Walter Laqueur was head of the Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library in London and concurrently university professor at Georgetown University.
The scholars, historians, and political advisers who shaped the West’s understanding of Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, and the Islamist Middle East, make way now for—what?
A counterfactual history, 1848-2008
And are we now on the eve of the emergence of a new, Fifth International?
When and how did authentic information about the Holocaust first become known?
New biographies shed light on the cohort of Germans of Jewish descent who historians have portrayed as having served the Nazis
The Jewish world needs a place like Tablet where varying—even conflicting—viewpoints can exist side by side. Our times demand an engagement with big ideas and not a retreat from them.
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