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Islam historian Bernard Lewis (right) and Commentary editor Norman Podhoretz dis

Bernard Lewis and Norman Podhoretz discuss the Middle East

with Bernard Lewis, Norman Podhoretzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

This week on Uncommon Knowledge, Islam historian Bernard Lewis and Commentary editor Norman Podhoretz discuss the history and future of the Middle East. (56:54)
“Deterrents worked with the Soviets and the Chinese because the Soviets were not suicidal and because they knew that, if they launched the first strike, there would be a second strike that would annihilate them. Mutually assured destruction. And mutually assured destruction can’t work in relation to Iran because these are people who you might say are in love with useful death.”

Norman Podhoretz discusses his new book World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism

with Norman Podhoretzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, November 30, 2007

Norman Podhoretz discusses his new book World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism and reflects on the Bush administration's middle-east policies. (47:57)

Norman Podhoretz

Uncommon Knowledge: Norman Podhoretz

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Norman Podhoretzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, November 30, 2007

Writing in his new book World War IV, Norman Podhoretz asserts that “the great struggle into which the United States was plunged by 9/11 can only be understood if we think of it as World War IV.” (34:37) Video transcript