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Challenges to Israeli Sovereignty - No Lack of Challengers

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), May 21, 2020 at 20:12

In these uncertain times, just about any activity on Israel's political horizon can bring about questions of Israeli sovereignty, the validity of which is always at risk, no matter which perspective one approaches or what opinion one desires to follow. Jordan is merely one of the myriad entities that attempt to interpose outside attitudes of how Israel should be treated; there is no lack of animosity in this regard and Jordan when one considers the region and how Jordan is the modern version of a former antagonist.
That the 'Palestinian' label is still the nom de plume of the modern historical identification of Israel's ancient homeland testifies of the ages old contest of who does the land of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob really belong to. 'Transjordan' was a contender of such property title, imposed by insincere arbiters of worldwide prejudices after Allenby pushed the Ottomans out and Romanesque interlopers sought to maintain some kind of mandate, of which they obviously were ignorant as to what was true; and truth was ignored as well.
That Israel is targeted by the successors of those historical figures is evident; and to the extent they still bear such enmity, Israel must remain vigilant, no matter even in the most optimistic prospects of a peaceful solution (the two state version not being one of them). To that extent, Jordan is not Israel's worst threat. Other actors in the region, however, are challengers of Israel and their notions are on display for those who seek the truth while there is still time.
Failing that, justice for Israel is approaching; and Psalm 122 is a realization not yet fulfilled, but it will be after all the challengers are called out and laid out at Israel's feet

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