Anti-Israel Elements in Romney's Foreign Policy

More

Meir Javedanfar, an Israeli academic who was born in Iran (and who teaches a course about Iranian politics), makes a point in the short clip below that I think is insufficiently appreciated: Mitt Romney, in advocating a more confrontational approach to Russia and China, is embracing a foreign policy that would undermine Israel's interests.

Javendar also alludes to the flip side of this coin: the Russia policies of President Obama that have been depicted as appeasement by Republican hawks have been pro-Israel in the sense that they've helped secure Russian cooperation in sanctions against Iran.

You can watch the whole conversation (an episode of the BhTV show Foreign Entanglements) here.

Jump to comments
Presented by

Robert Wright is the author of The Evolution of God and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

A Technicolor Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

A Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier

Video

What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

Video

Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

Video

What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

Video

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Global

Just In