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While Europe Slept is an intense book about how radical Islam is taking over Western Europe. The author moveds to Amsterdam for a change from the supposedly less-cultured America to a more urbane Europe. He enjoyed the change until he moved near a Muslim enclave and observed the severe abuse of welfare among the Muslim people. He believes this abuse of welfare may ruin Europe economically.

Bawer learns from a friend in the Netherlands that Muslim radicals are terrorizing and murdering any writer who writes negative information about the Muslim culture/religion. The Dutch government do not take these isolated incidents seriously until after 9-11. Part of the cultural difference between Americans and the Dutch, and other Europeans is that the Europeans tend to be relaxed and passive, compared the the Americans who are more judgmental about...

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