PA-Controlled Newspaper: Jews Start Wars, Control International Finance & Media
November 2, 2006

New York – The official Palestinian Authority (PA) newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadida has published a vicious anti-Semitic article that includes many of the classic anti-Semitic libels including claims that Jews start wars to promote their own grab for power and control international finance and media. In the article, Muhammad Khalifa, a columnist from the United Arab Emirates, argues that the US is planning to control all of the world’s countries from a single central government in New York. He claims that the Jews dominate or control every key element in the US, including the stock market, the media and international finance, have used their “custom” of starting international wars to cement this US control. The Jews, says Khalifa, started the war in Iraq as the first step to “force the other Arab nations to voluntarily surrender to their will,” a strategy he says will fail, produce World War III and bring about the end of Western culture. Al-Hayat Al-Jadida is controlled by the office of PA president and Fatah leader and co-founder, Mahmoud Abbas, not by the Hamas/PA government elected in January ( Al Hayat Al Jadida, October 23, 2006, translation courtesy of Palestinian Media Watch , November 1).

Excerpts from Khalifa’s article:

  • “Since the downfall of the former Soviet Union in 1991, the US became the sole superpower in the world, heralding the idea of ‘The new American era.’ Jews implanted in the [nerve] centers of the American nation created theories about this idea which they adopted. This term is based on the fact that the entire world has to be stamped with the seal of Americanization, and that all of the world’s countries will be governed by one government, located in New York…”

  • “There is one global stock market situated in New York, and it is controlled by Jews. This stock market guides the currency markets in all of the world, sets the price of gold, and ultimately the value of various currencies around the world…”

  • “In order for this idea to be realized, it was necessary to initiate [lit: to spark] wars, because wars, according to the custom of the Jews, are the only means that can bring about the desired change. The [wars] uproot the opponents, as they did in the first and second World Wars, so that had they [the wars] not happened, the United States would have not taken over the world, and the Jews would have not reached the center of this dominance. And so, wars are very necessary, and in order to justify initiating wars, the theory of the ‘clash of civilizations’ of Samuel Huntington appeared, which argues that the current century will witness a clash of civilizations in the world, as Western civilization will clash with the Islamic civilization and Buddhist civilization. The American media circles, which are connected to the Zionist Jewish lobby, took it upon themselves to propagate this theory which spread everywhere and left all nations with an intense sense of fear…”

  • “At that moment, the events of September 11, 2001 took place, and these were used as an excuse to start the global wars of subjugation. The first target chosen was Afghanistan, claiming that those who carried out the September attacks came from there… This invasion was justified with the ‘just war’ theory, even though Afghanistan was not an immediate threat to the US…”

  • “Once the invasion of Afghanistan was successful, the Jews began planning the invasion of Iraq claiming that it poses a serious threat to the American national security. The Jewish propaganda played a big role in exaggerating the Iraqi danger, until Iraq was portrayed as a monster threatening to swallow the world. The US began preparing for the Iraqi invasion as the next step in the project of global wars… and it conquered Iraq and destroyed the Iraqi nation, and the Jews thought that, with the destruction of Iraq, they would force the other Arab nations to fully and voluntarily surrender to their will. But later events disappointed them, as [armed] resistance burst forth in Iraq, which complicated their domination plans, and buried their hope to create a new pro-Israeli Iraq …”

  • “In conclusion, the role of the Jews in bolstering the inclination to evil, and fuelling its fire, and provoking wars, such as the war against Iraq, will inevitably cause the downfall of the American military power. When this power falls, it will mean the end of Western civilization, and the beginning of World War III which will erase everything and leave nothing behind, resulting in the end of the American empire as a superpower.”

ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, “The blatant Nazi-like promotion of anti-Semitism in Mahmoud Abbas’ PA is evident in this article and countless others like it that appear all the time. This article and the PA newspaper in which it appears are reminiscent of Nazi-era publications in Germany. This but one symptom of the incitement to hatred and murder in the PA-controlled media, mosques, schools and youth camps that feed terrorism and which Mahmoud Abbas, as PA president, has done nothing to stop, despite signed commitment to do so under the Oslo agreements and the 2003 Roadmap peace plan.

“In these circumstances, it is deeply troubling that the Bush Administration continues to praise Mahmoud Abbas for non-existent courage and moderation and urges further Israeli negotiations and concession to this man and this type of regime. We renew our call for the Bush Administration to cease all aid and negotiations to the PA and to make it clear that no rewards or concessions will be forthcoming to the PA until and unless it meets its obligations to arrest, jail and extradite terrorists, end the murderous anti-Jewish incitement within the PA, place Israel on its maps and in its atlases and rename the streets, colleges and sports teams named for suicide bombers.”

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