How Did We Get Here?
A History of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

8. US Policy Towards Israel and Palestine

This is the eighth in a series of eight lectures, sponsored by A Jewish Voice for Peace. This lecture was videotaped on Dec. 9, 2002. The lecturer is Stephen Zunes.

About Stephen Zunes

Associate Professor of Politics and Chair of the Peace & Justice Studies Program at the University of San Francisco. He serves as a senior policy analyst and Middle East editor for the Foreign Policy in Focus Project. Zunes received a B.A. from Oberlin College, M.A. from Temple University, and Ph.D. from Cornell University.

His books include:


The following is a brief chronology of major events relating to the US/Israel relationship.


Historical Figures:

Suggested Readings

The website suggests the following books for further information on this lecture:

The following are useful books that we are familiar with and recommend: