On the surface Dutch politics has turned vehemently Anti-Islam. This is translating into restrictive immigration policies and laws targeted at particular ethnic minorities.
Behind the scenes, the Dutch government happily welcomes petro-dollars. As the press release reveals, Gazprom, the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, and the Dutch are strategic allies. (This bubbled to the surface because the residents of Bergen -- a once famed artist colony, now a sleepy beach-town with well-to-do-residents -- are not happy about the plans.)