Icon of Evil: Hitler's Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam

Icon of Evil: Hitler's Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam

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By (author) David G. Dalin, By (author) John F. Rothmann, Narrator Michael Prichard

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  • Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 163mm x 25mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Old Saybrook, CT
  • ISBN 10: 1400106710
  • ISBN 13: 9781400106714
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 1,724,247

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In the 1920s, Hajj Amin-al-Husseini was the political and spiritual leader of the Palestinian Arabs. A vicious anti-Semite, he led numerous pogroms against Jewish settlers. During World War II, al-Husseini allied himself and his people with Hitler; he lived in Germany, met with Hitler, encouraged "the final solution," and became close friends with Himmler and other Nazis. After the war, al-Husseini escaped (he would certainly have been convicted at Nuremberg for war crimes) and fled to Egypt. His standing only rose, and in Egypt he was instrumental in fomenting Nazi-style anti-Semitic propaganda there. He also became the mentor to a new generation of radical "Islamo-fascist" Arab leaders. Foremost among them: Yasser Arafat.

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David G. Dalin, Ph.D., an ordained rabbi, is a professor of history and political science at Ave Maria University. John F. Rothmann, a talk-show host on the ABC-affiliated KGO-AM Newstalk radio in San Francisco, is an author, teacher, archivist, political consultant, and a frequent lecturer on American politics and the presidency. Michael Prichard is a professional narrator and stage and film actor who has played several thousand characters during his career. An Audie Award winner, he has recorded well over five hundred books and has earned several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. Michael was also named a Top Ten Golden Voice by "SmartMoney" magazine.

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""Pritchard's reading is compelling and invites repeated listens."" ---AudioFile