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The Nazism of Abu Mazen
By Charles A. Morse
Mahmoud Abbas, aka Abu Mazen is now the Prime Minister designate of the Palestinian Authority. The so-called moderate is being touted as the future leader of a new potential Palestinian State that is scheduled to be carved out of Israel and ethnically cleansed of its Jews. Abu Mazen was one of the primary movers behind the Oslo debacle but now Israel, after the bloody frenzy against Israeli Jews over these last several years, is once again being brass knuckled by the international community to try again. This time, they say, it really will work; the "tough choices" really will bring about peace.
Who is this so-called moderate Abu Mazen? He was the author of a book which at the present time seems to have slipped through an Orwellean memory hole called The Other Side: The Secret Relationship Between Nazism and Zionism. In this book, as reported by Israeli editor Arie Stav in the 1995 issue of the Israeli journal Nativ, Abu Mazen refutes the Nazi Holocaust as "The Zionist fantasy, the fantastic lie that six million Jews were killed." Additionally, Abu Mazen writes that he believes that there were only about 890,000 Jewish victims in Nazi Germany and that these victims were actually the victims of a Zionist-Nazi plot.
How many Arab leaders today embrace these bizarre and sickening Nazi type conspiracy theories? An Arabic translation of Mein Kampf has been widely disseminated in the Arab world since shortly after World War II and Adolf Hitler's definition of Zionism is well known and often quoted. In Mein Kampf, Hitler said of Zionism "They [Zionists] do not have any intention to establish a Jewish state in Palestine in order to settle there. They only fight for one place in which they [can base] a central organization for carrying out their global plot, a city of refuge for criminals and a training center for the scoundrels of the future."
Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem is often referred to as the founder of the so-called Palestinian national movement. The Mufti spent World War II in Berlin where he was the Prime Minister of a Nazi-Muslim government in exile. Hitler greeted the Mufti as a head of state and promised him that after he won the war in Europe he would conquer the Arab world and solve the Jewish problem in Palestine. Photos and testimony have the Mufti touring the death camps and letters exist of the Mufti imploring Nazi's and pro-Nazi heads of state to exterminate their Jews.
The PLO maintained long and well documented ties with Nazi and neo-Nazi organizations. Since the advent of Oslo, the PLO, now the Palestinian Authority, has downplayed its Nazi orientation so as to fool the useful idiots on the American and Israeli Jewish left. Nevertheless, in August of 1995, when the Israeli and western financed and armed Palestinian Authority police force finished its training, the graduates were sworn in with the Nazi salute. The commander of Force 17, which serves as Yasir Arafat's personal praetorian guard and which has been linked to some of the worst atrocities against Israeli Jews in the present intifada is Fawsi Salim el Mahdi but he is better known by his nome de gurre "Abu Hitler." El Mahdi acquired the nickname after naming his two sons Eichmann and Hitler.
Europe underwent de-Nazification after the war and perhaps the same will be done in Iraq. Nazism, however, still maintains a lethal grip on the minds and souls of many Arabs, particularly the ruling classes. As Israelis know all to well, Nazism was exported to and took root in the Arab world.
Chuck Morse hosts a
talk show on AM 950 WROL in Boston.
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