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Paranoid over Islamist threat, Italy lets Neo-fascism go mainstream

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A typical CasaPound poster. From Flickr.

While Italy is making anti-terrorism laws harsher, showing John Kerry the prospect of another military batch in Iraq and hashing out a much controversial cyber-security program, teenagers can still get roughed up, and almost murdered, by free-roaming bands of skinheads in broad daylight. This happens in a country where the Interior Ministry seems to underestimate Neo-fascist violence, and almost brushes off hate groups as some sort of cultural aggregators.

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However painful it might be, we should oppose Imperial Order regardless of what Syrians think

Whenever pro-intervention liberals excoriate me for ignoring what Syrians ask, as long as it furthers my political goals, I say they’re absolutely right. In a certain sense, I am less sympathetic to the Syrian population – especially when it’s the orientalist kind of sympathy – than I am ideologically motivated against USA and the NATO.

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