Whom did the New York Times choose to write an op-ed about the controversy over claims by two academics that the "Israel Lobby" distorts U.S. foreign policy to the detriment of U.S. interests? None other than Tony Judt, who has called Israel an "anachronism" which should be done away with.
A widely criticized report by Harvard professor Stephen Walt and University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer that faults the "Israel lobby" for allegedly distorting the foreign policy of the United States to the detriment of U.S. interests, no longer sports the Harvard logos that previously appeared on its front page, and instead carries a devastating disclaimer from the two universities.
A new study by Harvard professor Stephen Walt and University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer charges, with no legitimate evidence and many errors, that the "Israel lobby" has distorted the foreign policy of the United States to the point of serious damage to U.S. interests. (Updated April 3, 2006)