Chapter 9. Israel in the US Empire

  1. Elleke Boehmer Professor2 and
  2. Stephen Morton Senior Lecturer3
  1. Bashir Abu-Manneh Assistant Professor

Published Online: 5 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310085.ch9

Terror and the Postcolonial

Terror and the Postcolonial

How to Cite

Abu-Manneh, B. (2009) Israel in the US Empire, in Terror and the Postcolonial (eds E. Boehmer and S. Morton), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310085.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 3

    University of Southampton, UK

Author Information

  1. Barnard College, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191548

Online ISBN: 9781444310085



  • Israel in the US Empire;
  • United States–Israel relations - cultural and religious exchange;
  • Israel Studies's recent issue on “Americanization of Israel”;
  • Israel's role - as watchdog of US interests;
  • Israeli business community role - new “neoliberal peace-and-privatization bloc”;
  • triple process of economic privatization, political liberalization, and peace;
  • Avishai Ehrlich, political sociologist contesting in post-Zionist association between United States and peace;
  • US Imperialism and Israeli Settler Colonialism;
  • for the Palestinians - impact of US–Israel being much worse;
  • Palestinians and Israel's accelerating colonialist process


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • US Imperialism and Israeli Settler Colonialism

  • Acknowledgment

  • References