POWER POLITICS: Semitic Friends

Although Nazis preach Nordic racial superiority, they have little hesitation in stringing along with a Mediterranean people like the Italians or an Oriental one like the Japanese. Moreover, they strenuously try to cultivate friendship with the Arabs, who are not only non-Aryan but Semitic. Last week Adolf Hitler received at his Berchtesgaden retreat a tall, straight, bearded Arab dressed in a beautifully embroidered flowing robe. His name was Khalid al Hud, and his position is that of counselor and emissary of Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, "Guardian of the Holy...

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