Pulver 2012-05-26 22:51:27
International diplomacy (is there another kind?) has
not had a good name since Bismarck finessed Napoleon
III into a war he did not want and for which he was not
prepared, just to frighten a couple of reluctant Counts
to join the Prussian Reich way back in the middle of
the 19th century.
However Israel has always been a roadblock on Islam’s
path to Imperial glory and the return of the Khalifa.
Two references below. If you have not read them you
have no business posting on these subjects. But you
have not let facts get in your way
What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle
Eastern Response 2001, 2003
Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia,
New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2002