- Joe Lieberman's latest, to the Republican Jewish Coalition. Occasionally I see flashes of Churchill (Winston, not Ward) before my eyes when I read his words. Every age has its Cassandra. Sometimes people listen, sometimes they don't. Congress and America: open your ears.
- An essay on the reactions of Arab and Muslim nations to different opponents over the last few decades, by Bernard Lewis, possibly the preeminent scholar on all things Middle Eastern. The short version: the Muslim nations that matter have concluded that American will is weak and always will be. This is not a good thing.
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Smart words from smart men
A couple more quick hits today: