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Thursday, August 03, 2006

More than any other outside nation, the Bush Administration supports Israel’s view that the Lebanese civilian casualties are worth it for a greater good. Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer wrote a controversial article questioning whether U.S. foreign policy is too closely aligned with Israel’s interests. Israeli author Zev Chafets disputes their take on U.S. interests and policies. Also, Governor Jon Corzine takes calls about his property tax reduction plan and Democrat Diane Farrell on her bid to unseat moderate Republican Congressman Christopher Shays in Connecticut.

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Vacation Property

Jon Corzine, governor of New Jersey
- why he's holding a special session to deal with property taxes

» NJ Governor's Office


All's Farrell

Diane Farrell, Democratic candidate for Congress in Connecticut's 4th District, selectwoman for Westport, CT
-on her campaign against moderate Republican Christopher Shays (R-CT)

» Farrell for Congress website


Hooked on AIPAC a Day

John Mearsheimer, professor of political science at University of Chicago and author, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (Norton, 2001)
Stephen Walt, professor of international affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and author, Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. ...


More on "The Israel Lobby"

Today's guests Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer have written a controversial article about the influence of The Israel Lobby. It generated many responses, including a scathing attack by Alan Dershowitz and these two articles that look at the influence of AIPAC, the ...


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