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Author Pryce-Jones, David, 1936-

Title Betrayal : France, the Arabs and the Jews
Published New York : Encounter Books, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents CONTENTS; PREFACE; BETRAYAL; The Harvest; The Quai d'Orsay; Jews in the View of the Quai d'Orsay; The Catholic Factor; Zionism versus French Designs; Between the Wars; Writers Take Sides; The Rescue of the Mufti of Jerusalem; The Mystique of Louis Massignon; "A Pernicious Example and a Great Peril"; Taking Advantage; Men and Matters; Interests and Hearts; The Pursuit of the Ayatollah; Ins and Some Outs; Pillars of Unwisdom; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary David Pryce-Jones believes that France has done more damage to the Middle East than any other country, backing Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian cause, supporting Saddam Hussein, giving safe harbor to the Ayatollah Khomeini. One aim of these policies was to sponsor the Arabs' belief that they could be incorporated into a Franco-Arab power bloc that might one day rival the United States. Simultaneously, France encouraged the mass immigration of Arabs. A huge and growing minority in this country now believes that they have rights and claims which have not been met. This minority also believes th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arabs -- Political activity -- France.
France -- Foreign relations -- 1945-
France -- Foreign relations -- Israel.
France -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.
Israel -- Foreign relations -- France.
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- France.
Middle East -- History -- 20th century.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1594032203
1594033048 (electronic bk.)
9781594033049 (electronic bk.)