Gelb on Mearsheimer and Walt

The New York Times has just posted to the Web (ahead of its appearance in print on Sunday) a review by Leslie Gelb of the new book on the Israel Lobby by Mearsheimer and Walt. It’s worth a read for the calm and convincing way in which Gelb rebuts the book’s thesis, which is that the Israel lobby jeopardizes U.S. national security: . . . I believe that the authors are mostly wrong, as well as dangerously misleading. But Mearsheimer and Walt are raising the very same fundamental, gut-check issues about American security and who controls policy that many Middle […]

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