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The problem with going negative

Some are saying that it’s now time for Israel supporters to go on the offensive and accuse Arab countries of apartheid.

How to “name-and-shame” without looking like a jerk

One of the more controversial tactics in a growing effort to counter the delegitimization of Israel is to “name-and-shame” — to go after those who actively delegitimize Israel and seek to delegitimize them. There are even those who argue that our entire strategy should be to relentlessly attack the other side and to cease “defending” Israel.