When Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi declared Western civilization "superior" to Islamic civilization, the vehemence of the reaction was in direct proportion to his accuracy. Mr. Berlusconi wasn't commenting on the religious validity of Islam, but on the relative successes of Islamic society … Continue reading the story "What Went Wrong?"
One might think that a 1999 book about the Middle East would be hopelessly overtaken by events. Truly surprising is that a book originally written in 1987 would be so up-to-date. Even then, he noted things that journalists are only now beginning to … Continue reading the story "Semites and Anti-Semites"