War & Resistance in the Middle East


The crisis in November 2012 in Gaza represents a serious threat to peace and stability in the Middle East. The escalation of violence in Gaza comes at a time of unprecedented popular uprising in the region. A panel presentation with

The Role of International Law in the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Jules Lobel, Professor of Law

The Role of US Foreign Policy in Palestinian Oppression
Ken Boaz, Faculty of English

Implications of the Arab Spring for the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Sami Hermez, Visiting Professor of Contemporary International Issues, Global Studies Center

“We Are All Palestinians”—The World Social Forum Free Palestine
Jackie Smith, Professor of Sociology

The latest Israeli attacks on Gaza represent a serious threat to the Palestinian people and to peace and stability in the world. How can the international community respond? How does US Foreign Policy shape the prospects for peace in the region?