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Ukraine and Palestine: A False, Facile Analogy

Is there an equivalence between Putin's war on Ukraine and Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories? Is the West revealing double standards when it sanctions Russia and backs Ukraine's armed resistance?

Dov Waxman
Dov Waxman
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Dov Waxman
Dov Waxman

The outpouring of popular support in the West for Ukraine, and the international community’s almost unanimous denunciations of Russia’s invasion, together with an avalanche of sanctions and boycotts imposed on Russia, have been greeted with a quizzical, if not cynical, response by many Palestinians and their supporters.

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