The Dark Money Behind Anti-Israel Activism on College Campuses

April 3 2020

A number of years ago, the National Association of Scholars (NAS) began an investigation into the massive funds that foreign countries have been channeling, undisclosed, into American universities. After discovering a vast Chinese network that not only sought to influence scholars, students, and institutions but that also undertook the “surveillance of Chinese students” and the “undisclosed recruitment of American academics for Chinese programs, and espionage,” NAS turned to Saudi and Qatari investments into Middle Eastern studies programs and “the mysteriously funded anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.” Peter Wood, the president of NAS, writes:

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More about: Anti-Zionism, BDS, China, Israel on campus, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, University

Israel-Palestinian Peace Starts with Combating Anti-Semitism

Jan. 22 2021

If there is to be a resolution to the conflict between the Jewish state and a putative Palestinian one, writes Jonathan Michanie, it won’t start with drawing lines on maps or restrictions on where Jews can build houses, but with the Palestinian Authority (PA) abandoning its official anti-Semitism. The PA can, in this regard, learn much from those Arab nations that have recently made peace with Israel:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Morocco, Palestinian Authority