Compromising Palestinian lives for Israel's security

Falah, Ghazi-Walid
March 2014
Natural Hazards Observer;Mar2014, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p6
The article provides a Palestinian perspective on an article by Meir Elran about the issue concerning societal resilience and security in Israel. Topics discussed include the portrayal of Israel as a victim, failure to emphasize Israel's occupying power, and a long history of oppression suffered by Palestinians due to Israel's occupation of their homeland. Also cited are cyclical violence and forms of resistance in Israel.


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