On this International Holocaust Memorial Day, Robert Satloff reports on a remarkable development regarding the Saudi Muslim World League, long regarded as a propagator of extremism. Its new leader has come forward to denounce Holocaust denial. Read Satloff here: http://bit.ly/mwlholocaust. It’s worth adding that Ibn Saud, founder of the kingdom, learned of the Holocaust from FDR, who told him about it at their famous meeting in Feb. 1945. Ibn Saud didn’t doubt it, but he thought that the Jews should be given the choice lands of the Germans in compensation, and nothing in Palestine. The two accounts of Ibn Saud’s 1945 remarks, the official one and an account by the (American) translator, at the link. Click on images to enlarge text.
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