Archive for September, 2007

What do Columbia U’s Lee Bollinger and the ADL have in common?

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

On the ADL web site, there is a section called “No Nuclear Iran.” The slogan is ‘Get informed. Get active.” One page is entitled “AHMADINEJAD: IN HIS OWN WORDS.” It provides some of his most “virulent statements” about the Holocaust, Israel, etc. etc. And they are pretty horrific, disgusting statements, indeed. Like other Jewish groups, […]

Mearsheimer, Walt and what didn’t really happen at Camp David

Friday, September 14th, 2007

There is a sentence towards the end of Walt and Mearsheimer’s new book that undercuts some of what they have tried to accomplish with their critique of the “Israel Lobby.” Having rejected the binational, single-state solution as well as Israel’s permanent occupation, they assert: “The United States will have to put significant pressure on Israel […]

Mearsheimer, Walt and the so-called “silent” Jewish doves

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

I have read the Mearsheimer and Walt book. They have answered some–although not all– of my prayers, which were spelled out in my post on August 12th. The book is much more careful, more nuanced, more detailed and more convincing than their original paper, which was published in the Spring of 2006. I wanted very […]