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Shows featuring Avi Shlaim

  • Rashid Khalidi & Noam Chomsky: For Peace Today, US Must End Support for Sharon’s Expansionist Legacy Settlement
    Upon the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, we look at how his legacy of separating Gaza from the West Bank and building a "separation wall" to seal off Israeli settlements has impacted the peace process in the Middle East today. We speak with Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political dissident,...
    January 13, 2014 | Story
  • Noam Chomsky on the Legacy of Ariel Sharon: Not Speaking Ill of the Dead "Imposes a Vow of Silence" Arielsharon
    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died Saturday at the age of 85 after eight years in a coma. Sharon was one of the most dominant political figures in Israel’s history, involved in each of Israel’s major wars dating back to its founding in 1948. Among Palestinians, Sharon was one of the most reviled...
    January 13, 2014 | Story
  • Obama Admin Urges Israeli-Palestinian Final-Status Talks But Abandons Insistence on Israeli Settlement Freeze Mtg-web
    The Obama administration has abandoned a demand that Israel freeze settlement expansion before the resumption of peace talks. President Obama signaled the shift on Tuesday as he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. We speak to Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer and former legal adviser to the...
    September 23, 2009 | Story
  • Leading Israeli Scholar Avi Shlaim: Israel Committing "State Terror" in Gaza Attack, Preventing Peace Shlaimweb
    The assault on Gaza is entering its nineteenth day, with no end in sight. Israel continues its intense bombardment of the territory as Israeli troops edge closer to the heart of Gaza City. Nearly 1,000 Palestinians have been killed, more than 4,400 injured, many of them women and children. Thirteen Israelis have died over the same period, ten of them soldiers. We speak with Oxford professor Avi...
    January 14, 2009 | Story
  • Philip Berrigan and Ploughshrares Action
    From a prison in Pennsylvania, we now go to one in Maine where
    anti-war activist Father Philip Berrigan is presently incarcerated in the
    Cumberland County Jail.

    Philip Berrigan, and his brother Daniel, rose to prominence more
    than thirty years ago leading creative, non-violent resistance to the
    Vietnam War. Both brothers have continued the anti-war tradition until this day. Philip was a founding...

    March 06, 1997 | Story