Avi Shlaim is an emeritus professor of international relations at Oxford University and the author of The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World.
The neophyte president, Netanyahu, and Palestine
Trump is unencumbered by any knowledge of the Palestinians, their history, their politics, or their legitimate...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe Labour Party, Israel, and antisemitism
The key question, given that antisemitism along with other forms of racism has had a continuing presence in British...
The perils and pitfalls of patriotic history
War is said to be too serious a business to be left to the soldiers. By the same token, military history is too...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaAriel Sharon’s legacy
Sharon was the unilateralist par excellence. His main aim when he came to power in 2001 was to eliminate the...
An Open Letter to Barack Obama
Please take a few moments to reflect on the relations between the United States and Israel in the light of a recent incident
Israel’s “new history” and the Palestinians
A rethinking by Israeli historians enlarges understanding of the bitter events of 1948, including the Palestinian...