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Columbia University professor says Israel almost identical to Islamic State

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Times of Israel

Fri Apr 05 2019

A Columbia University professor wrote on Facebook that the only difference between Israel and the Islamic State jihadist group, is that Zionist columnists defend the Jewish state’s “terrorist cause.”

Hamid Dabashi, a professor in the university’s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, made the claims last week, triggering an outcry by pro-Israel students....

Columbia University professor says Israel almost identical to Islamic State