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Jimmy Carter's Mideast book and its provocations

The former president at a book signing last week in Tempe, Ariz. The former president at a book signing last week in Tempe, Ariz. (PAUL CONNORS/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
December 19, 2006

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YOU WRITE that former president Jimmy Carter's use of the word "apartheid" in the title of his new book is "irresponsibly provocative" (" Jimmy Carter vs. Jimmy Carter ," editorial, Dec. 16). This would make for a rather puzzling list of "irresponsibly provocative" commentators on the Israel-Palestine conflict. For example, a study by the Israeli human rights group B'Tselem concluded: ... (Full article: 557 words)

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