Alison Weir is executive director of If Americans Knew, a research and information-dissemination institute that focuses on Israel-Palestine, and president of the Council for the National Interest Council for the National Interest. She is the author of Against Our Better Judgment: the hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel. Weir first began to study the U.S.-Israel relationship after traveling to the Middle East as an independent journalist in 2001. She has lectured internationally on the American connection to the region, and her essays and articles have appeared in a number of books and magazines. She is currently working on part two of Against Our Better Judgment, which will examine the U.S.-Israel relationship from the 1950s up until the present day. She resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
For information on the early roots of the Israel lobby, please see Alison Weir's book: Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel
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