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Connecticut Discusses Radical Islam

The panelists touched on the development of extremist groups ISIS and Boko Haram as well as Western attention and responses to their rise.

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CTWAC Went Behind News Headlines with Peter Beinart

by Lauren Burgess Last night, Peter Beinart, journalist and author of The Crisis of Zionism, addressed the Executive Forum of of the Council. Beinart discussed relevant topics in the Middle East such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the recent violence in Gaza, ISIS, and connections between American Jewish groups and Israel. His depth of knowledge on… Continue reading CTWAC Went Behind News Headlines with Peter Beinart

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict- “It is easy to take a side, it takes courage to be objective.”

  As part of WACCT’s Global Conversation Series, the Council held two programs addressing the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict here in Hartford. Carmel Ford, a member and WAC volunteer wrote the following re-cap of the two programs.  We’d like to thank our speakers, moderators, and volunteers for all their help with the programs!  We welcome you to… Continue reading The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict- “It is easy to take a side, it takes courage to be objective.”