Which is to say, his father, the ninety-nine-year-old Benzion Netanyahu. Noam Sheizaf's Promised Land blog carries translations of Benzion's Ma'ariv interview this weekend. One excerpt:
Q: You don't like the Arabs, to say the least.
A: "The Bible finds no worse
image than this of the man from the desert. And why? Because he has no
respect for any law. Because in the desert he can do as he pleases.
The tendency towards conflict is in the essence of the Arab. He is an enemy by essence. His personality won't allow him any compromise or agreement. It doesn't matter what kind of resistance he will meet, what price he will pay. His existence is one of perpetuate war."