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Fascism in the Arab world (Part 5)

Posted on 03/08/2009 10:47:26 PM PDT by PRePublic

Metapolitics: From Wagner and the German Romantics to Hitler‎ - Page xxiii
by Peter Viereck - Philosophy - 2004 - 530 pages
(Page xxii)
One major source (one among many) for Arab nationalists is their study of Germans, especially Fichte (1767-1814)  [ ] (Page xxiii) and Herder (1744-1803)  , by founders of the Baath parties (Iraq, Syria) and of Arab anti-Westernism.
For example, Sati al-Husri, father of pan-Arabism in the 1920s, was a devoted Fichte scholar. So was Sami al-Jundi, a founder of the Baath, who likewise admired Fichte and Hitler and misunderstood Nietzsche. Note the repeated word "race" and the inclusive "we" in the following (quoted from Paul Berman, Terror and Liberalism): "We were racists, admiring Nazism, reading its books and the sources of its thoughts, particularly Nietzsche ... Fichte, and [Houston Stewart] Chamberlain's Foundations of the Nineteenth Century, which revolves on race." Earlier Arab xenophobes like Wahhab (1703-1791), ... Current Arab racism and lawless terror are not traditional Islam but a recent import from Germany. A minority. But isn't history made by intense minorities?,M1
Harry St. John Bridger Philby (aka Haji Abdullah), a leading British fascist, Arabist, and father of the KGB agent, Kim Philby. St. John Philby had been a friend of William Joyce ('Lord Haw Haw')
He was resident from 1937 at Coed y Bleiddiau for some time
Armies of the Young: Child Soldiers in War and Terrorism - Google Books by David M. Rosen - 2005 - History - 199 pages [page 93]
Palestinian Child Soldiers... In Palestine, apocalyptic views were nourished by two nascent forms of totalitarianism then found in the Middle East, Islamism and pan- Arabism... both movements came under the strong influence of European fascism
[PDF] Democracy and Ethno-Religious Conflict in Iraq
During their ascent to power, the Pan-Arabist factions became radicalized and took on fascist tints in the thirties and again under the rule of the Baath ...

TOPICS: Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: arabism; fascism; hajiabdullah; history; hitler; israel; nazism; panarabism

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