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LINK to the documentary ‘The Israel Lobby. Portrait of a Great Taboo: the Power of the Israel Lobby in the United States’ within the article below. (In English)
Documentary on the American Israel Relationship · 3 April 2007, 22:10 CET by 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 Israel relationship and the reception of John Mearsheimer’s and Steve Walt’s controversial articel ‘The Israel Lobby and US foreign policy’. Among others John Mearsheimer, former chief of staff to United States 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.