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Israel’s Boycott-Proof Economy

Israel’s Boycott-Proof Economy

The Gaza war has given the BDS movement a shot in the arm, just as students return to campuses across the U.S. But will a new level of activism lead to crippling boycotts? Probably not, according to several recent articles on the subject. Most Israeli companies, writes Adam Reuter, chairman of the Reuter Meydan Investment

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BDS and the Myth of Economic Pressure

The BDS movement is based on a single uber-myth – that economic and political pressure forced apartheid South Africa to fall. And if it can bring down South Africa, it can bring down Israel as well. It’s a myth, however, because it’s simply not true. According to research conducted by Ivo Welch, boycotts, divestments, and

BBC’s Warped Priorities

The Middle East is full of important news stories at this particular moment. Thousands of Syrian civilians are fleeing across the Turkish border to escape Bashar Assad’s murderous crackdown on anti-government protests. A new Hezbollah-dominated government has just been appointed in Lebanon. But what is the second item on the BBC News Online homepage? A

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