Walter Ze'ev Laqueur (born 26 May 1921) is an American historian and political commentator.
He was born in Breslau, Lower Silesia, Prussia (modern Wrocław, Poland), to a Jewish family. In 1938, Laqueur left Germany for the British Mandate of Palestine. His parents, who were unable to leave, became victims of the Holocaust.
He lived in Israel 1938–53. After one year at the ... more »