flutter in the dovecote

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I further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.
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I further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Arab intransigence rather than Israeli intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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flutter in the dovecoteA disturbance, usually one caused within a prescribed group of people.
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