Israel Policy Forum
In the London Review of Books, Mearsheimer and Walt report that when the
- president of the Israel Policy Forum, Seymour Reich, advised Condoleezza Rice in November 2005 to ask Israel to reopen a critical border crossing in the Gaza Strip, his action was denounced as ‘irresponsible’: ‘There is,’ his critics said, ‘absolutely no room in the Jewish mainstream for actively canvassing against the security-related policies . . . of Israel.’ Recoiling from these attacks, Reich announced that ‘the word “pressure” is not in my vocabulary when it comes to Israel.
- Mearsheimer, J. & Walt, S. (2006) The Israel Lobby London review of Books. Accessed 8th July 2008