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Canadian Foreign Policy and the Creation of Ghetto Palestine

with Jon Elmer

Thursday March 24 2011

Venue: Dalhousie Weldon Law building room 105
Address: University Ave
Cost: free

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Sponsored by Canadians, Arabs and Jews for a Just Peace

Jon Elmer is a Canadian journalist that has lived in and reported from the West Bank and Gaza since 2003, currently based in Bethlehem. He is a regular contributor to Al Jazeera English and IPS news agency; his work has appeared in Le Monde diplomatique, The Journal of Palestine Studies and The Progressive, among other publications. His work focuses on liberation movements as well as military and foreign policy, with a particular focus on Canada. He lectures regularly throughout Canada and the United States.


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    Sounds like a great



Sounds like a great presentation. Nothing like hearing from someone who has firsthand experience in the West Bank.




In my opinion, Jon Elmer has

In my opinion, Jon Elmer has a revisionist sense of history that unfortunately finds support with many ultra left leaning college academics. If you choose to go, just be aware this is only one side of a debate that has right and wrong on both sides, unlike what Elmer and others would suggest. 

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