WASHINGTON (AFP) - Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger warned that Europe and the United States must unite to head off a "war of civilizations" arising from a nuclear-armed Middle East.Don't believe it for a second.
This will not be a "War of civilizations", this is a war of religions. It will be a war between the Jewish religion and the Muslim religion, with the Christians trapped in the middle.
Civilization has never been defined by any particluar religion. Civilization is properly defined as a relatively high level of curltural and technological develpoment, a stage of development where writing and the keeping of written records is attained, a time of urban comfort.
What Kissinger--in his best "Dr. Strangelove" manner--is warning us of, is a nuclear war between Arab and Jew, one that the Christains ought to be avoiding like the plague.