Prior to the mass rape by Arab and North African migrants on New Year’s Eve, a Swiss Army general warned unchecked immigration, social dislocation and a crumbling economy will ultimately pitch Europe into civil war.
“The threat of terror is rising, hybrid wars are being fought around the globe; the economic outlook is gloomy and the resulting migration flows of displaced persons and refugees have assumed unforeseen dimensions,” Lieutenant-General André Blattmann told Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten last week.
Blattmann said public discourse is “dangerously aggressive” and “social unrest can not be ruled out.” The general also said Swiss prosperity will be “called into question” as the European Union’s economy continues to disintegrate.
Analysts believe migration from the Middle East and Africa will destroy the borderless Schengen Agreement and lead to the disintegration of the European Union.
A large number of people in Switzerland are supporting the Swiss People’s Party in response to the government’s bilateral agreements with the EU, including its pledge to take in Syrian migrants as part of the wider quota system agreed upon by some member states.
Switzerland is not a number of the European Union and does not participate in the Schengen Agreement.
Urges Swiss People to Arm Themselves
In response to social chaos and terror attacks in France Blattmann urged Swiss citizens to arm themselves.
Unlike France and much of the rest of Europe Switzerland allows citizens to own firearms.
There are between 2.3 million and 4.5 million military and private firearms in circulation in the country of 8 million people. Switzerland has a “gun culture” rooted in patriotism and national identity. Due to social and civic responsibility gun crime is low.
Muslim Brotherhood Invasion of Europe
On Tuesday the president of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, said the migration crisis is the result of a plan by the Muslim Brotherhood to “gain control of Europe.”
He said the organization lacks the ability to launch a military invasion, so it has turned to invasion by migration.
“It cannot declare war on Europe, it does not have enough forces for it, but it can prepare a growing migrant wave and gradually gain control of Europe as it has been happening in some West European cities that police are afraid to enter at night,” he told Czech Radio.
Zeman said the Moroccan foreign minister and a crown prince from the United Arab Emirates are the sources of information for the claim.
“Based on these two information sources, Muslims and leading Arab politicians in both cases, I believe that the invasion is organized by the Muslim Brotherhood using, naturally, the financial means of a number of states,” he added.
In December Zeman made a similar statement. “I am profoundly convinced that we are facing an organized invasion and not a spontaneous movement of refugees.”
“A large majority of the illegal migrants are young men in good health, and single. I wonder why these men are not taking up arms to go fight for the freedom of their countries against the Islamic State.”
Nationalist parties in Europe have experienced an unprecedented rise in popularity in response to mass migration and an associated crime wave.