How Islamists Infiltrate British Democracy

The Muslim population of Europe today stands at around 44 million, so that’s about the population of a medium sized European country (Spain has a population of roughly 47 million). And since European countries function as democracies that means that inevitably this demographic has its share of influence over government and policy makers too. Indeed, overtime the “Islamic vote” is likely to become an increasingly prominent part of the political landscape in Europe. Now, that need not necessarily be any cause for great alarm, most Muslims vote for mainstream parties and decide how they vote with reference to all the usual economic issues that most other Europeans do. Yet increasingly, there have been efforts by Islamist extremists to mobilize the Muslim vote behind their own agenda. And it appears that in the upcoming British election, these radicals are poised to make a particularly well-organized and insidious attempt to wield their influence over Muslim voters.

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How Islamists Infiltrate British Democracy

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