Thinking Strategically: Should America Support Israel?

Date: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Salomon De Ciccio Family Auditorium
Speakers: 
Noam Chomsky (MIT) and Dennis Ross (Washington Institute for Near East Policy)

From sympathetic supporter to militarty funder, the US relationship to Israel has evolved since its post-World War II inception. Over the years, Israel has received the largest amount of foreign aid from the United States, largely in the form of military assistance. Israel has been a democratic ally of the United States in the Middle East. Some see this alliance as a stablizing influence, while others view it as the impetus for continued turbulence in the Middle East. Does America's support for Israel promote the causes of peace, justice, and democracy?

 

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