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When is it all right for leaders to lie to other leaders, other nations — or their own? Political scientist John Mearsheimer poses the provocative question in his new book.
Last year, a controversial paper about the impact of the Israel lobby sparked intense criticism after its publication. The authors of the article have now formed the paper into a book, The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy.
In The Israel Lobby, which grew out of a controversial 2006 article in the London Review of Books, Stephen Walt and co-author John Mearsheimer examine the impact of the Israel lobby on U.S. foreign policy. They argue that American support for Israel cannot be fully explained on either strategic or moral grounds.