Monthly Archives: February 2012

Which Matters Most, AIPAC’s Power, or Rachel Corrie’s Death?

by James M. Wall  Two events arrive next month on the American political calendar: The annual AIPAC Policy Conference, and the ninth anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s death. These two events are related the way yin relates to  yang, a concept from Asian … Continue reading

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Khader Adnan Is A Requested Palestinian Gandhi; Yet They Saw Him Not

by James M. Wall Khader Adnan has reached an agreement with the Israeli military authorities.  He promises to end his hunger strike, but only if Israel guarantees to give him back his freedom April 17. Israel blinked, saying, in effect, … Continue reading

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The Destructive Madness of Extremism: First McCarthyism, Then Radical Zionism

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Khader Adnan Continues Hunger Strike

by James M. Wall Khader Adnan is a 33-year-old Palestinian graduate student, who, until he was arrested by Israeli police on December 17, 2011, lived in the occupied West Bank with his wife and two young daughters. Their home is … Continue reading

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Dershowitz Attacks Penn BDS Conference; Next In Line, The United Methodist Church

by James M. Wall Israeli blogger Noam Sheizal writes in the US based, Foreign Policy’s The Middle East Channel, that the majority of voters in Israel currently have no interest in ending the country’s 44 year-long military occupation of the West … Continue reading

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