The Passionate Attachment

America's entanglement with Israel

Using the Holocaust to justify war on Assad

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Maidhc Ó Cathail
RT Op-Edge
October 30, 2014

Since its creation after WWII, Israel and friends have been masters at manipulating emotions, endlessly invoking the memory of Hitler’s Germany as a pretext for starting further wars as in the recent Holocaust-themed propaganda against Syria’s government.

“The irony is that the Nazi holocaust has now become the main ideological weapon for launching wars of aggression,” Norman Finkelstein tells Yoav Shamir in “Defamation”, the Israeli filmmaker’s award-winning 2009 documentary on how perceptions of anti-Semitism affect Israeli and US politics. “Every time you want to launch a war of aggression, drag in the Nazi holocaust.”

If you’re looking for evidence in support of Finkelstein’s thesis today, you need look no further than the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s exhibit of images of emaciated and mutilated bodies from contemporary Syria.

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Written by Maidhc Ó Cathail

October 30, 2014 at 3:27 pm

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  1. Reblogged this on Joseph Davis and commented:
    Great article by Maidhc Ó Cathail.

    Please also see my WWII, Holocaust & Israel post.

    Joseph Davis

    October 30, 2014 at 5:09 pm

  2. Fucking great!

    Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:05:48 +0000 To:


    October 31, 2014 at 10:35 am

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