Representing Permanent War

Feldman, Keith P.
September 2008
CR: The New Centennial Review;Fall2008, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p193
Academic Journal
The article examines the Arab-Israeli conflict within the framework of the permanent state of war concept expounded by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1967. The concept is discussed in the rhetorical document "Third World Round-up: The Palestine Problem: Test Your Knowledge," which analyzed the relationship between domestic movements for racial justice in the U.S. and transnational struggles for liberation in Israel and Palestine. The permanent characteristics of war is rooted in the historical evolution of the modern state, as studied by philosopher Michel Foucault and argued by German military theorist Claude von Clausewitz.


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