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Middle East
Dec 13, 2005

A dust storm over the Holocaust
By M K Bhadrakumar

An entire panorama of issues unexpectedly comes into view in the international reaction to recent remarks by Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, implying that European powers should have salved their historical sense of guilt, if any, over their persecution of Jews by sanctioning a homeland for them on European soil itself.

What is most striking is that the hue and cry of the “international community” has been mainly restricted to the Christian world (European and Slavic), apart from Israel, of course.

In the Muslim world itself, there was a deafening silence.
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