The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Date of Publication: 2007 Author: Mearsheimer, John 2nd Author: Walt, Stephen

Review

“Controversial.” –Terry Gross, “Fresh Air,” NPR”It could not be more timely.” –David Bromwich, “The Huffington Post””The strategic questions they raise now, particularly about Israel’s privileged relationship with the United States, are worth debating.” –David Remnick. “The New Yorker””Ruthlessly realistic.” –William Grimes, “The New York Times””The argument they present is towering and clear and about time.””” –Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss.com “Mearsheimer, a political scientist at the University of Chicago, and Walt, on the faculty at Harvard, set off a political firestorm.” –Jay Solomon, “The Wall Street Journal.com””Promises controversy on a scale not seen since Samuel Huntington’s “Clash of Civilizations” sought to reframe a new world order.” –Stefan Halper, National Interest.com”Deals with Middle East policymaking at a time when America’s problems in that region surpass our problems anywhere else . . . People are definitely arguing about it. It’s also t

From the Publisher

How a powerful American interest group has created havoc in the Middle East, betrayed Israel itself and now threatens an even more perilous future. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

John J Mearsheimer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and Stephen M Walt is Professor of International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard.