Ed Driscoll

"THERE IS A TIME BOMB

“THERE IS A TIME BOMB TICKING IN THE MIDDLE EAST”, writes Victor Davis Hanson, but this time, “it is in Cairo and Damascus and Riyadh”:

A successful consensual government in Baghdad will serve as a glimpse of what life can be like amid the economic and political stagnation of the surrounding Arab world. More importantly, it will confront radical Islam with a competing ideology that possesses a far more revolutionary message than the Islamists’ tired old culture of death that ruined Afghanistan and Iran, wrecked the economy of the West Bank, tore apart Algeria, ended the tourist industry of Egypt, brought international scorn on Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, turned the president of Malaysia into an international laughingstock, nearly made Pakistan an outlaw regime