Johan Galtung, a Norwegian academic considered one of the founders of the “Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution” programs now brooding throughout the Western academy, finds these Jews highly suspicious. In an Oslo lecture and follow-up correspondence with Haaretz, Galtung points out that, after all, “The Jews control U.S. media, and divert for the sake of Israel,” so might there not be more to Anders Breivik’s slaughter of scores of schoolchildren than meets the eye? Might there not be some Hebrew connection? He’s just asking questions:
Among other claims, Galtung stated that there is a possible link between Anders Behring Breivik, responsible for massacring dozens of children in Norway last summer, and Jewish and Israeli factions. The connection is supposedly based on the fact that the murderer has ties to the “Freemasons” organization, “which has Jewish origins,” according to Galtung. The supposed connection to Israel is through the Mossad – which Galtung believes might have given Breivik his orders.
In the same breath, Galtung mentioned a conspiracy theory, linking last summer’s massacre in Norway with the attack on the King David Hotel, carried out by the Etzel in 1946 – both attacks took place on July 22. He finished with this astonishing claim: “It will be interesting to read the [Norwegian] police report on Israel, during the trial.”
In an email exchange with Haaretz on Sunday, Galtung requested to clear up his claims. “When we know nothing about who is behind Breivik, including whether there is anybody at all, any hypothesis is legitimate; that is in the nature of research,” wrote Galtung.
“I consider the Mossad highly unlikely, but it is illegitimate to eliminate it as a hypothesis with no evidence,” continued Galtung.
Just for good measure, Galtung goes on to point out quite sensibly that if the Jews really wanted to avoid Auschwitz so badly, maybe they shouldn’t have hogged all the influential positions in post-Versailles Germany. Their occupation of “key niches in a society humiliated by defeat” created an anti-Semitism that could have been “predicted.”
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