Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization

Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization

Colin Shindler


Why has the eu Left develop into so opposed in the direction of Israel? to reply to this question, Colin Shindler seems on the fight among Marxism-Leninism and Zionism from the October Revolution to today.

Is such antagonism towards the regulations of successive Israeli governments? Or, is it as a result of a resurgence of anti-Semitism? the answer's way more advanced. Shindler argues that the recent new release of the eu Left used to be extra prompted by means of the decolonization flow than by means of wartime stories, which led it to desire the Palestinian reason within the publish 1967 interval. therefore the Israeli force to settle the West financial institution after the Six Day conflict better an already present perspective, yet didn't reason it.

Written via a revered student, this obtainable and balanced paintings offers a unique account and analytical method of this crucial topic. Israel and the ecu Left will curiosity scholars in overseas politics, center jap stories, in addition to someone who seeks to appreciate matters relating to present day Left and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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