Via scaramouche a good one from George Jonas referring to Bernard Lewis, who really did go soft on Islam in my opinion. Just because you are smart, doesn't mean you get it right-especially about Islam.
"A broken record is an annoyance at the best of times; in the nuclear
age, it’s a calamity. Letting 12th-century minds have access to
21st-century weapons, as the West did in Vienna last month, in exchange
of a promise of “peace in our time,” is likely to ensure a war in our
time — and one that may not even be possible to win."