Because we all know what a colossal failure the English common law system has been worldwide. Sharia: a sure-fire remedy for the twin scourges of ordered liberty and prosperity.
All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?
The before/after aspects would make for an interesting sociological experiment, but for the horrific human cost. Coming soon to a metropolitan area near you: Chinese and Indian Malay refugees.
Oh, and it's being touted as an anti-colonial initiative? So I guess Islam originated in Kuala Lumpur?