David Kerem


A Just Wall

Imran Sharih '04 should be lauded for his thoughtful and astute analysis of the obstacles posed by Israel's decision to erect a West Bank security fence (The Dartmouth, March 2). However, in passionately articulating his contentions, Sharih frequently overlooks and -- in some instances -- entirely fails to account for the complicating interplay of law, politics and history that surround the wall's construction. From the outset, Sharih's assertion that the "security barrier is about people" and "political reality" falls flat.

Hedging Our Bets

Former New York Times columnist Chris Hedges' visit to Dartmouth College tomorrow afternoon will serve the cause of historical accuracy as well as Yasser Arafat lecturing on the conspiratorial Jewish usurpation of the holy land.