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Palestine: the assault on health and other war crimes: Summerfield's outrage is misplaced

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 04 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1102
  1. Irwin J Mansdorf, member (
  1. Task Force on Medical and Public Health Issues, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, New York and Raanana, Israel

    EDITOR—Summerfield's jump from psychiatrist to attorney, judge, and jury is a classic example of the inappropriate use of science and medicine to promote specific political views.1 Any reasonable and objective observer of the longstanding conflict between Arabs and Jews understands that the situation is not as prejudicially simple as …

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