While more "progressive" voices cry "racism," the fact remains: there are several objective reasons why the West should give priority, if not exclusivity, to Christian refugees-and some of these are actually to the benefit of European host nations.
Christians are true victims of persecution. From a humanitarian point of view-and humanitarianism is the chief reason being cited in accepting refugees-Christians should receive top priority simply because they are the most persecuted group in the Middle East-well before the Islamic State phenomenon came into being.
Conversely, Muslim refugees-as opposed to the many ISIS and other jihadi infiltrators posing as "refugees"-are not fleeing direct persecution, but chaos created by the violent and supremacist teachings of their own religion, Islam.
Unlike Muslims, or even Yazidis, Christians are easily assimilated in Western countries, due to their shared Christian heritage. As Slovakia, which prefers Christian refugees, correctly points out, Muslims would not fit in, including because there are no mosques in the Slavic nation.
Meanwhile, Muslims follow a completely different blueprint, the Koran-which condemns Christians by name, calls for constant war (jihad) against all non-Muslims, and advocates any number of distinctly anti-Western practices. Hence it is no surprise that many Muslim asylum seekers are anti-Western at heart, if not members of jihadi organizations.
Mideast Christians bring trustworthy language and cultural skills that are beneficial to the West. They understand the Middle Eastern-including Islamic-mindset and can help the West understand it. Moreover, unlike Muslims, Christians have no "conflicting loyalty" issues: Islamic law forbids Muslims from aiding "infidels" against fellow Muslims [...]
Indeed, an entire book about how "double agent" Muslims have infiltrated every corner of the U.S. government exists. No such threat exists among Mideast Christians. They too render unto God what is God's and unto Caesar's what is Caesar's.
Raymond Ibrahim, Frontpage Mag 25 Comments
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