The latest snub by President Obama to Israel is his refusal to attend Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before Congress and to have Vice President Biden also be conspicuously absent. Also many Democrat lawmakers are also planning to not attend.
Many from both sides of the isle have expressed concern that President Obama seems to be incapable of calling ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah, and other radical Islamic groups terrorists or to develop a cohesive strategy against them. Indeed, liberals in government and in the news media generally seem to have trouble calling acts of Continue reading
As I wrote in Psalm 83 – part 1, a restored Israel could be a great blessing to the surrounding Arab nations. They have already been a blessing to Jordanians by teaching them new methods of farming and water management. But, Islamic pride and radicalism has all but erased the ground gained. Radical Islam’s message of “Come, let us cut them off from being a nation, that the name of Israel may be remembered no more” has blinded them to the possible blessings a restored Israel could be.
The true nature of Islam rules the Muslim population with the thought that “land that was once ruled by Islam can never be surrendered” so, even so-called moderate Muslims cannot and will not oppose those Continue reading
The Fig Tree Buds
Every government has a foreign policy which consists of; 1) its goals (what it wants to achieve), 2) its plan for implementation of the goals, and 3) its response to others actions concerning the goals.
God is no different, in fact He is the author of this type of reasoning. People may be free to do their own thing, but, there are consequences to their actions, both as individuals and as nations. God’s foreign policy concerning Israel is clearly set forth in Scripture –
I will make you a great nation; I will bless you And make your name great; And you shall be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you; And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.“ – Gen. 12:2,3
“High expectations based on unconfirmed reports swirled around Arab capitals Sunday, Dec. 14, that US President Barack Obama, in league with Moscow and Tehran, had turned his longstanding anti-Assad policy on its head. He was said to be willing to accept Bashar Assad’s rule and deem the Syrian army the backbone of the coalition force battling the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant” – DEBKAfile.
This will certainly upset the current trends in the Mideast in the following ways: Continue reading