by Felix Quigley
July 12, 2008
We on 4international have thrown down a challenge to a British blog which claims to be socialist to state how is it possible to claim the revered name of socialism and NOT defend Israel from Islamofascism.
We do stand in the tradition of Leon Trotsky who in the late 1930s emerged as the greatest and staunchest defender of the Jewish people and their right to a National Homeland, which later (after he was murdered) became Israel.
We conclude that it is not possible to claim the title of revolutionary socialist and not stand shoulder to shoulder with Israel and with all Jews against the threat of a new Holocaust at the hands of world antisemitism, of which Islamofascism is one component, the attacks on Israel by the UN, by the American Imperialist Government of Bush and Rice, and by the British Imperialists such as Blair.
The threat to Israel is not just from Iran and from Hizbullah and Hamas. The threat is also from within. This is why the analysis of DEBKAfile of the recent attacks on Jews inside Israel is so important to address. Continue reading