The Israeli Academic world sees itself as free and advanced enough to cut off the branch on which it is sitting. It is a surgeon who experiments on his own body, slicing into his own vital organs to see how they function and demonstrating their faults to the world. The website is rather too officious for my taste but the motives of those who drew it up are understandable. We are fighting for our lives and the academic world is busy analysing and destroying the structure we are fighting for.
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy (Reuters)
from the article: A McCarthyite attempt to brand academics