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Postwar Reconciliation in Europe: Lessons for the Middle East?
A lecture given by Dr. Timothy Ryback was organized by the Arab Thought Forum on November 9th, 2006 in Jerusalem. Dr. Ryback is Co-director of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation and Vice President and Resident Director of the Salzburg Seminar, Austria.
Dr. Ryback discussed the efforts at recociliation made by the European powers after the Second World War. He drew parallels to the middle east and tried to encourage parties there to follow similar steps