Wednesday, September 7, 2011

1993: "So they're looking for a new explanation in the form of a new common enemy. And so they've invented one, which we're going to hear a great deal more about in the future, and that is Islamic fundamentalism, which they say is the great wave that's threatening the West."

Former Deputy Secretary Ball discussed his book, The Passionate Attachment: America's Involvement in Israel, 1947 to the Present, published by W.W. Norton and Company. He discussed his research for the book, and reflected on his experiences concerning American foreign policy during his lengthy Washington career. He served in the State Department during the Kennedy administration.

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