The Soviet-Palestinian Lie

The recent discovery that Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority (PA), was a KGB spy in Damascus in 1983, was discarded by many in the mainstream media as a “historical curiosity” — except that the news inconveniently came out at the time that President Vladimir Putin was trying to organize new talks between Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Predictably, the Palestinian Authority immediately dismissed the news. Fatah official Nabil Shaath denied that Abbas was ever a KGB operative, and called the claim a“smear campaign.”

The discovery, far from being a “historical curiosity,” is an aspect of one of many pieces in the puzzle of the origins of 20th and 21st century Islamic terrorism. Those origins are almost always obfuscated and obscured in ill-concealed attempts at presenting a particular narrative about the causes of contemporary terrorism, while decrying all and any evidence to the contrary as “conspiracy theories.”

  • vwVwwVwv

    The Lands of Israel are the new Thermopylae of the West, it shel not fall.

    • Tell that to the ADL.

      • vwVwwVwv

        i am not talking to them anymore.

  • DD_Austin

    Presidents secretly taking money from a foreign powers isn’t news anymore is it?

    Seems more like “business” as usual

  • Alain

    The lie of there being a “Palestinian” people was itself a KGB invention. It would be worth far more to address that since it is the root of the problem.