“Israel by itself cannot stop the forces of evil around the world,” says Dr. Shmuel Katz, a surgeon and Middle East historian. On this episode of Focus On Israel, Laurie Cardoza-Moore examines the reality and the fantasy of Israel’s search for peace.
International pressure on Israel to give into the two-state solution continues to rise, and at the same time, Israeli and U.S. relationships are at their lowest level in years.
Special guest Richard Perle is a renowned political adviser who served as assistant secretary of defense from 1987 to 2004. He believes there is no issue about Israel’s legitimate statehood and that Israel is entitled to retain territory it occupies until there is a peace and the propagation of hated toward Israel ceases.
David Horowitz, a conservative writer, founder and current president of the David Horowitz Freedom Center and editor of FrontPage Magazine, believes that the whole Arab case is a “monster” lie – that there is not an inch of Israel on Arab land.
Over the past three decades, there have been more than a half-dozen peace initiatives between the Palestinians and Israel, but none have resulted in peace, as the divisions appear to defy human ability to solve.
Horowitz poses the question, “How can you have peace process with people that want to exterminate you?”
These three men, who know Middle East politics extensively, offer tremendous insight into the mystery of the illusive peace in the Middle East on Focus On Israel.