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The Deep Map

Oct 24, 2022

America's role in the Abraham Accords has a lot to do with its longtime fascination with the Jews -- so argues Wall Street Journal columnist Walter Russell Mead, whose new book Arc of a Covenant: The United States, Israel, and the Fate of the Jewish People provides a helpful backdrop for this conversation about Donald Trump, evangelical Christians, and the hidden drivers of US foreign policy in the Near East. 
Walter Russell Mead is the Ravenel B. Curry III Distinguished Fellow in Strategy and Statesmanship at Hudson Institute, the Global View Columnist at The Wall Street Journal and the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College in New York. He is also a member of Aspen Institute Italy and board member of Aspenia. Before joining Hudson, Mead was a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations as the Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy. He has authored numerous books, including the widely-recognized Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World(Alfred A. Knopf, 2004). Mead’s next book is entitled The Arc of A Covenant: The United States, Israel, and the Future of the Jewish People