Stanley L Cohen is a US-based attorney and human rights activist who has done extensive work in the Middle East and Africa. He has handled prominent i... nternational cases including that of Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzook. He has served as a consultant to Middle East governments and movements including Hamas and Hezbollah and NGOs and foundations in Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
What do Bobby Sands, Nelson Mandela and Palestinian hunger strikers have in common?
Systemic hatred and violence have worked their way into the very marrow of the Israeli state.
Long before Israel erected separate communities, the United States perfected the art of the artificial divide.