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Pamela J. Olson

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I grew up in small-town Oklahoma and studied physics and political science at Stanford University, class of 2002.

I lived in Ramallah for two years, during which I served as head writer and editor for the Palestine Monitor and as foreign press coordinator for Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi’s 2005 presidential campaign.

In January of 2006, I moved to Washington, DC and worked at a Defense Department think tank to try to bring what I had learned to the halls of power. I eventually became disillusioned with the prospect of changing Washington from the inside, and in 2007, I left DC and wrote a book called Fast Times in Palestine. I live in New York.


Here’s the schedule for my upcoming travels. If you’ll be in the area, I’d be glad to see you there! Scotland March 28: Serenity Caf, Edinburgh, 7pm March 29: Book signing at Calton Books, Glasgow, 2pm Yes Bar, Glasgow, 7pm March 30: Talk to Social Studies students at Stowe College, Glasgow The Annex Healthy Living […] Read more of this blog post »
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Fast Times in Palestine by Pamela J. Olson
"It's not the final word in the story of the Arab-Israeli conflict, but it shows a side of the story that doesn't get told a whole lot, especially in America. While the root causes of the tension can be debated for years (has anyone ever debated th..." Read more of this review »
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