Colonialism or Something Else? A Comment of Rafael Reuveny’s Analysis
By Ira Sharkansky
This article appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of The Independent Review


In his winter 2008 article (“The Last Colonialist: Israel in the Occupied Territories since 1967”), Rafael Rueveny employs the model of colonialism to describe the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and predict its end. His use of the term colonialism is one symptom of an ideological posture insufficiently open to developments that are troubling to his analysis.

This article is a response to “Colonialism or Something Else? A Reply to Ira Sharkansky’s Comment”, an article by Rafael Reuveny.

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