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Ben White, author of Palestinians in Israel (Pluto, 2011) andIsraeli Apartheid (Pluto, 2009) has contributed a bullet point list of how and why Israel advocates are fighting the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions (BDS) campaign.

We’ve reproduced it here (originally published in the Middle East Monitor, MEMO).

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Ben White

Ben WhiteThe Palestinians’ Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) campaign is making headlines, thanks to pro-Israel advocates’ attack on an event scheduled for tonight at Brooklyn College in New York. In a blow to the likes of Alan Dershowitz, the decision by the college’s political science department to co-sponsor the discussion on a boycott of Israel has been widely defended on the grounds of free speech, including by Mayor Bloomberg.

But it would be a mistake to assume that this sort of crude bullying is the main, let alone only, way that Zionist groups are fighting back against…

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