The best case (so far) for boycotting Israeli universities - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 16.05.10 | 19:18 (IDT)

    This might become the parade example for why Israeli universities should be boycotted. A renowned academic is denied the ability to lecture in a recognized college under Israeli control. Chomsky is not a terrorist, obviously, so the denial of entry must have been based on his political opinions. If "measure for measure" carries any weight in the real world, the same can be done to Israel: Prevent academics from lecturing there based on political considerations. Let me just conclude by stating that I believe foreign policy is too important to leave in the hands of the Shin Bet. They are just not smart enough.

    from the article: Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel and West Bank
    First published 18:02 16.05.10 | Last updated 18:02 16.05.10
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