Category Archives: John J. Mearsheimer

The Future of Palestine: Righteous Jews vs. the New Afrikaners

John J. Mearsheimer is widely regarded as the most important political scientist in America today. I respect his work. Yet his prediction and prescription for Israel in this 2010 talk bewilders me. Regrettably, the two-state solution is now a fantasy. … Continue reading

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“Can China Rise Peacefully?” with Dr. John Mearsheimer

This guy is brilliant. Published on Apr 1, 2013: Dr. John Mearsheimer, the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, presents his recent theories on the rise of China. The lecture took place … Continue reading

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John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt – The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

I was impressed by this presentation by the two political scientists. At the end, John J. Mearsheimer says: “The United States would care about Iran acquiring nuclear weapons even if there was no state of Israel. There are two reasons … Continue reading

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PROFESSOR TAKES MEDICAL LEAVE AFTER PRO-ISRAEL FACEBOOK POST LEADS TO ‘VICIOUS HATE MAIL’ CAMPAIGN

Breitbart: Andrew Pessin, Professor of Philosophy at Connecticut College, is the latest casualty in the campus-based culture wars. Dr. Pessin is a well-liked and much published professor, self-described as the “only Jewish professor on campus who openly advocates for Israel.” … Continue reading

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John Mearsheimer: What Mondoweiss Means To Me

You don’t often find scholars praising a blog. What grabs my attention here is that I have always thought of the pro-Israel crowd as the good guys and the anti-Israel crowd as the bad guys. So while I still think … Continue reading

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