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An Individualist Perspective on the Middle East

In three recent interviews, I examined the importance of adopting an individualist, rather than tribal or collectivized, perspective in evaluating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and understanding the Middle East. But the focus of each interview was different.

On The Reed Hour podcast, I had a lively conversation with Lawrence Reed, outgoing president of the Foundation for Economic Education, about my book What Justice Demands: America and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. I also appeared on the Ross Kaminsky Show, airing on KHOW and iHeartRadio.com. In both of these interviews, I talked quite a bit about recent policy concerning the conflict.

Some weeks before that, I was interviewed by Paul Taske for the Immigration and Human Rights Law Review, a journal that “seeks to promote awareness, knowledge and discussion on current matters of law and policy in the fields of immigration and human rights as well as their intersection.” Taske steered our discussion toward issues related to international law and Palestinian grievances.

Here’s my conversation on The Reed Hour (my segment starts at the 11:34 mark):

This is my segment from the Ross Kaminsky Show, and here’s “On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Conversation with Elan Journo,” an edited transcript of the Taske interview on the blog of the Immigration and Human Rights Law Review.

What Justice Demands is available in hardcover, Kindle, and audiobook.

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Elan Journo

Elan Journo is a senior fellow and director of Policy Research at the Ayn Rand Institute. His latest book is titled What Justice Demands: America and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Elan is a senior editor of New Ideal.

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