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Fascist imperative behind relentless terror | CounterVortex: But despite the mutual antipathy between xenophobes and jihadists, there are points of intersect between them. We have seen instances of a convergence of Islamism and radical-right ideology—even moves towards a formal alliance between jihadis and neo-Nazis. In any event, an extreme anti-Muslim backlash is exactly what the jihadists wish to provoke in their attacks in Europe—just as they seek to polarize the Sunni-Shi'ite divide in their attacks in the Greater Middle East. So even when jihadism and fascism oppose each other, they are still in a sense working together. They see common enemies in democracy, secularism, multi-culturalism and an open society.

This is the same ultimately pointless argument we saw after the Nice attack earlier this month in France—and many times before. If the attacker is a Muslim, the left rushes to portray him as apolitical and "mentally ill." If the attacker is a Christian or xenophobe, the right rushes to portray him as apolitical and "mentally ill." They are both missing the point.

There is common political context to all these attacks—whether it is this massacre of "useless eaters" in Japan of that of sex deviants in Orlando or that of decadent youth in Munich or Paris or Brussels. The Islamophobe right and the Islamist right are equally manifestations of the global reaction.

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