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German Ethnic Policy Recapitulates Hitler’s Doctrine

Comment: The policy that the “New” Germany is pursuing vis a vis German-speaking minorities is very similar to the foreign policy gambit effectively crafted by the Third Reich in order to justify its war of aggression. Claiming “persecution” of German-speaking minorities in neighboring countries, they initiated military action in order to realize territorial hegemony–this [ostensibly] to halt the “injustice.”

Today, Germany is using EU legal provisions to establish and strnegthen the Federal Republic’s relationships to Germanic minorities in neighboring countries. Germany is thus manifesting the doctrine of “volksgruppenrechte”–the rights of ethnic minorities. (This is the doctrine championed by Karl von Habsburg’s UNPO and covered in the “Going Native” programs.)

Note that Northern Italian territory–formerly part of the Habsburg-controlled Austr0-Hungarian Empire–are once again reverting to Germanic hegemonic control.

“Borderlands Networks”; german-foreign-policy.com; 3/19/2010.

Several German federal states and municipalities are using a new EU legal instrument to promote a fusion with German-speaking regions of neighboring western nations. That instrument (the European cross-border cooperation groupings – EGCC) allows regional authorities of various nations to consolidate into common administrative structures, enjoying a large measure of autonomy. With the help of such an EGCC, the greater Strasbourg urban community fused a few weeks ago with a German county. Saarland would like to fuse with Luxemburg to form an EGCC, North Rhine-Westphalia is courting the German-speaking regions of Belgium. An internet journal of EGCC Strasbourg-Ortenau proponents declared that at the Spanish-French border the “reunification of Catalonia” has been achieved in an EGCC after being “separated” for 350 years. Other EGCCs are fusing Hungarian-speaking Slovak residential areas that Budapest would like to influence, to Hungarian municipalities. This is how numerous EGCCs are promoting ethnic structures and in the long run, an ethnic oriented Europe. . . .

. . . The Austrian state of Tirol (“North”/”East Tirol”) seeks to found an EGCC with the Italian provinces Bolzano-Alto Adige (“South Tirol”) and Trento (Welschtirol). As in other cases, the EGCC cooperation, agreed on in October 2009, by the Austrian regional state and the two Italian provinces is based on already existing cooperation models, while enhancing the authority to take action. For the first time since 1918, the former Habsburg Crown Tirol has, with the founding of the local EGCC, regained its own legal personality. Already in the regional parliaments of the participating entities, there is talk of forming their own “government”. . . .

Comment: With the deaths of many Polish government officials–including the president–it is worth contemplating the friction between Germany and Poland over their border. Invaded in 1939 because of its alleged persecution of its Germanic minority, Poland is once again at odds with the Federal Republic over border issues, exacerbated by the Nazi-linked vertriebene groups that have considerable sway in the German government.

“Fraternity Brothers: Questionable Polish Borders”; german-foreign-policy.com; 1/19/2010.

. . . . For decades Transportation Minister Ramsauer (CSU) has been a member of the Franco-Bavaria Munich Fraternity, one of the approx. 120 fraternities in Germany and Austria unified under the “Deutsche Burschenschaft” DB (“German Fraternity”) umbrella organization. The DB is ethnically oriented. According to its constitutional principles, it is committed to “the free development of German ethnic identity in close fellowship with all sectors of the German people” – “regardless of national borders.”[2] In the DB manual one reads that “by Germany, we mean the realm in Central Europe inhabited by Germans, including the regions from which Germans were illegally expelled.”[3] They maintain that an “orientation of the fatherland concept on the state,” is only of relative significance “because of the brevity and impermanence of states”. In the “Manual” the consequence is explained with an explanation of international law regarding the November 14, 1990, Polish – German Border Agreement. According to this argumentation, Poland merely has a right to “tolerated use” of its western territories (the “Oder – Neisse Region,”) “which possibly represents a sort of territorial sovereignty,” while simultaneously “the territorial sovereignty over the eastern region continues to remain in Germany’s hands” [Italics are mine–D.E.] . . . .


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