„Between 1980 and 2000 the number of patents registered in Israel was 7652 compared with 367 for all the Arab countries combined. In 2008 alone Israeli inventors applied to register 9591 new patents. The equivalent figure for Iran was 50 and for all majority Muslim countries in the world with 5657.“

—  Niall Ferguson, buch Civilization: The West and the Rest

Civilization: The West and the Rest (2011)

Letzte Aktualisierung 22. Mai 2020. Geschichte
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„I am in favor of Iran, and all Arab Muslim countries, having nuclear energy both for peaceful and military purposes, because Allah said to us: "Prepare against them all the force you can.“

—  Hamza Mansoor

Jordanian Islamist Leader Hamza Mansour: All Arab and Islamic Countries Should Have Nuclear Bombs to Deter the U.S. and Israel http://www.memritv.org/Transcript.asp?P1=1161 May 2006.

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„I'm glad to tell you Mr President that our relations with our neighbors is improved very well with Turkey, with Syria, with Iran with the Arab countries. The relation is normal now and we have no problem with any of those countries. In contrary, many many new ambassadors are coming to our country from Arab countries.“

—  Jalal Talabani Iraqi politician 1933 - 2017

Statement made to U.S. President George W. Bush at a meeting at the White House — reported in Agence France-Presse staff (September 10, 2008) "Talabani: Iran, Syria pose 'no problem' for Iraq", Agence France-Presse,

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„What is important about this meeting. and it is not in secret, because there are many of those – is that this is an open meeting with representatives of leading Arab countries, that are sitting down together with Israel in order to advance the common interest of war with Iran.“

—  Benjamín Netanyahu Israeli prime minister 1949

10:15 AM 13 February 2019 https://archive.fo/7nDgm, affirmed by City News https://toronto.citynews.ca/2019/02/13/israeli-leader-rallies-common-interest-of-war-with-iran/ and Fox News https://www.foxnews.com/world/israeli-leader-rallies-common-interest-of-war-with-iran and Montreal Gazette https://montrealgazette.com/pmn/news-pmn/israeli-leader-rallies-common-interest-of-war-with-iran/wcm/69afdd3f-be58-42f8-982a-ea95455717b3 and NBC News https://www.nbcnews.com/news/mideast/netanyahu-appears-say-war-iran-common-goal-n971266 and Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/israeli-leader-rallies-common-interest-of-war-with-iran/2019/02/13/89ce2a2c-2fc3-11e9-8781-763619f12cb4_story.html.
the original tweet was deleted https://twitter.com/IsraeliPM/status/1095748204405104641 and replaced 11:08 AM https://twitter.com/IsraeliPM/status/1095761648399331330 with a similar message, except with "war with Iran" changed to "combating Iran"
2010s, 2019

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„If you actually took the number of Muslims Americans, we'd be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world.“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

Interview with Laura Haim, Canal Plus, France. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Transcript-of-the-Interview-of-the-President-by-Laura-Haim-Canal-Plus-6-1-09/, White House Library (1 June 2009)
2009

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„It is not permissible for a Muslim to buy products of the countries that are in a state of war with Islam and Muslims, for example, Israel.“

—  Ali Sistani Iranian-Iraqi Muslim scholar 1930

Ayatullah as-Sayyid Ali as-Seestani (Iraq) http://www.inminds.co.uk/boycott-fatwas.html#imam.
Fatwa against Israeli goods

David Silverman Foto

„Atheists are the fastest-growing religious subgroup in all fifty states. There are more atheists in this country than there are Jews, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists combined and doubled.“

—  David Silverman American animator and director 1957

2012-03-21
Unbelievable! Atheists to Rally in Record Numbers
Carol Pinchefsky
Forbes
http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolpinchefsky/2012/03/21/unbelievable-atheists-to-rally-in-record-numbers/

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„According to current birthrate projections, France will be a majority Muslim country anyway in about 50 years… I get a lot of e-mails from Americans who think that Europeans are spineless. And I think they're right.“

—  Pat Condell Stand-up comedian, writer, and Internet personality 1949

"Islam in Europe" (17 August 2007) http://youtube.com/watch?v=nI5WoXpmPiM· transcript http://dotsub.com/view/efa020f5-1243-4fbe-b8af-3a4bb2ab0fb9/viewTranscript/eng
2007

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„The bottom line is that that is legitimately Israeli country. And they have a right to do within their country just like we have a right to do within our country. If they want to negotiate with Israelis, and all the people who live in the West Bank are Israelis, they're not Palestinians. There is no "Palestinian."“

—  Rick Santorum American politician 1958

This is Israeli land.
Rick Santorum claims everyone who lives in the West Bank is Israeli
2011-11-22
Grace
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Reuters
http://blogs.reuters.com/political-theater/2011/11/22/rick-santorum-claims-everyone-who-lives-in-the-west-bank-is-israeli/
2012-01-19

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„In the Israeli democracy, we will continue to protect the rights of both the individual and the group, this is guaranteed. But the majority have rights too, and the majority rules, the vast majority of people want to preserve the Jewish character of our country for generations to come, this combination of individual rights and group rights are the definition of a Jewish and democratic state.“

—  Benjamín Netanyahu Israeli prime minister 1949

As quoted in Defending controversial Jewish state bill, Netanyahu says ‘majority rules’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/pm-defends-controversial-jewish-state-bill-says-majority-have-rights-too/ (12 July 2018) by Tamar Pileggi, The Times of Israel.
2010s, 2018

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„There are many democracies in our Arab and Islamic countries, but unfortunately, they are all false democracies.“

—  Yusuf Qaradawi Egyptian imam 1926

Sheik Youssef Al-Qaradhawi in Favor of Democratic Elections in the Arab World http://www.memritv.org/clip_transcript/en/129.htm June 2004.
Democracy

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