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Who is Threatening Whom?

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jun 19, 2008 at 13:42

There have been trades of ideological differences that have circulated around the promoted preference of the Quran versus the earlier and older writings of the Hebrew Holy Scriptures, but they were directed towards an unspecific variance of views. Here it can be shown where, on the surface of it all it might seem that Iran , (and the UAE for that matter, due to the proximity) are encircled by the military might and power of the United States of America as it seeks to protect America and similar interests globally, and all of it has a place in the Holy Bible.

For the record, the alliances in the previous post are generally misrepresented, for America does not enjoy a carte blanche relationship with any of the named nations. Scripturally speaking, those that are named to be ‘friendly' to America are more likely (and have already established to predilection to do so) to have relations with Iran than America, for what other reasons can there be to block and stall sanctions for Iran's stated intentions to be ‘nuclear.'

America's truer allies, like Great Britain and Canada, are much more aligned with preservation of a stabilized world society based on western precepts than the others, with the possible exception of India (which underwent ‘Anglicization' under Victorian British rule). What America will never be able to do (and this is a lesson needed to be learned about Iraq, or any nation building attempts for that matter), is to foment a strictly American style democracy anywhere else in the world; for as a form of government, it requires a sense of citizenship that was understood by the founding politicians which is not understood by so many today.

So the Russians, the Chinese, several of the European nations, Turkey and most other Middle Eastern nations, along with many of the African nations and others, cannot buy into the American concept of mutual freedoms because they do not understand (many do not even want to try) what it means to be American. There is a sinister aspect to that, that some within America have taken unfair advantage of American freedoms and liberties to take advantage of others.

So while it may seem that America is determined to press for a world of its own image, remember that if America were truly ‘imperialist', the ‘empire of territories' taken by America forces would be much larger than it is today. So, in reality, America is not really so predisposed. Look at the political isolationist mentality of the citizens over the years. One cannot say so much about, say, the former Soviet empire's quest for world dominance, or current advances in Syrian and Iranian foreign relations by the Russian political machine.

If one wants to understand the alliances that may be formed in the light of the current political situation in the Middle East, peruse the Hebrew Nevi'im portion of the Tanakh, in Ezekiel's references to the nations that have issues with Israel in Chapters 38 and 39, and find the real alliances that have world dominance in mind, and is the real threat. And again, it will be seen that the Hebrew Holy Scriptures are the true controlling documents of Israel' destiny.
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