A Talk with Avi Shlaim – Part 2

This is the second part of a three-part interview with Avi Shlaim, professor of International Relation at the Middle East Centre, Oxford. Iran and International Organisations – some legitimate, some less legitimate – were discussed. An important point to note is Israel’s behaviour towards Iran. The Iranian nuclear program is not an Israeli issue: it’s an issue which involves the entire … Continue reading

A Talk with Avi Shlaim – Part 1

Professor Avi Shlaim is an Israeli-born academic. He is a lecturer of International Relations at Oxford University and has written the book The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World. He shared his thoughts with me on 30 May 2013. The occupation is illegal. All Israeli settlements  that are built on occupied land – without a single exception – are … Continue reading