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The Resource Our separate ways : the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance, Dana H. Allin and Steven N. Simon

Our separate ways : the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance, Dana H. Allin and Steven N. Simon

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Our separate ways : the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance
Title
Our separate ways
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the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance
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Dana H. Allin and Steven N. Simon
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eng
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"The future of the relationship between Israel and America is deeply uncertain: the current political leadership of both countries is hostile to the other, there is no longer a sense of shared strategic focus, and demographic changes are forcing the countries further apart with every passing year. The Start-up Nation may be enjoying a tech boom, but it also has booming inequality, booming numbers of poor and underemployed people, and booming numbers of orthodox religious conservatives (half of all Israeli preschoolers are Arab or ultra-Orthodox). In America, the increasing numbers of Jews marrying outside the faith and the precipitous decline of the influence of Evangelical Christians has narrowed the base of people devoted to the land of Israel. In the face of tectonic shifts, the alliance between America and Israel is strained to the point of rupture. The situation is dangerous for both sides, and it comes at a dangerous time for the Middle East, which will be wracked by the aftereffects of the Arab uprisings and the growth of ISIS for a generation. And for America, the success of the "pivot to Asia" will be undermined by a departure from the Middle East that leaves Israel in the role of regional wrecking ball. Undermining the relationship between Israel and the US is the fact that it was never clearly defined. The ambiguity has been politically helpful, but now threatens the future: there is no treaty, no agreed set of obligations, no mutual dependence. So when things get sour there is nothing to fall back upon except historical memory. Simon and Allin are among the shrewdest analysts of and practitioners inside the world of US-Israeli diplomacy. They have written an urgent, revelatory book showing the emerging fault lines between two previously staunch allies and the tremendous perils of a schism. And, they offer ways in which even at this late, disgruntled, embittered stage, the two sides might yet find a way toward a common future"--
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1958-
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Allin, Dana H.
Dewey number
327.5694073
Index
no index present
LC call number
E183.8.I7
LC item number
A43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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Simon, Steven
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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
  • Israel
  • United States
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Our separate ways : the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance, Dana H. Allin and Steven N. Simon
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The history -- Israel in the liberal imagination -- The rise of the right -- The crisis -- Obama, Netanyahu, and the Palestinians -- Peace impasse -- Arab battles, American restraint, Israeli anxiety -- Iran -- The future -- The growing divide -- The struggle to save an alliance
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ocn938708509
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 284 pages
Isbn
9781610396417
Lccn
2016006444
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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  • 1217583
  • (Sirsi) o938708509
  • (OCoLC)938708509
Label
Our separate ways : the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance, Dana H. Allin and Steven N. Simon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The history -- Israel in the liberal imagination -- The rise of the right -- The crisis -- Obama, Netanyahu, and the Palestinians -- Peace impasse -- Arab battles, American restraint, Israeli anxiety -- Iran -- The future -- The growing divide -- The struggle to save an alliance
Control code
ocn938708509
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 284 pages
Isbn
9781610396417
Lccn
2016006444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1217583
  • (Sirsi) o938708509
  • (OCoLC)938708509

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