SYNOPSIS

    This book compiles the proceedings of the 18th Annual BERTRAND
    RUSSELL PEACE LECTURES delivered by international legal expert
    Francis A. Boyle at the Centre for Peace Studies, McMaster University, in
    January, 2007. Titled “The Legacy of Bertrand Russell: Principle
    Confronting Power,” the lectures addressed two subjects of pressing
    concern: Palestine, Palestinians and International Law The National
    Campaign to Impeach President George W. Bush.

    An extensive Afterword updates the book to the October 17th, 2007 press
    conference in which George W. Bush terrorized the world with the prospect
    of World War III if the Iranian government were to acquire even the
    knowledge to make nuclear weapons.

    Previous Bertrand Russell Lecturers have included E.P. Thompson, Elena
    Bonner, Edward Said, Ramsey Clark, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Joseph
    Rotblat, Johan Galtung, and Noam Chomsky

    An extensive Afterword updates the book to the October 17th, 2007 press
    conference in which George W. Bush terrorized the world with the prospect
    of World War III if the Iranian government were to acquire even the
    knowledge to make nuclear weapons.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Introduction by Professor Graeme MacQueen / 10

    Bertrand Russell Peace Lecturers / 12

    Part I.              Palestine, Palestinians and International Law / 13

    Part II.            The National Campaign to Impeach
                            President George W. Bush, Jr. / 45

    Update / 69

    Appendix A:    Report of the First Palestinian Conference
                            for the Boycott of Israel (BDS),
                            22 November 2007, Al-Bireh, Ramallah / 84

    Appendix B:     Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions:  
                             An International Campaign on Behalf of Palestinian Human
    Rights and a
                             Just and Viable Peace in Israel-Palestine:
                             A Survey of Diverse Approaches to Ethical Economic
    Engagement   
                             Adopted by Groups and Individuals Worldwide / 89

    Index / 121


    THE AUTHOR

    Francis A. Boyle is a leading American professor, practitioner and advocate of
    international law. He was responsible for drafting the Biological Weapons
    Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, the American implementing legislation for the
    1972 Biological Weapons Convention. He served on the Board of Directors of
    Amnesty International (1988-1992), and represented Bosnia-Herzegovina at
    the World Court. Professor Boyle teaches international law at the University of
    Illinois, Champaign, author of, inter alia, World Politics and International Law,
    The Future of International Law and American Foreign Policy, Foundations of
    World Order,  The Bosnian People Charge Genocide, The Criminality of
    Nuclear Deterrence, Palestine, Palestinians and International Law,
    Destroying World Order, and Biowarfare & Terrorism. He holds a Doctor of
    Law Magna Cum Laude as well as a Ph.D. in Political Science, both from
    Harvard University.
Contains a complete and
current list of individuals,
groups and institutions
participating in the global
Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions
movement.

BREAKING all the RULES
Palestine, Iraq, Iran and the
Case for Impeachment
by
Francis A. Boyle

Price: $12.95 ISBN: 0-932863-59-0







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