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Why Israel Divided in These Times is a Price the US-World Cannot Afford

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in response to reader comment: Why is it the role of the USA to protect Israel?

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jun 10, 2008 at 16:23

To understand why the United States of America has been given tacit license in protecting Israel might require a line of reasoning already promulgated, but not easily accepted by many. Read the exchanges in this post, from quite far back to the trades of opinions read recently, and one gets the idea that being for or against Israel's existence, let alone security, is an argument that is ancient and deep rooted; listen to or read the comments from the President of Iran on Israel to get a very contemporary view.

It is conceded here that without America's historical position of intervention after President Truman's interceding on behalf of Israel's re-establishment, Israel would have found herself in an untenable situation from the very beginning. The clashes subsequent to that time right up to the latest conflict in Lebanon demonstrate that although Israel might very well have proven her national viability without such assistance, but one would wonder how for the lack of American help.

But why: it is asked again; why?

To look at it from a secular, worldly view, one might suppose that Israel represents a bastion from which a democratic government friendly to American interests in the Middle East can be counted on. To be sure, this can be one posture to adopt. But is that really so when most of the imports that America relies upon comes from Middle East governments that care not for such American things, but only tolerates such for the cash derivatives of oil holdings.

The answer lies deeper than that, and for those who eschew spiritual things, if you read beyond this, the answer is not one many are caring to hear anymore, even from within the liberal Jewish community, or now more than ever, the orthodox. Even in America, the continuing promotion of what is known as replacement theology rears itself as some thing that Israel is to be superseded as the agent of God's revelation to the world. It is not, according to the correct reading the Hebrew Holy Scriptures

America's existence as a clandestine agent for the Biblical observances of protecting Israel in these perilous times is, on the surface of it, a function of America's Biblical heritage. The came to the forefront as American Troops entered into the camps of death in Germany and elsewhere, to release the remnant of captives. After that, America became Israel's ally for the times to come.

Though, now lately, in the American attempts to divide Israel for the mistaken concept that ‘Palestine' needs to exist to provide people of Arabic descent a special place in the land of promise to Israel, we find that America jeopardizes her role as defender of the Jewish nation, in that if the "Road Map to Peace" is revived and Israel does surrender her heart land, America will find the judgment against her tougher than all the storms of the last ten years; to be like a trip to Disneyland by comparison.

For that reason, America needs to regroup and reconsider the partition of Israel, for the sake of the Jewish nation as well as the sake of America. America can withstand the world in defense of a united Israel, but will not be able to withstand the consequences of a divided Hebrew nation. Read and understand the Hebrew Hoy Scriptures to find out why.

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