Today in Tablet Magazine, Bruce Riedel, a leading expert on jihadism, finds that Western anti-Semitism has been imported into sensationalistic end-of-world books popular in the Islamic world. Combine Jew-Israel-apocalypse connection with the willingness of some Sunni Muslims and even more Shia Muslims—including the Islamic Republic of Iran—to actively push these narratives, and you have a pretty volatile intellectual situation brewing.

Pulp Fictions