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The case for Israel

Author: Alan M Dershowitz
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of America's leading attorneys offers an impassioned defense of the state of Israel, arguing that, although the country is not perfect, it remains the only outpost of democracy in the Middle East, answering critics who accuse Israel of being an imperialist power and documenting the facts about the nature of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Dershowitz
ISBN: 047146502X 9780471465027
OCLC Number: 52133082
Description: vii, 264 : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Is Israel a Colonial, Imperialist State? --
Did European Jews Displace Palestinians? --
Was the Zionist Movement a Plot to Colonize All of Palestine? --
Was the Balfour Declaration Binding International Law? --
Were the Jews Unwilling to Share Palestine? --
Have the Jews Always Rejected the Two-State Solution? --
Have the Jews Exploited the Holocaust? --
Was the U.N. Partition Plan Unfair to Palestinians? --
Were Jews a Minority in What Became Israel? --
Has Israel's Victimization of the Palestinians Been the Primary Cause of the Arab-Israeli Conflict? --
Was the Israeli War of Independence Expansionist Aggression? --
Did Israel Create the Arab Refugee Problem? --
Did Israel Start the Six-Day War? --
Was the Israeli Occupation without Justification? --
Was the Yom Kippur War Israel's Fault? --
Has Israel Made Serious Efforts at Peace? --
Was Arafat Right in Turning Down the Barak-Clinton Peace Proposal? --
Why Have More Palestinians Than Israelis Been Killed? --
Does Israel Torture Palestinians? --
Has Israel Engaged in Genocide against Palestinian Civilians? --
Is Israel a Racist State? --
Is the Israeli Occupation the Cause of All the Problems? --
Has Israel Denied the Palestinians Statehood? --
Is Israel's Policy of House Destruction Collective Punishment? --
Is Targeted Assassination of Terrorist Leaders Unlawful? --
Is Settlement in the West Bank and Gaza a Major Barrier to Peace? --
Is Terrorism Merely Part of a Cycle of Violence? --
Is Israel the Prime Human Rights Violator in the World? --
Is There Moral Equivalence between Palestinian Terrorists and Israeli Responses? --
Should Universities Divest from Israel and Boycott Israeli Scholars? --
Are Critics of Israel Anti-Semitic? --
Why Do So Many Jews and Even Israelis Side with the Palestinians? --
Conclusion: Israel--the Jew among Nations.
Responsibility: Alan Dershowitz.
Local System Bib Number:
.b11213371

Abstract:

One of America's leading attorneys offers an impassioned defense of the state of Israel, arguing that, although the country is not perfect, it remains the only outpost of democracy in the Middle East, answering critics who accuse Israel of being an imperialist power and documenting the facts about the nature of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
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