Reviewers Reject “The Israel Lobby”

Walt & Mearsheimer’s book receives harsh reviews in the mainstream media.

Honest Reporting

Despite a blaze of publicity and the publication of their new book “The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy”, Professors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer have continued to claim that an all-powerful “Lobby” has silenced them and other critics of Israel in the media. The very need for organizations such as HonestReporting and the best-seller status of Israel critics such as Jimmy Carter and his book “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid” would appear to mitigate Walt and Mearsheimer’s claims to martyrdom.

As for Walt and Mearsheimer, perhaps their own book will not be the bestseller they are looking for, based on many reviews in the mainstream media. Rather than some conspiratorial effort to bury it, as W & M may have us believe, it appears that common sense has prevailed. Many newspapers, including some that are regularly critical of Israel, have recognized that W & M’s publication is simply a terribly flawed read. Here is a selection of recent reviews: CONTINUE

September 18, 2007 | Comments Off on Reviewers Reject “The Israel Lobby”

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