July 1, 2007 | Benjamin Netanyahu
In many ways, people are still fixated on a model of the Middle East that has now become obsolete. For the last quarter of a century we have been in the midst of a conflict with militant Islam, which seeks to assume power and deliver a corrective to the historical decline of Islam and the rise of the West. The first major victory was when the Iranian Ayatollah regime displaced the Shah in 1979.
September 20, 2001
After witnessing the September 11 terrorist assault on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, many American analysts have been seeking to understand the source of the intense hatred against the United States that could have motivated an act of violence on such an unprecedented scale. In that context, a new canard is beginning to run through repeated news reports and features: that somehow America's support for Israel is behind the fury of militant Islamic movements, like that of Osama Bin Laden, towards the United States.