Many people have speculated over the years as to what is the glue that binds together the strange alliance between atheist Leftists and Islamic supremacists. I think it is a shared distaste for the freedom of speech and dissent, and a common tendency toward authoritarianism. But stories like this suggest that it is also a shared Jew-hatred and paranoid anti-Semitism.
“Fidel Castro says Mossad behind Islamic State,” AFP, September 2, 2014:
Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at Israel, the United States and Europe on Monday, saying Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency was behind the radical Islamic State group and comparing NATO military representatives to the Nazi SS.
In a column published in Cuban state media, the father of the island’s communist revolution also attacked US Senator John McCain over United States policy in the Middle East, calling him “Israel’s most unconditional ally.”
“The world has seen no respite in recent years, particularly since the European Economic Community, under the strict and unconditional leadership of the United States, decided the time had come to settle scores with what was left of two great nations (Russia and China) that…had carried out the heroic deed of putting an end to the imperialist colonial order imposed on the world by Europe and the United States,” said the 88 year old leader.
He accused the West of “cynicism” and said the trait had become “a symbol of imperialist policy.”
He singled out McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential candidate, saying he had supported Israel’s Mossad and “participated together with that service in the creation of the Islamic State, which today controls a considerable and vital portion of Iraq and reportedly one-third of Syria as well.”…