Thursday, January 31, 2008

Interview with John J. Mearsheimer

Great interview with John J. Mearsheimer on the influence of the Israel Lobby can be found here:

Electric Politics.

It is a nice relaxed interview that gives Prof. Mearsheimer time to develop his arguments completely. One very interesting thing is his brooklyn accent, which makes him sound very Jewish (to me).

The other is that he is actually a fairly strong supporter of Israel - probably too strong for my taste.

I strongly suggest you listen to the whole thing, which is also available as a podcast.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you have not yet read the Walt/Mearsheimber book YOU NEED TO READ IT!!!!!

2/04/2008 06:32:00 PM  
Blogger Liberal White Boy said...

I attempted to get Congressman Hamilton to comment on the Walt Mearsheimer book when it came out. He like a good congressman would have no part of the question.
http://homo-sapien-underground.blogspot.com/2008/02/tweedle-dee-and-tweedle-dumband-911.html

2/10/2008 07:42:00 AM  
Blogger truthseeker said...

Congressman Howard Berman on Israel and the pro-Israel lobby as he is asked about the Mearsheimer/Walt book and gives a disingenuous response

NEOCON ZIONIST THREAT TO AMERICA


Finkelstein gives Israeli-American relations lecture

2/22/2008 03:41:00 AM  

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