Unlike Coulter, though, I wasn't in favor of converting "them" to Christianity; replacing one idiotic fairy tale with another doesn't seem like a net gain to me. But I was--and still am--in favor of the West remaking the Middle East--AKA invading their countries and deposing their leaders. Like Ann Coulter, I felt that what we witnessed on September 11 wasn't just about Osama bin Laden, the Taliban, and Afghanistan. Islamo-fascism is a regional problem, like European fascism--and the Middle East would have to be remade just as Europe was remade. (AndrewSullivan.com, 08/12/05.)
I recommend Dan Savage to read the following:
- The Foreign Policy of Guilt: Until the West asserts its moral right to exist, we will not be safe from Islamic totalitarianism by Yaron Brook and Onkar Ghate.
- "End States That Sponsor Terrorism" by Dr. Leonard Peikoff. The article was published as an ad in the NYT on October 2, 2001. [Via America at War.]
Related: My post, THE BATTLE OF IDEAS: CHICKENHAWKS VERSUS PACIFICISTS.