The Arab-Israeli Conflict in American Political Culture

The Arab-Israeli Conflict in American Political Culture

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This book surveys discourse and opinion in the United States toward the Arab-Israeli conflict since 1991. Contrary to popular myth, it demonstrates that U.S. support for Israel is not based on the pro-Israel lobby, but rather is deeply rooted in American political culture. That support has increased since 9/11. However, the bulk of this increase has been among Republicans, conservatives, evangelicals, and Orthodox Jews. Meanwhile, among Democrats, liberals, the Mainline Protestant Church, and non-Orthodox Jews, criticism of Israeli policies toward the Palestinians has become more vociferous. This book works to explain this paradox.... 319a€“363. Aikman, David. A Man of Faith: The Spiritual ... New York: United Jewish Communities, 2005. downloads/7579.pdf. Israel Connections and ... PublicationID=2848. J Street Blog. a€œMarchanbsp;...

Title:The Arab-Israeli Conflict in American Political Culture
Author:Jonathan Rynhold
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2015-02-23


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