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Israeli Academic Raises Challenges for British Boycotters:

The recent motion by the U.K.’s largest university union (NAFTHE) recommending a boycott of all Israeli academics who “do not publicly dissociate themselves” from Israeli policies has reignited the debate around this issue (“Over protests, U.K. union endorses boycott of…

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Juan Cole and Yale: The Inside Story, by David White, Real Clear Politics,August 3, 2006

http://www.campus-watch.org/article/id/2668 http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2006/08/juan_cole_and_yale_the_inside.html Early last month, when it emerged that Yale University had decided to reject the appointment of University of Michigan professor Juan Cole, he blamed a “concerted press campaign by neoconservatives…[which] was inappropriate and a threat to academic integrity.”…

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Planned Obsolescence: The State of Scholarship in the Middle East Studies Association, by Bruce Thornton,The Daily Standard, 8.02.06

http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/012/525jrdwu.asp THE MIDDLE EAST STUDIES ASSOCIATION, the professional gatekeeper of American academic orthodoxy on all matters Islamic, has posted the lineup of presentations for its upcoming meeting in Boston this November. As always, what’s not going to be talked about…

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