Ilan Pappe is Professor of History and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter. He is the author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples, and with Noam Chomsky, Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel's War Against the Palestinians. His most recent book is Out of the Frame: The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel (Pluto Press, 2010).
Articles by this author
Monday, July 14, 2014
Israel’s Incremental Genocide in the Gaza Ghetto
In a September 2006 article for The Electronic Intifada, I defined the Israeli policy towards the Gaza Strip as an incremental genocide. Israel’s present assault on Gaza alas indicates that this policy continues unabated. The term is important since it appropriately locates Israel’s barbaric action...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Throwing a Shoe at Obama’s Betrayal
At 4:17pm GMT on Sunday, I threw a shoe at my television screen, aimed at US President Barack Obama, precisely at the moment he began to explain that the reference in his Thursday speech at the State Department to the 1967 borders was in accordance with the Israeli interpretation of these borders.