2 days ago this dalliance with anti-semitism brings to mind his controversial phd thesis, which downplayed the number of victims of the holocaust and suggested a link between zionism and nazism though he later backtracked on the claims in his thesis, his recent diatribes call into question his sincerity abbas—the. Holocaust desecration, denial, and abuse, are all components of palestinian authority ideology a pa tv children's broadcast taught that israel burned palestinians in ovens, and at an exhibit in gaza children put dolls in a model oven adorned with a star of david and a swastika a senior palestinian academic taught adults. Kisilev remembers abbas as a well-prepared graduate student 1933–1945 is to inflate this figure [of holocaust deaths] so that their gains will be greater vladimir ivanovich kisilev as abbas' dissertation adviser content of the thesis and book in the doctoral thesis 2 content of the thesis and book 3 political controversy. For years some of us have argued that abbas should be considered instead a political and diplomatic pariah we have said he is a deep-dyed antisemite, having written his “doctoral” thesis on denying the holocaust we have drawn attention to his regime teaching its children about seizing the whole of. A 1982 doctoral dissertation by secretary-general of the plo executive committee mahmoud abbas, aka abu mazen, who is considered second to yasser arafat, discussed the secret relationship between nazism and zionism two years later, a study by abu mazen based on his dissertation for. Abbas' words, alongside his rejection of the idea that his book explicitly denies the holocaust, strengthen the need to do an in-depth review of his but all throughout the book abbas continues to press his main thesis, which is an all-out indictment of the zionist movement and its leaders such as david.
Israeli president reuven rivlin said that abbas's remarks harken back to “things that led him to be accused years ago of anti-semitism and holocaust denial” abbas's phd thesis, which he wrote for a soviet university controlled by the kgb in the 1960s denied the holocaust over the past 25 years, the. Before gaining renown as a palestinian politician — indeed, as a mild-mannered and moderate politician — he wrote a dissertation at a russian university in 1982 that was published two years later in arabic as now it must be said that scholars of the holocaust are not unanimous in agreeing on the figure of six million. In his doctorate, called the other side: the secret ties between the nazis and zionism (arabic), abbas questions the historical truth of six million jews murdered in the holocaust he noted in his thesis that “there are rumors” that the number of victims reached six million however, abbas claims, no-one. 3 days ago you might as well demonstrate that you are also aware of mr abbas' perspective of the holocaust you're right that mr netanyahu's comment was in poor taste, but all in all it was just a silly comment of a politician mr abbas' holocaust alternative history is his phd thesis, and that's a bit more serious.
From 'stand with us' (credit: ערוץ 20, standwithus) in 1984, president mahmoud abbas wrote his doctoral dissertation on the question of the holocausta. “they wanted to bring jews here from europe to maintain european interests in the region,” he claimed, adding that “israel is a colonialist project that has nothing to do with jews” those conspiracy theories echo abbas' long-ago phd thesis from a russian university that the holocaust was overstated and. From mahmoud abbas' book the other side: the secret relationship between nazism and zionism (billsan publising house, ramallah, 2011), based on his doctoral dissertation the palestinian authority's new media division is putting considerable effort it seems into the construction and.
Abbas eventually served as a liaison to the russians on behalf of the plo he also spent time in moscow as a student and wrote his doctoral thesis on the holocaust while studying there khaled elgindy, a fellow at the brookings institution's center for middle east policy who has advised the palestinian. Fdd's own grant rumley, the authors of a new book, the last palestinian: the rise and reign of mahmoud abbas i just want to mention one thing to you, and that is, for quite a few years here at fdd, an negotiations, to study, to producing less-than-reputable work—his holocaust dissertation being one of them—that. The american rabbi chose not to press abbas on previous comments that he had made regarding the holocaust, including his 1983 doctoral thesis, later published as a book, in which he questioned the number of jews killed and argued for the collaboration of zionist leadership with nazis in propelling jews toward.
Mahmoud abbas by olivier pacteau via flickr creative commons besa center perspectives paper no 457, april 30, 2017 executive summary: it is a historical irony that such a short time after holocaust remembrance day, an unreconstructed holocaust denier is being welcomed at the white house. This anti-semitism and holocaust denial comes from the top although it is either unknown or denied in the west, pa president mahmoud abbas is profoundly fascinated by nazi propaganda and has employed it in his own writings, particularly in his doctoral dissertation on the subject of the holocaust, “the other face: the.
Who knew this quote from the article tells about the doctoral thesis that abbas wrote in 1982 and published in 1984: back in 1982 abbas wrote a holocaust denying doctorate, later published in 1984 which downgraded the number of jews killed by hitler and claimed zionist collaboration with the nazis. It is based on his candsc thesis, completed in 1982 at patrice lumumba university (now the peoples' friendship university of russia) under the title the when abbas was appointed the palestinian prime minister in 2003, he wrote that the holocaust was a terrible, unforgivable crime against the jewish nation, a crime.