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FTR #882 The Perfect “Sturm”: Machiavelli 3.0 and the Rise of Global Fascism

When “The New York Times” takes note of the rise of fascism in America, you know things are getting very bad indeed. On successive days (Friday, 12/11 and Saturday, 12/12 of 2015), the Times featured two op-ed columns in each edition discussing the rise of fascism in Europe and the United States. Furthermore, one column noted the fixation by ISIS, the Hindu nationalist fascists in power in India and others on a mythical, idealized past. The broadcast recaps Peter Levenda’s analysis of the role of atavism in fueling fascist ideology. Longing for a mythical, idealized past free of the entanglements of the present, fascists of various types scapegoat those whom they view as having polluted society. Program Highlights Include: Donald Trump’s association with Helene Von Damm (protege of Eichmann superior and CIA officer Otto von Bolschwing); Trump’s association with Joseph McCarthy aide Roy Cohn; Trump’s association with former Axis spy Norman Vincent Peale; the assistance given Joe McCarthy’s witch hunts by a U.S. intelligence network drawing on the skills of SS officers and led by Karl Wolff (Heinrich Himmler’s personal adjutant.)


See Dick and Jane “Tote That Barge and Lift That Bale”

Evolved from the Hindu nationalist/fascist party the RSS, Narendra Modi is undermining India’s laws prohibiting child labor. All of the contents of this website as of 12/19/2014–Dave Emory’s 35+ years of research and broadcasting–as well as hours of videotaped lectures are available on a 32GB flash drive. Dave offers his programs and articles for free–your support is very much appreciated.


More About the Fascist Element in the Zionist Movement: “The Iron Wall” Stratagem

In future programs, we will explore the fascist/Zionist connection at greater length. Something interesting to contemplate is this: has the U.S. replaced fascist Italy as the “Iron Wall” that Vladimir Jabotinsky sought to ensure the viability of Zionist development of Israel? Netanyahu’s blatant attemt at subverting not only Obama’s foreign policy but his administration, as well, is playing superbly into the theme of “a Jewish conspiracy controls America on behalf of Israel.” This theme resonates effectively with traditional anti-Semitic pronouncements such as “The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion.” In a future program, we will ruminate about the role of “Bormann Jews” in Israel, and the extent to which they MIGHT influence that country’s policies. All of the contents of this website as of 12/19/2014–Dave Emory’s 35+ years of research and broadcasting–as well as hours of videotaped lectures are available on a 32GB flash drive. Dave offers his programs and articles for free–your support is very much appreciated.


FTR #834 Compendium of Fascist Connections to the Zionist Movement

With Benjamin Netanyahu circumventing accepted procedure and preparing to address Congress–apparently in order to circumvent Obama’s policy toward Iran–we take time to review the history of the Netanyahu family and the Likud Party. Likud is the heir to the fascist element in the Zionist movement, especially the Betar that was headed by Vladimir Jabotinsky. Netanyahu’s father was the personal secretary to Jabotinsky, whose forces took military training at Mussolini’s naval cadet school and were reviewed by Il Duce himself. A top aide to Jabotinsky wrote that this was not an alliance of convenience but one of ideological affinity. Continuing the relationship between fascism and reactionary Zionism, the Likud sent a representative to the national convention of Gianfranco Fini’s Alleanza Nationale, the successor to Mussolini’s blackshirts. The GOP sent a seated Congressman (Bob Young) to the convention as well. Right-wing Israeli politicians continue to network with European fascists. After discussion of the Stern Gang, an even more extreme fascist element of the Zionist movement, the broadcast concludes with a look at the relationship between Israel, some Jewish businessmen and the Bormann capital network. This should not be interpreted as echoing the cheesy rhetoric that is popular at the moment characterizing Israel and/or the Zionist movement as fascist.


FTR #830 Machiavelli 2.0: The Paris Attacks and the Muslim Brotherhood

In the wake of the terrorist incidents in Paris, discussion has pointedly omitted the perpetrators’ links to the Muslim Brotherhood–the Islamic fascist organization that spawned groups like Al Qaeda and ISIS. Portrayed in the West as a “moderate’ organization, the Muslim Brotherhood was allied with the Axis in World War II and nurtured as anti-communist cadre by Western Intelligence (CIA in particular) during the Cold War. Successfully scapegoated by European fascist groups like the National Front, elements of the Brotherhood network with those same fascists, mutually benefitting from cultural and political alienation generated among their respective supporters. Much of the program reviews and details the corporatist and free market economic philosophy of the Muslim Brotherhood, an ideology that endears the Ikhwan to powerful political and economic interests in the U.S. and elsewhere in the West. Brotherhood elements continue to be used as proxy warriors by elements of Western and Saudi intelligence in places like the Caucasus and China’s Xinjiang Province.


FTR #795 Fascism, Hindu Nationalism and Narendra Modi

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi, with a political background in a Hindu nationalist party with strong fascist roots, is now in charge of the world’s second largest country and the world’s largest democracy. Narendra Modi belonged to the RSS, an organization with an historical affinity for Nazism and fascism. Capitalizing on anti-Muslim fervor in India, RSS has generated much gravitas. Modi has been implicated in complicity in lethal anti-Muslim rioting in India. In addition to anti-colonial sentiment that pitted Indian nationalists against the British Raj prior to World War II, Nazism and Hindu philosophy also found common ground in elements of “Aryan” mysticism. Many elements of the Brahmin caste also found affinity with the elitist and anti-democratic philosophy of Mussolini’s fascism as well.


Fascist Antecedents of Narendra Modi and His Party

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi, with a political background in a Hindu nationalist party with strong fascist roots, is now in charge of the world’s second largest country and the world’s largest democracy. Narendra Modi belonged to the RSS, an organization with historical and ideological affinity for Nazism and fascism, capitalizing on anti-Muslim fervor. An associate of RSS assassinated Mahatma Gandhi.


FTR #786 The Adventures of Eddie the Friendly Spook, Part 16: The Obverse Oswald–Update and Summary Analysis

German and Brazilian drives to update and popularize their IT sectors, supposedly in response to Edward Snowden’s “disclosures,” can be safely assumed to have been anticipated quite some time ago. The Snowden “psy-op” is almost certainly a device for propagandizing on behalf of the German/Brazilian drive, which constitutes economic warfare under the circumstances. Snowden’s Russian sojourn appears to have been arranged by WikiLeaks, which also appears to have arranged his flight to China from Hawaii. Throwing Obama’s “reboot” with Russia under the bus, the Snowden “op” is probably part of the broader operation that brought the Nazi heirs to the OUN/B to power in the Ukraine.


FTR #776 The Adventures of Eddie the Friendly Spook, Part 15: Updates and Further Analysis

This broadcast continues and updates analysis of “L’Affaire Snowden”–a “psy-op” assembled for propaganda purposes and resultant political effect. The “op” is intended to: destabilize the Obama administration and U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy; degrade U.S. high-tech and internet business and (consequently) the U.S. economy; justify Germany’s inclusion in the “Five Eyes” agreement and justify expansion of German electronic surveillance; destabilize and weaken the National Security Agency and the GCHQ; eclipse German economic warfare against other European countries and highlight the United States as the “International Public Enemy #1.”


FTR #775 Ratzinger Leaves the Ship–The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

The star­tling res­ig­na­tion of Pope Bene­dict XVI (nee Joseph Ratzinger) brings to mind a num­ber of considerations. Ratzinger was some­thing of a caretaker, charged with sus­tain­ing the Opus-Dei style reac­tion grip­ping the Vat­i­can and keep­ing the lid on poten­tially dam­ag­ing inquiries.. He took office with the Holy See engulfed in scan­dal and inquiry, includ­ing the bur­geon­ing priest molesta­tion inves­ti­ga­tions, renewed inquiries into money laun­der­ing by the Vat­i­can Bank and inquiries con­cern­ing the Vatican’s behav­ior dur­ing and after World War II. Might some of those issues overwhelmed his papacy, forcing the first Papal resignation in history?