Edwin Black


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

By Edwin Black

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.Read More


History Demands an Uncompromised Home for Shoah Archive

By Edwin Black

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.Read More


Spat Erupts Between Neocons, Intelligence Community

By Edwin Black

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 seriesRead More


How FBI Employed Pentagon Analyst To ‘Sting’ Aipac

By Edwin Black

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 PentagonRead More


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

By Edwin Black

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,Read More



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