On the day before the University of Alberta is set to host George Galloway, an apologist for all manners of Palestinian terrorism against Israel – as well as a mouthpiece for the state that funds it – the U of A was host to Amos Guiora, an individual offering a far more balanced and reasonable approach to the issue of terrorism.
A professor at the University of Utah, Guiora is kept busy teaching criminal law, global perspectives on counter-terrorism, religion and terrorism, and national security law.
When not at home at the U of U, Guiora shares the expertise acquired over years of service with the Israeli Defence Force – in which he served as Judge Advocate for the Navy and Home Front Command, as well as Commander of the IDF school of military law, and legal advisor to the Gaza Strip -- with students abroad.
The subject of Guiora’s lecture was very simple: whose rights should be protected? Giora explained that his answer is wrapped up in the topic of how state actors interact with non-state actors,...More >>