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In his book his book, War against the People, Prof Jeff Halper
explains how Israeli tactics and enforcement equipment are rapidly globalising as the major capitalist powers and corporations transform militaries, security agencies and police forces into an effective instrument of global pacification.
War against the People is a powerful indictment of the Israeli state’s “securocratic” war in the Palestinian occupied territories. Halper draws on first-hand research to show the pernicious effects of the subliminal fear among the populace, fear that is stoked by suggestions that the enemy is inside the city limits, leaving no place truly safe and justifying the intensification of military action and militarisation in everyday life.
Halper was nominated, together with the Palestinian intellectual / activist Ghassan Andoni, for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work “to liberate both the Palestinian and Israeli people from the yoke of structural violence”, and “to build equality between their people by recognising and celebrating their common humanity”.
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