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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Anti-BDS rules at a US IT company
From a reader: "Attached is a screenshot from a recent business compliance course (the compulsory ones for all employees) for an IT company where a friend of mine works (if you publish it, please don't mention names). On the right side, they mention that if they receive a request from a (potential) customer that wants to boycott Israel (not mentioned by name, just the flag), the company might decide to follow the regulation and report that customer to the US authorities."
Comic by Terry Furry, reproduced from "Heard the One About the Funny Leftist?" by Cris Thompson, East Bay Express
As'ad AbuKhalil, born March 16, 1960. From Tyre, Lebanon, grew up in Beirut. Received his BA and MA from American University of Beirut in pol sc. Came to US in 1983 and received his PhD in comparative government from Georgetown University. Taught at Tufts University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Colorado College, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Served as a Scholar-in-Residence at Middle East Institute in Washington DC. He served as free-lance Middle East consultant for NBC News and ABC News, an experience that only served to increase his disdain for maintream US media. He is now professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus. His favorite food is fried eggplants.
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