These myths all served to anchor a narrative of righteous nationalism, which is still potent today. Dispelling this fiction is the first step toward correcting the record.
The question was particularly timely not only because of the long-standing Israeli occupation of Palestine, but also because of the rapidly changing geopolitical landscape in the Middle East.
Trump won his first state: Israel. According to an early voter exit poll by iVoteIsrael, he received 49% of the Israeli-American vote, compared to Clinton’s 44%.
Guterres described the Palestinian refugee problem “as the largest protracted refugee situation in the world.”
Tel Aviv has not been keen on cooperating with UNESCO for nearly a decade.
The minister was leading a delegation of Palestinian university representatives at the US-Palestinian Higher Education Dialogue.
The BOI’s measure was by no means unprecedented. More and more banks across Europe, including “in France, Germany, Austria and Britain” have closed “accounts of BDS-supporting organizations,” as well as personal accounts of those connected to Palestine.