69 million page views

Dr. Pipes Does It Again

Reader comment on item: In Europe, Remorse Has Turned to Masochism

Submitted by Arlinda DeAngelis (United States), Apr 29, 2010 at 20:39

Self flagellation never wins wars. Obama bows and scrapes and promises and talks ad nauseum but the Iranian centrifuges keep spinning. The day approaches when the Iranian nuclear missiles will be aimed at the Israelis and at us. And, why not ... what better time than this.

The current occupant of the White House, unlike his war mongering predecessor has but one option ... appeasement because after he bankrupted the US treasury there is nothing left with which to fight a war. The following is no longer true "The United States is "the last great nation in the West." For the time being and maybe forever, the United States is no longer a great nation. The world will have to fight its own battles.

Dr. Pipes astutely points out the following "Europe exonerates itself of crimes against Jews by extolling Palestinians as victims, no matter how viciously they act, and by portraying Israelis as latter-day Nazis, no matter how necessary their self-defense." And in so doing Europe legitimizes the continuance of terrorism, with its suicide bombers, the debasement of women and the enslavement of generations of those whose lives are given over to death. If we had fought together with the Israelis instead of condemning them for defending themselves then maybe the Islamic monster would not now be the scourge of the earth.


Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2024 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)