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The Prophetic Sense of Israel's Destiny Revealed

Reader comment on item: Turkey & Israel – The End of the Affair
in response to reader comment: Finally - FINALLY! - good sense prevails in Israel

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jan 5, 2012 at 14:22

While I am loathe to call Israel's erstwhile arrangement with Turkey an 'affair,' the relationship Israel has tried maintaining was once of necessity, such as it was the same as with Jordan and Egypt; all of which were following the adage –'………keeping your enemies closer.'

From its inception as a reborn nation over sixty years ago, Israel has maintained its place in the Middle East under extremely precarious conditions, Israel always needing to keep a keen eye on the precipice of its situation. Even when there might have been a relief for the short time its borders with Egypt seemed more stable, agents of the nefarious enemies of Israel never allowed for any respite. For more than sixty years, the 'edge of the sword' is always in evidence, even when the restraint of 'hudna' was evident. Those times are past.

The Arab Upheaval is still in stride, having taken down most of the former regimes that operated in secular fashion within the influences of the Islamic revolution, the revolution now exercising its greater control. While Turkey did not experience the same upheaval as, say, its neighbor, it is only because the political powers that be in Turkey made the shift in a more sublime fashion politically.

A result in that shift is the need for Turkey to make its further transition as an hostile power to the avowed enemy as declared by Islam, namely Israel. The rest will speak for itself.

What it means is that the next step in attempt to marginalize Israel for the sake of the resources sought after in the Mediterranean is coming about just as it was predicted. What it means is that nobody will be ready for the outcome-but Israel stands to come out better.

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