How the Liberal West Turned on Israel

In a pair of important new books, Joshua Muravchik explains.
Anti-Israel protestors in Ireland in January 2009.  Photo by William Murphy via Flickr.
Anti-Israel protestors in Ireland in January 2009. Photo by William Murphy via Flickr.
Observation
Sol Stern
July 9 2014

The Middle East is exploding in mayhem and savagery. The region’s system of nation states is disappearing before our eyes, perhaps to be replaced by one or more jihadist movements pledged to the destruction of Western civilization. In the upheavals to come, only one civilizational force, one stable democracy, has the will and the means to fight back and to defend the values of the liberal West. It is the tiny nation state of Israel. 

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