Synopses & Reviews
Described by a UN fact finding mission as a deliberately disproportionate attack designed to punish, humiliate and terrorize a civilian population,” Israels Operation Cast Lead thrust the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip into the center of the debate about the Israel/Palestine conflict. Chomsky and Pappé survey the fallout from Israel's conduct in Gaza and place it in historical context.
As Israel continues its barbaric assault on Gaza, Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappe put the recent campaign against Gaza.
Israel's Operation Cast Lead thrust the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip into the center of the debate about the Israel/Palestine conflict. In this updated and expanded edition, Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappé survey the fallout from Israel's conduct in Gaza, including their latest incursions, and place it in historical context.
About the Author
Noam Chomsky is one of the world's foremost social critics, and one of its most prolific. He is author of Failed States and Hegemony or Survival, both New York Times bestsellers. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, and is institute professor emeritus in the MIT Department of Linguistics and Philosophy.
Ilan Pappe is a senior lecturer in Political Science at Haifa University. He is Chair of the Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian Studies, Haifa. He is also author of the bestselling The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (Oneworld), A History of Modern Palestine (Cambridge), and The Israel/Palestine Question (Routledge).