A one-sided analysis of ‘the occupation’

Gershon Shafir’s new book leaves readers with a distorted impression of Israel.

November 6, 2018 18:44
A one-sided analysis of ‘the occupation’

A Half Century of Occupation Israel, Palestine and the World’s Most Intractable Conflict Gershon Shafir University of California Press 2017 296 pages; $20.56. (photo credit: Courtesy)


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Gershon Shafir, a former Israeli who is professor of sociology at the University of California, San Diego, and founding director of its Human Rights Program, has written one of the most critical, one-sided books against the State of Israel, titled “A Half Century of Occupation; Israel, Palestine and the World’s Most Intractable Conflict.”


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