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The Politics of the NIE Report Masks the Real Consequences - The Truth of a Nuclear New World Order

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Dec 14, 2007 at 15:55

Let us make a presumption that the closing statement in the Doctor's dissertation is correct (and this reader is inclined to agree to a point), then all that has to happen is for the Hizbollah to re-spark the Lebanese border threat to get an Israeli response, or Syria to try and retrieve the Golan when they perceive a weakness on that front might actually allow them their chance. Whatever the case, Iran will have pulled the Islamic puppet strings to force that confrontation. Whenever Iran gets to go nuclear, it only adds to the complexity of the issues facing Israel and not really adding anything new to the ideology of hatred.

Repeating, maybe to the dulled senses of many who would place Israel's eternal security out of any Biblical context, Israel is being set to go it alone, so that eventually she would, of necessity, call upon her Eternal Sovereign for deliverance. The principal entities are named in the Holy Scriptures, either by an historical or current reference, and they are set down for us to see that the timing is just about ready for the next episode.

Gaza has happened and we see the consequences worldwide for that. The Lebanese incursion by Hizbollah and the Israeli response is also told. So when the scriptures tell of an historic conflict yet to be part of the history we know of today, well, let us just say that Israel will have her hands full on the way to the fulfillment of the promise to her people.

Iran could very well be nuclear at that time, but they are not the only ones who might engage Israel with that capability. The NIE report does not address that aspect, that someone else with a deterrent capability will intervene in case someone sparks the incident, though it is speculation at this juncture who it could possibly be.

Iran really wishes they could be a nuclear power, under girding hopes that it could help them change the world perspective in their favor. If one wants to speculate how having that capability might improve a nation's presence in the world, look at the United States, who having that power since the end of World War Two, holds that power precariously, only to have that advantage (yet never really needing to use it) thrown back in the face of the American people by people who hate Americans. The former Soviet Union had that advantage, and what did that give them, d├ętente?

Though the NIE report is decidedly political, it does not address the full impact of use in the final analysis. Use of that power for more than a deterrent will be catastrophic, for no one, not even the United States is really prepared to use it beyond the deterrent scenario. Only in the aftermath of any attempt to eradicate Israel is there going to be enough evidence of the misguided idea that humanity could handle nuclear power to solve a global issue beyond ending a world war. Only then will the world realize that the power reserved to the Almighty Sovereign of Israel was always His to use as He sees fit, for it is a fire mankind is unfit to wield alone.
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