Netanyahu says West is ‘comatose, delusional’ in face of today’s Nazis: Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, as Israel marks the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 15, 2015. (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, as Israel marks the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 15, 2015. (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Nuclear deal proves world has not learned lessons of Holocaust, is again capitulating to tyranny, PM warns at Yad Vashem ceremony

(SOURCE)  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday compared Iran’s violent and expansionist aspirations in the Middle East to the Nazi campaign to conquer Europe during World War II.

He excoriated the US-led world powers for capitulating to Iran, and allowing it to maintain key elements of its nuclear program in the deal currently being negotiated, even as Tehran seeks to acquire weapons of mass destruction and destroy the Jewish state.

World powers are “comatose” and “delusional” in the face of today’s Nazis, Iran, he charged.

“The main lesson of the Second World War, for democracies, is that they cannot turn a blind eye to tyrannical regimes,” Netanyahu said during a ceremony at the Yad Vashem museum to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day.

“Appeasement towards these regimes increases their aggressiveness,” the Israeli leader continued. “If this aggressiveness is not curbed in time, humanity may find itself in far greater wars in the future.”

Netanyahu noted that “ahead of World War II, the world attempted to appease the Nazis. They wanted quiet at any price, and the terrible price did come.” Six million Jews were murdered, as were millions of others. The lesson was clear, he said: Only standing firm in the face of violent, tyrannical regimes could ensure the future of humanity. But that lesson, he said, had evidently been forgotten.

Just as the Nazis sought to destroy Europe, Netanyahu said, so does Iran seek to wreak havoc in the Middle East and beyond, and to annihilate Israel.

World leaders utter the words “Never again” but don’t mean them, he charged.

He said he wished he could believe that the world had learned the lesson of the incomprehensible horrors wrought by the Nazis, but that “the threats to humanity are multiplying.”

He cited the slaughters of innocents by Islamic extremists, and then focused heavily on Iran.

The prime minister asserted that the framework nuclear deal which was reached earlier this month between Iran and the P5+1 world powers proves that the international community has failed to learn the lessons of the Holocaust.

“The Iranian regime represses its people,” Netanyahu said, “and plunges the Middle East into a tide of blood and suffering.”

Just as the Nazis sought to destroy civilization, install the Aryan race and wipe out the Jewish people, he said, so too do the Iranians intend to take over this region and destroy the Jewish state.

Iran was following two paths, he said, seeking nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them, and “exporting the Khomeini revolution to many lands via the massive use of terrorism and widespread conquest in the Middle East.”

“The danger is there for all to see… and yet the blindness is vast,” he asserted. “The West is capitulating in the face of Iran’s aggressive actions…

“Iranian leaders are exporting death and destruction. The world is not listening to the calls in Iran urging Death to Israel, Death to America,” Netanyahu said.

Instead of demanding the significant rolling back of Iran’s facilities, and instead of conditioning the lifting of sanctions on the end of its aggression, “the world powers are withdrawing.”

The new deal leaves nuclear capabilities in the hands of a nation that says openly that it wants to kill Israel’s six million Jews, Netanyahu complained. The civilized world is “comatose, gripped by delusion,” he charged.

“The democratic states made a terrible mistake” when failing to confront the rise of Nazism, “and they’re making a terrible mistake now.”

The prime minister vowed to protect the Jewish state at all costs, even if no other nation stands by Israel’s side. “We will continue to insist on the truth, and to try to open the closed eyes,” he promised, predicting “testing times ahead.”

“Even if we are forced to stand alone, we will not falter,” he said. Israel’s leaders would “ensure our right and capacity and determination to defend ourselves.” While the Jews had no power 70 years ago, “today we can make ourselves heard and we are determined to ensure our existence and our future.”

Vowed Netanyahu: “We will not allow the State of Israel to become a passing phase in the history of our people.”

4 thoughts on “Netanyahu says West is ‘comatose, delusional’ in face of today’s Nazis: Iran

  1. Netanyahu is right. The generation that learned the lessons of the Holocaust and WWII is dead. Those here today have not learned enough from history, they don’t care, and they will repeat the mistakes of the past.

  2. For the most part, progressive secularists are the ‘teachers’ of this generation. They don’t teach the children the ‘fullness’ and ‘truths’ of American history as we, the older generation, knows it to be. I believe it’s our duty to correct any/all errors: EXAMPLE:

    About 2 years ago, I looked inside of my grand daughter’s history/geography book, curious to see what was inside.
    Well, lo and behold, there was a HUGE section devoted to islam and mohammad, but barely a paragraph about Christianity or Judaism. I had no other choice than to teach her/correct the mistakes that were in the book. Needless to say, I was furious.
    I also learned (after-the-fact) that her classroom had a ‘sit-in-room-monitor’, a muslim imam, who was there to answer any questions the students wanted to ask. Had I known prior to this event, I would have been at the school in protest.
    If an imam can be in the classroom, so should a minister and/or a rabbi. What happened to separation of church and state?

    People, watch what’s going on in your children/grandchildren’s school – question and/or protest the criteria, if need be.
    Bottom line; the children aren’t being taught properly in schools these days, so take it upon yourselves to teach/correct them at home. Don’t sit idly-by while they’re being brainwashed – literally. Look in to the method(s) used in class (look up Common Core).

    If I had children of school age, I would immediately withdraw them from the ‘brick and mortar’ schools and proceed to enroll them in ‘home schooling’. Considering the increase in violence, drugs, bullying and peer pressure in schools nowadays, you’d be doing them a great service (schools aren’t at all like they were when my children attended).
    Keep your children safe. If possible, teach them accurate history at home. The other subjects such as math, science, etc are all taught via the internet with a realtime teacher/classroom – and you can monitor everything. As for ‘social skills/socializing’, there are extracurricular activities and groups that meet during the week.

    Teach Your Children Well – Much Success!

  3. David, you’re absolutely correct. I think ‘we’ have to teach them in spite of what is or isn’t taught in the classroom. I’m starting to collect older history books to ‘compare’ with the current ones – the older are more accurate (someone likes rewriting history).

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