Between Ankara and Jerusalem: the Armenian Genocide as a Zero-Sum Game in Israel's Foreign Policy (1980’s -2010’s)

  title={Between Ankara and Jerusalem: the Armenian Genocide as a Zero-Sum Game in Israel's Foreign Policy (1980’s -2010’s)},
  author={Eldad Ben Aharon},
  journal={Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={459 - 476}
  • Eldad Ben Aharon
  • Published 3 September 2018
  • Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies
Abstract This article examines the historical and symbiotic relationship between Israel’s foreign policy and its domestic political and cultural arena in respect to the Armenian Genocide as being like a zero-sum game. The article argues that for more than three decades (1980s‒2010s) the Israeli policy on the Armenian Genocide has been mainly dependent on low degree of domestic pressure, specifically lack of substantial parliamentary pressure by opposition parties, on successive Israeli… Expand


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