This youtube video shows part of a 2011 speech in Berlin by Swiss MP Oskar Freysinger. My friend Lou sent it to me recently, because he caught that Freysinger mentioned Kosovo as a harbinger. The first domino. Supporting my long-held theory that Kosovo, and Bosnia before it as I learned only later, was the beginning of the end. I’ve transcribed from the translation on the video which was posted by the great activist ex-Muslim Walid Shoebat. It almost made me love the sound of German:

Europe is an idea. A cultural landscape, an intellectual space shaped by history. Europe is the cradle of the modern constitutional democracy, the treasure-house of human rights, of freedom of opinion and expression. Or at least it used to be that, until recently.

This has increasingly been put into danger as our political elite bend their necks before a certain religious dogma which is completely alien to our intellectual history, our values and rule of law. This dogma is gnawing away at the pillars of our system of laws wherever it is granted the space to do so. This dogma demands total obedience from its followers. “They should never integrate into our system of values.” That would be treason to them and is even punishable by death.

They are supposed to conquer and subdue our Western world. Not with tanks, rockets, or riflemen. Something they could never accomplish, anyway. Not through brutal revolt. No, Islam is in no hurry, it has an eternity. A long process of demoralization and slow-motion occupation of our weakened child-poor society is foreseen.

The Islamic doctrine is intended to creep into our everyday lives bit by bit, and make Fortress Europe crumble from within. Just think of how the Serbs lost Kosovo. Through demographic development and the help of NATO, which aided the founding of the first Islamic state on European soil. What a suicidal undertaking! What an ominous sign.

The Islamic dogma is now imposing itself everywhere. In Turkey, the Islamists are gradually occupying all judicial and army posts in order to obliterate the heritage of Kemal Ataturk. Lebanon will become a Muslim state in the next decades. The Arab Spring is on the point of being taken over by the Islamists. In Iraq, Egypt and Pakistan the last of the Christian communities are facing extinction. And what are we doing? We are allowing this violent doctrine to subvert our rule of law, wholly unhindered in our cultural ghettos! We just shrug our shoulders when girls are forced into marriage and integrated Muslims are pressured and threatened. And we look the other way when the women are beaten and whole city districts are taken over. We think we can soften the power-lusting “holy warriors” with social benefits. We think we can buy our way to peace of mind. What lunacy! The prophet’s beard is not for fondling.

Fanatics cannot be bought. Germany should know this, more so than any other country in the world. My dear friends in the audience, we are not fighting against people. We are fighting FOR people. We are fighting against a dogma that despises all humanity and wants to push us back into barbarity. We will not so easily give up on freedom, for which we have fought so hard over the centuries. Dear Berliners, here I stand. I cannot otherwise. Because no one in Europe will stand up even for the very pillar of our civilization, our rule of law, our humanity, the transcendental, unconditional “Love they neighbor.” That is the pillar.

— “The Arab Spring is on the point of being taken over by the Islamists. In Iraq, Egypt and Pakistan the last of the Christian communities are facing extinction“: All items that America can boast on its resume, as it has actively helped make these happen. Ruling the free world somehow has been left to craven “leaders” who, Left and Right, have been burying the free world. And what Freysinger said of the Muslims — “They are supposed to conquer and subdue our Western world. Not with tanks, rockets, or riflemen. Something they could never accomplish, anyway” — I would add: Unless the U.S. and NATO keeps helping them.

(The Serbian plight must have been on Freysinger’s radar for a while, because I notice his wiki page says he’s a member of the Serbian Writers Association.)

I must retell how at the age of 26, without having so much as heard the word Serb (Bosnia had passed me by completely in my post-teen stardom-seeking tunnel vision), and without knowing anything about Albanians other than they were in the former Soviet Bloc (I didn’t even know they were mostly Muslim), I nonetheless lost my bearings when it was announced we would be bombing Yugoslavia. The earth had fallen out from under, and for the first two weeks of war both my husband and I were dizzyingly disoriented. It was a surreal atmosphere of utter isolation. We almost couldn’t catch our breath until I cranked out my first article against the war. We couldn’t put our finger on why our reaction was what it was; it was almost more physical than intellectual, as if our very bones knew something we didn’t. That it was the beginning of the end. Or that the world we thought we lived in, never was. Now it’s visible that, aside from the immorality, the dark corner America had turned, the unthinkable being actualized, and the righteousness of America being put into question for the first time in my young mind, today we see that there was a more tangible fear to fear: the drunken trend, the spiral, the domino effect that Freysinger describes, all facilitated by and quickly following the cataclysmic Kosovo trail blaze.

Today, the Russian immigrant who once gazed upon Old Glory with a thumping heart, who would gleefully and longingly survey affluent suburban and rural lifestyles, whilst resenting such ingrates as those who made films like “Revolutionary Road” bemoaning “the emptiness of it all,” now gazes upon Old Glory with cold eyes, and comes up empty when surveying the prosperous landscapes that once caught her imagination like the American skyscraper had a young Ayn Rand’s. Because without the meaning underpinning well-stocked supermarket shelves and big houses, without the will to deliver on the promise of fighting for our freedoms — instead gorging on the remnants of something once great, indulging in what is merely a last gasp — we are delivering, finally, on the emptiness that the leftists, communists, socialists, and Soviet sympathizers told us we had.

Fittingly, there is a book, so far available only in French, titled Europe Died in Pristina:

Jacques Hogard: British SAS and Americans were attacking Serbian Churches, Monasteries, Refugees (Dec. 19, 2014)

Jacques Hogard was one of the first Western officers who entered the territory of Serbia after the signing of the Kumanovo Agreement in 1999, and there he saw that the information he was given by NATO command does not correspond to the truth.

He realized that there was no humanitarian war, but on the contrary — as a field officer he saw that KLA terrorists were constantly under control of German and British military services, even when attacking Serbian churches, monasteries and refugee columns just after the end of the NATO bombing.

This is why his unit on several occasions got into armed conflict vs. both KLA and Brits who were often seen with KLA units.

One decade and a half later, Colonel Hogard, who recently published a book “Europe died in Pristina”, spoke about details of the war in Kosovo.

“The Brits had the closest contacts with the KLA. Soldiers of the 20th SAS Regiment were actually engaged with KLA, they provided them with logistics and trained them. This is what I personally discovered on the field,” said Jacques Hogard.”

“When members of KLA ambushed a retreating convoy of Serbian refugees — and the attack was carried out with the support of the British — I called a Serbian Brigade in retreat, led by Colonel Serkovic, to return and stop Albanian aggressors, which they did.

“When Serbian civilians ran from Pec, they were attacked by Albanian terrorists. I took a helicopter and dispelled them with gunfire from air. Several minutes after the action was over, I got a call from British General Mason, who asked how come, and could it be possible that the fire was opened against his people. I replied: ‘I cannot [imagine] that your special units sided with bandits who shoot civilians’.

“Mason was quiet,” said Hogard.

“[The KLA] took property, ethnically cleansing and emptying entire towns [over] night, as happened in Vucitrn. They were killing, individually and en masse. I hope that soon their leaders will face justice.”

“Once we found a list of Serbs for execution. There were the names of some Albanians disloyal to the KLA. We submitted these documents to our superiors, but that was all — we’ve never heard anything about the issue anymore.

“The fact that the KLA was a privileged interlocutor of the EU represents a distortion of history, a violation of international law and retrogradation of the civilized world.

“United States had the interest to weaken and break up Yugoslavia and Serbia, sice Serbia is a natural support for Russia in the region. Destruction of Yugoslavia was a step closer to Russia. The consequence we see today in Ukraine.

“Also, the Germans had traditional interest in destruction of Serbia as well.

“There are other strategic reasons in a very important region such as the Balkans….After all, there were personal lucrative interests included. Madeleine Albright and Wesley Clark are now shareholders of large enterprises in Kosovo, as far as I know.

“I am very concerned about the situation in the world. We always think that there will be no war, but it turns out that the previous one was not the last … Bosnia and Kosovo were an accurate picture of what will happen later, with the same mode of action, and the same protagonists, but in different place(s).

“As for Kosovo, it will never be a self-sufficient, sovereign, independent state…If you have somewhere a majority of the population that doesn’t mean that this becomes your national state…”

So. It takes about a decade and a half for the mid-level ones to start talking.