Newsweek: Netanyahu and his coalition partners have taken their time putting together their governing coalition. Most observers now expect the new government to be sworn into power by December 10. But opponents of the incoming government at home and abroad—particularly in the U.S.—have rushed to preemptively demonize it and delegitimize the policies the victorious parties championed before their election.
The attacks are nearly identical, but one stands out both because it effectively calls for an end of the U.S. alliance with its most powerful and loyal ally in the Middle East, and because of the identity of its co-authors. Last Wednesday, The Washington Post published an op-ed by two of the most prominent and long-standing U.S. “experts” on Middle East “peace.” Former Middle East peace mediator Aaron David Miller and former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Kurtzer have been actively involved in the so-called “peace process” between Israel and the Palestinians since 1990, when they served as Arabists in then-President George H.W. Bush’s State Department.
Operating on the assumption that the incoming Netanyahu government will carry through on its members’ campaign pledges to secure Israel’s national and strategic interests in Judea and Samaria,…read more…
Zechariah 12:3 It will come about in that day that I will make Jerusalem a heavy stone for all the peoples; all who lift it will be severely injured. And all the nations of the earth will be gathered against it.
Zechariah 14:1-3 Behold, a day is coming for the Lord when the spoil taken from you will be divided among you. For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city will be captured, the houses plundered, the women ravished and half of the city exiled, but the rest of the people will not be cut off from the city. Then the Lord will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on a day of battle.
Matthew 24:15-17 “Therefore when you see the abomination of desolation which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand), then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains. Whoever is on the housetop must not go down to get the things out that are in his house.