Pressure's On

A reader emails this International Herald Tribune account of the flipside of the bizarre scenario by which American Jewish groups found themselves denying that there was any Armenian Genocide during World War One. The point is to refocus the lines of causation back on the Turkish government which took it upon itself to lean very heavily on diaspora groups and, in effect, blackmail them with the idea that Israel would be made to bare the consequences of their failure to step into line.