The American Conservative — Another War, Another Defeat

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The American Conservative — Another War, Another Defeat

John Mearsheimer, author of The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy, on the motives behind Israel’s mobilisation in Gaza. He correctly observes that Israel is locking itself into a millenarian-tinged ‘eternal war’, confident it can ride the wave of international condemnation and a surge in Palestinian support for violent resistance. He concludes it is a disastrously misplaced sense of confidence.