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Jon Elmer

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March 9, 2009 Foreign Policy

The Iggy We Know

Liberal leader backed Israeli assaults on Lebanon, Gaza

March 24, 2008 Foreign Policy

Mission Extended

Pro-US panel was key in extending Afghan mission

March 28, 2007 Accounts

Growing Insurgencies, Irregular Warfare, part II

Development Aid as Counterinsurgency Tool

March 27, 2007 Canadian News

Growing Insurgencies, Irregular Warfare

Counterinsurgency Manual Shows Military's New Face

March 2, 2007 Français

Le Soutien des États-Unis au Fatah Crée un Nouveau Conflit

Le Hamas et le Fatah s'engagent dans une rivalité meurtrière.

January 25, 2007 Foreign Policy

Peter MacKay in Israel and Palestine

What the Foreign Minister did not see or discuss during his visit

November 1, 2006 Foreign Policy

Warfighters, Not Missionaries

prisoners_fp.jpgJon Elmer determines that Afghanistan is not a random act of Canadian policy, but an entire foreign policy apparatus acting on a well-articulated plan.

The origins of the three-block war

October 20, 2005 Accounts

'Disengagement' Affords Some Relief for Gaza Fishing Enclave

elmer_al-mawasi_fish_fp.jpg Jon Elmer reports from Gaza, where, despire 'disengagement', fishing boats are shot at and access to foreign markets remains blocked

Coastal villages no longer a veritable prison, but access to fishing, export remain blocked

October 4, 2005 Accounts

Air Raids Terrorize Gaza Residents, Target Key Infrastructure

elmer_gaza_school-ceiling_f.jpg Israel's first air campaign since withdrawal has targeted a school and other facilities, and marks the introduction of sonic booms as a tactic. Jon Elmer reports from Gaza.

Homes, roadway, school bombed; sonic booms are new tactic

July 28, 2005 Features

Violence, Poverty Underscore Story of Iraqi Refugees in Jordan

amman_elmer_young-men_fp.jpg In Jordan, Jon Elmer describes the plight of thousands of Iraqi refugees.

July 19, 2005 Features

On Iraq-Jordan Border, Various Roles Play Out in Desert

iraq_elmer_border-lineup_fp.jpg Jon Elmer speaks to truckers, soldiers, shopkeepers and migrant workers at the edge of the occupation of Iraq.

June 25, 2004 Features

Day to Day: Life in Occupied Palestine

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photo essay by Jon Elmer

A photo essay

December 1, 2003 Features

Israelis Criticizing Israel

The occupation of Palestine from the inside, out

bulldozed_fp.jpg Public debate about Israel tends to be framed in terms of Israel as a unified country and its foreign opponents, anti-Zionist, anti-Semitic and otherwise. Widely ignored are the Israeli intellectuals and leaders who are strongly opposed to their country's actions, and the accounts that inspire their strong opposition.

Independent Canadian journalists Jon Elmer and Valerie Zink are currently reporting from the West Bank and Gaza. The following is a series of excerpts from interviews they have conducted with diverse critical voices within Israel. The full interviews and other coverage can be read on their web site, FromOccupiedPalestine.org.

The occupation of Palestine from the inside, out

October 20, 2003 Accounts

Snapshot of an Occupied Land

Jon Elmer of From Occupied Palestine.org reports on curfew enforcement in the West Bank town of Jenin.

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