- Some are sympathetic to the truth
- Some will swallow lies.
- Some will spread lies for political advantage.
- The Arab-Islamic general refusal to recognize Israel ever
- The Arab-Islamic inability to destroy Israel.
Prof. Barry Rubin is director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, and a featured columnist for PajamasMedia at http://pajamasmedia.com/barryrubin/. His latest books are The Israel-Arab Reader (seventh edition), The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East (Wiley), and The Truth About Syria (Palgrave-Macmillan)