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TrumplsAWhiteSupremacist wrote (edited )

Sounds like bad history material to me,

Al-Husseini had obviously come to Berlin in the middle of the play, and could not possibly have had any influence on decisions that had already been taken. Nor did he say anything about the fate of the millions of Jews—most of them Polish and Soviet nationals—who had already come under Hitler’s control. What he wanted, and did not get, was the authorization to proceed immediately to a revolt against the colonial powers in the Middle East and a war against the British and the Jews in Palestine.

And that blogger has a history of making click-bait claims like this one.


georgia wrote (edited )

The time article you're referring to is objecting to the revisionist claim that Al-Husseini is the reason the Germans exterminated the Jews instead of expelling them. It nowhere denies the mufti's virulent antisemitism nor his collaboration with the Germans to form Bosnian Muslim SS divisions. Just because you don't like it doesn't mean it's "bad history". Does it really surprise you so much to learn that Arab ultra-nationalist Jew-haters collaborated with German ultra-nationalist Jew-haters?