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"On The Nazi Roots Of Modern Radical Islam" ...A most improbable theory

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), May 3, 2007 at 17:11

Dear Seamus MacNemi, you wrote :

> Given the amount of information available on the internet and elsewhere in the archives of history, I find it truly amazing that the American educational establishment makes such little effort to bring any of this to light. I learned nothing of any of this in school and, to my knowledge, nothing has ever been mentioned in the media.

Small wonder . Too many unpleasant questions and unflattering answers would have been involved. ( Employing high-ranking Nazis , among them many war criminals, was widely practised by the US . Roosevelt's indifference to the fate of the European Jewry despite repeated warnings and desperate requests could not be hidden for ever).

In general history hasn't preserved many records of truthful victors.

> Contrary to the belief of many, we don't have to go far back in history to find the source of todays problems. It all can be traced to the time between the two world wars with the rize of Nazism in Germany.

Moslem antisemtism originated at the very birth of Islam and blaming the Nazis for its resergence now is unfair and strange. Had there been no Nazism , Moslem antisemitism would still be as rabid as it is now , since it has always been part of Moslem identity .

I suspect that blaming the Nazis for Moslems' fiendish hatred of Jews reflects a desperate need of the present time to find some "moderate" (=non anti-semitic) Islam to serve as a substitue to the aggresive Moslem world we are facing. But such a theory - which isn't correct to my mind - just circumvents the problem instead of attacking it directly . The problem is namely that Moslems are anti-semites because of Islam , not beacuse of Nazism which is now to all intents and purposes a dead , historically discredited ideology.

> Of course, we can't forget the Russians. If it hadn't been for Stalin and the Communist undermining of the Weimar Republic in Germany none of this would have ever come into being. Hitlers rise to power was predicated on the restoration of order in a nation wracked with an economy in ruins, high rates of unemployment and social unrest promulgated by the Communists.

I don't know what history book you are following here , dear Seamus MacNemi . But it was not Stalin , but Woodrow Wilson that played a more sinister role in Germany's history in the second and third decade of the 20th century. During and after her surrender in 1918, Germany relied on the false promises ("just peace", "self-determination" etc. ) Wilson had given to her. Had Wilson not lied the Germans into Versailles , no Hitler would have emerged and no Stalinists would have been listened to by the despairing and exasperated masses.

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