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Can we truly complain?

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Submitted by Peter Herz (United States), May 26, 2010 at 10:55

"Many Muslims loathed Stalin; and between 150,000 and 300,000 of them fought for the Axis in World War II. In other words, over and above their unfulfilled propaganda effort directed at Arabs, the Nazis actually fielded a substantial force of mainly Turkic Muslims ..."

Well, knowing what we now know of Soviet Communism (thank in part to Dr. Pipes' own father), can we truly blame these Soviet Muslims who went over to the Axis? Yes, the Holocaust was perhaps the greater crime, but the Nazi-Soviet War was one between two great tribes of modern barbarians.

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