Hatred, Lies, and Violence in the World of Islam

By Raphael Israeli

Hatred, Lies, and Violence on this planet of Islam examines the torrential flood of anti-Israeli, anti-Jewish, and anti-Zionist propaganda that permeates many Muslim societies. Raphael Israeli locates the resource of this anti-Semitic sentiment within the inadequacies and insecurities of Muslim states. via demonizing and delegitimizing Israel and Jews, they search to dispose of a profitable counterexample in their personal disasters, hence placing an finish to their very own "humiliation."

Beyond mapping the distribution of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish propaganda within the Arab and Islamic worlds, Israeli makes use of case-studies to demonstrate the premises of this research: the Palestinians, who've an immediate stake in struggling with Israel; Turkey, which now claims management of the Arab and Sunni Muslim worlds; and Shi’ite Iran, which gives a extra severe instance of either hatred and disrespect for truth and historical past whereas threatening to break Israel.

Israeli records the global collaboration among Jew-haters of all types, explaining the exponential progress of Jew-hatred on the net, with millions of latest hate websites extra each year, outpacing Jew-hatred within the conventional media. He locations anti-Semitism in a broader culture of political lies and political deceit. within the ultimate bankruptcy, Israeli considers the potential for reversing anti-Jewish agitation in Muslim nations, which he unearths not going simply because such a lot of of the region’s regimes are outfitted on foundations of anti-Semitism.

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Five. Public opinion—Arab nations. 6. Arab-Israeli conflict—Influence. I. name. DS146. A67I57 2014 305. 892’401767—dc23 2013042981 Ubi solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant (Wherever they sow desolation, they name it peace) Tacitus, Historia Contents Foreword ix creation: the character of Lies: Hoaxes, Wishful pondering, Envy, Denial, Self-Righteousness, and Conspiracy Theories 1 1 2 three Lies Generated by means of Hatred: Political and spiritual assets 19 Truth-Bending Propensities of Politics and Political Ideologies ninety nine A pattern of synthetic Libel opposed to the Jews within the Arab and Muslim Media a hundred and fifteen The Distribution of Lies and Hatred: Mosques, schooling, the Media, web, Poetry, and people Songs 191 five Distribution of Libel, in security of Lies 203 6 The Palestinians because the Arab Prototype of Lie production 227 7 Iran: The Extremist Shiite instance 273 eight Turkey: The Non-Arab Muslims getting into the Fray 299 end: Are Hatred and Lie Propagation Reversible? : precis Reflections 325 Bibliography 333 Analytical Index 339 four Foreword Ayn Rand has made in her nice vintage novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, the seminal contrast among “creators,” who're the best movers and the doers, on whose instincts, stamina, diligence, selection, rebelliousness, and restlessness rests the growth of society and humanity (such as Roark, Rearden, and Dagny); and the “second-handers” who feed on them and hate them for that (such as Toohey, Jim Taggart, and such a lot others). Even at the overseas enviornment best movers between nations, resembling the USA on the planet, or Israel within the center East, allure lots of the overseas scorn for his or her good fortune, which continuously reminds the others in their personal impotence. hence, the second-handers face techniques: both to raise themselves to the extent of the doers through emulating them, befriending them, and taking part with them in attractiveness in their achievements, or to conflict opposed to them, to demean them, demonize them, boycott them, damage them, and delegitimize them, to be able to eliminate from their horizon the profitable counter-example in their personal disasters, and placed an finish to their very own “humiliation. ” precisely as Rand’s masterful narratives keep on with this trend of habit and motion on either side of the divide, so at the overseas area, it is easy to observe comparable molds of behavior, which lead the doers and movers to do, innovate, and movement ahead, whereas the second-handers watch with envy and sink themselves in hatred, in lie production, in violence, and in rationalizations to aim in useless to salvage their self-respect and self-image. because the execution of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad in 2005, it appeared that the power snapshot of a latter-day Saladin, the Muslim hero who can problem the Christian global and defeat it, were faraway from well known imagery within the Arab and Muslim international, for it appeared that there has been no different candidate valuable to inherit his mantle after the thirty-year lengthy period of Saddam’s legendary and charismatic management had revolved.

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