If someone supported Nazi Germany at the expense of the United States, we didn’t say that was freedom of speech, we put him in a camp, they were prisoners of war. If these people are radicalized and they don’t support the United States and they are disloyal to the United States as a matter of principle, fine. It’s their right and it’s our right and obligation to segregate them from the normal community for the duration of the conflict.
Retired general and former Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark, Wesley Clark: “Disloyal Americans” should be tossed in internment camps for the “duration” of the war on terror, Salon, 20 July 2015
Corriere della Sera: What do you propose, then? To deport five million French Muslims?
Zemmour: I know it’s unrealistic, but history takes us by surprise. Who would have thought in 1940 that a million pieds-noirs, twenty years later, would have left Algeria to return to France? Or that, after the war. 5 or 6 million Germans would leave Central and Eastern Europe, where they had lived for centuries? I think we’re heading towards chaos. This situation of a population within another population, as Muslims are in relation to the French, will lead to chaos and civil war. Millions of people live here, in France, and don’t want to live like the French people.
Il successo di Zemmour, l’arrabbiato anti-élite «La Francia si è suicidata» Corriere della Sera, 30 ottobre 2014
It’s mommy Angela: pride, glory and honor of Europe, the future Nobel Peace Prize, the embodiment of a continent of moms who cannot put up with the picture of a dead child … Within hours, Angela Merkel took the monumental responsibility to permanently destroy a millennial Germany and turn it into a multicultural country. The announced 800,000 refugees will have children, millions of people will get on the move now that they see Germany as the nineteenth-century America. But who will eventually play the role of Indians?
Éric Zemmour’s on-air remarks on RTL, 10 September 2015
There are currently over 9.5 million Syrian refugees: 6.5 million are internally displaced and the remaining three million have fled the country, mostly seeking refuge in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan.
To this figure we must add five million stateless Palestinian refugees (since 1948), one million Afghan refugees in Iran (UNHCR, 2015), over 3 million internally displaced persons in Iraq and hundreds of thousands of North African refugees.
When, back in 2003, Jacques Chirac and Dominique de Villepin warned the world that the U.S. invasion of Iraq would open a Pandora’s box, few could foresee a catastrophe of these proportions, greatly exceeding the tragedy of Vietnamese boat people (Margaret Thatcher reluctant to give boat people refuge in Britain, Guardian, 30 December 2009).
A crisis that could have been resolved long ago (“Martti Ahtisaari said the failure to consider the Russian offer had led to a ‘self-made disaster’ with the huge flow of refugees” – West ‘ignored Russian offer in 2012 to have Syria’s Assad step aside’, Guardian, 15 September 2015), had the White House made different choices (How U.S. Interventionists Abetted the Rise of ISIS, Wall Street Journal, 27 August 2014), is now turning into a ticking time bomb.
Zemmour, a French celebrity journalist and essayist, like many other European demagogues, is sowing the seeds of hysteria among Europeans, amid fears of “refugee burden” and “new Barbaric invasions” (Zemmour choque en évoquant la déportation des musulmans, Europe 1, 17 décembre 2014; Marine Le Pen verrait bien Eric Zemmour comme son ministre de la Culture, BFMTV, 14 septembre 2015).
While Hungary, Saudi Arabia and Israel have built barbed wire fences, financial analysts are forecasting a worldwide “credit freeze” which, under these circumstances, could ignite massive social unrest across Europe.
This predicament could lead to self-isolating, violently xenophobic movements (Czech police haul migrants off trains to Germany and ‘write numbers on their arms in ink’, Independent, 2 September 2015; Far-right Czech politician recommends placing refugees in concentration camp, Jerusalem Post, 9 September 2015) and the continual erosion or even break-down of the European Union or, alternatively, to a wiser course of action (A 10-Point Plan to Solve Europe’s Refugee Crisis, Huffington Post, 26 August 2015).