Skip to comments.The Historian, the Diplomat, and the Spy
Posted on 01/06/2012 6:16:30 AM PST by Former Fetus
Iran is not our enemy. The regime that enriches itself while murdering, oppressing, and impoverishing ordinary Iranians; the regime that incites genocide against Israel, threatens its neighbors in the Persian Gulf, and vows to bring about a world without America that is our enemy. This was one of the key points driven home by a trio of extraordinary individuals gathered for a dinner in Tel Aviv last week.
At the table were Bernard Lewis, for my money the greatest living historian of the Middle East; Uri Lubrani, Israels envoy to Iran prior to the fall of the Shah and an advisor to leaders of the Jewish state ever since; and Meir Dagan, a retired paratrooper, commando, and general who was recruited in 2002 by then-prime minister Ariel Sharon to rebuild the Mossad as an intelligence agency with a knife in its teeth. (Dagan stepped down from that post in 2010 and has been increasingly outspoken ever since.) A small group of young American national-security professionals from the Hill, the Defense Department, Homeland Security, even the D.C. police department broke pita with them.
The alternative is to risk the possibility that jihadis with global ambitions and nuclear weapons will make the 21st century historys bloodiest era. That is the most important point that Lewis, Lubrani, and Dagan are attempting to communicate at a dinner last week in Tel Aviv and on other occasions.
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From the title, I thaught this was about Gingrich, Huntsman and... couldn’t figure out who the spy was.
The regime that enriches itself while murdering, oppressing, and impoverishing ordinary Iranians; the regime that incites genocide against Israel, threatens its neighbors in the Persian Gulf, and vows to bring about a "world without America" -- that is our enemy.