by Daniel PipesThe purpose of Palestinian violence against Israel is not directed at winning an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank and Gaza. It is the destruction of the Jewish state itself.
April 5 2002 -- Thursday, George W. Bush gave one of the oddest speeches in two centuries of presidential rhetoric. What made it so very strange was that it contained two starkly contradictory parts.
For convenience, let's call them Speech A and Speech B.