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June 30, 2006

We Can’t Solve the Problem, But We Can Maintain It

Filed under: Israel, Mellemøsten, Terror — limewoody @ 2:20 pm

 In this article, Srdja Trifkovic interviews Dr. Mordechai Kedar of BESA Center at Bar Ilan in Israel.

In Israel retired senior military officers, especially intelligence officers, are more likely to go into the academe than their colleagues in Europe or America. It is assumed, with some justification, that such background is conducive to a “realist” approach to international and security affairs. A seasoned military man is more likely than a life-long academic to accept the Hobbesian character of the world, and less likely to be fired either by the millenarian notions of Eretz Yisrael of the Right or by the often wishful thinking of the dovish Left.



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