Description - The Other Israel by Roane Carey
The Other Israel is a sharp condemnation of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, written by more than 30 prominent Israelis. Patriots all, they have written out of concern for their own country's diminishing moral stature and sensitive to the corrupting tendencies of the occupation, which has transformed Israelis from oppressed into oppressors. With the failure of the Sharon administration to bring "peace and security" - as it promised - and the end of the American "Road Map," these voices of informed dissent from the Israeli side are the best hope for a just resolution to the endless bloodshed. Providing a comprehensive overview of the conflict from the perspective of the Israeli peace movement, The Other Israel contains a through introduction to the situation - with maps and several articles laying out the relevant history, from 1948 until the present. Other sections address: dissent in Israel; the movement of military officers, some quite senior, who have refused to perform army service in the Occupied Territories; reports from the ground of the escalating war, and the increasing brutality of Israeli actions in the Territories; and the possibilities for resolution of
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Author Biography - Roane Carey
Roane Carey is Senior Editor and Copy Chief at The Nation and the editor of The New Intifada (Verso, 2001). Jonathan Shainin was formerly on the staff of The New Press.