When did Mearsheimer and Walt publish the Israel lobby?
The March 2006 publication of Mearsheimer and Walt’s essay, “The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy”, was highly controversial. The essay’s central controversial claim was that the Israel lobby’s influence has distorted U.S. Middle East foreign policy away from what the authors referred to as “American national interest .”
What did Michael Scheuer say about Mearsheimer and Walt?
Michael Scheuer, a former senior official at the Central Intelligence Agency and now a terrorism analyst for CBS News, said to NPR that Mearsheimer and Walt are “basically right.” Israel, according to Scheuer, has engaged in one of the most successful campaigns to influence public opinion in the United States ever conducted by a foreign government.
What did Alan Dershowitz say about Mearsheimer and Walt?
Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz also accused Mearsheimer and Walt of bigotry. The Harvard Crimson reported that “Dershowitz, who is one of Israel’s most prominent defenders, vehemently disputed the article’s assertions, repeatedly calling it ‘one-sided’ and its authors ‘liars’ and ‘bigots.'”
What kind of publications does John Mearsheimer produce?
I have produced a large number of books, articles, op-ed pieces, and unpublished papers. They can be accessed through the links below. Translated into 3 languages: Chinese, Korean, and Italian.
Who was the author of the Israel lobby?
The book was preceded by a paper commissioned by The Atlantic and written by Mearsheimer and Walt. The Atlantic rejected the paper, and it was published in The London Review of Books. The paper attracted considerable controversy, both praise and criticism.
Who is John j.mearsheimer and what does he do?
John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago. He has published several books, including The Tragedy of Great Power Politics.
When did the Israel lobby paper come out?
It became available as a working paper at the Kennedy School’s website in 2006. A condensed version of the working paper was published in March 2006 by the London Review of Books under the title The Israel Lobby.