” International peace and security depend on certain taboos that are easily recognized when they are broken. It can be more important for an intervention to take place because nuclear or chemical or biological weapons are used as opposed to just measuring how many people are killed. “


” There’s a good lesson for policymakers: It’s not the presence of the U.S. that is a problem for many people in the Arab region, it’s the type of presence we bring. “


” When people today say ‘racism,’ they mean it’s a nationalism they don’t like. Racialism used to be a good thing, a looking-out for what was best for one group… Israel comes out of that 19th-century idea of nationalism. Many Arab states also have preferences. It’s fundamentally unfair to decide that one is racism and the others aren’t. “


” There is some big thing about the world that produced all these people willing to kill themselves just to hurt us. On 9/11 we learned we’re part of that world, in the same completely crazy, drastic and arbitrary ways it hits other countries. “



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There is some big thing about the world that produced all these people willing to kill themselves just to hurt us. On 9/11 we learned we
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