By Jonathan Cook
'Timely and critical . . . by means of some distance the main penetrating and finished [book] at the topic to this point. . . . This paintings can be required reading.' Nur Masalha, Director of Holy Land experiences, St Mary's university, collage of Surrey, and writer of The Politics of Denial (2003) 'An unique and robust book.' Ilan Pappe, Senior Lecturer in Political technology at Haifa collage, and writer of a latest historical past of Palestine (2004) 'Very awesome . . . a few of his findings will astound even the a professional reader.' Salim Tamari, Director of the Institute of Jerusalem reviews What does Israel wish to accomplish with its fresh withdrawal from Gaza and the construction of a 700km wall round the West financial institution? Jonathan prepare dinner, who has said at the Israeli-Palestinian clash in the course of the moment Intifada, offers a lucid account of the Jewish state's causes. the center of the difficulty, he argues, is demography. Israel fears the instant while the region's Palestinians - Israel's personal Palestinian electorate and people within the Occupied Territories - turn into a majority. Inevitable comparisons with apartheid in South Africa should be drawn. The publication charts Israel's more and more determined responses to its obstacle: -- army repression of Palestinian dissent on each side of the fairway Line -- accusations that Israel's Palestinian voters and the Palestinian Authority are secretly conspiring to subvert the Jewish kingdom from inside of -- a ban on marriages among Israel's Palestinian inhabitants and Palestinians dwelling less than profession to avoid a correct of go back 'through the again door' -- the redrawing of the golf green Line to create an extended, fort country the place basically Jewish blood and Jewish faith count number finally, concludes the writer, those abuses will bring about a 3rd, some distance deadlier intifada.
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