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 This Week In Palestine 
  (two entirely different presentations)
 Weekly Program
 Host John Roberts, speakers Abdullatif Abuhilyea and Jefferson Morley
 Truth & Justice Radio (WZBC)  
 For non-profit use only.
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Today's show comes as two entirely independent presentations.

For the 1st part of today's show, we take a long look at Palestine’s premier institution of higher education, Birzeit University. Palestinians are among the highest educated people on the face of the Earth. That is the good news. The bad news is that after they get their many degrees, whether it be a BA, Masters degree, PhD, or whatever, there are few jobs and extremely limited opportunities in their field for them when they finish. However, despite the grim economic and career opportunities, Palestinians highly value education and families go to extraordinary sacrifices to educate their children. Its an amazing phenomenon for a country living under military occupation. And Birzeit University? It is rated in the top 3% of Universities in the world. How’s that for an amazing statistic?

The president of Birzeit, Dr. Abdullatif Abuhilyea, tells us about the University and the vital role it plays in Palestinian society. He speaks at the Palestine Center in Washington, DC.

And now for something completely different. Our next presentation explores the early development of the relationship between the CIA and the Israeli Mossad. Investigative reporter and author Jefferson Morely speaks about his research which led to a book on James Angleton, the key person early on in the creation of CIA and the man most responsible in forging the close ties between the intelligence forces in the US and Israel. This is quite a story. Hang on. We present Morley speaking to an audience in Washington, DC.

The book: THE GHOST: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton. Go to to learn more about Morley, his books, and his blogs.
This Week In Palestine (a weekly 8am feature of Truth and Justice Radio (TJR)) is an award-winning 45-minute (or more) segment of news from Palestine and discussion of issues relevant to the Palestinians' struggle for freedom from Israel's brutal military occupation and colonization of their homeland. It speaks from the point of view of Palestinians and those who care about them. TJR is aired Sundays 6-10am ET on WZBC 90.3FM, Newton, MA, also streamed live and archived for two weeks at; TJR's modest website,, has a link to This Week In Palestine archives back thru 1-6-2008; editions are also accessible at TJR sometimes airs Palestine coverage IN ADDITION to that provided by This Week In Palestine. We hope you'll write to us at if you rebroadcast our work, or have questions or comments.

 This Week In Palestine 12-09-2018 Download Program Podcast
The story of Birzeit University; the genesis of CIA collaboration with Israel's Mossad
00:45:54 English 2018-12-09
 Washington DC and Cambridge MA
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