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Ken’s Thought of the Week: The NATO strategy to protect Europe is guaranteed to fail



By Ken Abramowitz, President & Founder, SaveTheWest

See the sources for this article and more research in the Additional Reading section.

On Dec 3-4, 2019, the leaders of the 29 NATO countries gathered in London, England, to update the organization’s security strategy over the short and long terms.

The collective joint communique, entitled the “London Declaration,” highlighted NATO’s strategies to counteract China and Russia, and generic “terrorism” by both state and non-state actors.

Most astonishingly, however, the “London Declaration” did not:

  • Define “terrorism,” which can be both physical and cultural
  • Mention non-state terrorist actors such as ISIS, Al Qaeda (search the document for these terms here)

  • Acknowledge that the #1 threat to Europe is the metastasis of Islamist terrorism and cultural subversion, which are both dictates of Sharia law, nor did it present a strategy to counteract this threat
  • Discuss the fact that Turkey and Qatar finance the Muslim Brotherhood, the hub organization from which every major Sunni Islamist terrorist group in the world was born, and creates parallel Muslim enclaves within non-Muslim nations
  • Discuss the fact that Saudi Arabia finances the worldwide spread of Wahabbism, the clan that promotes ideologies that terrorist groups such as Qaeda and ISIS use to justify their acts
  • Discuss whether Turkey (which is now 99% Muslim) should even a member of NATO (which is 90% Christian)

To its credit, the London Declaration discussed “irregular migration” (presumably from unnamed Middle Eastern countries), but presented no strategy to stop it, or to deport the Islamist terrorists and their supporters, who have already penetrated and settled in European countries. Below is the entirety of this passage:

(3) We, as an Alliance, are facing distinct threats and challenges emanating from all strategic directions. Russia’s aggressive actions constitute a threat to Euro-Atlantic security; terrorism in all its forms and manifestations remains a persistent threat to us all. State and non-state actors challenge the rules-based international order. Instability beyond our borders is also contributing to irregular migration. We face cyber and hybrid threats.

Since NATO has been constantly failing or unwilling to recognize the growing Islamic demographic and cultural/political threat, it stands no chance of successfully defending its peoples.


  • According to one veteran researcher, France will become a Muslim-majority nation within 40-45 years

Until it decides to openly and honestly address the actual internal and external threats it faces, NATO has no chance of successfully defending the people in its member nations, who are forced to pay for this travesty.

Additional Reading

NATO – Official text: London Declaration, 04Dec2019

Iran’s Long, Bloody History of Terror and Espionage in Europe – RealClearDefense

Iran has been the #1 largest state sponsor of global terrorism – SaveTheWest

Iran-backed Hezbollah & IRGC worldwide operations, including at the U.S. southern border, Mexico, Central & South America – SaveTheWest

The Muslim Brotherhood – The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Muslim Brotherhood – Counter Extremism Project

What Is the Muslim Brotherhood? – Middle East Forum

THE SAUDI CONNECTION: Wahhabism and Global Jihad on JSTOR

Erdogan Threatens to Let Migrant Flood Into Europe Resume – The New York Times

AKP’s Radicalization of Turkish Islam Among Minorities at Home and the Turkish Diaspora – Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs

Turkey Builds Mosques Abroad in Global Soft-Power Push – The Atlantic

How Turkey Is Spreading Its Radical Islamist Agenda to Europe – Algemeiner

How Erdogan Exports Turkish Islam – Foreign Policy

There are over 1.6 million Muslims in Italy—and only eight mosques — Quartz

Muhammad Hits List of Top 10 Baby Names in US – Voice of America – English

Mohammed is becoming one of most popular names in Germany – Daily Mail Online

Muhammad and Olivia are London’s most popular baby names – ITV News

Muslim majority in France projected in 40 years – Washington Times