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Leftists and Jihadists: Strange Bedfellows

Giulio Meotti
Israel National News, May 24, 2024 

They opened the gates of hell and justified everything.”
“Strange Bedfellows” is not just a 1964 film starring Rock Hudson and Gina Lollobrigida. In politics and war they are called “bedfellows”, but the radical left’s love affair with Islamic fanatics is the strangest couple that ever existed. Even Hitler and Stalin had much more in common.

How to explain the infatuation and alliance of progressivism with Islamic fundamentalists who kill Jews and Christians, want to replace secularism with sharia, subjugate women and cut off the heads of those who draw a harmless cartoon?

“Jihad Woke”. This is what Abe Greenwald in the monthly Commentary calls the new “bedfellows” and the cultural cancer that is devastating Western universities in its third stage. It is the alliance of all extremisms (sexual, racial, ecological, cultural) and Islamists.

This is why Gilles Kepel – France’s leading Islamic scholar – has just said that October 7th will have a deeper strategic impact than September 11th because, unlike the attack on the Twin Towers, the Hamas pogrom broke the West in two.… [To read the full article, click here]

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