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Letter: Boycotting Israeli lecturers

With regard to your item on the proposed boycott of Israeli lecturers by the British union for college and university staff (“Israeli lecturers targeted,” May 13), perhaps they can also call for a boycott of British and American lecturers. The…

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It is, even by Brussels standards, an odd decision. The EU is to resume its subventions to the Palestinian Authority (PA)-despite having recently passed a series of laws against financing terrorism, and despite the fact that Hamas, which runs the…

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British Academic Boycott Is Just Blinkered Bigotry

Later this month Britain’s largest university and college lecturers union will vote on a motion recommending its 67,000 members boycott their Israeli counterparts and Israeli academic institutions. The move by the National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education…

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Why the World Should Take Ahmadinejad Seriously

Amir Taheri was born in Iran and educated in Tehran, London and Paris. Between 1980 and 1984 he was Middle East editor for the London Sunday Times. Taheri has been a contributor to the International Herald Tribune since 1980. He…

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Groups to Bush: Drop Iran-Israel Linkage

WASHINGTON – Jewish community leaders have urged the White House to refrain from publicly pledging to defend Israel against possible Iranian hostilities, senior Jewish activists told the Forward. Messages were passed to the White House through several channels, Jewish activists…

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War of Words Over Paper on Israel

March 27 When “The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy” first appeared on the Web site of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government this month, the paper’s title page featured the globe and Harvard seal that make up…

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