The Problem with Apology by Steven Salaita

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Omar has made anti-Israel statements and antagonized AIPAC, but has nothing to say about Zionism.  The distinction matters.  Without analysis of Zionism as a settler colonial ideology central to a capitalist order that fosters massive global iniquity, we end up reifying the notion of a fundamentally decent United States prone to incomprehensible lapses of judgment, a perspective Omar likesto utilize.  In fact, reducing US support for Israel to effective lobbying absolves the architects of genocide on both sides of the Atlantic.  

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