Andrew responds to my response to his response to my response (or something) by intimating  that I love Saudi dictators. I don't love them. Does he really believe that I could love a regime that supports the spread of Wahhabist ideology across the world, including to Gaza and the West Bank? And that supports the export of theologically-driven anti-Semitism? Really.

Andrew knows that I support democratization in the Middle East (I attach myself, for instance, to the sentiments described in this Washington Post editorial). Andrew also knows that I support the dismantling of settlements on the West Bank (just as I supported the dismantling of settlements in Gaza) and the creation of an independent, contiguous state of Palestine.

What Andrew is doing is changing the subject. The Wikileaks dump proves that a wide array of Arab regimes supports the muscular confrontation of Iran by the West, that it is not just Israel that seeks to pull America into a fight with Teheran. These inconvenient facts muddy Andrew's newly-adopted narrative, that it is a group of warmongering Jews -- alone -- who seek to ignite World War III. Wikileaks proves that it is a bit more complicated than that.