The Meaning of Occupation

We hear a lot about “the Occupation” these days. There’s no need to say which. But where does the term come from, and how much is it worth?

Ramallah city center in 2018. Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images.

Ramallah city center in 2018. Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images.

Observation
July 24 2019
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