The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy
Penguin Books Limited, Jun 26, 2008 - Political Science - 496 pages
Does America’s pro-Israel lobby wield inappropriate control over US foreign policy?
This book has created a storm of controversy by bringing out into the open America’s relationship with the Israel lobby: a loose coalition of individuals and organizations that actively work to shape foreign policy in a way that is profoundly damaging both to the United States and Israel itself.
Israel is an important, valued American ally, yet Mearsheimer and Walt show that, by encouraging unconditional US financial and diplomatic support for Israel and promoting the use of its power to remake the Middle East, the lobby has jeopardized America’s and Israel’s long-term security and put other countries – including Britain – at risk.
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Review: The Israel Lobby and US Foreign PolicyUser Review - Steven Yenzer - Goodreads
A thoroughly researched and carefully constructed argument against the United States' current approach to Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read full review
Review: The Israel Lobby and US Foreign PolicyUser Review - Jenn Davis - Goodreads
A great look at how the Israel Lobby rules American politics. Both frightening and frustrating, probably something anyone even somewhat interested in modern/world politics should read. Read full review