Michael Barnett

The Star and the Stripes

A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Princeton University Press 2016

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In The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews (Princeton University Press, 2016), Michael Barnett, University Professor of...

In The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews (Princeton University Press, 2016), Michael Barnett, University Professor of International Affairs and Political Science at the George Washington University, explores the tension American Jews have felt between cosmopolitanism and tribalism in their approach to global affairs. Barnett explains how American Jews’ desire for inclusiveness and group survival forms a political theology of prophetic Judaism, which has guided the foreign policies of American Jews for over a century.

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