Magazine article The Spectator

Islam and the Nazis

Magazine article The Spectator

Islam and the Nazis

Article excerpt

Sir: Charles Moore touches on an important point when he ascribes a Nazi-Hamas continuum of interests (The Spectator's Notes, 17 January). While helping Europe Minister Denis MacShane write his recently published book, Globalising Hatred -- The New AntiSemitism, I was numbed by the depths of the relationship between radical Islam and the Nazis, an association that, inexplicably, has been hugely under-reported.

Arguably the most important source material I came across was a slim volume entitled Icon of Evil which, complete with official documents and photos, charts the mutual regard, indeed affection, between the two creeds, never so clearly underscored as in the correspondence between Hitler and the Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini.

What particularly shocked me was how Husseini, a guest of Hitler in Berlin from 1941 to 1945, sometimes out-Nazied the Nazis. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.