ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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US and West Asia Silencing Dissent

The powerful and highly intelligent Israeli lobby groups in the US with the steady backing of the Jewish people have used the American democratic process not only in influencing official policies, but also in effective mind- management RECENT events in West Asia leading to the dramatic White House ceremony provide interesting case studies for several concepts used in political analysis, concepts such as realpolitik, terrorism and resource mobilisation. The concept of resource mobilisation became popular in the US in the 70s when several citizen action groups proliferated on a variety of social issues. This concept can be broadened to analyse the actions of the pro-Israeli lobby groups in the US and other parts of the world.

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