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The Shadow Government

Issue: 1987, Volume 20, Issue 4
Subject: Military|Politics
Author: Hunter, Jane
Issue Description: Tom Dine, executive director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, said earlier this year that Secretary of State George Shultz privately had told him of a desire “to build institutional arrangements so that...if there is a [future] secretary of state who is not positive about Israel, he will not be able to overcome the bureaucratic relationship between Israel and the U.S. that we have established.” This issue suggests that that institutional arrangement is already well established.
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The US Role in Israel's Arms Industry

Issue: 1987, Volume 20, Issue 5
Subject: History|Military
Author: Bahbah, Bishara
Issue Description: A December 1986 article in The New York Times said that Israel has become one of the world’s top ten arms exporters. Bishara Bahbah is author of “Israel and Latin America: The Military Connection.” In this issue he looks at Israel’s worldwide arms industry.
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The Israeli-South African-US Alliance

Issue: 1986, Volume 19, Issue 1
Subject: Human Rights|South Africa
Author: Hunter, Jane
Issue Description: In March 1985, Denis Goldberg, a Jewish South African sentenced in 1964 to life imprisonment for “conspiring to overthrow the apartheid regime,” was released through the intercession of his daughter, an Israeli, and top Israeli officials, including Israel’s president. Arriving in Israel, Goldberg said that he saw “many similarities in the oppression of blacks in South Africa and of Palestinians,” and he called for a total economic boycott of South Africa, singling out Israel as a major ally of the apartheid regime. Pledging not to stay in a country that is a major supporter of South African apartheid, Dennis Goldberg moved to London. Just how big a supporter Israel is, is the subject of this issue.
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The Making of a Non-Person

Issue: 1986, Volume 19, Issue 2
Subject: Courts|Human Rights|Land and Homes
Author: Abu Shakrah, Jan
Issue Description: This issue is about a people without passports— four million people, dispossessed of their land, intimidated, tortured, assacred, facing an uncertain future. Sociologist Jan Abu Shakrah traces the dehumanization of the Palestinian and dissects with clinical precision the matter of their statelessness.
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The Vatican, US Catholics, and the Middle East

Issue: 1986, Volume 19, Issue 3
Subject: Christianity|Holy Land|Jerusalem
Author: Irani, George
Issue Description: Why has the Vatican never officially recognized the state of Israel? Why did Pope John Paul II agree to meet with P.L.O. Chairman Yasser Arafat? Why do 81 percent of U.S. Catholics support an independent Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza? George Irani, author of “The Papacy and the Middle East: The Role of the Holy See in the Arab-Israeli Conflict,”explains.
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Misguided Alliance

Issue: 1986, Volume 19, Issue 4
Subject: History|Politics
Author: Rubenberg, Cheryl
Issue Description: Writes author Cheryl A. Rubenberg: “The once open debate of the 1940s on whether the U.S. should support a state for the Jews in the Arab heartland has evolved into a political orthodoxy of the 1980s that considers the U.S.-Israel ties the most important –- and unquestionable –- cornerstone of American Middle East policy. How did the transformation occur?”This issue explores the question in depth.
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The Demographic War for Palestine

Issue: 1986, Volume 19, Issue 5
Subject: Demographics|History
Author: Abu-Lughod, Janet
Issue Description: What is the current and projected ratio of Jews leaving Israel to those migrating to Israel? What is the current and projected ratio of Palestinians born in historic Palestine to those who either die, emigrate, or are forcibly expelled? What role does the United States play in this demographic chess match? And, finally, what does all this mean for the political future of Arabs and Jews in the Middle East? The conclusion reached by Professor Abu-Lughod may surprise many for whom demography is the classical stratagem for checkmating the opponent. Suppose, however, the latest data suggests not checkmate but stalemate, what then This issue looks at all these questions.
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From Time Immemorial: The Resurrection of a Myth

Issue: 1985, Volume 18, Issue 1
Subject: History|Zionism
Author: Hallaj, Muhammad
Issue Description: Last year an American writer, Joan Peters, produced a book that claimed that Palestinians never did constitute an indigenous majority in those areas of Palestine which became Israel in 1948. Ms. Peters recently promoted her book, cross country, on radio, television and in newspaper interviews.  Dr. Muhammad Hallaj’s purpose in this issue is to locate the Peters book in the context of 20th century Zionist writings on the Arab-Israeli conflict. What does the Peters book add to previous Zionist
claims? Hallaj’s conclusion may surprise Ms. Peters, who tells us it took her seven years to reach her new findings.
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The Middle East on the US Campus

Issue: 1985, Volume 18, Issue 2
Subject: Education
Author: Aruri, Naseer
Issue Description: The first Middle East study center in the U.S. was founded in 1946 at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. Since then, at least 17 major Middle East centers have been established, including centers at Princeton, Harvard and Columbia, with more than 115 colleges and universities now offering Middle East area courses. With growth, however — as Naseer Aruri points out — has come a disturbing awareness.
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The Palestine-Israel Conflict in the US Courtroom

Issue: 1985, Volume 18, Issue 3
Subject: Courts|Human Rights|Spying
Author: Wingerter, Rex
Issue Description: The attachment between the United States and Israel has been described most often as a “special relationship.”As Rex Wingerter points out in this issue, that attachment has found expression in the United States courtroom.
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