THE ARABS AND THE HOLOCAUST
THE ARAB-ISRAELI WAR OF NARRATIVES
BY GILBERT ACHCAR
PUBLISHED BY SAQI
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The Arab-Israeli conflict goes far beyond the wars waged in the Middle East. There is a war of narratives revolving around the two defining traumas of the conflict: the Holocaust and the Nakba. Gilbert Achcar assesses Arab attitudes to the Holocaust, which he argues are closely related to the dynamics of the Arab-Israeli conflict since 1948. From Hitler's rise to power up to the present day, he identifies a wide range of reactions among the Arab world's four main ideological...