Edwin Black

Robert Wolfe, Archivist of Nazi Documents, Fought Relentlessly To Expose Holocaust

Robert Wolfe, who has died at 93, was no bookworm. The federal archivist in charge of Nazi documents fought passionately to expose the Holocaust, Edwin Black writes.

High Price: Marwan Barghouti, the jailed Palestinian leader, is one of scores of convicted terrorists who receive monthly stipends from authorities in Ramallah.

American Tax Dollars Help Fund Hefty 'Salaries' for Jailed Palestinian Killers

American aid to the Palestinian Authority is used to help fund $2,000-a-month ‘salaries’ for jailed terrorist killers. That violates U.S. law — and common decency, Edwin Black writes.

History Demands an Uncompromised Home for Shoah Archive

The world’s largest Holocaust archive, the secretive International Tracing Service in Bad Arolsen, Germany, has finally agreed to open its files to researchers and journalists. The long-awaited access follows years of acrimonious contention between the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the International Committee of the Red Cross, which manages the repository.

Spat Erupts Between Neocons, Intelligence Community

WASHINGTON — Last June, leading neoconservative Richard Perle received an unexpected phone call at his home. It was Larry Franklin calling. Franklin is the veteran Iran specialist in the Pentagon’s Near East South Asia office, and the key Iraq war planner who had been pressured by the FBI into launching a series

How FBI Employed Pentagon Analyst To ‘Sting’ Aipac

WASHINGTON — The FBI’s investigation of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee did not go into high gear until more than a year after the Pentagon’s top Iran analyst allegedly passed foreign policy strategy information to two Aipac officials.The investigation only intensified in July, when the FBI allegedly directed the same Pentagon

Then They Came for the Gypsies: The Legacy of Death’s Calculator

In April 1941, a Romanian census taker came to the home of a suspected Roma Gypsy working as a blacksmith in the picturesque town of Schaas. The senior Nazi statistical official observing the process wrote, “He did not dare to deny his ethnical descent as Gypsy.” The census taker instructed: “Now, please write: Gypsy.”Shortly thereafter,

Ford Foundation Aided Groups Behind Biased Durban Parley

In August 2001, thousands of human rights activists from around the globe gathered in Durban, South Africa, for a United Nations conference that many participants hoped would address racial injustices plaguing humanity, from Rwanda to Sri Lanka to the United States.Instead, anti-Israel agitation, anti-Zionist propaganda and blatant