War against the people: Israel and Palestinians and Global pacification

War against the people: Israel and Palestinians and Global pacification
Publisher: Pluto Press
Published Date: 01 September 2015
ISBN-13: 978-0745334301

War Against the People is a disturbing insight into the new ways world powers such as the US, Israel, Britain and China forge war today. It is a subliminal war of surveillance and whitewashed terror, conducted through new, high-tech military apparatuses, designed and first used in Israel against the Palestinian population. Including hidden camera systems, sophisticated sensors, information databases on civilian activity, automated targeting systems and, in some cases, unmanned drones, it is used to control the very people the nation’s leaders profess to serve.

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Reviewed by: Nasim Ahmed

“War Against the People” seeks to answer a common question amongst activists in the Israel-Palestine conflict: “How does Israel get away with it?” The author, Jeff Halper, argues that conventional explanations to this question - the power of the Israeli lobby for example - are not satisfactory. The most common answers do not explain...

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