The Israel Lobby: Portrait of a Great Taboo
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 and Steve Walt's article "The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy."
Includes interviews with 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 Meermans and William de Bruijns documentary.
Note: This ends abruptly, but Judt has the last word; that's it. Documentary over. Well done; will anyone in the US listen? Republicans? Democrats? People I know? Before or after an Iran strike? Here's what to do: call/write/fax/e-mail your elected representatives and tell them to stand up against the lobby/-ies -- "pro-"Israeli, military-industrial, Christian-right, et al. Write letters to the editor. Especially if you're Jewish, you must speak out.