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For the Kurds -If Not the US or UN, Then Who?

Reader comment on item: Thinking about Kurdistan
in response to reader comment: Current world situation: Kurds, Turks, Iranians, Saudis and the Beast

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Dec 17, 2014 at 15:29

Greetings (with a nod to a Happy Chanukkah) Michael S.:

It took a while to consider your thoughts here, which for the most part are immersed in that larger realm of thought which many are fixated upon (admitted to here with certain limitations) as to when the strain of peace in the Middle East might be encountered. Sadly, and especially for those like the Kurds who would sue for peace if they could find certiorari in any venue of justice, these episodes of wildfire warfare by ISIS/ISIL/IS, the Syrians and Syrian rebels and their counterparts, the Turks, proxies Hamas and Hizbollah, terrorists all, are likely to lead the region to a worsening time of life in which death appears as the only outcome.

Most of what you have mused about certainly lends to a variety of contemplations; but of these, only the comments about the lesser prophets struck a chord: [What these prophets lack, compared to Exilic prophets such as Ezekiel, Daniel and Zechariah, are details about events in the end times.] Like Daniel, they were constrained by the Holy Spirit to reveal only that which was appropriate to their time; the remaining implications of their oracle were reserved for implicit fulfilment that was not theirs to reveal. The fulfillment remains set and ready for the times they are to be employed.

Then next; being American, the indication that (shudders for those who could not engage themselves to think such), your assertion of the little horn cannot be summarily dismissed even in spite of the 'Roman' roots so many eschatologists espouse. After all, America's original government model is republican in nature, just as Rome's originally was.

As a further mention, the only alliance this reader is watching out for is the one that is formed after the UN votes to 'expel' Israel from historically Jewish land. The fireworks of the minor skirmishes brought to the forefront in Syria will deepen in such ways that only the winner will be able to bury the dead, just as it is written.


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