SPME Research

Analysis: Regional arms control revisited

Wednesday’s meeting of the security cabinet to consider regional arms control issues was the first such discussion in many years. It was prompted by a number of developments, including Libyan leader Muamar Gaddafi’s declaration that he would give up his…

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A chance to change the agenda?

http://www.cjnews.com/viewarticle.asp?id=2231&s=1 The actions of the United Nations in leading the campaign to demonize Israel have also led to the organization’s decline in prestige and influence. Recently, the process accelerated with the General Assembly decision to refer Israel’s construction of a…

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Building a Palestinian “Peace Now” model

I heard so much about the Israeli organization Peace Now which was founded by 348 reserve officers of the Israeli military back in 1978. But it wasn’t until I attended a recent dinner hosted by it’s American support group that…

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A Courageous Voice for Peace

Author’s Note: When I wrote Ed Beck (and he wrote the Board) about my Bangladeshi friend and colleague, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, it was suggested I write an original piece for SPME members. Mr. Choudhury’s goal is to pierce the…

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Antisemitsm-Betrayal of History; Betrayal of Truth

No people has been maligned more than have the Jews-no people. It’s not even close. It has been widespread-encompassing locations with little or no Jews-and millennia-long-going back at least to Tacitus. Most of major social institutions, including governments and all…

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A Place to Hide

Associate Professor Counselor Education Central Michigan University I have been sitting shiva with my Jewish daughter-in-law and her family. She quite suddenly lost her sister to a very malignant Cancer and the loss of a young, vibrant, talented woman has…

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THE YALE BOMBINGS: A MORAL TEST

On Wednesday, May 22, a bomb exploded at Yale Law School. Fortunately, no one was hurt. As of this writing, no one has taken “credit” for the violence nor have the authorities blamed any group, or linked the incident in…

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Statement on the “Road Map” for Middle East Peace

Approved by theScholars for Peace in the Middle EastBoard of DirectorsMay 9, 2003 Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, www.spme.net, is a not-for-profit grassroots faculty-to-faculty network of 400 professors and scholars at 175 colleges, universities and institutes world-wide with…

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