The Demonization of Islam

Hits: 206

Much is being written regarding the Charlie Hebdo issue in Paris, France. I do not condone any killing but at the same time I do not support issues that violate human rights, religious freedom or freedom of speech and thoughts. Using cartoons to condemn Divine thoughts and beliefs is utterly wrong because they fall under hate crimes and not under freedom of speech as we are lied about. The perpetrators of hate continue to be protected. Islam is under attack and its adherents, the Muslims, are being targeted through provocation. In a recent article Charlie Hebdo and Tsarnaev’s trial: Cui Bono? Paul Craig Roberts has written “The Roman question is always: Cui bono – Who benefits? The answer is: Not France, not Muslims, but US world hegemony. US hegemony over the world is what the CIA supports. US world hegemony is the neoconservative-imposed foreign policy of the US”.

Mr. Roberts wrote that “according to news reports, one of the accused in the attack on Charlie Hebdo when hearing that he was being sought for the crime turned himself in to police with an ironclad alibi” so then why was he reported killed? Also “ID of Said Kouachi was at the scene of the Charlie Hebdo shooting. Does this sound familiar? Remember, authorities claimed to have found the undamaged passport of one of the alleged 9/11 hijackers among the massive pulverized ruins of the twin towers”. Reasoning tells that Charlie Hebdo was another false flag operation.

AFP reported that the 44 year old newspaper Charlie Hebdo was sliding towards bankruptcy before the attack. It was selling only 30,000 copies against twice that number it was printing. After the attack it has earned pledges of support from the French government and media groups.

So who is complicit in this demonization? I do not know where this cartoon originated (certainly not Charlie) but it represents the reality of a person’s beliefs being demonized. It does not represent hate. It is the devil in the shadows demonizing America by its own admissi1024px-Rashidun_Caliph_Uthman_ibn_Affan_-_عثمان_بن_عفان_ثالث_الخلفاء_الراشدين.svgon (noting the direction of the arrow).

What are the benefits to the world hegemony? Is it really the US depicted in the cartoon that is demonizing Islam and Muslims or is it a neocon-CIA conspiracy to discredit Islam and why? To understand the demonization concept we need to go into the pages of history books but not very far- only as far as our memories permit. I take the case of Nazis and Jews starting from 1935 prior to the outbreak of world war II on September 1939. The history books tell me that the Jews were persecuted in Germany by Hitler but does not tell me why they were persecuted and killed or for what crimes? Was it hate or why were they hated? Was it because Hitler was mad? For these answers I’ve searched without discovering the answers. The history books are always written by the victors so we may never discover the answers. Not possessing any answers, it may seem that the objective was to start a world war. World wars are engineered to bring global changes and shift global and regional power structures. In the case of Europe, the power structures were shifted from several countries to UK and US. An example in case in Europe was breakup of Yugoslavia after death of Josip Broz Tito and engineered by Richard Holbrooke under UN auspices when regional peace was shattered along ethnic lines.

Though the demonization cannot be directly attributed to Muslim leaders, nevertheless they’re complicit because they’ve stretched their hands to western leaders who themselves are being dangled on other purse strings. Muslims have been weakened by actions of their leaders. Other than Iran’s leaders, every other Muslim leader has been a spokesperson for the western causes and not one single leader (again besides Iran) has condemned the cartoons. They fear the consequences. They fear that their looted wealth parked in western banks may be confiscated for one or the other reason. They fear that their families living in US, UK, Canada or Australia may become persecuted and become western targets. They fear that their aids from which they wean financial benefits may be withheld. They fear so much that they don’t even trust their shadows. They need western supports because they’re weak. I’m predominantly referring to Arab leaders from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine and Qatar but not excluding those in Afghanistan or Pakistan (the Sharifs and the Bhutto-Zardaris) propped up by the military. What is not understandable is why are these undemocratic and repressive governments being supported by western, democratic governments.

The demonization of Islam cannot be accomplished no matter what as it is a religious ideology just as much as are the Buddhist, Hindu, Christian or Judaic ideologies but it is Muslims being demonized through terror tactics. Their faiths are being tested. Christianity has already been demonized. Martin Scorsese the director of The Last Temptation of Christ depicted Jesus struggling with fear, doubt, depression and lust. Nikos Kazantakis authored the controversial 1953 book of the same name. The movie was a hit with moviegoers. Could it really be that Jesus a man of God or god in the Christian belief would’ve sunk so low? That book was a figment of imagination of Kazantakis that Scorses captured on celluloid to create doubts about Jesus. Those doubts prevail among Christians. How could Kazantakis have penetrated the thoughts of Jesus after 2000 years and why have the neo-Christians accepted the book and the movie?

Rummaging through my collections I came across an article “The Crucifixion of Kindness” by Gilad Atzmon, an Israeli born activist in which he wrote “as much as Israelis, Zionists and neo-cons are insisting on spreading the deceptive myth of Judeo-Christian alliance…it is clear that the Jewish state shares nothing with Islam or Christianity”.

Since the late 80’s and early 90’s Churches of several denominations in the US and Europe have been struggling to attract Christian congregations to such lengths that the entire ideology of Christianity is being destroyed from the pulpits. Instead of being condemned as in the scriptures, homosexuality is being condoned by the churches. I was a student in the US in the 60’s and 70’s when the preachers stood at the pulpits on Sundays with messages of Jesus and the churchgoers had decent Christian values. Those values been destroyed. If there is any truth in the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, then one of the protocols is Assault on Religion. The experiment of religious assault was first applied in Soviet Russia. It failed because religion was suppressed by communist ideology. Lessons learnt from the failure were applied successfully in the west and now Islam and Muslims are threatened so that the adherents abandon Islam through the instrument of fear. By making a mockery of Mohammed through Hebdo’s cartoons, Muslims are being provoked and if they remain silent that too is not acceptable. In that case, portray them as terrorists no matter how. Mr. Paul Roberts is correct in asking “was Hebdo’s killing a false flag?” If one Hebdo was sacrificed, many others are in queue.

Christianity and Christians survived under the repression of the mighty Roman empire. They were eaten by lions and butchered. Islam and Muslims will survive under the repression of the mighty American empire. The assault on Islam and Muslims is doomed to fail. Judaism in its true form will also survive. Like Christians, Jews too are a people of Islamic Book.

In another of Gilad Atzmom blogs “Jewish Ideology and Psychosis – A Danger to World Peace” on 8 June 2010 he wrote that “an atomic bomb is not something one uses against its next door neighbor. Israel’s nuclear arsenal is not there to deter Palestinians or Syrians. The Israeli bomb is there for us – Britons, the Turks, the French, the Russians and the Chinese – in short the rest of humanity”.

So what is there that the so called free world fears about Islam and Muslims? That question was answered appropriately by an Israeli woman Dr. Nurit Peled-Elhanan who was invited by the European Parliament in August 2004. She spoke these brave words “It is true unfortunately that the local violence inflicted upon the Palestinian women by the Government of Israel and the Israeli army has expanded upon the globe…not only in Palestine but wherever the enlightened western world has set its imperialistic foot.” She then continues with respect to France, the scene of today’s Charlie Hebdo, “Great France of la liberte la egilite et la fraternite (of liberty, equality and fraternity) is scared of little girls with headscarves, Great Jewish Israel is afraid of the Muslim womb. Its Ministers call it a demographic threat. Almighty America and Great Britain are infecting their respective citizens with blind fear of the Muslims who are depicted as vile, blood thirsty, undemocratic, chauvinistic and mass producers of future terrorists”. Dr. Nurit had the decency of speaking her mind in the parliament. She is the mother of 13 years old Smadar Elhanan who was killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem in September 1997.

Finally these brave words of Dr. Nurit “Islam itself, like Judaism or Christianity is not a threat to me or anyone. American imperialism is, European indifference and cooperation is, and Israeli racist and cruel regime is”. American imperialism is not being threatened by Islamic ideology or by its perceived Muslim “terrorism”. It is its own fear that like other empires it too is destined to end. It believes that Zionist ideology that has infiltrated the US foreign and economic policies are its saviour. It believes that with European, British and Canadian cooperation – brothers in arms- it will survive as the last great empire for eternity.

If Gilad Atzmon, Dr. Nurid Peled-Elhanan, Noam Chomsky and other brave Jews do not fear to express themselves, why is it that the kings and princes and the thieves in Muslim countries joined hands with the west as their saviour? I’ve written about this in my article “The Modern and Ancient Parallels of Arabian Aristocracy“. Gaddafi and Saddam have been set as examples for them that if they do not bow before the imperial west then they too will experience the same fate.

Interestingly, Iran has not produced a single terrorist by the actions of the enlightened free world. Why? Because the free, democratic world fears Iran. Why? Because its Muslim leaders have demonstrated that they do not fear the free West or the might of the free West or that of Israel. Divine revolutions have heralded peaceful changes in the past. The last one was the Divinity of Islam. In my previous article “Lessons from Vietnam and Afghan Wars and Terrorism” I wrote that all the evils escaped from Pandora’s box when it was opened but the one that was not evil was hope. Nous esperons et nous prions pour la paix mondiale – we hope and we pray for world peace. It will come but with a price tag.


Originally published on 2015-01-13

About the author: Gulam Asgar Mitha is a retired Techinal Safety Engineer. He has worked with several N. American and International oil and gas companies. He has worked in Libya, Qatar, Pakistan, France, Yemen and UAE. Currently Gulam lives in Calgary, Canada and enjoys reading and keeping in tune with current global political issues.

Source: Oriental Review

Read our Disclaimer/Legal Statement!

Donate to Support Us

We would like to ask you to consider a small donation to help our team keep working. We accept no advertising and rely only on you, our readers, to keep us digging the truth on history, global politics and international relations.

READ MORE!
Benny Morris’s Untenable Denial of the Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
The Israeli historian Benny Morris has been very vocal of late in denying that Palestine was ethnically cleansed of Arabs in order for the “Jewish state” of Israel to be established. In a series of articles in the Israeli daily Haaretz, Morris has debated the question with several of his critics who contend that ethnic cleansing is precisely what occurred. Not so, argues Morris. So who’s right? It’s worth noting at the outset that, while such a debate exists in the Israeli media, the US media remains, as ever, absolutely silent on the matter. Americans who get their information about the ...
READ MORE
Libya: From Africa’s Richest State under Gaddafi, to Failed State after NATO Intervention
This article was first published on October 19, 2014 This week marks the three-year anniversary of the Western-backed assassination of Libya’s former president, Muammar Gaddafi, and the fall of one of Africa’s greatest nations. In 1967 Colonel Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa; however, by the time he was assassinated, Gaddafi had turned Libya into Africa’s wealthiest nation. Libya had the highest GDP per capita and life expectancy on the continent. Less people lived below the poverty line than in the Netherlands. After NATO’s intervention in 2011, Libya is now a failed state and its economy is in shambles. As ...
READ MORE
Bombing Libya: The Origins of Europe’s Immigration Crisis
The world will long remember the present immigrant crisis in Europe, which has negatively affected countless people there, and almost all countries. History will certainly record it as a major tragedy. Could it have been averted? Or kept within much more reasonable humane bounds? After the United States and NATO began to bomb Libya in March 2011 – almost daily for more than six months! – to overthrow the government of Muammar Gaddafi (with the completely phoney excuse that Gaddafi was about to invade Benghazi, the Libyan center of his opponents, and so the United States and NATO were thus saving ...
READ MORE
Mass Incarceration, Prison Labor in the United States
The Federal Prison Industries (FPI) under the brand UNICORE operates approximately 52 factories (prisons) across the United States. Prisoners manufacture or assemble a number of products for the US military, homeland security,and federal agencies according to the UNICORE/FPI website. They produce furniture, clothing and circuit boards in addition to providing computer aided design services and call center support for private companies. UNICORE/FPI makes its pitch for employing call center support personnel to firms thinking about off-shoring their call center functions. The logic is that, hey!, they may be prisoners, but it’s keeping the jobs in the USA that matters. Fair enough. ...
READ MORE
The International Rogue Nation: America
In 2003, America (and its lap-dog UK) invaded and destroyed Iraq on the basis of lies to the effect that the U.S. (and UK) regime were certain that Saddam Hussein had and was developing weapons of mass destruction. These U.S. allegations were based on provable falsehoods when they were stated and published, but the regime's 'news'-media refused to publish and demonstrate (or "expose") any of these lies. That's how bad the regime was (and its media's 'news' were) — this was virtually a total lock-down against truth, and for international conquest (in that case, of Iraq): it was mass-murder and ...
READ MORE
Kosovo: The US “Psyche”, US Culture and US Foreign Policy
Michigan-based filmmaker Michael Moore makes the connection between Kosovo and the Columbine shooting in his Academy Award-winning documentary Bowling for Columbine (2002). Moore puts Kosovo in the context of a broader U.S. foreign policy agenda and a domestic culture of violence. Moore asks: “Are we a nation of gun nuts or are we just nuts?” In the first scene, Moore walks into the North Country Bank in Michigan to open an account. He saw an ad in the newspaper that the bank would give out free guns to those who open accounts there. Moore walks into the bank and tells the ...
READ MORE
US Sponsored Coups and Regime Change
On February 2014, a United States-sponsored coup was initiated in the Ukraine in which President Viktor Yanukovych was illegally ousted from power. (1) Over three years later, the putsch has done nothing but plunge the Ukraine, a tortured country plundered throughout modern history (by the West), into another abyss. In a 2015 interview with CNN, then US president Barack Obama openly confessed that “we had brokered a deal to transition power in Ukraine”. Around 10,000 people have been killed in the time since, with the conflict generating 2.5 million refugees who relocated to Russia. The putsch led to Crimea’s annexation a month after ...
READ MORE
The Worst Mistake in U.S. History
The worst mistake in U.S. history was the conversion after World War II of the U.S. government from a constitutional, limited-government republic to a national-security state. Nothing has done more to warp and distort the conscience, principles, and values of the American people, including those who serve in the U.S. military.A good example of how the national-security state has adversely affected the thinking of U.S. soldiers was reflected in an op-ed entitled “What We’re Fighting For” that appeared in the February 10, 2017, issue of the New York Times. Authored by an Iraq War veteran named Phil Klay, the article ...
READ MORE
Al-Qaeda’s Balkan Ties: The Bosnian Connections
Should anyone have had any doubts, the barbaric murder of US photojournalist James Foley fully exposes the true nature of the Islamist terrorists menacing the Middle East. Unfortunately, the savagery exhibited in what happened to James Foley was not unique—beheadings and suicide bombings have become standard tactics in the Islamist terrorists’ way of war. Just weeks before Foley’s murder Kosovo jihadi Lavdrim Muhaxheri posted similar photos of himself “in action” in Iraq. Such Islamist-terrorist ritual beheadings were seen during the Bosnian jihad as well, when extremists would produce “promotional videos” of their efforts showing the decapitation of Serb prisoners, or, in another case, ...
READ MORE
Online Privacy for Journalists
Source: VPN Mentor Origins of images: Facebook, Twitter, Wikimedia, Wikipedia, Flickr, Google, Imageinjection & Pinterest. Read our Disclaimer/Legal Statement! Donate to Support Us We would like to ask you to consider a small donation to help our team keep working. We accept no advertising and rely only on you, our readers, to keep us digging the truth on history, global politics and international relations.
READ MORE
Israeli-Zionist Genocide and Racism Unmasked
Is Israel and its infamous Wall of Separation representative of a modern evolving democratic state, based upon Biblical principles and teachings, as applied towards the original indigenous Palestinian peoples of Palestine, or is it an example of yet another ethnic-cleansing, apartheid state, possessive of the same genocidal-racist tendencies as those 19th century colonial-imperialistic powers – like the United States, Canada, Australia and South Africa – who also once invaded and committed wholesale destruction of other ancient indigenous peoples entire ways of life; sweeping their survivors aside onto reservations, reserves and Bantustan-type compounds to be ultimately ignored and forgotten? Professor Ilan Pappe, ...
READ MORE
The CIA: Nazifying Ukraine since 1953
The recent declassification of over 3800 documents by the Central Intelligence Agency provides detailed proof that since 1953 the CIA operated two major programs intent on not only destabilizing Ukraine but Nazifying it with followers of the World War II Ukrainian Nazi leader Stepan Bandera. The CIA programs spanned some four decades. Starting as a paramilitary operation that provided funding and equipment for such anti-Soviet Ukrainian resistance groups as the Ukrainian Supreme Liberation Council (UHVR); its affiliates, the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) and Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), all Nazi Banderists. The CIA also provided support to a relatively anti-Bandera faction ...
READ MORE
The Kosovo War: “Humanitarian Intervention” or Undeclared War Against Yugoslavia?
The armed conflict between the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) and Serbian forces started in 1992 with the KLA attacks on Serbian police officers, non-Albanians that lived in Kosovo and Albanians loyal to Serbia (Johnstone, 2002; Kozyris, 1999).  This low level conflict escalated in 1996 with the KLA attacking refugee camps as well as other civilians and policemen resulting in dozens of innocent deaths (Johnstone, 2002; Kozyris, 1999).  At this point of time and all up to late 1998, the KLA was regarded as a terrorist organisation (Gelbard, cited in Parenti, 2000:99; Jatras, 2002; Johnstone, 2002; Kepruner, 2003; Rubin, cited in ...
READ MORE
Creating Sunnistan: Foreign Affairs Calls for Syria and Iraq to be Balkanized
On the 29th of November, 2015, Foreign Affairs – the publication of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) – published an article titled: Divide and Conquer in Syria and Iraq; Why the West Should Plan for a Partition. It was written by Barak Mendelsohn, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Haverford College and a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. In the article, he argues that the “solution” to the current crisis in Syria and Iraq is the creation of an “independent Sunni state” (or Sunnistan), in addition to separating “the warring sides:” “The only way to elicit ...
READ MORE
Who is Angela Merkel – A Person of the Year (2015)?
Aleksandar Vučić, Adolf Hitler and Angela Merkel Angela Merkel as Stasi informer in 1972? Angela Merkel (at that time Kasner), age 17 in 1972, marching happily together with the DDR officer in her FDJ uniform? Origins of images: Facebook, Twitter, Wikimedia, Wikipedia, Flickr, Google, Imageinjection & Pinterest. Read our Disclaimer/Legal Statement! Donate to Support Us We would like to ask you to consider a small donation to help our team keep working. We accept no advertising and rely only on you, our readers, to keep us digging the truth on history, global politics and international relations. Angela Merkel with a war criminal Hashim Tachi, a former military ...
READ MORE
Warning! Neocons are Close to Starting a Nuclear War with Russia
We, the undersigned, are Russians living and working in the USA. We have been watching with increasing anxiety as the current US and NATO policies have set us on an extremely dangerous collision course with the Russian Federation, as well as with China. Many respected, patriotic Americans, such as Paul Craig Roberts, Stephen Cohen, Philip Giraldi, Ray McGovern and many others have been issuing warnings of a looming a Third World War. But their voices have been all but lost among the din of a mass media that is full of deceptive and inaccurate stories that characterize the Russian economy ...
READ MORE
Kosovo History – First Part
In the thousand year long-history of Serbs, Kosovo and Metohia were for many centuries the state center and chief religious stronghold, the heartland of their culture and springwell of its historical traditions. For a people who lived longer under foreign rule than in their own state, Kosovo and Metohia are the foundations on which national and state identity were preserved in times of tribulation and founded in times of freedom.The Serbian national ideology which emerged out of Kosovo’s tribulations and Kosovo’s suffering (wherein the 1389 St. Vitus Day Battle in Kosovo Polje occupies the central place), are the pillars of ...
READ MORE
Demonization of Russia in a New Cold War Era
In examining the future, we must look to the past. As we watch the media today, we are spoon fed more and more propaganda and fear of the unknown, that we should be afraid of the unknown and have full faith that our government is keeping us safe from the unknown. But by looking at media today, those of us who are old enough will be reminded of the era of Cold War news articles, hysteria of how the Russians would invade and how we should duck and cover under tables in our kitchens for the ensuing nuclear war. Under this mass ...
READ MORE
The Failure of US Democracy
I am now convinced that the Oligarchy that rules America intends to steal the presidential election. In the past, the oligarchs have not cared which candidate won as the oligarchs owned both. But they do not own Trump. Most likely you are unaware of what Trump is telling people as the media does not report it. A person who speaks like this: - is not endeared to the oligarchs. Who are the oligarchs? — Wall Street and the mega-banks too big to fail and their agent the Federal Reserve, a federal agency that put 5 banks ahead of millions of troubled American homeowners who ...
READ MORE
Is Barack Obama Actually Trying to Start World War III?
Why has Barack Obama airdropped 50 tons of ammunition into areas that “moderate rebels” in Syria supposedly control? This is essentially the equivalent of poking the Russians directly in the eyes. Much of this ammunition will end up in the hands of those that the Russians are attempting to bomb into oblivion, and so to Russia it appears that we are attempting to make their job much harder. And of course the truth is that there aren’t really any “moderate rebels” in Syria at all. Nearly all of the groups that are fighting are made up primarily of radical jihadists ...
READ MORE
Benny Morris’s Untenable Denial of the Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Libya: From Africa’s Richest State under Gaddafi, to Failed State after NATO Intervention
Bombing Libya: The Origins of Europe’s Immigration Crisis
Mass Incarceration, Prison Labor in the United States
The International Rogue Nation: America
Kosovo: The US “Psyche”, US Culture and US Foreign Policy
US Sponsored Coups and Regime Change
The Worst Mistake in U.S. History
Al-Qaeda’s Balkan Ties: The Bosnian Connections
Online Privacy for Journalists
Israeli-Zionist Genocide and Racism Unmasked
The CIA: Nazifying Ukraine since 1953
The Kosovo War: “Humanitarian Intervention” or Undeclared War Against Yugoslavia?
Creating Sunnistan: Foreign Affairs Calls for Syria and Iraq to be Balkanized
Who is Angela Merkel – A Person of the Year (2015)?
Warning! Neocons are Close to Starting a Nuclear War with Russia
Kosovo History – First Part
Demonization of Russia in a New Cold War Era
The Failure of US Democracy
Is Barack Obama Actually Trying to Start World War III?
Policraticus

Written by Policraticus

SHORT LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The website’s owner & editor-in-chief has no official position on any issue published at this website. The views of the authors presented at this website do not necessarily coincide with the opinion of the owner & editor-in-chief of the website. The contents of all material (articles, books, photos, videos…) are of sole responsibility of the authors. The owner & editor-in-chief of this website is not morally, scientifically or legally responsible for any inaccurate or incorrect statement in the contents of all material found on this website. The owner & editor-in-chief of this website is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. No advertising, government or corporate funding for the functioning of this website. The owner & editor-in-chief and authors are not morally, scientifically or legally responsible for any inaccurate or incorrect statement in the text and material found on the website www.global-politics.eu

Website: http://www.global-politics.eu