Kuentzel and Bostom go head-to-head on Islamist-Nazi Connection

By Ted Belman

On 30 November 2007 FrontPageMag published a lengthy and hostile article by Andrew G. Bostom on Matthias Kuentzel’s book, Jihad and Jew-Hatred: Islamism, Nazism and the Roots of 9/11, entitled “Brothers of Invention?”

In today’s FrontPage, Kuentzel charges Bostom Misses the Islamist-Nazi Connection. And Bostom replies with Wrath of Con?

Are they arguing apples and oranges or which came first, the chicken or the egg?

You decide.

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  1. Are they arguing apples and oranges or which came first, the chicken or the egg?

    The answer seems to be Yes.

    One must nevertheless admire the extremely productive and almost omiscient Bostom who deals with his subjects to such length and in such detail so as to make his own writings almost unreadable for the layman.

    However, I think Künzel has a valid point in highlighting the modern Islamist/Nazi connection, even if a lot more could have been said about its historical background, and he makes the point by saying in reply to Bostom that:

    Instead of dealing with the point I am making and assessing whether my analysis is right, Bostom is chiefly exercised by the fact that I failed to write a totally different book. …

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