BDS Movement: Cross Talk Interview with Omar Baddar

PITAPOLICY  is proud that one of its Guest Contributors, Omar Baddar, was interviewed regarding the Boycotts, Divestments, and Sanctions Movement.  What goals has the BDS movement achieved so far? Does it aim for a constructive solution to the conflict? How should Israel react to it? Norman Finkelstein and Noam Chomsky agree that the goal of the movement is to destroy Israel – how valid is this judgment? Can the movement reinvent itself and win support from those who criticize it today?

Listen and evaluate for yourself as Norman Finkelstein has characterized this movement as  “cult”…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-mdkM-sbAQ&feature=youtu.be

CrossTalk Interviewees

  • Gilad Atzmon – British #jazz musician, composer, producer & writer.
  • Eric Walberg – Canadian writer on the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia, now at Al-Ahram Weekly
  • Omar Baddar – Huffington Post Blogger; Political Scientist; Human Rights Activist; Middle East Analyst, Writer, Commentator

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