The Case Against Israel's Enemies: Exposing Jimmy Carter and Others Who Stand in the Way of Peace

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 3, 2008 - History - 304 pages
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The New York Times bestselling author of The Case for Israel takes on the greatest threats faced by Israel today

In addition to Hamas, which provoked the recent war and Gaza with its rocket attacks on Israeli civilians, Alan Dershowtiz argues that Israel's most dangerous enemies include Jimmy Carter and other western leaders who would delegitimize Israel as an apartheid regime subject to the same fate as white South Africans; Israel's academic enemies, led by professors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer, who would accuse supporters of Israel of dual loyalty and indeed disloyalty to America; and Iran, led by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, which threatens Israel by its development of nuclear weapons, which it has publicly threatened to use against the Jewish state.

  • Persuasively argues that Jimmy Carter and other enemies of Israel are also enemies of peace, imperiling not only Israel but the rest of the world
  • Sparks controversy and lively discussion across the entire spectrum of opinion on the Middle East
  • Passionate and outspoken: "As always when Israel needs to be defended . . . Alan Dershowitz speaks with great passion and personal courage."-Elie Wiesel

Alan Dershowitz is at his outspoken, thought-provoking best in The Case Against Israel's Enemies, changing both the tone and the focus of the debate about Israel's adversaries at a time when the future existence of Israel is increasingly imperiled.

  

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Review: The Case Against Israel's Enemies: Exposing Jimmy Carter and Others Who Stand in the Way of Peace

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

We are living in times of a bottomless hatred of Israel and it's people and friends that is frightening in it's irrational venom. It certainly resembles the hatred of Nazis for Jews in the 1930s and ... Read full review

Review: The Case Against Israel's Enemies: Exposing Jimmy Carter and Others Who Stand in the Way of Peace

User Review  - Brian Berger - Goodreads

I think Alan Dershowitz does a tremendous job of exposing the hypocrisy of Israel's biggest critics and bringing to light the reality of ignorance of so many of Israel's critics in understanding the seriousness of Israel's security threats. Read full review

Contents

The Case against President Jimmy Carter
17
The Case against Professors John Mearsheimer
49
The Case against Boycotting Israeli Academics
80
The Case against the AntiIsrael Hard Left
98
The Case against Israels Suicidal Enemies
143
The Case against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Irans
186
Conclusion The Case against SimpleMinded
224
Notes
251
Index
287
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About the author (2008)

Alan Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, is one of the country's foremost appellate lawyers and a distinguished defender of individual liberties. His many books include the New York Times bestsellers Chutzpah and The Case for Israel. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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