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  • He said he had witnessed "dozens of illegal acts" by US troops, claiming they viewed all Iraqis as "untermenschen" - the Nazi term for races regarded as sub-human.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: SAS Soldier quits Army in disgust at 'illegal' American tactics in Iraq

  • He said he had witnessed 'dozens of illegal acts' by US troops, claiming they viewed all Iraqis as 'untermenschen' - the Nazi term for races regarded as sub-human.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: SAS Soldier quits Army in disgust at 'illegal' American tactics in Iraq

  • One senior British Army officer criticised the US military's rules of engagement for allowing the use of excessive violence and US soldiers for viewing Iraqis as "untermenschen" - a term used by the Nazis to refer to In 2004, General Sir Mike Jackson, stated: "We must be able to fight with the Americans.

    Army Rumour Service

  • The Telegraph's Sean Rayment, interviewed a British officer who said he believed the US approach to Iraqis was to treat them as "untermenschen", the Nazi term abhorrently used to describe Jews as "subhuman".

    Firas Al-Atraqchi: Soldier Taunting Iraqi Children is Hardly the Worst Act

  • If you had been a ten year old in Germany in 1940, a "perfectly normal set of moral values" would have included regarding Jews as "untermenschen".

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Pray tell, are these 'Mediaeval throwbacks' akin to 'untermenschen'?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Those who were not fortunate enough to leave on time, met the same fate as others whom the Nazis considered 'untermenschen' after 1933.

    Editorial

  • Those who were not fortunate enough to leave on time, met the same fate as others whom the Nazis considered 'untermenschen' after 1933.

    Editorial

  • For Jews who understand history, to treat another group as "untermenschen" means that they have learned far more from the behavior of their oppressors than from the experience of being oppressed as, my close friend and fellow activist, Rita Corriel has written.

    OpEdNews

  • While at the periphery, where barbarians were, and always are, known to reside, it was okay to mercilessly butcher the 'untermenschen' and expropriate their natural wealth and treasures as no barbarians are ever deserving of their possessions.

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  • A word with obviously evil connotations that can be used by anyone to make it clear that *they* are on the side of good. Very 1984. What do you call a word like untermenschen that can be used to perpetrate deceit by narrowing the frame of the debate on an inaccurate center point? Newspeak?

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    But, just like women stoned to death in Iran, or the mass starvation of the people of Zimbabwe, these horrors are greeted with the silence that racists reserve for the less-than-humans who behave in an uncivilized way. Their unspoken attitude is, well, what can you expect of these untermenschen?

    And anyway, it's all Bush's fault.

    -- Michael Ledeen, mledeen@aei.org, The National Review Online, Friday, April 06, 2007,

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    April 8, 2007

  • See also ubermenschen

    April 8, 2007