Zündel : The West, War and Islam ––––––––––––> 2
April 9, 2001
In 1980 I wrote a four-page essay entitled
The West, War and Islam.
It was a thumbnail sketch of what ailed the world – and what forceskept people around the globe in ignorance and bondage.I mailed that essay to a special list of addresses sent to me by someone who had access to the highest echelons of business,government, military, intelligence and banking circles – from Morocco toBrunei.Every intelligence chief of every Moslem country, even princes, kingsand prime ministers and their chiefs of staff, were on that priceless list.I sent Revisionist material to these names - in English, Arabic,German, and French, because I knew that most had been educated inelite military academies and the best universities in the world, especially in Europe and America.My appeal was very simple: To stop wasting resources and petro-dollars on outdated Western military hardware – missiles, planes etc. – and to spend it instead on a massive worldwide information campaigncentered around Revisionist findings, using the already then-existingrevisionist network, publications and book publishers to reach out to thedecent people in the West – to achieve liberation through information by peaceful, democratic means
! For what was feeding Israel was Westernignorance and subsequent complicity
! There was very, very little feedback from the Moslem Crescent. There was an amazingly furious reaction, however, from Zionistslike Simon Wiesenthal and Sabina Citron, a Toronto-based Jewish multi-millionairess.At her behest, I was criminally charged for publishing this essay,and after a 7-week trial, astonishingly – after all the nasty media hypeagainst me – a jury of my peers found me "not guilty" of that charge.During my trial, my essay was dissected, analyzed, discussed – andI was cross-examined at length about it in court. The spectators sneered. The media were full of derision when I said I feared the outbreak of a warin the Middle East – and wanted to prevent it by a Disarming Campaignof Truth-Information
! The Jury seemed to believe me. My enemies went