Author Archives: John J. Mearsheimer

About John J. Mearsheimer

John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1982. He is the co-author with Stephen Walt of The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

Mearsheimer: 7 reasons Netanyahu & Barak might like war with Iran

John Mearsheimer outlines the calculations that could underpin a decision by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his Defense Minister, Ehud Barak to launch a war against Iran.

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American public opinion and the special relationship with Israel

There is no question that the United States has a relationship with Israel that has no parallel in modern history. Washington gives Israel consistent, almost unconditional diplomatic backing and more foreign aid than any other country. In other words, Israel … Continue reading

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