The Hitler Legacy: The Nazi Cult in Diaspora: How it was Organized, How it was Funded, and Why it Remains a Threat to Global Security in the Age of Terrorism.

Jörg Haider, leader of Austria’s right-wing movement and the top official in the Austrian state of Carinthia, died in 2008 when his government-issued luxury sedan crashed into a concrete pillar. Haider was verifiably intoxicated and the onboard computer of the wrecked vehicle showed he had travelled at nearly twice the permissible speed. Nevertheless, his followers have floated various theories that he might have been killed by his enemies in the  Deutsche Bank or the Mossad.

It stands to reason that Haider would have liked that — and also that the site of his accident has become a place of pilgrimage for Austrian right wingers.

What he undoubtedly would not have liked, however, are the revelations that have come to light since his death. Notebooks in his handwriting show that Haider received huge sums of money from Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi. The latter paid him $45 million while the Iraqi dictator funneled $5 million to the Austrian politician. What this money was supposed to buy is not yet known. 

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