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Internal Politics Versus External (International) Pressures - Cause and Effect

Reader comment on item: Can the Koran Solve Israel's Political Impasse?

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Apr 22, 2021 at 13:29

First:
Israel is in an unfortunate situation; even amongst the people that are 'under the promise' of being returned to heritage of Abraham, there seems to be the identity confusion of who else is under that promise. As has been said before, there is/are the issue(s) of to which child of Abraham was the promise made? When that is decided, then the next issue arrives.
Second:
The Middle East is historically an arena of empires; from the ancients, the Kadesh-Barnea syndrome to bring the influences of their own religious identities into power under delusional and questionable ideologies was subsumed and brought into the modern versions of empires; now Islamic versus Judaic.
Again, which child of Abraham is going to be termed the successor of that promise.
Smotrich and Abbas are nominated to the opposing tasks of defending Israeli sovereignty from, and at the same time attempting to wrest control from the Jewish Nation's rights under the same international influences that the rest of those nations expect for their own protection. At this rate, there is no longer the expectation that it will be solved amicably; that the external powers that be are going to use the wedge of Abbas' overused arguments of "Palestinian' 'right of return' that in actuality is truly not based in Quranic precepts, but in bad translations of post Quranic non-Arabic presumptions of Islamism, which the West truly does not understand, neither supports, but for the sake of the inferred anti-Semitism of most international sectors opining on issues that really do not concern them;
third:
....and war is inevitable.

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