Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

Annan, HRW Doubt Israeli Claims on Gaza Beach Blast- Haaretz

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed doubt over an Israel Defense Forces probe determining that the blast on a Gaza Strip beach last Friday that killed seven civilians was caused by a mine or explosive device, placed by…

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“Palestinian Peace Politics” New York Times Editorial, June 10, 2006

Most Palestinians are believed to favor a two-state solution that would acknowledge Israel’s pre-1967 borders and thus, explicitly or implicitly, Israel’s right to exist. But the Hamas-led government that Palestinians elected this year refuses any such gesture. The Palestinian president,…

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Blaming The Rest of the World by Irshad Manji, Yale University Fellow

(Irshad Manji is author of The Trouble with Islam Today, available at SPMEMart at discounted prices. ) Three years ago, as writer-in-residence at the University of Toronto, I was putting the final touches on my book, The Trouble with…

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Israel’s Image-Why the All-Time Low?

Conventional wisdom holds that Israel’s international standing is directly related to its willingness to move toward peace with the Palestinians. Yet in recent years, despite previously unimaginable concessions, its international standing, far from improving, has hit an all-time low. Consider…

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