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Adam McConnell

The author holds a master’s and PhD in history from Istanbul’s Sabanci University, where he taught Turkish history for nine years.


Items by Adam McConnell

  • American campuses and the Israel-Palestine conflict

    “I had just turned eleven in 1948 when the Zionists occupied my hometown, Beisan. We had no army to protect us. There was no battle, no resistance, no killing; we were simply taken over, occupied, on Wednesday, 12 May, 1948.” –  Rev. Naim Stifan Ateek, “Justice, and Only Justice: A Palestinian Theology of...

  • 20 years after the US invasion of Iraq

    What are the consequences of the war in Iraq for the US? The US’s international credibility was seriously damaged because the invasion was carried out on the pretext of Saddam Hussein’s Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) program, which turned out to be non-existent (as many contemporary observers knew and predicted,...