Audio: Ali Abunimah speaks in Pittsburgh

Ali Abunimah. (Bill Wade/Post-Gazette)

EI co-founder Ali Abunimah gave a lecture at the University of Pittsburgh. His appearance at Carnegie Mellon University was picketed by about a dozen pro-Israel students, most of whom went in to hear his lecture. He talks about the latest developments in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. What is the significance of the election of Mahmoud Abbas and of Israel’s plan to “disengage” from Gaza? What are the latest developments on the ground in the occupied territories? Has the two-state solution failed and should we be seeking a single state as a way to fulfil the rights and aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians?

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