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War of Shadowy Thoughts - Placations of Peace

Reader comment on item: Reflections on the UAE-Israel Joint Statement

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 30, 2020 at 13:51

As this epidemic year continues to enforce dramatic changes in the way humanity finds itself compromised in trying to keep from imploding in and upon itself, one of the more potentially tragic implications is that normal (however this may be defined) relations are not going to be looked at in the same way-imposition of isolation has had, and will continue to have, a very damaging and lifelong diminution of expectations in virtually every sector of the human existence. Societies are being forced to change, even as others are trying to exert undue influence for overt political ambitions.
In this business of seeking peace in an environment where peace is as elusive as a shadow on the desert, it is now mostly apparent that as the peace arrangement between the current partners (and potentially future partners) are being implemented with each side being made content in thinking they had achieved their own goals, while being oblivious to the conquest of thought having been imposed by the other partner. UAE got what they thought was what they wanted (needed?) as the Israeli's are content that they were able to avert the war they knew would happen if the annexation had gone on as planned.
With this 'peace' arrangement in pocket, this 'peace partner' is now setting before the antagonists of Israel in the European theater bargaining for the potential replacement of Israeli political control of its own Jewish lands. Folks, this was the intent all along, as well as making the American position in brokering the deal (F35's on the table) all the more problematic. As was asserted in previous observances, things are not all that they seem. When looking for the shadow of peace in the desert, one has to stop staring at the sun.

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