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Middle East Balance, Perception at Issue at Columbia At Columbia University, tensions over Middle East politics are roiling the campus. On one side, students who have pro-Israel views say they have been harassed and intimidated by pro-Palestinian professors. On the other are charges that political pressure is threatening academic freedom. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.