Ian Black in conversation with Ahmad Samih Khalidi.
Ian Black’s new history of Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel from 1917 -2017 has garnered amazing reviews from both sides of the conflict. In this unique conversation Ahmad Samih Khalidi, a Palestinian academic and former senior advisor to PA Presidents Arafat and Abbas, will discuss with Ian the key issues highlighted in his pioneering new study and explore together the past, present and future of the conflict. Praise for Enemies and Neighbours ‘Superbly researched and highly readable. Even those who are well read on the subject will find new insights that had escaped them’ Raja Shehadeh, author of Palestinian Walks: Notes on a Vanishing Landscape ‘In a field where one has gotten used to one-sided ‘narratives’, it is refreshing to come across a historical account that simply lays down the facts, gory and tragic as these may be. This book is a must-read for those who, still entertaining hope for a sane exit from the conflict, need to be shocked out of their stupor’ Sari Nusseibeh, author of Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life Read more.