Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century. He blogs at Sultan Knish
"IT IS THE INHERENT, INELUCTABLE NATURE OF A STATE OF ZERO IN A PERSON THAT A MAN WHO IS LACKING IN CHARACTER AND VALUES MUST BE A DESTROYER. HE BECOMES SOMETHING WHEN HE IS ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE HIS CAPACITY FOR DESTRUCTION. HE MUST ACT TO SUSTAIN THE ILLUSION. DESTRUCTION IS HIS OWN PROOF OF POWER."