I’m not naturally manipulative.
One of the problems of writing and working and looking at the Internet is that it’s very hard to separate fashion from deep change.
No one wants to be beaten, even myself.
Assuming China does not become destabilized and continues to grow, it will no doubt develop a military program in proportion to its resources.
We suffered a terrible blow on 11 September 2001. We responded with fear and anger. A fight-or-flight response is adaptive in any species. For us, given our power, fight was the only response we could imagine.
Myself, first of all, I am a Jew. And that is the most important thing for me.
It is simply not true that war is solely a means to an end, nor do people necessarily fight in order to obtain this objective or that. In fact, the opposite is true: people very often take up one objective or another precisely in order that they may fight.
The problem is that you cannot prove yourself against someone who is much weaker than yourself.
I am the last person who would divide Jerusalem. I have said this many times. I don’t plan to discuss any division of Jerusalem.
I was born on a farm. My strength has nothing to do with political apparatus. I get my strength from nature, from flowers.