Iran, Israel, and Republican Presidential Campaigns: Myth versus Reality

In the first episode of my new show on Bloggingheads, I talk with journalist Sarah Wildman about the role of myth vs. reality in Republican presidential candidates’ rhetoric about Iran’s nuclear ambitions and Middle East policy. Plus: just how influential is Sheldon Adelson on Israeli public opinion and bonus trivia about Newt Gingrich.

In this clip, we discuss how young Israelis who have little or no memory of Israel pre-Second Intifada, view the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the negative consequences for the peace process:

The full video is here.

 

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