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International Responsibility – Books
Beyond Occupation analyses three critical terms that regularly arise in contemporary arguments about Israel's practices towards Palestinians in the occupied territories – occupation, colonialism and apartheid – and explores the degree to which their definitions in international law truly apply to Israel's policies. Colonialism and apartheid are serious breaches of human rights law while apartheid...
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Clear-eyed, sharply reasoned, and compassionate, Ali Abunimah proposes a visionary alternative to the two state solution: to revive the neglected idea of one state shared by two peoples. The author demonstrates that both people are so intertwined by now—geographically and economically—that separation cannot lead to the security Israelis need or the rights Palestinians must have. Taking...
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As Oslo failed, Israel as an apartheid reappeared in prominent politicians’ rhetoric but continued to be firmly excluded from formal diplomacy. Former US President Jimmy Carter was the first to associate Israel with apartheid.  His book describes his assessment to the importance of the two state solution in bringing permanent peace to Israel, dignity and...
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The Israeli settlements have already encroached on the occupied territory of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the extent that any Palestinian state in those areas is unviable. The book reveals the irreversible impact of Israel’s settlement grid by summarizing its physical, demographic, financial, and political dimensions. Virginia Tilley explains the reason one should assume...
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