Israel David is a Professor at Ben Gurion University and former major in the Israeli Army. He has worked for the Israeli defense industry and a significant portion of his research is funded by either the army or military contractors. 

Assaf Oren, a peace activist who refused to serve in the occupied territories. He applied for a tenure track position at BGU and was told he was the top candidate. That was until Prof. David, a regular contributor to McCarthy-like web sites, launched a vindictive and ultimately successful campaign against him.

Read the full story of how right-wing politics supplanted academic judgement