I can no more turn away from the Palestinians than those closest to me. It would represent a tear in the fabric of the life and love I have lived and affirmed.Read More
About the Author
Richard Falk is an international law and international relations scholar who taught at Princeton University for forty years. Since 2002 he has lived in Santa Barbara, California, and taught at the local campus of the University of California in Global and International Studies and since 2005 chaired the Board of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. From 2008 until May 2014, he was the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.
Joan Mellen’s book “Blood in the Water” argues that the US itself was complicit in Israel’s attack on the American ship the USS Liberty in June 1967.Read More
It would seem that only a democratic and secular single state could uphold self-determination for both peoples, holding out a promise of sustainable peace.Read More
The bipartisan consensus that sustained the Cold War for more than four decades has never reconciled itself to the prospect of geopolitical peace.Read More
One feature of the new anti-Semitism is its non-response to the well-evidenced allegations of crimes against humanity made by those labeled “anti-Semites”.Read More