Portrait of a Great Taboo: the Power of the Israel Lobby in the United States

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This 52 min is a must see by our fellow Americans (and everyone else) who still have doubts about the power of the pro-.

Quoting Charles Vermeulen: This weeks edition of Tegenlicht, a documentary program by the Dutch public broadcast organization VPRO, allows several interesting opinion makers to speak on the future of the American and relationship and the reception of John Mearsheimer’s and Steve Walt’s controversial articel ‘The Lobby and US foreign policy’. Among others John Mearsheimer, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell Lawrence Wilkerson, cofounder of the ‘Christians United for Israel’ lobbying group John Hagee, neoconservative Richard Perle and historian Tony Judt express their views in Marije Meerman’s and William de Bruijn’s documentary. Click here to watch ‘The Israel Lobby. Portrait of a Great Taboo: the Power of the Israel Lobby in the United States’ (‘De Israël Lobby. Portret van een groot taboe: de macht van de Israël lobby in de Verenigde Staten’). No knowledge of Dutch required.

[Hat tip: Robin]

I could not find the video uploaded anywhere around the video directories, neither was able to download it from the source. If you happen to find a copy around, appreciate you letting me know.

PS. If you missed “The Lobby” report by John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt, you still can read it here. Also, don’t miss their press conference last year, which you can find here.