Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Crossing the Line interviews professor Nasser Aruri about AIPAC conference

Podcast, Crossing the Line, 18 June 2008

"This week on Crossing The Line: Lawmakers made their annual pilgrimage to the the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference to show their unyielding support of Israel. US presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama claim to both want a change in policy from the Bush Administration, but how will this apply to foreign policy, and more specifically the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Noted author and professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Naseer Aruri, speaks with host Naji Ali about the importance of AIPAC in the US presidential elections.

Also this week, as the humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens by the day, residents of the world's most densely populated area are suffering from a lack of fuel, food, water and medical supplies while Israeli politicians talk of another full-scale invasion into the coastal region. Crossing The Line contributing producer and investigative journalist Nora Barrows-Friedman speaks to Ali from the Gaza Strip......"

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