De Gaulle : “The Jews, a People Sure of Itself and Domineering”
June 1967, an Endless Six-Day War
Alain Gresh, September 2017
From the very start of the June 1967 war, French President General Charles de Gaulle condemned Israel for having started it. This position, in contradiction with that of most political leaders, the media and public opinion earned de Gaulle many criticisms, including that of antisemitism.
A Consul for all Seasons: the Spanish Diplomatic Mission in Jerusalem during World War I
Roberto Mazza, June 2016
Antonio de la Cierva y Lewita, Count of Ballobar, was a Spanish consul in Jerusalem from 1913 to 1919. In charge of protecting Spanish institutions and possessions, he became involved with other religious orders, then was gradually brought to manage British and French interests in Palestine; (...)