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and latterly, anti-semitites too

and latterly, anti-Semites too

In my review of The Baader-Meinhof Complex, I mentioned the difficult issue of the West German New Left’s anti-Semitism. A few people wrote back asking for more information. Meanwhile, one of the comments to the post from Terrence O’Keefe, said “the psychology operating behind the West German Left’s transition from the attractive but always vague “pro-peace” position to one of aggressive anti-Israelism is fairly simple.” I’m not sure its quite as simple as all that, and I wanted to say why.

This transition…

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