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Dec 2001 Journal

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Under Nelson’s blind eye

Trafalgar Square was recently the venue for an ‘interpenetration of opposites’ not equalled since Communists and Nazis jointly engineered the Berlin transport strike of November 1932.

Seven decades on, the role of the Communists was taken up by a CND-brokered confederacy of pacifists, Green anti-globalists, ‘Trot’ class warriors, ‘bleeding hearts’ and bloody-minded militants – and that of the Nazis by a powerful contingent of UK Muslims. Like the Nazis of yore, British hard-line Muslims nurse a fierce resentment because the hitherto unstoppable advance of their faith towards khilafa - global dominance - has been halted and gone into reverse. The sores of Versailles and the Polish corridor which the Nazis delighted to scratch are replicated by the seething resentment over Bosnia, Kashmir and Chechnya in the contemporary Muslim consciousness. The fact that over Bosnia the West sided with the Muslims against Serbia is conveniently glossed over, in accordance with Hitler’s advocacy of ‘the big lie’.

However, total convergence is achieved on the ‘Jewish issue’. Hitler’s last message from the bunker preached undying hatred for the Jews – as did bin Laden’s notorious first video appeal from his Afghan hideout. What militant Islam envisages – one shudders to write it – is a Holocaust mark Two, with five million Israelis following the six million European Jews. This is to be taken literally: the Al-Muhajiroun group pasted ‘Kill the Jews’ leaflets around London and Birmingham last year.

Meanwhile, the demonstrators marched side by side past Landseer’s lions – British peace lovers and Muslim jihad warriors, British ex-protesters over NATO action against Serbia and Muslims enraged by Serb massacres of Bosnians, British feminists and Muslim advocates of polygamy and female circumcision, British gays and Muslim homophobes, British hedonists and Muslim heresy-hunters.

CND, which constructed this whole peripatetic Tower of Babel, has scored a sorry hat trick. Remember the two previous peaks of CND perversity: while they were castigating Washington over the build-up of its atomic arsenal, Moscow nearly pulled the nuclear trigger in the 1961 Cuban crisis and, while they conjured up images of Western nuclear disaster, typical Soviet disregard for safety triggered the Chernobyl catastrophe. Do they really deserve the epithet useful idiots?
RG

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