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O.I.L. Monthly Edition on Jadaliyya (September 2013)

[Refugees from Syria in the Zaatari camp wait for buses at the edge of the camp to take them to other destinations in Jordan. Image from UK Department of International Development / Flickr] [Refugees from Syria in the Zaatari camp wait for buses at the edge of the camp to take them to other destinations in Jordan. Image from UK Department of International Development / Flickr]

[This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on the Occupations, Interventions,and Law (O.I.L.) Page. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of O.I.L.-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that Jadaliyya strives for, but the views are solely the ones of their authors. If you are interested in contributing to Jadaliyya, send us your post with your bio and a release form to post@jadaliyya.com [click "Submissions" on the main page for more information]

The Pursuit of Heroes in Palestinian Cinema: An Interview with Annemarie Jacir, Ali Yunis
An interview with the director of When I Saw You, a film screened at this year's DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival.

Who is ‘Ain al-Hilweh?, Marwan Ghandour
Through a series of maps, narratives, and analysis, Ghandour presents an overview of the evolution of 'Ain al-Hilweh, the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon.

O.I.L. Media Roundup (25 September)
A biweekly collection of pertinent articles on Occupations, Interventions, and Law published by various outlets. 

From Reagan to Obama: Secrecy and Covert Operations in the Fight against “Terrorism”, Remi Brulin
Obama Administration efforts to aid and arm various rebel groups in Syria troublingly resemble Reagan-era policies of funding "death squads" such as the Contras in Nicaragua, argues Brulin.

Malaise Over Syria, Vijay Prashad
Along with analysis of "regional potentials" for the opening of a diplomatic dialogue on Syria, Prashad urges non-Western actors to enter such a dialogue and push for a diplomatic solution that "does not only go through the Pentagon."

تحت الاحتلال: بدلاً من التحرك في إطار النظام، قاومه, Lina Alsaafin and Budour Youssef Hassan
Alsaafin and Hassan analyze of trends in Palestinian youth activism.

ملف حول اتفاقيات أوسلو, Arabic Editors
The Arabic Editors present a compendium of Jadaliyya articles covering the Oslo Accords and its aftermath.

Oslo's Roots: Kissinger, the PLO, and the Peace Process, Osama Khalil
In English translation, Khalil's analysis of the origins of the Oslo Accords.

أوسلو المدينة، فلسطين القرية, Mohammad Masharqah
Masharqah discusses Ramallah as the center of the growing presence and power of the Palestinian Authority in the wake of the Oslo Accords.

إدوارد سعيد حاضراً: في نقد اتفاقية أوسلو, Arabic Editors
An excerpt, in Arabic, from Edward Said's Peace and Its Discontents: Gaza-Jericho, 1993-1995

جذور أوسلو: كيسنجر، منظمة التحرير الفلسطينية، وعملية السلام-الجزء الأول, Osama Khalil
Part one of an analysis from Khalil tracing the origins of the Oslo Accords to interactions between Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and the PLO in the 1970s.

 Osama Khalil ,جذور أوسلو: كيسنجر، منظمة التحرير الفلسطينية، وعملية السلام-الجزء الثاني
.Part two of Khalil's analysis of the roots of the Oslo Accords

 Najwan Darwish ,أن تكون مثقّفاً فلسطينياً بعد أوسلو
.Darwish discusses the Oslo Accords and their political consequences in Palestine today

 Rami Khries ,غزّة بعيون جديدة: قراءة في الصلة بين الاقتصاد والسياسة
.An analysis of shifts in political economy in Gaza since the 2007 split with the West Bank

O.I.L. Media Roundup (10 September), O.I.L. Editors
A biweekly collection of pertinent articles on Occupations, Interventions, and Law published by various outlets. 

Open Letter and Petition to Revoke Ban of SAIA and Hammam Farah at York University, Jadaliyya Reports
A report from Students Against Israeli Apartheid - York University.

Kashmir Mass-Rape Survivors Struggle as Kafkaesque Justice Reigns, Uzma Falak
Two decades after a mass-rape in northern Kashmir at the hands of the Indian Army, survivors and their supporters still struggle to expose in court Indian "state machinery" used to cover up the atrocities, Falak reports.

"A Strike Against Syria Forecloses the Possibility of a Political Solution": Bassam Haddad on MSNBC's Chris Hayes Show, Jadaliyya Reports
Jadaliyya Co-Editor Bassam Haddad appears on MSNBC to argue against military intervention in Syria.

Statement on Dismissal of Title VI Claims at Three University of California Schools, Jadaliyya Reports
A report from a coalition of US West Coast chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine.

(Dis)integration: Palestinian Refugees in the Syrian Civil War, Matthew Coogan
Coogan explores social factors affecting a recent rapid decline in the material conditions of Palestinian refugees residing in Syria. 

"Never and Forever": Jadaliyya Co-Editor Noura Erakat Discusses the Peace Process on Al Jazeera's "Empire", Jadaliyya Reports
Jadaliyya Co-Editor Noura Erakat appears on Al Jazeera's Empire.

 

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