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National and Transnational Security Regimes: Israel/Palestine
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Introduction: security, safety, fear

In Western media, the security measures taken by the Israeli Occupation forces are often couched in terms of public safety and retaliation for terror attacks. Fear and safety are pivotal concerns in the discourse of the Palestinian–Israeli conflict, and these concerns are most commonly addressed through the lens of public safety for Israeli Jewish citizens.

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Smith, Ron J., “National and Transnational Security Regimes: Israel/Palestine”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001410>
First published online: 2011

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