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What's in a Name - 'Palestine's' Adopted Identity

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jun 3, 2021 at 23:20

Reader Lior replicates the general narrative of a name adopted by Roman sensibilities and over the ages, was adopted by none other than Yassar Arafat, we are told in order to give European institutionalists a label by which international interlopers could manage a remote connection to the subterranean Mediterranean treasures subjected to western avarice, in spite of the Balfour correspondence to the contrary.
But it is not the contrariness of the Arab presence that helped create the resurgence of Islamic sensitivities and gave it a tremendous funding source. When World War Two brought fascism to the Middle East and millions of lives were offered to the gods of religious war, the Arabs found themselves in a compromised situation when after collaborating with the Germans in decimating the Jewish presence, the Aryan-Iranian influences were curried as well and the differences between Sunni and Shi'a began to be made distinct in the modern context.
Appropriating the 'Palestinian' identity after that gave the Arab presence a better claim than a Persian/Iranian hold on the Jordanian holdings. This leads the narrative that Jordan is a 'Palestinian' home.
Actually, there are many versions and not one can actually make a true claim in place of Israel. When the truth of all of this is revealed, starting after the nations are brought to the land to be judged for persecuting Israel for their own ambitions of empire, the seal of Hezekiah will be the witness of Israel's claim, since it has been there all this time, waiting for its validation, just as the Tanakh has already determined in truth.

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