By Abraham H. Foxman
The consultant of the Jewish neighborhood and staunch defender of human rights, Foxman can provide a robust blow to such rules as "The Israel Lobby." He indicates how outdated stereotypes linked to the main virulent different types of bigotry were resurfacing and taking sophisticated new varieties. From Carter to Mearsheimer, he addresses the general public figures who make those ideals look credible. He additionally finds a demanding parallel pattern: the decline of worldwide Jewish cohesion, which he argues is important for facing the present possibility. Foxman advocates forthright and decisive options to a global main issue, making sure that it will be a huge clarion name.
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Extra resources for The Deadliest Lies: The Israel Lobby and the Myth of Jewish Control
S. been willing to set aside its own security in order to advance the interests of another state? One might assume that the bond between the two countries is based on shared strategic interests or compelling moral imperatives. S. provides to Israel. S. S. S. S. S. 1 The article attempts to demonstrate this thesis through a series of assertions, citing a grab bag of historical examples, quotations from 51 THE DEADLIEST LIES various political and government figures, and supposedly revealing facts and incidents.
Bush, was at the helm. And at ﬁrst, the citizens of this country and those of America’s traditional allies rallied around him in unity and support. In October 2001, forces of the United States and other NATO members invaded Afghanistan, which had served as a training center and operational base for al-Qaeda, the terrorist group believed to be responsible for the 9/11 attacks. Most of the world, including the leadership of the United Nations, expressed their approval. By the end of the year, most of Afghanistan had fallen to the forces of the Western coalition.
They want us to ﬁnish them off. ”7 Again, the isolationist, anti-Jewish voices did not prevail. The United States did indeed intervene in the Persian Gulf, successfully driving the Iraqi armies out of Kuwait and (as we now know) effectively containing Saddam Hussein’s ambitions for greater regional hegemony. But again the seed of anti-Jewish sentiment was nurtured and strengthened. The idea that American Jews were somehow agents of Israel, ready to advocate policies detrimental to the United States in order to help a foreign country, was given fresh prominence and a new lease on life.