Should Israel Exist?: A Sovereign Nation Under Attack by the International Community

Should Israel Exist?: A Sovereign Nation Under Attack by the International Community

by Michael Curtis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933267302
Publisher: Icon Publishing Group, LLC
Publication date: 03/28/2012
Pages: 351
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Michael Curtis is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of political science at Rutgers University. He is highly regarded as an expert in several fields--political theory, comparative government, European politics and the Middle East. An activist as well as a scholar, he has served as the president of American Professors for Peace in the Middle East and editor of the Middle East Review.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

1 The Obsession with Israel 13

2 The International Assault 23

3 Law fare and Universal Jurisdiction 60

4 The Charge of Racism 74

5 The Charge of Apartheid: the Big Lie 88

6 The Charge of Colonialism 106

7 On the Road to a State 116

8 No Compromise 129

9 The Mufti of Jerusalem and the Nazis 138

10 The State of Israel Established 161

11 Original Sin 170

12 The United Nations Relief and Works Agency 180

13 The Right of Return 188

14 The Captured Territories 196

15 The Charge of Occupation 204

16 The issue of Settlements 210

17 The Charge of Discrimination 218

18 Palestine and the Mandate 225

19 Land Ownership 236

20 Nationality and Citizenship 240

21 The Importance of Peoplehood 247

22 Israel, Jews and the Diaspora 253

23 The Need for Security and Defense 256

24 A Jewish State 272

25 A Jewish and Democratic State 283

26 Conclusion 291

Notes 326

Index 341

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