Europe seems to be the creator of it's own problems as well.

Soft Europe, Hard Europe
September 3, 2008 | From

An unseemly revelation in an Italian newspaper illustrates a side of the Continent that is about to slip into history.

Joel Hilliker In the 1970s, Italy made a blood pact with Muslim terrorists. Groups like the Palestinian Liberation Organization were allowed free movement in Italy—receiving prosecutorial immunity while they plotted terrorist murders—in exchange for pledges not to launch attacks on Italian soil.

[b]This revelation emerged last month, when former Italian President Francesco Cossiga published a letter of confession in the newspaper Corriere della Sera. The deal—which, he says, was essentially “don’t harm me and I won’t harm you