unsuccessful for the 15 days he was there.
ISIS unveils chilling new map of Europe as it plans for world domination by 2020
In bin Laden's August fatwa declaring war against the US, he claims that Islamic revival is occurring around world, and especially around the Muslim world:. Under the present circumstances [of Zionist-Crusader aggressions], and under the banner of the blessed awakening which is sweeping the world in general and the Islamic world in particular, I meet with you today. In March Peter Arnett interviews bin Laden, who says the goal of jihad is to exalt God's word the Quran to the heights, in other words, until the message of his Holy Book goes around the world. For [subordination to the Jews and occupation of Arabia] and other acts of aggression and injustice, we have declared jihad against the US, because in our religion it is our duty to make jihad so that God's word is the one exalted to the heights and so that we drive the Americans away from all Muslim countries.
This chilling map reveals the calculated way ISIS plan to take over the world by The terrorist group aim to control the Middle East, North Africa and parts of Europe within the next five years, the new map shows. The caliphate, a state governed by Sharia law, covers areas from Spain in the west to the border of China in the east. Andalus, for example, is the Arabic name given to the parts of Spain, Portugal and France that were occupied by the Moors from the 8th to the 15th century.