Comment by Khalid Amayreh
Many people around the world tend to forget that the holocaust didn’t start with Auschwitz- Birkenau and the use of Zyklon-B, or even with Kirstallnacht in November 1938, or the anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws three years earlier.
In fact, the enormous mass murder during World War II couldn’t have happened had it not been for the solid infrastructure of hate that the Nazis created in the late 1920s and 1930s.
For example, in his book, Mein Kampf, or My Struggle, Hitler uses the main thesis of "The Jewish peril", which speaks of a Jewish conspiracy to control the world.
This is exactly, what many Nazi-minded Zionists are doing these days, with their explicit goal being to defame, vilify, demonize and dehumanize the world’s estimated 1.5 million Muslims.
There are numerous aspects to the Zionist-led and Zionist-financed Muslim-vilifying campaign. Today, anyone with access to the internet could observe the huge volume of anti-Muslim literature flooding the world-wide web.
And, needless to say, the ultimate message of the hate literature is almost identical to that promoted by Hitler and his Nazi cohorts against Jews, namely that Muslims are “evil,” “fascist,” “racist anti-Semites,” and “hell-bent on destroying western civilization.”
So, the message, often unspoken but easily understood, is that Muslims should be “eliminated” and “exterminated” for the sake of mankind.
In this context, David Horowitz, a notorious icon of Jewish Islamophobia, is embarking on venomous campaign to make American college students hate everything and anything Muslim and Islamic.
In a calculated effort to vilify Islam and generate support for further US military aggressions against Muslim countries, Horowitz is proclaiming an “Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week” on dozens of American college campuses starting Oct. 22.
The very term “Islamo-fascism” is obviously very tendentious and scandalously inaccurate. In fact, one could argue with absolute certitude that the term is an inherent and eternal oxymoron, since Islam represents the ideological antithesis of fascism, a western concept based on authoritarianism, chauvinism, jingoism, bellicosity and militarism.
The Quran proclaims that “ O Mankind, We (God) Created you from a single pair of male and female and made you into nations and tribes so that you may know (cooperate with) each other. Verily, the best of you, is the most God-fearing of you, and God is well-acquainted with all that you do.”
And the Prophet Muhammd taught that “there is no superiority of an Arab-over a non-Arab, or of a White person over a Black person, except through piety and moral excellence”
So, how can a religion as such be branded as “fascist”? Indeed, calling Islam fascist and using infinitely corrupt terms such as Islamo-fascism is nothing short of verbal fornication.
True, there are Muslim fanatics and terrorists who tarnish the image of Islam by carrying out acts that are decidedly incompatible with its teachings. But these constitute a tiny fraction of Islam’s numerous followers, and are mostly ignorant people pushed into committing criminal acts as a result of real grievances inflicted on Muslim lands and Muslim peoples by Israel and her western allies, especially the United States.
Moreover, if the existence of these fanatical militants justified branding Islam as “fascist,” then what would one speak of the genocidal onslaught being perpetrated against Iraq and Afghanistan and other Muslim peoples, by the US and other western countries?
Similarly, if the existence of a few hundred or a few thousand desperate Palestinian resistance fighters defending their country and people in the face of the Nazi-like savagery meted out by a nuclear-armed Israel justified branding Hamas as “Islamo-fascist,” then all fighters for freedom and justice from Adam and Eve, including Jewish defenders of the Ghetto Warsaw, would have to be called Nazi, Satanic and evil.
More to the point, If Muslims are to be branded “fascist” for rejecting Jesus Christ as God or Son of God, as representatives of Christian Zionism claim openly these days, then the rest of the non-Christian world, including all world’s estimated 13 million Jews, will have to be considered “fascist” and must be exterminated, especially if conversion proves difficult….all in the name of Jesus!!
Of course, Jesus Christ, the messenger of love and charity, is the last thing on earth that would come to Horowitz’ mind as he prepares for his hate campaign against Muslims on American campuses.
His real goal is to prepare the psychological environment for more American wars against Muslims in order to allow Israel to complete its ethnic cleansing of Palestinians Muslims and Christians in both Israel and the West Bank.
Today, extremist Jewish radicals and hate-mongers, people like Horowitz, Daniel Pipes and the rest of the Zionist-dominated neocon cabal, tightly control American politics and policies, as prominent American politicians, academics and intellectuals have come to realize.
Politicians, presidential candidates congressmen and congresswomen are held hostage to the powerful Jewish lobby so much so that they think a thousand times before saying or even suggesting any criticism of Israel’s Nazi-like oppression of Palestinians.
Hence, it is not far fetched to expect that these Nazi-minded Jews, who actually are a cancer upon Judaism’s moral conscience and spiritual ideals, are trying to use America’s vast resources to wage open-ended war on Islam on Israel’s behalf.
Yesterday, it was Iraq. Now, they want to get the US government to invade and attack Iran. And then Syria…and God knows who is next?
Perhaps, this wicked hysteria could, God forbid, end up in a sort of a nuclear holocaust in which millions, perhaps tens of millions of human beings would perish. Perhaps then people like Horowitz and Daniel Pipes would finally be happy and sleep quietly, with a clear conscience.!!
Finally, a word to Jews, especially conscientious Jews. Why don’t you speak up against these paragons of hate amongst you? Why don’t you proclaim your opposition to their Nazi-like ideology and behavior? Does a Nazi discourse become kosher or acceptable when promoted by Jews?
It is a sign of hypocrisy and moral duplicity to protest anti-Semitism while playing deaf and dumb in the face of equally virulent Islamophobia which is being fostered and promoted by Jews who claim to be speaking and acting in your collective name.
Jews, of all people, should realize that spreading hate against a racial or religious community leads first to the “denaturalization”(as Avigdor Leiberman is trying to do in Israel and David Horowitz in the US) and then delegitimization of that community. And eventually, this could lead to mass murder.
Moreover, you shouldn’t be intoxicated by your power in America. The consequences of hatred would eventually boomerang on you, because hatred is blind and irrational.