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Chris Hedges

In this no-holds-barred essay, former New York Times Middle East correspondent and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Chris Hedges examines how the United States’ staunch support provides Israel with impunity to visit mayhem on a population which it subjugates and holds captive. Notwithstanding occasional and momentary criticism, the official U.S. cheerleading stance is not only an embarrassing spectacle, Hedges argues, it is also a violation of international law, and an illustration of the disfiguring and poisonous effect of the psychosis of permanent war characteristic of both countries. The author goes on to conclude that the reality of its actions against the Palestinians, both current and historical, exposes the fiction that Israel stands for the rule of law and human rights, and gives the lie to the myth of the Jewish state and that of its sponsor, the United States. Read more.

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Journal of Palestine Studies: 44 (4)

Vol. 44 No. 4, Summer 2015
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ISSN: 0377-919X
eISSN: 1533-8614
Impact Factor: .600
Frequency: Quarterly
Published: November, February, May, August


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The Journal of Palestine Studies is the oldest and most respected English journal devoted exclusively to Palestinian affairs and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Each issue brings you timely and thought-provoking data and analysis on political, cultural, and historical issues affecting Palestine and the Palestinians.

Inside you'll find feature articles, interviews, book reviews, quarterly updates on conflict and diplomacy, detailed day-by-day chronologies, official documents, and source material.

With an emphasis on peaceful resolution of conflict, the journal unites sound research and analysis with a variety of well-informed perspectives by academics, policymakers, and experts. Published quarterly, the Journal of Palestine Studies is a vital resource for anyone interested in the Palestine Question.

For more information about the Journal of Palestine Studies, please visit the Institute for Palestine Studies homepage.

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