Outrage Follows "Jaw-Droppingly Shocking" 1986 Prince Charles Letter Blaming Mid-East Problems On "Foreign Jews"

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Prince Charles has sparked media outrage following a report he wrote a letter blaming "the influx of foreign, European Jews" for aggravating the Arab-Israeli conflict and leading to general unrest in the Middle East, while also asking whether an American president would "have the courage" to take on "the Jewish lobby" to put an end to terrorism in the region.

The note, written on November 24, 1986, was found in a public archive and published Saturday by the Daily Mail. The Prince penned the letter after official visits to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Qatar with Princess Diana.

"I now appreciate that Arabs and Jews were all a Semitic people originally,” the then 38-year-old Prince of Wales wrote in his letter, adding, that “it is the influx of foreign, European Jews (especially from Poland, they say) which has helped to cause great problems” in the Middle East. “I know there are so many complex issues, but how can there ever be an end to terrorism unless the causes are eliminated?” he questioned.

"Surely some US president has to have the courage to stand up and take on the Jewish lobby in the US? I must be naive, I suppose!” he concludes.

The Editor of the Jewish Chronicle, Stephen Pollard, described Charles’ comments “both shocking and entirely predictable.”

"To me this is the most astonishing element of the Prince’s letter. The “Jewish lobby” is one of the anti-Semitic themes that have endured for centuries. It is this myth there are these very powerful Jews who control foreign policy or the media or banks or whatever."  Pollard then told the daily mail that the letter was "jaw-droppingly shocking" and added that "[the Prince’s comments] come from the heir to the throne is unsettling, to put it mildly."

While the letter is inflammatory, there is no suggestion Charles holds anti-Semitic views according to The Mail: "He has many prominent Jewish friends and in 2013 became the first Royal to attend a chief rabbi’s inauguration ceremony. In a speech that year, he expressed concern at the apparent rise of anti-Semitism in Britain."

At the same time, he is seen as a defender of Islam, with one historian noting that no other major Western figure has as high a standing in the Muslim world. 

 

It has also been suggested he has pro-Palestinian leanings, a perception the letter appears to support.

Prince Charles is not the first one to fall in the "lobby" spotlight: among those to come under fire for using the term ‘Jewish lobby’ are General George Brown, the highest-ranking military officer in the US as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who was publicly rebuked and disowned by President Gerald Ford in 1974 after claiming that a ‘Jewish lobby’ controlled Congress, according to The Daily Mail. Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage was criticised earlier this month when he referred to ‘a powerful Jewish lobby’ in the US.  In 2006, Chris Davies, former leader of the Lib Dem MEPs, was forced to resign after he used the term. Archbishop Desmond Tutu also came under fire when he used the phrase in a newspaper article in 2002.

The Prince’s reference in the letter to the influx of European Jews also caused dismay.

It is not clear if he is referring to immigration before or after the Second World War, or both. Mr Pollard said: ‘It is the absolute classic Arab explanation of the problems in the Middle East.

 

'And it is what everyone has always said the British aristocracy actually thinks – the idea that Jews were some kind of foreigners who had no real place in Israel until we decided to make it their homeland. Historically it is nonsense and it’s quite stunning when it comes from the heir to the throne.’

 

A senior Israeli diplomatic source said last night: ‘He [Charles] was travelling around the Gulf states [just before he wrote the controversial letter], which in those years were very anti-Israel. It seems he was presented with a narrative in a very convincing way.’

Earlier this month, Britain marked the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, the document that paved the way for the state of Israel, with a gala dinner in London attended by Theresa May and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

It is also not the first time Prince Charles has gotten in hot water for controversial remarks: In 2007, leaked emails between senior Clarence House staff put Charles at the centre of a row about the Royals’ attitude towards the Jewish state.

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Attempting some damage control, a spokesman for Clarence House said the thoughts revealed in the 1986 letter, were actually “not The Prince’s own views.”

“The letter clearly states these were not the Prince’s own thinking on Arab-Israeli affairs, but represented the opinions of some of those he met during his visit which he was keen to interrogate,” the statement said. It added that Prince Charles "was sharing the arguments in private correspondence with a long standing friend in an attempt to improve his understanding of what he has always recognized is a deeply complex issue to which he was coming early on in his own analysis in 1986," the representative said.

"Over the years, the prince has continued his study of the complex and difficult themes he referenced here. He has built a proven track record of support for both Jewish and Arab communities around the world and has a long history of promoting interfaith dialogue and cultural understanding,"
she added.

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Ms No's picture

"I now appreciate that Arabs and Jews were all a Semitic people originally,” the then 38-year-old Prince of Wales wrote in his letter, adding, that “it is the influx of foreign, European Jews (especially from Poland, they say) which has helped to cause great problems” in the Middle East. “I know there are so many complex issues, but how can there ever be an end to terrorism unless the causes are eliminated?” he questioned.

"Surely some US president has to have the courage to stand up and take on the Jewish lobby in the US? I must be naive, I suppose!” he concludes.

Apparently he would like to skirt the fact that they had the bank of England first.  They made England what it is today, which sucks.  That tick just had babies and jumped from one host onto the other.  They are probably just responding to public outrage fro propaganda purposes.

 

 

WillyGroper's picture

bait.

like the pharmacist article.

In Ze No's picture

I was suspect that any Eaton graduate would be as naive or tabula rasa regarding the Middle East as this letter implies.

He sounds more like a middle aged house wife having just returned from her first global romp instead of 38 year old man who attended the best schools and whose family was steeped in the history itself.

My sp8dey sense says this letter may be contrived.

Pernicious Gold Phallusy's picture

I bet he really hates Jewish architecture.

kiwidor's picture

and who doesn't?  it's an oxymoron.

JLee2027's picture

Charles was never too bright. Which is why he'll never be King.

Bigly's picture

It's called inbreeding.

Is-Be's picture

You are not a Geneticist, are you?

It shows.

You just parrot whatever you heard in some bar or brothel.

Joe A's picture

There is sn effort underway to prevent him from becoming king. Maybe led by his own mother. Royalty is all fucked up.

Pernicious Gold Phallusy's picture

Alexander Hamilton wanted the US President to be all-powerful and in office for life.

Dindu Nuffins's picture

Alexander Hamilton? I think I saw a play about him. He was black, right?

Pernicious Gold Phallusy's picture

They took Sojourner Truth off the $10 and put his face on it. Afterward they were thinking of putting her on the $20 but they kinda liked having a slaveowner on that bill.

Mena Arkansas's picture

The prince has only stated a simple truth anybody paying attention already knows to be true.

The only thing "Jaw-Droppingly Shocking" is that this truth has seen the light of day.

No doubt the jew political police - the ADL - will be all over this forcing a groveling apology.

But goyim knowing is growing daily and that genie ain't going back in the bottle.

justa minute's picture

who said this "all that is hidden shall be revealed"?

Ms No's picture

True but that guy also killed his Wife so that he could screw something that looks like a cross between a tauntaun from Star Wars and the thing from The Thing.  Plus they took it in the ass from Jewish money lenders long before we did and they are still there.

Camilla, eeeek! https://i.pinimg.com/236x/b0/9a/0f/b09a0f08945b8cb0372ba106c6994e1a.jpg

 

veritas semper vinces's picture

I think they are made for each other.Charles and Camilla!

Diana was too Lady for him!

I never liked Charles ,but he grew a little on me with what he said.

headless blogger's picture

remember when Harry was a Nazi for halloween? That got 'em all stirred up as well. LOL.

For a slight moment my respect for Charles increased, but then it disappeared when he started making excuses which showed his fear.

Although, my guess is they have a lot on Charlie, and this was just a small warning to him for his disrespect in refusing to go to the Balfour declaration party.

Zuptas Bekants's picture

I am sure there was not any 'terrorism' before the 'Balfour declaration' ??

Harry Lightning's picture

Sending this song to the German-Greek Prince of Wales...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3fP15F6szA

Shibumi2's picture

I'm not outraged at all...and the so called royal family can conduct themselves including cankles senior

May they all rot in hell

Shibumi2's picture

I'm not outraged at all...and the so called royal family can fuck themselves including cankles senior

May they all rot in hell

Krink26's picture

I'm luke warm on the whole Israeli thing. I definitely do not hold the same anti-Jew/anti-semitic view that is prevalent here on ZH. But at the same time I know they are far from saints. We should use them opportunistically as they do us - always with one eye on them. They are the ones who spy on us more than anyone else. Sorry Dems it's not Russia. But to say that there isn't a powerful Jewish lobby is completely effing asinine.

justa minute's picture

if your lukewarm you will be spewed out, israel(fake) is the abominNATION of desolation

Grandad Grumps's picture

There are likely a lot of Jews in Israel who are decent people. However, this is about Satan and the zionists who are Satanists.... and they control the politics if Israel.

The Jews in Israel have a choice just as everyone has a choice. To not make a choice is to reject God.

WorkingClassMan's picture

Everybody knows the jesus killers are behind a lot of the worlds troubles.  This has been knowledge from the time of fuckin' Moses.

GRDguy's picture

A famous jew (Elie Wiesel) wrote "Trial of God" and found god guilty of breaking the covenant.

That's when I finally realized that Abraham lied.  There was no covenant.

But I figured Elie couldn't bring himself to write "Trial of Abraham."

That would mean a lifetime of believing in a lie.

No hate here. Just sad to see so much lyin' stealin' and killin' happening.

Uranium Mountain's picture

Didn't the media help kill Princess Dianna?  

Pernicious Gold Phallusy's picture

I heard the Queen did it to prevent the ex-Princess of Wales from "marrying a wog" as my British co-workers put it.

just the tip's picture

so.  is prince william going to pull off an MbS in londonstan?

headless blogger's picture

ya. I'd like to see him round up all these Jews who are behind the Open-door policy and forcing Islam on Europeans. And while he's at it, arrest Barbara Lerner Spectre.

 

newmacroman's picture

Pollard, Pollard, where have I heard that before?

Oh yeah, a snake named Jonathon.

Bunch of sociopaths.

Dr. Bonzo's picture

USS Liberty, 8 June, 1967.

Fuck you G.I. Fuck you big time.

 

Courtesy of.... your leaders.

elephant's picture

The “Jewish lobby” is one of the anti-Semitic themes that have endured for centuries. It is this myth there are these very powerful Jews who control foreign policy or the media or banks or whatever.

 

Yeah, right. It is just a myth.  /s

Usura's picture

Endured for centuries?  Seems to have stood the test of time.  Better take a closer look.

hooligan2009's picture

does this mean that all it takes to become successful and (jealously/) hated by anyone else on the planet is to engage in genital mutilation (male and female), contribute half your money to the state religion and either bang your head on a wall for a few thousand years or walk round and round a meteorite for 1500 years?

maybe people should try this in places like baltimore, st louis, DC, LA and Chicago.

oh wait, does israel have capital punishment for non-beleivers, stone women to death if they are raped whilst not in the company of a male relative and chop peoples hands off for stealing?

hmmm. ponders why israeli apartheid is different from south african apartheid or the jim crow laws.

user2011's picture

How would the world be without Jews ?  and Islam... and Communism...

Sorry_about_Dresden's picture

I suspect Constantine was trying to rebrand Judaism around the Jew Jesus.

When the new Jew sect following Jesus was rejected by Jews expelled from Jerusalem in 120 AD, the schism was created because Jews rejected Jesus, they had put him to death. When Rome tried to give Jews a way back into Roman society as a, sorta, Jew, really confused circumcised goyim who, sort of, practice faux temple worship, mixing Moses, David, Christ all mashed together.

Blue Steel 309's picture

Facts are anti-semetic. You know people they have gone too far when this kind of thing is "leaked".

Mustahattu's picture

Never liked Charles but this is fantastic! A+ and extra sticker for Charles!

If only the history books accepted at schools, the MSM and Hollywood were not controlled by the joos everyone would know the truth. Currently majority of people are going about with their daily lives with blinkers on. Just the way the zionists like it as they get to grab more power by portraying the joos as the poor little victims.

"Any people who has been persecuted for two thousand years must be doing something wrong" - Kissinger, as he distanced himself from his roots.

headless blogger's picture

They're attacking him because he didn't go to the Balfour Dec party.

These Jews are ridiculous. And he should never have backtracked or responded to their LIES. EVERYONE KNOWS THERE IS A JEWISH LOBBY. JEWS: GET OVER YOURSELVES. 

You fucking colonizers. Parasiting off the European people for 100s of years and whining and calling yourselves VICTIMS.....fuck off.

There is NOTHING ANTI-SEMITIC ABOUT saying truth.

The most racist people on the planet are Jews. AND they are currently behind much of the M.E. problems.

hestroy's picture

You must be joking. Look how good people of IsraHell see goyim.

“Goyim were born only to serve us. Without that, they have no place in the world – only to serve the People of Israel.”

“In Israel, death has no dominion over them… With gentiles, it will be like any person – they need to die, but [God] will give them longevity. Why? Imagine that one’s donkey would die, they’d lose their money.

“This is his servant… That’s why he gets a long life, to work well for this Jew.”

squid's picture

They crucified Alexander Solynetsin for his book '200 years togetherness' which has never been published in English. His crime? Telling the truth. The truth about whom? About the Jews in Russian and how the boshivik revolution was actually the Jewish revolution.

 

But when you tell the truth about jews, you're anti-Semitic, when you use gross hyperbol about national socialist Germany, you're a historian.

 

Ah, the world we live in.

 

Squid

headless blogger's picture

I was able to get 200 Years together. I got it from kindle I think it is. It's very good. You can download the chapters also online:

https://wikispooks.com/w/index.php?title=200_Years_Together&printable=yes

Grandad Grumps's picture

Zionists.

Maybe he should consult Evelyn?

Davidduke2000's picture

such a fucking small minority (13 million) and they make so much noise. eventually an epidemic of some sort is bound to wipe off most of them.

prymythirdeye's picture

They're doing to themselves thru inbreeding.

adonisdemilo's picture

Good for you Charlie.

Tell it like you see it.

Now Phil has retired you will have to fill the gaping hole left without his caustic wit and his straightforward common sense.