Israel and the United States: Six Decades of US-Israeli Relations

Israel and the United States: Six Decades of US-Israeli Relations

by Robert O Freedman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813344948

ISBN-13: 9780813344942

Pub. Date: 03/06/2012

Publisher: Westview Press


This unique volume intensively studies the nature and extent of US–Israeli relations, from 1948 through the Bush and Obama administrations. Leading experts in the field—including Israeli and North American scholars from a variety of political perspectives—contribute original essays on the principal political, religious, ethnic, military, economic,…  See more details below

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This unique volume intensively studies the nature and extent of US–Israeli relations, from 1948 through the Bush and Obama administrations. Leading experts in the field—including Israeli and North American scholars from a variety of political perspectives—contribute original essays on the principal political, religious, ethnic, military, economic, and juridical connections between the United States and Israel. Specific topics covered in this new book include: the pro-Israel lobby in the United States; the US Jewish community and its relations to Israel; evangelical Christians and Israel; military and economic ties between the United States and Israel; the threat of a nuclear Iran for both countries; and the impact of American jurisprudence on Israel. Section introductions from the editor effectively contextualize the issues and provide students with an in-depth understanding of the past, present, and future of the US–Israel relationship.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813344942
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1 Introduction
Robert O. Freedman

2 The United States and the Arab-Israeli Conflict from 1945 to 2000: Why the Arabists Are Wrong
David Makovsky

3 George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict from 2001 to 2011
Robert O. Freedman

4 The Pro-Israel Lobby in the United States: Past, Present, and Future
Dov Waxman

5 Six Decades of Public Affection: Trends in American Public Attitudes Toward Israel
Amnon Cavari

6 Aid and Trade: Economic Relations Between the United States and Israel, 1948–2010
Roby Nathanson and Ron Mandelbaum

7 Light and Shadows in US-Israeli Military Ties, 1948–2010
Stuart A. Cohen

8 Apocalypse Now? The Iranian Nuclear Threat Against Israel
Steven R. David

9 American Influence on Israeli Law: Freedom of Expression
Pnina Lahav

10 American Orthodox Jews and the State of Israel
Steven Bayme

11 The Relationship Between American Evangelical Christians and the State of Israel
Neil Rubin

12 The Quest for Impact: Lessons Learned from the American Jewish Peace Camp
Mark Rosenblum and Dan Fleshler

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