The Soviet Union was a Third World country with nuclear weapons.
The only way to fight radicals is to humiliate them. You must always find the arch-radical, break him and humiliate him - or hang him, that's even better.
The Palestinians are very, very heavily overrated in their impact on the Arab world.
It's much easier to have democracy in Europe. What for example does a Swiss do every day? He drills a hole in a cheese, builds a cuckoo clock and closes it with chocolate - he doesn't have energy for anything besides democracy.
Because I know I will live in conflict for the next 100 years, I want a strong Israeli society. Therefore we need to get out of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.