Gabriel Kolko, author of the article “Israel: A Stalemated Action of History” at Counterpunch.org, discusses post WWII immigration restrictions that encouraged many European Jews to settle in Israel, the limited tolerance of Israeli citizens toward unrelenting state militarism, how Jews are more culturally defined by nationality than religion and the end of the U.S.-dominated unipolar world.
MP3 here. (23:29)
Gabriel Kolko is a scholar and activist who has written widely on sociology, philosophy, and history. He is the author of fourteen books including World in Crisis: the End of the American Century, The Age of War: The United States Confronts the World and Triumph of Conservatism. His articles often appear on Counterpunch.org and Antiwar.com.