Tenured Columbia Professor Endorses Terrorism Against Israel
The Invetigative Project on Terrorism
Fri Nov 15 2019
A tenured Columbia University professor endorsed terrorism in a speech given at the Palestine Center late last week.
"The Oslo Accords inaugurated this process of liquidating the Palestinian national struggle while the 'Deal of the Century' plans and hopes to conclude it," Professor Joseph Massad said. "The only thing standing in its way is the ongoing Palestinian resistance to Israel, settler colonialism and racism that continues inside Israel and Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza; the ongoing Marches of Return in Gaza; and the armed-resistance of the Izz al-Din Qassam Brigades to Israeli invasions in Gaza."
The al-Qassam Brigades are the military wing of Hamas which is a U.S.-designated terrorist organization. It has killed more than 650 civilians, but according to Massad, Israel's "settler-colonialism" justifies al-Qassam killing Israeli citizens. Most conflicts between Hamas and Israel are triggered by Hamas indiscriminately firing rockets into Israel....