The Unmaking of Israel

November 21st, 2011

Over the past several years millions of words have been written and spoken about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Rarely in history has a conflict gone on this long, without a resolution, or without taking some kind of corrosive toll on its participants. Today, it seems clear that the intransigence of Israel's leaders threatens not only Israeli and American relations, internal American politics, the stability of the region itself but also threatens Israel's future as an enlightened democratic nation. This is the premise of Israeli journalist Gershom Gorenberg, in his Book The Unmaking of Israel. My conversation with Gershom Gorenberg: