Monday, March 08, 2004
...was the house organ of the American Jewish Commitee. From its pages came giants such as Norman Podhoretz and Midge Decter. The magazine was a source of great enjoyment to me during the great struggle against the Soviet Empire, as Podhoretz and his editorial staff enunciated a coherent world-view that mixed liberal economic policies with a clear understanding of the threat posed by the Soviet Empire.
Now, a new menace is abroad in the world: Islamic Fascism. However, this article, by Nidra Poller, is one of the more depressing pieces I have read in some time. It is of a piece with Wretchard's post, mentioned below, that bemoans the fate of a Europe under siege by militant Islam. This article was written by an American expatriate, a Jew, who understands that the fate of the Jews of Europe is once again in the balance.