Writing at the Gatestone Institute, Bassam Tawil has the facts:
The Biden administration believes that the best way to de-escalate tensions between Israel and the Palestinians is by allowing the Palestinian Authority (PA) to recruit more officers to the Palestinian security forces in the West Bank.
According to reports, the Biden Administration officials recently proposed a plan “to provide 5,000 Palestinians with commando training in Jordan” and then deploy them to areas under the control of the PA. The 5,000 officers will bring with them 5,000 rifles to Palestinian cities and towns — where almost every Palestinian already has a weapon.
In addition, the plan would require Israel “to sharply curtail IDF counterterror operations.” The Biden administration, in other words, wants Israel to stop defending itself and rely on the Palestinian leadership and the new Palestinian “commandos” to go after the terrorists. Palestinian officials, meanwhile, are busy glorifying terrorism and paying visits to the families of terrorists.
This would leave the Israelis with the rights to neither self-defense nor hot-pursuit. Terrorists will be able strike inside Israel, then run back to the Palestinian areas where they will be “home free;” instead of being arrested, they will be celebrated. Read More …
Opinion: With the exception of fringe groups, few Israel watchers deny that the Jews in Israel today are descended from Jacob, son of Abraham. You know, Abraham Isaac and Jacob.
Conveniently, for leftist world leaders, the brother of Jacob is forgotten.
And the LORD said to her: “Two nations are in your womb, Two peoples shall be separated from your body; One people shall be stronger than the other, And the older shall serve the younger.” Genesis 25:23
Two nations, Jacob whom God named Israel (Gen. 35:10) and Esau whom God called Edom (Gen. 36:1), have dwelled separately since a blood feud erupted over a birthright normally given to the older son. In this case, however, Esau sold his birthright to his younger brother and then wanted it back. What Esau did not know is that God intended for Jacob to have the birthright all along (Gen. 27:33).
“So Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him, and Esau said in his heart, “The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then I will kill my brother Jacob.” Genesis 27:41 was written 3500 years ago and nothing has changed.
Esau’s descendants were prophesied in Malachi 1:4 to be back in the land in the last days to attempt to take back the lost birthright one last time.
“Even though Edom has said,
We have been impoverished,
But we will return and build the desolate places,”
And return they did, causing daily mayhem with political maneuvers, rock throwing, terror balloons, stabbings, car-rammings, shootings, and what does Israel’s only ally do? Why uncle Joe Biden wants to train and arm Edom. How ironic since Edom’s descendants today have only one enemy:
“Thus says the Lord of hosts:
“They may build, but I will throw down;
They shall be called the Territory of Wickedness,
And the people against whom the Lord will have indignation forever.” Malachi 1:5