Sari Nusseibeh Advocates Peace--at Least at CUNY
by Winfield Myers • Apr 3, 2017 at 1:44 pm
It's noteworthy when a well-known Palestinian academic with a mixed record advocates peace while speaking English in an American university. It's also prudent to be skeptical that such good news heralds a complete change of heart, especially when the speaker is Sari Nusseibeh, whose record on such things is mixed. Campus Watch correspondent Mara Schiffren attended a recent lecture by Nusseibeh at CUNY and filed a report that appears today at The Algemeiner
It's a strange experience to attend a panel discussion at the City University of New York (CUNY) with a former PLO representative who served under Yasser Arafat — and to find him more restrained in his language and optimistic about the current Arab-Israeli stalemate than either his fellow panelist or the audience.
Such was the case with Sari Nusseibeh, a professor of philosophy and the former president of al-Quds University in Jerusalem, who joined journalist Dan Ephron at CUNY's Leon Levy Center for a panel on Israel.
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