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November 22, 2009

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nato

"...rich understanding both of the Middle East..."

Of the *Middle East*? Really? How does one support that claim?

Nathan Smith

Not on the part of everyone involved in the decision, but on the part of Iraq War supporters like Fouad Ajami, Bernard Lewis, Kanan Makiya, Paul Berman, Natan Sharansky, etc., who were an essential ingredient in the neocon coalition in 2003. And Bush got it, too. His basic insight, that terrorism was ultimately linked to political backwardness and that the way to defeat al-Qaeda was to set in motion an *idea* more powerful than its own, penetrated to the heart of the riddle.

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