Are the pro-Palestinian protests just like Vietnam?

Are the pro-Palestinian protests just like Vietnam? Teresa Blumenstein, global coordinator of the Justice Coalition of Religious, speaks to a participant of a silent peace procession across the street from United Nations headquarters in New York City March 14, 2024. Advocates for peace in Palestine and Israel circled one block 25 times, with each lap representing one mile of the 25-mile-long Gaza Strip. (OSV News photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

The pro-Palestinian disturbances on American – and other campuses – have been widely compared to the youthful demonstrations which helped to bring an end to the Vietnam war in the 1960s. Certainly, the protests against the American involvement in the Vietnam war were momentous (Australia and other allies also took part). Two Irish-American Catholic priests,…

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