Alison Weir

Alison Weir

Former journalist Alison Weir is president of the Council for the National Interest and executive director of If Americans Knew, a think tank that provides information on Israel-Palestine.

Ms. Weir writes and speaks widely on the Middle East and is the author of a meticulously sourced book on the history of the US-Israel relationship: "Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the US Was Used to Create Israel."

Her articles and more information about her are available at

Upcoming book readings can be seen on her book page:

Was it a good idea to create the State of Israel? This book argues that it was against our better judgment...