The Strategic Significance of the "Jewish state" in the Struggle for Palestinian Rights

Haddad, Toufic
March 2012
al-Majdal;Mar2012, Issue 48, p29
The article focuses on the implication of the Jewish state in the conflict for the rights of the Palestinians. It notes that the qualification of the Jewish state is at the core of the Palestinian Zionist conflict which encloses the discriminatory racial/ethnic/religious classification, leading to the settler-colonial project of Zionism. Moreover, it mentions that the major political enemy of the Palestinians dwells in the policies of the Western governments such as the U.S.


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