By Michael Curtis
Will animosity in the direction of Jews and the kingdom of Israel by no means finish? This ebook ventures to rectify the misrepresentations, propaganda, obsessions, and falsifications commonly disseminated within the media and public discourse, explaining the motivations at the back of them. the problems Michael Curtis scrutinizes are complex and debatable, occasionally even baffling, yet he reports them in as goal and rigorous a way as possible.
Curtis divides his arguments into 5 key components: political correctness and the obsessive assault on Israel; the brilliant and stressful upward thrust of antisemitism; the Arab global and the Islamist chance; the Palestinian narrative; and the Israeli/Palestinian clash. the 1st part specializes in the censorious perspective towards Israel taken by way of many within the overseas neighborhood. A moment part includes essays at the elevate of up to date antisemitism in Arab and Muslim international locations in addition to eu democracies.
In the 3rd part, the writer addresses adjustments within the Arab global, the specter of Iranian targets, the recent alliance of Sunni Islamist states, and the turning out to be energy and hazard of Islamic fundamentalism and extremist habit. His fourth part, at the Palestinian Narrative, information the reputation via many critics of Israel and the overseas media of the Palestinian narrative of victimhood. eventually, the part at the Israeli–Palestinian clash information the ongoing fight in the center East among Israelis and Palestinians. This e-book is a needs to learn for historians, political scientists, Jewish reports students, and all these attracted to the most risky and arguable areas on this planet today.