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Timing is Everything

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jun 28, 2020 at 18:26

One of modern history's more compelling historical narratives is the IDF, the Israeli Defense Force; singularly a storied military presence, that though there may be times when their actions may raise eyebrows and concerns, it would be careless to presume that when all odds are against even their very survival that they could ever be counted down and out. That being said, even the Israeli military may end up being hampered by the politics they serve, voices of both ends of the spectrum quarreling to gain a controlling influence to achieve some form of political advantage in defense of politics instead of the people. Think they are immune: see how it works out for America, the next closest democracy that might be used as an example.
Indeed, as Dr. Pipes invokes, Israeli politics is experiencing multiple political personalities, confusion coming from all ends of the spectrum like that mentioned above, serving to divide a country that in reality, needs to rally behind a different calling to unity.

Here is where the clue to the path to victory is to be searched out. Too many external voices are being given credence. Further, internally, a social conscience is being exploited for all the causes of faulty human nature which diffuse the desire of unity, instead personal ambitions ranging and raging to meet individual appetites in place of seeking the best for others. Think it not so: why does the Torah tell of forty years in the Sinai before entering the promised land.

Centuries later, they, the sons of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob ARE IN THE PROMISED LAND, TO STAY!
When the time comes, and it is approaching very soon, the defense of Israel will be brought to a head, in a way no one is really prepared for. Even the IDF is going to be challenged in ways that will require a totally new sense of awareness of what is at stake. The plan for this is already revealed; all one need do is search out the path already prepared.

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Title Commenter Date Thread
Bolton vs Trump [38 words]BorisJul 3, 2020 12:36259513
would you build a home in a wasp nest? [155 words]Charles MartelJul 1, 2020 04:16259475
A Matter of Perspectives - Not All Mysteries Easily Explained [291 words]M ToveyJul 2, 2020 23:32259475
Israeli Victory in the Context of Fatah & Hamas [373 words]RobertJun 30, 2020 09:03259461
1Palestine is a part of "GREATER SYRIA" & Out-of-the-Box Policy for Israel's Victory. [216 words]RobertJul 1, 2020 10:09259461
Central Israel Police Force [210 words]SteinJun 30, 2020 08:33259459
Call for Victory Isn't a Policy Statement; Neither Does It Inform Us as to Strategy or Tactics. [454 words]RobertJun 29, 2020 10:28259447
Thoughts on the role of the military [228 words]DaveJun 28, 2020 19:48259443
for a policeman [10 words]BernardJun 28, 2020 19:12259442
Timing is Everything [338 words]M ToveyJun 28, 2020 18:26259441
Wouldn't want to be the decision-maker here! [116 words]John in MichiganJun 28, 2020 15:11259439
1Only be strong and very courageous... [328 words]Kenneth MathewsJun 28, 2020 14:24259438
One Word [1 words]Barry BlackJun 28, 2020 11:40259433
One Word [15 words]Barry BlackJun 29, 2020 12:43259433

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