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Analysts Available on U.S. Missile Attacks

Interviews are available with these specialists on international law and the Middle East:

LAURIE KING-IRANI
Editor of Middle East Report.
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PHYLLIS BENNIS
Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
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YVONNE HADDAD
Professor at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University.

BARBARA LUBIN [currently in Jerusalem]
Director, Middle East Children’s Alliance.

FRANCIS BOYLE
A professor of International Law at the University of Illinois College of Law, Boyle said: “The U.S. attacks were clearly illegal. Particularly the attack on Sudan was without reason. The Sudanese government can probably sue the U.S. in the World Court over this.”

JOHN QUIGLEY
Professor of Law at Ohio State University. Specializes in international law. Also knowledgeable on the Mideast.

PETER WEISS
An international lawyer and president of the Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy, Weiss said: “The bombings are not compatible with the rules of international law. It goes to show what is needed to deal with terrorism is the International Criminal Court — which the U.S. recently refused to help establish.”

SIMONA SHARONI
Professor of Peace and Conflict Resolution at American University.

NASEER ARURI
Political science professor, University of Massachusetts. Author of The Obstruction of Peace.

AS’AD ABUKHALIL
Associate professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus. Also, research fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at University of California at Berkeley.

EDWARD HERMAN
Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and co-author of The “Terrorism” Industry.

For more information, contact Sam Husseini at the Institute for Public Accuracy, (202) 347-0020.