By David H. Goldberg
The Eighties have witnessed elevated problem over the effect of ethnic curiosity teams on international coverage, really in relation to Jewish lobbying efforts in behalf of the country of Israel. during this examine, Professor Goldberg provides an in depth comparability of yankee and Canadian Jewish lobbying businesses over the last fifteen years, supplying a cautious evaluation in their impression on overseas coverage judgements affecting the center East.
Professor Goldberg focuses totally on the 2 such a lot famous Jewish overseas coverage curiosity teams: the yankee Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and the Canada-Israel Committee (CIC). He examines the reaction of those businesses to a chain of challenge concerns, starting with the Arab-Israeli struggle of 1973 and together with the present Palestinian rebellion. utilizing a collection of analytical standards, he correlates their responses with the behavior of U.S. and Canadian overseas coverage through the comparable interval. His research exhibits how the variable successes and screw ups of the 2 curiosity teams were prompted either by way of alterations within the political structures during which they function and their very own inner political and organizational features. as well as offering major new details at the Israel foyer, this research presents a foundation for destiny experiences of ethnic overseas coverage curiosity teams working in various political platforms and cultures. This quantity is a priceless source for the Jewish neighborhood in addition to students and pros in heart East stories, ethnic stories, international coverage, and comparable fields.
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Foreign Policy and Ethnic Interest Groups: American and Canadian Jews Lobby for Israel (Contributions to the Study of Education) by David H. Goldberg