Israel & Palestine

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Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

From European Colony to US Power Projection Platform

One US military leader has called Israel “the intelligence equivalent of five CIAs.” An Israeli cabinet minister likens his country to “the equivalent of a dozen US aircraft … 252 View

Pay No Heed to the Rockets

Palestine in the Present Tense

Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999. Like most outsiders, the Palestinian narrative that he knew had been simplified by a seemingly unending struggle, a near-Sisyphean curse of … 264 View
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Introduction

The Girl in the Green Dress

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The introduction describes the experience of the author as he crosses the border into Palestine. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

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Anti-Semitism

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Chapter One examines the history of anti-semitism as a tool of the political Right. The chapter explores how the roots of anti-semitism go much farther back than Hitler, but trace their roots … 14 $1.40 Add
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The Homeland is Where None of This Can Happen

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This chapter describes the experiences of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish from the 1940s to the present. 25 $2.50 Add
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Whenever My Sore Heart Gets Hungry

The Quest for Land

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In this chapter, the author explores the evolution and current situation of the Palestinian poetry scene. He meets and talks to several poets living and working in Palestine. 49 $4.90 Add
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Zionism

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Chapter Two focuses on the roots of political Zionism. Since its creation by Theodor Herzl, Zionism has envisaged a return to an imagined glorious past. The distinguishing feature of political … 11 $1.10 Add
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Nakba

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Chapter Three focuses on the Nakba or ‘catastrophe’ in Arabic. The chapter explores the creation of the colonial settler state of Israel, aided by the British after the First World … 13 $1.30 Add
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To Breathe Life Into a Name

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In this chapter, the author travels to Jerusalem and meets with several writers and poets living in the divided city. He explores what the city means to the Palestinian people through their writing. 34 $3.40 Add
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A Nakba of Olives

The West Bank Wall

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This chapter focuses on the West Bank Wall, which divides Israeli and Palestinian/Arab populations and territory. Israelis have described this wall as necessary to stop terrorism and defend their … 30 $3.00 Add