Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Why Hamas Supports Erdogan's War - Khaled Abu Toameh


by Khaled Abu Toameh

If, according to Hamas, Turkey has the right to protect its border, why does Israel not have the same right?

  • If, according to Hamas, Turkey has the right to protect its border, why does Israel not have the same right?
  • Hamas's support for Erdogan's war on the Kurds seems to be in the context of its attempt to persuade the Turkish authorities to allow its members to continue using Turkey as a base for masterminding terrorist attacks against Israel.
  • As Hamas said in its statement, it is opposed to the "US and Israeli presence in the region." Hamas seems to be happy that the US abandoned the Kurds and left northern Syria. Hamas does not want the US to play any political or military role in the region....
  • It now remains to be seen how Erdogan will reward Hamas for supporting his war on the Kurds. Hamas, meanwhile, is holding its breath, hoping that Turkey will embrace the group and facilitate its fight against Israel.

Hamas, the terror group ruling the Gaza Strip, is the only Palestinian party that has come out in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's war on the Kurds in Syria. Pictured: Erdogan at a rally in support of Hamas, on May 18, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Getty Images)

Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated terror group ruling the Gaza Strip since 2007, is the only Palestinian party that has come out in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's war on the Kurds in Syria.

A statement issued by Hamas on October 14 said that the terror group "understands Turkey's right to protect its border, defend itself and remove threats harmful to its national security against the tampering of the Zionist Mossad in the region, as part of [Israel's] effort to undermine Arab and Islamic national security."

Hamas also praised Erdogan for his "support for the Palestinian cause and the rights of the Palestinian people" and expressed opposition to "the Zionist and US presence in the region."

Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman in the Gaza Strip, voiced support for Turkey. "The Israeli media campaign against Turkey is rude and unacceptable. Israel will remain the enemy and Turkey will remain in the hearts of Muslims," he wrote on Twitter.

Another Hamas leader, Izzar al-Risheq, said that his group is "confident that President Erdogan has no ambitions in Syria and he only wants to preserve the security of his country." The Muslims, he added, need to "end their conflicts so they would have the time to confront the big challenge imposed by the presence of the Zionist enemy."

Hamas's patrons in Qatar, the Gulf country that has long been serving as the Muslim Brotherhood's most hospitable base of operations, have also defended Turkey's war on the Kurds. According to Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman, speaking at the Global Security Forum meeting in Doha:
"Weapons and training provided to Kurdish groups during the war against Daesh represent an imminent threat to the Turkish security... We can't heap the blame on Turkey as Ankara wants to clear its territory and stand up against terrorism. Turkey can't remain silent until terror hits its territory."
Hamas's support for Turkey in its war against the Kurds contradicts its own claim that it does not meddle in the internal affairs of Arab and Islamic countries. In the past few years, several Hamas officials have repeatedly denied charges that their group was meddling in the internal affairs of Egypt, Syria, Libya and Jordan.

The Hamas denials, however, are completely false.

Hamas maintained close ties with Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi after he was elected as President of Egypt. After he was removed from power, Morsi was formally charged with "collaboration" with Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. In the past few years, the Egyptian authorities have accused Hamas of involvement in a series of terror attacks against Egyptians, including the 2015 assassination of Attorney General Hisham Barakat.

As far as Hamas is concerned, however, collaboration with the Muslim Brotherhood president and involvement in terrorist attacks in Egypt was not intervention in the internal affairs of an Arab country.

The Syrians expelled Hamas leaders and closed their offices in Damascus shortly after the beginning of the civil war in Syria in 2011. The Syrian authorities said they made the decision after it became clear that Hamas was "supporting terrorists in Syria." Hamas, in other words, was caught helping "terrorists" who were fighting against the regime of Bashar Assad. According to Hamas's logic, working with anti-Assad terrorists is not considered intervention in the internal affairs of that Syria.

In the past two years, there has been growing evidence that Hamas has also been meddling in the internal affairs of Libya. According to various reports in the Arab media and statements by Libyan officials, Hamas has been providing military aid to some terrorist groups in Libya. Some Libyan officials have also blamed Qatar for financing terrorist groups belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. Earlier this year, the Libyans announced that they arrested 13 men on suspicion of spying for Hamas.

Jordan is another Arab country that has suffered from Hamas's intervention in the kingdom's internal affairs and Hamas's threats to its national security. In 1999, the Jordanian authorities expelled five Hamas leaders. A few years later, the Jordanians arrested a Hamas cell that was involved in smuggling weapons from Iran into the kingdom. Earlier this month, the Jordanian authorities reportedly arrested two Muslim Brotherhood activists on suspicion that they were linked to Hamas.

Because of its constant meddling in the internal affairs of various countries, Hamas has damaged its relations with most of the Arab and Islamic countries. Recently, reports suggested that the Turkish authorities are revising their relations with Hamas. According to the reports, the Turkish authorities are unhappy with the presence of Hamas operatives in their country, particularly because are using Turkey as a base for planning terrorist attacks and money laundering. The Turks are also reported to be angry with Hamas because of its close ties with Iran and Hezbollah, and Hamas's attempts to mend fences with the Assad regime in Syria.

Hamas's support for Erdogan's war on the Kurds seems to be in the context of its attempt to persuade the Turkish authorities to allow its members to continue using Turkey as a base for masterminding terrorist attacks against Israel.

It is ironic that Hamas, which has launched thousands of rockets at Israel and carried out many terrorist attacks against Israelis, is now saying that "understands Turkey's right to protect its border."

This is the same Hamas that has been condemning Israel for defending its border against terrorist infiltrations from the Gaza Strip. Since March 2018, Hamas has been encouraging Palestinians to demonstrate near the border with Israel, where they have been attacking Israeli soldiers with rocks, firebombs and explosive devices. If, according to Hamas, Turkey has the right to protect its border, why does Israel not have the same right?

There is another reason why Hamas is courting Erdogan. As Hamas said in its statement, it is opposed to the "US and Israeli presence in the region." Hamas seems to be happy that the US abandoned the Kurds and left northern Syria. Hamas does not want the US to play any political or military role in the region because of Washington's "bias" in favor of Israel.

For Hamas, Erdogan is a hero because he succeeded in persuading the Americans to withdraw from Syria. Hamas and its Muslim Brotherhood allies are hoping that the departure of the US would pave the way for them to spread their influence to Syria.

When Hamas talks about the "Zionist Mossad tampering in the region," it is seeking to depict the Kurds as Israeli agents and collaborators. The message Hamas is sending to Arabs and Muslims: These Kurds are traitors working for Israel and the US, and that's why they deserve to be slaughtered. Erdogan has therefore become Hamas's hero because he's waging war on Israeli and US "agents."

Hamas's support for Turkey reflects its "extreme political and Machiavellian opportunism," said Palestinian columnist Rami Abdallah. "Hamas has mastered all the arts of politics and its tricks."

It now remains to be seen how Erdogan will reward Hamas for supporting his war on the Kurds. Hamas, meanwhile, is holding its breath, hoping that Turkey will embrace the group and facilitate its fight against Israel.
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Khaled Abu Toameh, an award-winning journalist based in Jerusalem, is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at Gatestone Institute.

Source: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/15049/hamas-support-erdogan-syria

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Turkey's New 'Bashibazouks': The Free Syrian Army - Burak Bekdil


by Burak Bekdil

Trained and funded by Turkey since 2016 and with a reputation for violence and looting, the fighters of the Syrian National Army -- resemble very much the Ottoman bashibazouks.

  • "In the outskirts of Aleppo, the FSA [Free Syrian Army] has implemented a Sharia law enforcement police force that is a replica of the Wahhabi police in Saudi Arabia — forcing ordinary citizens to abide by the Sharia code..." — HuffPost, December 31, 2012.
  • Trained and funded by Turkey since 2016 and with a reputation for violence and looting, the fighters of the Syrian National Army (SNA, formerly the Free Syrian Army) resemble very much the Ottoman bashibazouks.
  • "Elizabeth Tsurkov, a fellow at the U.S.-based Foreign Policy Research Institute who has interviewed dozens of the fighters and said they appear to be driven by a desire for power and money rather than by any specific ideology... 'Hatred of Kurds, a sense of Arab chauvinism, complete intolerance for any dissent, and just a desire to make a profit is what's driving most of the abuses.'" — Associated Press, October 15, 2019.
  • During Turkey's most recent, ongoing, military incursion into Syria, launched on October 9, SNA militias captured a major highway that runs across northern Syria. According to Associated Press, "The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said the Turkey-backed fighters shot and killed six civilians along the road, including Hevreen Khalaf, a woman who led a Kurdish political party."


Turkey's principal armed allies in the Syrian war theater, the Free Syrian Army (FSA), which recently reflagged itself as the Syrian National Army (SNA), is a grouping of various factions of jihadists posing as a "liberation force." Pictured: FSA gunmen on October 19, 2019 in Akcakale, Turkey, near the border with Syria. (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images)

Bashibazouks ("corrupted heads" in Turkish) first appeared in the Ottoman army at the end of the 18th century and fought in Egypt against Napoleon's army. These irregular mercenary soldiers, often made up of homeless beggars and thugs, were notorious for their lack of discipline, plundering and brutality. During the Crimean War (1853-1856) the allied generals made futile attempts to discipline them. The bashibazouks' excesses during the Russian-Ottoman war of 1877-78 finally forced the Istanbul government to abandon using them.

More than two centuries after their Ottoman ancestors had used bashibazouks, the Turks found their Arab reincarnation in Syria.

Turkey's principal armed allies in the Syrian war theater, the Free Syrian Army (FSA), which recently reflagged itself as the Syrian National Army (SNA), is a grouping of various factions of jihadists posing as a "liberation force." According to a December 31, 2012 article in HuffPost:
"[The FSA] has in the recent past stolen wheat reserves intended for the residents of Aleppo and sold it to private Turkish grain traders, expropriated stocks of pharmaceuticals and forcibly resold them back to its owners, and ransacked schools...
"In the outskirts of Aleppo, the FSA has implemented a Sharia law enforcement police force that is a replica of the Wahhabi police in Saudi Arabia — forcing ordinary citizens to abide by the Sharia code...
"Lebanese newspapers such as Al-Akhbar and Assafir, and Alex Jones' infowars.com, have broadcast a disturbing video of a 12-year-old child apparently forced by the FSA to cut off the head of a Syrian military officer...
"The FSA has also been targeting the infrastructure of the country. One of the main power plants in Damascus was knocked out for three days last week, impacting 40 percent of the city's residents."
Apparently, the self-styled SNA, FSA's new brand of jihadists, is following suit. According to an October 15, 2019 report, Turkey's extremist proxies "vowed to kill 'pigs' and 'infidels,' paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds into a man lying on the side of a highway with his hands bound behind his back." Trained and funded by Turkey since 2016 and with a reputation for violence and looting, the SNA fighters resemble very much the Ottoman bashibazouks.

During Turkey's most recent, ongoing, military incursion into Syria, launched on October 9, SNA militias captured a major highway that runs across northern Syria. According to Associated Press:
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said the Turkey-backed fighters shot and killed six civilians along the road, including Hevreen Khalaf, a woman who led a Kurdish political party.
In a video circulated online, fighters can be seen rushing toward a bullet-ridden armored vehicle, saying they have captured a "pig." A woman's faint voice can be heard from within, saying she is the head of a political party. The video indicates Khalaf was captured alive and later died or was killed...
Another video posted online showed the Syrian fighters screaming "God is greatest!" ["Allahu Akbar!"] as they fired several rounds into a bound prisoner who resembled one of the captured men in the previous video...
"The main problem with these forces is their criminality," said Elizabeth Tsurkov, a fellow at the U.S.-based Foreign Policy Research Institute who has interviewed dozens of the fighters and said they appear to be driven by a desire for power and money rather than by any specific ideology.
"Hatred of Kurds, a sense of Arab chauvinism, complete intolerance for any dissent, and just a desire to make a profit is what's driving most of the abuses," she said.
SNA's Turkish brothers-in-arms do not depict a more angelic picture either. According to Fox News:
A member of U.S. Special Forces serving alongside the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria told Fox News on Wednesday they were witnessing Turkish atrocities on the frontlines.
"I am ashamed for the first time in my career," said the distraught soldier, who has been involved in the training of indigenous forces on multiple continents.
That gloomy testimony came at a time when Amnesty International compiled evidence of war crimes committed by Turkish forces and Turkish-backed Syrian armed groups during the offensive.

Amnesty International reports, based on witness testimony between October 12-16, shows "how Turkish forces have displayed a disregard for civilian life, including through summary killings and unlawful attacks that have killed and injured civilians."
"The information provides damning evidence of indiscriminate attacks in residential areas - including attacks on a home, a bakery and a school - carried out by Turkey and allied Syrian armed groups."
The bashibazouk spirit in the Turkish army seems to have revived centuries after it first emerged in the Ottoman army. With one difference, though: The Ottoman bashibazouks were merely bandits disguised as soldiers. The Turkish ones are "jihadist" bandits disguised as soldiers.

Burak Bekdil, one of Turkey's leading journalists, was recently fired from the country's most noted newspaper after 29 years, for writing in Gatestone what is taking place in Turkey. He is a Fellow at the Middle East Forum.

Source: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/15048/turkey-free-syrian-army

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Cali Governor Newsom Continues to Thwart Immigration Law Enforcement - Frontpagemag.com


by Frontpagemag.com

Putting the welfare of criminal immigrants before the welfare of California citizens.





California Governor Gavin Newsom, who presides over the nation’s leading sanctuary state, decided last week that pardoning three immigrant felons to help shield them from being deported was more important than keeping the citizens of his state secure. One of the recipients of Newsom’s misplaced compassion was 42-year old Arnou Aghamalian from Iran. Aghamalian, a refugee in this country since the age of 15, was convicted at the age of 22 of helping to set fire to a car. The damage he did was most likely not as easily made to disappear as was his criminal record, thanks to Newsom. Then there was Thear Seam from Cambodia, a refugee admitted to the U.S at the age of 4 who managed in his late teens to be convicted of two felonies - second-degree robbery and acting as an accessory after the fact by helping someone evade police arrest. Finally, Newsom pardoned Victor Ayala from El Salvador. Ayala was only 2 years old when he was admitted legally to the U.S. He showed his gratitude by being convicted at the age of 21 for felony robbery after having been previously convicted for misdemeanor theft and hit-and-run. Newsom’s office claimed that the pardons were issued in part to “prevent unjust collateral consequences of conviction.” That’s doubletalk for saying the immigrants' pardons were issued to remove one ground for their possible deportations – serious criminal records.

“They are now trusted employees, husbands, fathers to young children and sons to aging parents,’’ the governor’s office said in justification for the pardon grants. “Their deportation would be an unjust collateral consequence that would harm their families and communities.” In other words, just make their criminal records disappear and all will be fine for these poor souls, who years ago had “made bad decisions and broke the law” but “served their sentences and turned their lives around.”

Newsom does not care about the welfare of the law-abiding residents of Californian communities. If he did, he would not pardon immigrants who committed felonies so that he can wipe their slates clean before a criminal record could be used by federal authorities for deportation purposes. His administration is acting contrary to the interests of Californians and defying federal law by incentivizing more illegal immigrants to seek sanctuary in California, hiding their identities from federal enforcement officers by blocking access for immigration enforcement purposes to the state’s public safety network, the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System, not honoring detainer requests, and handing out freebies to illegal aliens like candy..

Evidently, Newsom did not get the message that Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson sent him last month in the form of a letter rejecting Newsom’s plea for federal aid in dealing with California’s homelessness problem until California mends its ways. As Secretary Carson pointed out, “Instead of protecting the most vulnerable Americans from the economic impacts of illegal immigration, California has doubled down on sanctuary State and city policies and provided benefits to illegal and inadmissible aliens. These policies strain precious resources and reduce housing options for American citizens, especially the needy and those most likely to become homeless.”

Newsom is doubling down on his policies that have led some to seek his recall. On October 12th, for example, he tweeted that California “is officially banning the use of private, for-profit prisons and immigration detention facilities.” Where is he going to send the detainees – to live on the streets along with the homeless? This is especially concerning, considering the governor tweeted last month that America should “open our doors to all seeking refuge.” And there is, of course, Newsom’s continued advocacy of California’s sanctuary policies for illegal aliens. Ironically, on October 13th he bragged that California was the first state to ban fur products as part of the fight against animal cruelty, while remaining entirely oblivious to the human cruelty of allowing illegal aliens with violent criminal records to live in California communities and threaten the lives of law-abiding residents.

California is turning into a renegade state that seeks to nullify federal law, much as the South attempted to do before the Civil War. President Trump is right in challenging such nullification actions whenever he can.


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Source: https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2019/10/cali-governor-newsom-continues-thwart-immigration-frontpagemagcom/

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Unidentified drones attack Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria-report - Tzvi Joffre


by Tzvi Joffre


Before the attack, three drones were seen flying from the direction of areas under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces militia.



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Smoke and flames rise over the Syrian border town of Kobani after an airstrike, October 20, 2014. (photo credit: REUTERS)
Unidentified drones attacked Syrian areas controlled by the Assad regime and Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias at the Hamdan airport near the town of Al-Bukamal in the eastern region of Deir ez-Zor, according to opposition-affiliated TV station Halab Today.

Before the attack, three drones were seen flying from the direction of areas under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces militia, according to Step News, a news agency founded by Syrian activists and journalists. At noon, explosions were heard at the Hamdan airport. Ambulances were sent to the airport, but the number of causalities is unknown.

Iranian-backed militias in Al-Bukamal have been targeted by airstrikes multiple times in the past year.

Syrian forces and Iranian-backed militias began transferring equipment and materials to Al-Bukamal for the purpose of building bridges across the Euphrates River, according to local news outlet Deir ez-Zor 24.

International coalition aircraft intensified flights over the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor last week.

Sites controlled by Iran in Al-Bukamal have been targeted multiple times by airstrikes in recent months. A strategic border crossing between Iraq and Syria is located in the area.

Iranian forces and militias loyal to them are fortifying their positions in the Deir ez-Zor area in eastern Syria where Al-Bukamal is located, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [SOHR]. In September, at least 37 militants were killed in two airstrikes which also destroyed vehicles, ammunition depots, weapons and buildings in the Al-Bukamal area. Many of those killed were of Iraqi nationality. 

The attacks in the Al-Bukamal area have been blamed on both Israel and Saudi Arabia.

"Saudi fighter jets have been spotted along with other fighter jets that have attacked facilities and positions belonging to Iranian militias," said an unnamed source to the Independent in Arabic. The attacks targeted positions belonging to the Quds force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps in Al-Bukamal and other areas near the Iraq-Syria border.

Saudi sources later denied the report, according to the Independent.

On September 9, airstrikes allegedly carried out by Israel destroyed a military base in the area under Iranian control, according to the SOHR.

Seth J. Frantzman contributed to this report. 


Tzvi Joffre

Source: https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Unidentified-drones-attack-Iranian-backed-militia-in-eastern-Syria-report-605436

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Schumer Complains About ISIS Terrorists - Michael Cutler


by Michael Cutler

A proven master of hypocrisy.





President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria was borne of his desire to keep his campaign promises of not continuing to spill American blood by having American troops serve as the “police force for the world.”

It should come as no surprise that Senator Chuck Schumer was among the most vociferous opponents of the President’s decision.  Virtually any statement or decision that President Trump might make immediately becomes the subject of a Chuck Schumer tirade.

On October 17, 2019 the Washington Times reported, Chuck Schumer's bid to rebuke Trump over Syria fails in Senate. That news report began with this excerpt that show[s] how there is no easy or clear path as to how to deal with this international diplomatic and military quagmire that preceded Trump’s election:
Senators fought Thursday over how to try to patch up the mess in Syria, but it quickly became clear that beyond being frustrated with President Trump, there’s little unity on what, exactly, the U.S. should do.
Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, tried to force a symbolic rebuke of Mr. Trump, saying it would send a signal that might make the president reverse his decisions and send U.S. troops back in, but that was blocked by Sen. Rand Paul.
The Kentucky Republican said not only has Congress never authorized going to war in Syria, but sending troops back would mean putting them in between Turkey and the Kurds, both U.S. allies but who are now battling each other.
On October 13, 2019 MSN (MicroSoft News) republished a news report posted by the local NYC radio station, CBS News Radio 880, that announced, Schumer: Trump's Syria Troop Withdrawal Threatens Security Of NYC.

Here is an excerpt from that report:
Schumer says New Yorkers know the impact of terrorism more than anyone else.
"We're the number one target for terrorists in America, so we in New York should be particularly worried about what the president has done," Schumer said.
The senator says the troop withdrawal in northern Syria would likely mean a resurgence for the Islamic State and that many fighters have fake passports.
Stop and consider what Schumer had irrefutably acknowledged: that ISIS terrorists might enter the United States to stage terror attacks, by violating laws that are investigated and enforced primarily by immigration law enforcement personnel.

The entry, or attempted entry into the United States of any alien, with a “fake passport” is a felony, a violation of laws included within the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).  Indeed, aliens who commit visa fraud and/or immigration fraud in conjunction with terrorism face a maximum 25 year prison sentence.

Primary responsibility to enforcing the Immigration and Nationality Act is vested within component agents of the DHS (Department of Homeland Security), specifically Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement).

Unfathomably, although these agencies that play a major role in national security and public safety, they have come under a barrage of extreme criticism by the increasingly radicalized Democratic Party whose leaders have called for the dismantling of immigration law enforcement altogether.

Indeed the “leaders” of the Democratic Party have vilified the Border Patrol and ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) agents and have created “Sanctuary Cities” and “Sanctuary States” that harbor and shield illegal aliens from detection from ICE agents thereby obstructing the enforcement of our vital immigration laws.

Worse still, some of these Sanctuary States now issue driver’s licenses to illegal aliens, even though their true identities may well be unknown and unknowable.  Furthermore, motor vehicles have become the weapon of choice for terrorists around the world.  A valid driver’s license enables the bearer to rent a vehicle anywhere in the United States.

Providing illegal aliens with such licenses violates the findings and recommendations of the 9/11 Commission that noted that in the aggregate the 19 hijacker/terrorists of 9/11 used more than 300 false identities and variations of false identities.

New York State is one of those states.  This was the prediction for my recent article, New York Will Provide Illegal Aliens With Driver’s Licenses.

In their anti-law enforcement and globalist fervor, radical Democrats have called for disbanding immigration law enforcement altogether ignoring that international terrorists seek to gain entry into the U.S. to carry out terror attacks.

All alien terrorists who seek to enter the U.S. violate multiple sections of the Immigration and Nationality Act. 

Indeed, the 9/11 Commission noted that numerous other terrorists who had come to the United States in the decade that preceded the attacks of 9/11 had also committed visa fraud and/or immigration fraud to enter the U.S. and embed themselves in communities around the United States.

The official report, 9/11 and  Terrorist Travel was prepared by federal agents and government attorneys who were assigned to the 9/11 Commission and focused on many of these immigration-related issues.

Page 61 of that report contained this passage:
Exploring the Link between Human Smugglers and Terrorists
In July 2001, the CIA warned of a possible link between human smugglers and terrorist
groups, including Hamas, Hezbollah, and Egyptian Islamic Jihad.    Indeed, there is
evidence to suggest that since 1999 human smugglers have facilitated the travel of
terrorists associated with more than a dozen extremist groups.  With their global reach and connections to fraudulent document vendors and corrupt government officials, human smugglers clearly have the “credentials” necessary to aid terrorist travel.
This paragraph is found on page 98 under the title Immigration Benefits:
Terrorists in the 1990s, as well as the September 11 hijackers, needed to find a way to stay in or embed themselves in the United States if their operational plans were to come to fruition. As already discussed, this could be accomplished legally by marrying an American citizen, achieving temporary worker status, or applying for asylum after entering. In many cases, the act of filing for an immigration benefit sufficed to permit the alien to remain in the country until the petition was adjudicated. Terrorists were free to conduct surveillance, coordinate operations, obtain and receive funding, go to school and learn English, make contacts in the United States, acquire necessary materials, and execute an attack.
In the past, Schumer proposed a federal law that would impose a maximum 5 year penalty on those who would trespass on critical infrastructure particularly for those who are from “overseas” citing concerns about terrorism.  Schumer posted a press release on this issue on his official U.S. Senate website on October 13, 2014.

Furthermore, what Schumer did not mention in his latest attack on President Trump, is that there are, in addition to ISIS terrorists, countless terrorists around the world, seeking to enter the United States to carry out deadly terror attacks.

For decades members of al-Qaeda, Hamas, Hezbollah and other such foreign-based radical Islamist terrorist organizations have targeted the United States.  Today all that stands between them and America are our borders.

Indeed, as I noted in a recent article, 18 Years After 9/11 The Threat Of Terror Attacks Continues.

If Schumer was truly concerned about protecting America from terror attacks, as he claims, he would support the construction of the border wall and the effective enforcement of our immigration laws, while demanding an end to “Sanctuary” policies.

However, Chuck continues to demonstrate a lack of mouth/ear coordination.  His ears don’t hear the words coming from his own mouth!


Michael Cutler

Source: https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2019/10/schumer-complains-about-isis-terrorists-michael-cutler/

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Chick-Fil-A expelled from England - Eric Utter


by Eric Utter


The question of who was willing to jeopardize U.S. national security interests in the Ukraine and for what is now open for discussion.


LGBT thugs promised they would try to stop Chick-fil-A from expanding into Europe. So when the Georgia-based chicken restaurant opened its first location in Reading, England, protesters went all-out in an effort to drive it out of business. Oracle Management, the company that rented mall space to Chick-fil-A, recently did "a Republican" and caved to pressure, telling Reading Pride that the American fast food outlet whose founders have the temerity to believe in marriage would get the "cluck out" of formerly Jolly Olde England within six months.

Tellingly, even though Oracle had already chickened out as of Friday, LGBT goons proceeded to stage a protest on Saturday. Stephen Ireland, communications coordinator for "UK Pride," said of Chick-fil-A during the protest: "We don't want you in our country because we don't agree with the policies and the procedures that you have in place as an organization. You're not welcome in the U.K."

Translation: "This town ain't big enough for the both of us, because we are inclusive and tolerant and aren't going to put up with your beliefs. So get out of town by midnight, if'n you know what's good for you and your families!"

The Left is no longer content with soft tyranny. Its tactics are metastasizing, becoming ever more vulgar, aggressive, violent. Whether taking people's "MAGA" hats and lighting them on fire or urinating on them as in Minneapolis; chasing Trump officials and supporters out of restaurants and public places in cities across the country; or threatening them with bodily harm or incarceration as Hollywood types, "entertainers," and progressive politicians have done, progressives are proving that they are intolerant, close-minded, bigoted, and fond of fascist propaganda and tactics.

Progressives believe they will win the day, because regular folks have allowed progressives to think that by their good manners and timidity. It would be nice if I could say they shouldn't count their chickens before they are hatched, but that wouldn't be honest. A contest between a distinct but vicious minority and a large but chicken-hearted majority is no contest at all. The minority will win every time — as Reading Pride has amply demonstrated.


Eric Utter

Source: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/chickfila_expelled_from_england.html

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When will women say 'enough!'? - Casey Plunkett


by Casey Plunkett

Women's rights are eroding as the transgenderism movement continues to build momentum.


When will women arise as a group and declare "enough!"? I assert that women's rights are eroding as the transgenderism movement continues to build momentum. Three absurd news stories coming out of this weekend, from which "National Period Day" has been added to my lexicon, underscore my assertion. No, I'm not making this up.

Yesterday's edition of Newsweek features an emerging backlash and boycott against Procter & Gamble's Always brand for removing its ubiquitous Venus logo, after Ben Saunders took offense via Twitter this past June. Ben is an 18-year-old trans activist from the U.K. who was named campaigner of the year by LGBT charity Stonewall. Another trans activist, who identifies as Melly Boom, echoed Ben's concern with the following tweet to the Always customer care team, "Why is it imperative to have the female symbol on your sanitary products?" As expected from a bona fide corporate virtue-signaler, P&G acquiesced to the fringe element of society with the following tweet:
Good afternoon from the North American Customer Care team! At Always, we care about the needs and preferences of our Always customers, and we'd like to help you connect with our Always UK team to share your thoughts. Here's the link to get in touch: spr.ly/6015EvgMF.
In a second incident, Teen Vogue shared a pearl of wisdom, relative to National Period Day. "The truth is, not all women menstruate and not all people who menstruate are women," the op-ed asserted. Note to public school superintendents: Update the biology curriculum accordingly!

Lastly, transgender cyclist "Rachel" McKinnon, a male, continues to break records in the women's field. This past weekend, Rachel defended his sprint title at the Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester, England. The 37-year-old, competing in the female 35–39 sprint category, set a new world best time in qualifying.

In looking at these stories, I'm struggling to understand why the #MeToo movement and the "Pussyhat" movement seem to be okay with this marginalization of women. Why is there conspicuous silence from Gloria Steinem on this issue? Meantime, I'm left to wonder how this trans-sanity will end, fretting for adolescents in the process.

Casey Plunkett

Source: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/when_will_women_say_enough.html

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Absurd High School Civics Quiz Insults Conservatives - Sara Dogan


by Sara Dogan

“The teacher is implying that it’s cool to be a liberal.”





Public high school teachers in Connecticut have been ordered to stop giving students a ridiculous and insulting survey that claims to determine their political beliefs.
The controversial quiz was given to students by multiple teachers in several sections of a tenth grade honors civics class at Wolcott High School. Titled “Liberal or Conservative?” the assignment purports to deduce an individual’s political beliefs from a series of eight “yes” or “no” questions.

One might think that such questions—especially when distributed in a high school honors civics class—would pertain to political concepts such as individual liberty, the legitimate purposes of government, the regressive tax code, and so forth. But the assignment handed out at Wolcott High instead queried students on whether “Kids should be able to listen to any music they want,” “Kids should be able to wear ripped clothes to school,” “Kids should be able to watch anything they want on TV,” and “Kids should sit down and eat dinner with the family.”  According to the assignment, affirmative answers to any of these questions indicate a politically liberal disposition, while negative responses indicate that one is a political conservative.  Apparently, eating dinner with one’s family is now an exclusive indication of politically leftist households.

“It’s a political spectrum test, but the questions have nothing to do with politics,” Republican State Senator Rob Sampson told the Hartford Courant. “Any 15-year-old, regardless of their home situation, whether they were brought up in a liberal or conservative household, will probably answer yes to those questions. ... I would probably come out as a liberal on that test.”

Sampson, a member of the Conservative Caucus of the Connecticut Legislature, learned about the controversial assignment from a parent and was instrumental in bringing it to public attention. After posting the assignment to his personal Facebook page, it quickly generated over 900 comments and nearly as many shares.

“It’s like the answers are designed for the cool kids,” Sampson added. “The teacher is implying that it’s cool to be a liberal, and if you’re conservative, you’re a square.”

State Rep. Gale Mastrofrancesco, a Republican and colleague of Sampson’s in the state legislature, echoed his comments.  “It is unacceptable for any teacher or public school to impose their political beliefs into the classroom regardless of party affiliation,” she posted on Facebook. “The questions on this quiz are clearly leaning towards ones political belief and bias and does not belong in a public school.”


“While we feel that there was no malicious or political intent in the assignment, we understand that in the current, highly-polarized political environment of our country that some parents may have found it concerning,” Wolcott Superintendent of Schools Tony Gasper wrote in a statement addressing the issue. “Nonetheless, a meeting with the teachers of this course was convened, and the assignment will not be used in the future.”

To learn more about the Freedom Center's campaign to halt indoctrination in K-12 schools, please visit  www.stopk12indoctrination.org.  To read the K-12 Code of Ethics CLICK HERE. To order the Freedom Center’s new pamphlet, “Leftist Indoctrination in Our K-12 Public Schools,” CLICK HERE. To donate to the Stop K-12 Indoctrination campaign, CLICK HERE.


Sara Dogan

Source: https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2019/10/absurd-high-school-civics-quiz-insults-sara-dogan/

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Turkey’s Pyrrhic Victory in Syria - Burak Bekdil


by Burak Bekdil

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is wrong to think a cross-border military operation into Syria will solve an ethnic conflict that dates back to the early nineteenth century.




BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,317, October 22, 2019

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is wrong to think a cross-border military operation into Syria will solve an ethnic conflict that dates back to the early nineteenth century. The recent history of violence between Turkey and the Kurds together with demographic considerations explain why a military campaign is unlikely to resolve the conflict.

Turkey’s military incursion into northeastern Syria had an ostensibly happy ending on its seventh day, with all state and non-state actors in the Syrian theater appearing to be winners of some sort: US president Donald Trump claimed the ceasefire he brokered between Turkey and Syria’s Kurds would save millions of lives; Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed the incursion cleared a vast zone of Kurdish terrorists; Russia won control over a region evacuated by US forces; the Syrian regime advanced into areas it left to the Kurds in 2012; and the Kurds found new allies in Moscow and Damascus.

None of that will bring sustainable peace to a geography perpetually in turmoil.

Turkey’s most recent war on the Kurdish insurgency, which has lasted 35 years so far, has caused over 40,000 casualties by the most optimistic estimate. This period of violence began in 1984 when the PKK – the main Kurdish insurgency group, listed by Turkey, the US, and the EU as a terrorist organization – killed 33 unarmed Turkish soldiers in Eruh, in southeast Turkey. The PKK has killed thousands more Turkish troops since then, as well as government workers, Kurds who refuse to cooperate, and civilians. In response, the Turkish military resorted to brutal methods of suppression, particularly in the 1990s. Those methods included the torture and killing of civilian activists. By any reasonable criteria, this has been an ugly war.

Ankara has claimed countless times that it is finishing off PKK terror once and for all, but it has never succeeded in doing so. President Trump likens the long-simmering conflict to a schoolyard fight – one that American prowess has temporarily halted. “Sometimes you have to let them fight. It’s like two kids in a lot, you got to let them fight and then you pull them apart.” These kids are not kidding: they will lunge at each other’s throats whenever they can.

Turkey wants to create a “safe zone” of 440 by 32 km in northern Syria by pushing the Kurds southward. As of October 20, its military claimed to be in control of a 120 by 30 km area covering the center of the target zone. The operation is unlikely to move further east toward Damascus, where the regime is based together with Russian forces, the Kurds’ new patrons.

Erdoğan claims the operation has already yielded the desired (military) results. Maybe. But he is wrong if he thinks a cross-border operation will fully solve an ethnic conflict that dates back to the early 19th century. Recent history and demographics tell us why.
  • The safe zone intended by Turkey means no more shelling from Kurdish outposts bordering Turkey. Those Kurdish strikes have killed civilians, including children (Kurdish attacks killed dozens during Operation Peace Spring, including a nine-month-old baby). But this does not change the fact that Turkey and its military border an overwhelmingly Kurdish zone. The operation seems to have pushed the 120 km border south by 30 km, which amounts to little more than a redrawing of the Turkish-Kurdish border.
  • Northern Syria is home to millions of Kurds and makes up about a third of the country’s total land. It is out of the question that Turkey will annihilate millions of autonomy- or independence-seeking Kurds, some of whom fight via political activism rather than military arms.
  • Turkey’s Kurdish problem is not limited to the political aspirations of the Syrian Kurds alone. The Iraqi Kurds have similar ambitions, as do about half of Turkey’s nearly 20 million Kurds. A pro-autonomy party in Turkey, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, has nationwide voter support of around 10%.
  • Most of the fighting since 1984, together with the accompanying casualties, have taken place on Turkish soil, with the PKK militias using Iraqi and Syrian territory for shelter.
Countless cross-border operations have taken place since the start of the fighting, mostly into northern Iraq. Operation Peace Spring reminds one of, among many others, a February 2008 offensive targeting PKK fighters in northern Iraq which the Turkish military said it launched to “prevent the region from being a permanent and safe base for the terrorists, and will contribute to Iraq’s stability and internal peace.” To this day, northern Iraq remains a safe haven for thousands of PKK fighters. It is likely that northern Syria will be the same, regardless of Turkish claims to have finished off Kurdish terror.

Like many of its predecessors, Operation Peace Spring appears to be a Pyrrhic victory for Ankara. To end the conflict, Turkey must first make peace with its own Kurds, rather than run after and try to finish off the Iraqi or Syrian Kurds. Erdoğan was brave enough to try a historic peace deal with the Kurds in 2013, but his nationalistic swing – and PKK’s urban terror campaign – killed that effort. He should give peace another try.



Burak Bekdil is an Ankara-based columnist. He regularly writes for the Gatestone Institute and Defense News and is a fellow at the Middle East Forum. He is also a founder of, and associate editor at, the Ankara-based think tank Sigma.

Source: https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/turkeys-pyrrhic-victory-in-syria/

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

To whom does the land of Israel belong? - Paul Britto


by Paul Britto

The Western Nations expect the Israelis to make peace with people whose arguments are based upon lies and complete nonsense.


The League of Nations 1923  “Any attempt to negate the Jewish People’s right to Palestine, Eretz-Israel, and to deny them access and control in the area designated for the Jewish People by the League of Nations is a serious  infringement of international law. The Origin and Nature of the “Mandate for Palestine” 

The entire point of this written exercise is to arm the Jewish People of Eretz Israel with Biblical, Historic and Legal facts, in order to combat the lies of their enemies. An enemy who have illegally migrated, and invaded into the Jewish State of Eretz Israel.

By constantly attacking and criticizing Israel, the West has emboldened Islamitic terrorists to attack even the Western nations within their own boarders. Since the Western World is in need of leaders, these nations take the cowardly way out, they try to appease their violent Islamitic enemy, by blaming Israel for their unwillingness to make peace. When at every step Israel is trying to move forward, they are met with murder, terrorism, lies and deceit, and a very frightened and useless Western World.

IT IS ALL ONE BIG LIE
Vladimir Lenin                            – “ A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” 
Joseph Goebbels                       – “ If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually                                                                believe it.”
Hitler                                        – “ If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
Isa Blagden writer,                   –  “If a lie is only printed often enough it becomes a quasi-truth  and if such a                                                            truth is repeated often enough, it becomes an article, of belief, a dogma and                                                        men will die for it.(The Crown of Life,1869  )

Lying is a weapon of choice, used Against the Jewish people of Eretz Israel
The same lying sinister forces were at work against the Jewish people in the past. They were actively at work in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah 2,500 years ago when the Jewish remnants returned from the Persian Empire, to rebuild and resettle Jerusalem and the Jewish territories.

These ungodly lying forces are alive and well today working through Arab leaders both inside and outside of Israel. Deceit and Lying are a major strategy used by the Islamic Jihadists who wish to destroy the Israel of today. They are aided by the “politically correctness” of the Left Wing Western World, which is another way of saying, they are Anti-G-d, Anti-Semitic, and Anti- Judaeo Christian Ethics

Sahih Bukhari (84:64-65)- Speaking from a position of power at the time, Ali confirms that lying is permitted in order to deceive an "enemy." The Quran defines the 'enemy' as "disbelievers" (4:101).

“As Abu Bakr, himself a military leader, put it,  If I take an oath to do something and later on I find something else better than the the first one, then I do what is better and make expiration or cancellation for my oath. (Bukhari 78:6718)” He lies without any guilt or hesitation and he is the prototype of a good Moslem leader.
  • Proverbs 24:28 Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.(do not l)
  •  Proverbs 19:9, A false witness shall not go unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.  
  • Psalm 15:1,2,4 “Lord who shall live in Your tabernacle? Who shall dwell in Your holy hill? He that walketh uprightly and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. 
  • Verse 4, In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but He honoreth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and does not change.”
  • God loves the man that gives an oath and keeps it, even if it causes him pain or loss.   Leviticus 19:11 You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.   Deuteronomy 5:19 You shall not steal.
The G-d of Judo-Christian ethics forbids lying, cheating, and stealing from anyone. While that of the others states that such behaviour is condoned as long as it is done to non-believers or non-Moslems. 

In a war with Islam the first Victim to die on the battlefield is always  “TRUTH.”

The Lie now being spread by the enemies of the Jewish People, has a life of its own. A life that states the land of Eretz Israel does not belong to the Jewish People.  Nor do they have any right to live in Eretz Israel at all. A lie that places the failure of the peace process upon the Jews of Israel, and claims that the Israeli Jews are trying to make a land grab on the Arab lands, on a land which in fact does not belong to the Arabs at all, and is just the opposite, it belongs to the Jewish People alone, and to no other people. 

The Western Nations expect the Israelis to make peace with people whose arguments are based upon lies and complete nonsense. Which is the complete opposite of Judaeo-Christian Western thinking. Therefore the Israelis are being pressured by the West to negotiate using their own Judaic-Christian Western value system, with a people who live by a totally different and even an opposite value system. To the point that giving one’s word is meaningless in their very different value system.

THE ENTIRE PEACE PROCESS IS PREDICATED UPON  TWO GREAT LIES,

1- THE ARABS OF ISRAEL HAVE A RIGHT TO THE LAND OF ISRAEL, THEY DO NOT. 
2 - THE ARABS LIVING IN ISRAEL WANT PEACE WITH THE JEWISH CITIZENS OF ERETZ ISRAEL. THEY DO NOT.

Arab leaders comment on the "palestinian people" – They do not exist -
   –  “There is no such country as Palestine. 'Palestine' is a term the Zionists invented. There is no
         Palestine in the Bible. Our country was for centuries part of Syria. 'Palestine' is alien to us. 
         It is the Zionists who introduced it". (*) Auni Bey Abdul-Hadi, Syrian Arab leader to British
         Peel Commission, 1937”
 

--     "There is no such thing as Palestine in history, absolutely not". (*) Professor Philip Hitti,                Arab                 historian, 1946.

--      "It is common knowledge that Palestine is nothing but Southern Syria". (*) Representative of 

          Saudi Arabia at the United Nations, 1956.

Concerning the Holy Land, the Chairman of the Syrian Delegation at the Paris Peace Conference in February 1919 stated:
  • "The only Arab domination since the Conquest in 635 AD hardly lasted, as such, only 22 years.”
  •  "There are no differences between Jordanians, Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese. We are all part of one nation.” 
 “It is only for political reasons that we carefully underline our Palestinian identity... yes, the      existence of a separate Palestinian identity serves only tactical purposes. The founding of a Palestinian state is a new tool in the continuing battle against Israel".(*) Zuhair Muhsin, military commander of the PLO and member of the PLO Executive Council.  

 “Never forget this one point: There is no such thing as a Palestinian people, there is no             Palestinian entity, there is only Syria. You are an integral part of the Syrian people, Palestine is an integral part of Syria. Therefore it is we, the Syrian authorities, who are the true representatives of the Palestinian people” Syrian dictator Hafez Assad to the PLO leader Yasser Arafat. 

- -  As Hamas Minister of the Interior and of National Security Fathi Hammad speaking on Al-Hekma TV said in march 2012: “Brothers, half of the Palestinians are Egyptians and the other half Saudis. Who are the Palestinians? We have many families called Al-Marsi, whose roots are Egyptian. Egyptian! They may be from Alexandria, from Cairo, from Dumietta, from the North, from Aswan, from Upper Egypt. We are Egyptians...”  Source-  Judith Bergman.

 As I said before,  it is all one great lie perpetuated and designed  to destroy the Jewish Nation of Eretz Israel.
  •  Isaiah 54:17 “No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against in judgement You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, And their righteousness is from me” Says the Lord”
If we read the comments of the Arab leadership past and present, and take them seriously, then there is no such thing as a Palestinian.  Arab leaders themselves have stated that “they simply do not exist.”This means that the foolish Israeli leadership have signed a peace treaty with a nation that does not exist and with a people that do not exist. 

The Hamas Minister of the Interior and National Security has  stated that the, “Palestinian Arabs of Israel are actually half Egyptians and Half Saudis.” Which makes the Arabs of Israel 100% illegal aliens, illegally occupying the Jewish Land of Eretz Israel, as I stated in the previous article, they have proven my point.  They do not belong in the land of the Jewish People. Not by right and not by their violent, dishonest, arrogance towards the Jews of Eretz-Israel.

This Land belongs to the Jews alone, if you don’t like it  then leave it. 

Your enemy within your boarders march openly in recognition that the existence of a Jewish State is a catastrophe. Your Jewish citizens are preyed upon on their own streets the object of daily attacks. Their Arab leaders are encouraging this behaviour or even inciting it.  While the West and the U.N. are pressuring you to work with them as partners in the “Peace Process,” they are teaching their children in their school Books that Israel should not exist and the land belongs to the palatinates and nothing belongs to the Jews. Their children are being taught with Anti-Semitic books, these children are being turned into the next generation of terrorists. Your situation is becoming more and more untenable. 

I am trying to be as  logical and pragmatic as possible. With this current situation you will never have any peace or security. In order to diminish the growing terrorist aggression around you and against you. Your government must claim all of Israel as it’s own and defeat every terrorist government that threatens it. 

The first territory that you should reclaim and fully restore to the Jewish People is the Gaza Strip. It was turned into an Egyptian enclave after your first War of Survival. Into this enclave were brought guerrilla fighters bent on the destruction of Israel, these religious warriors were known as fedayeen. Israel captured it in 1967 but failed to capitalize on it’s victory and now Israel is facing a terrorist nation in the Gaza Strip instead of just a Egyptian guerrilla group. The same mistakes were made In Judea and Samaria, on rightful Jewish Land is living another terrorist nation, placed there in order to ware down and murder the Jews of Eretz Israel.

The Old City of Jerusalem had a Jewish majority for hundreds of years, until the 1948 war when the Jordanians entered it and captured it and destroyed Synagogue,s looted Jewish Homes as well as claiming those homes as Moslem property.  I was surprised to see photos of adults walking back to their homes in the Old City. Did every Jew get his home back or did the well meaning leadership of Israel let the Arabs keep what they had stolen both in the Old City and in East Jerusalem.

The Land of Israel was given to the Jewish People, by their G-D. It was  returned to them officially by the “Mandate of Palestine in 1923.” A legal and binding International Agreement signed off  by the “League Nations.” In the wars of survival beginning in 1948 and continuing until now, the Jews of Eretz Israel have paid for this land in Jewish Blood. It is your land and do not let anyone deny it without being challenged.                                

I was watching a documentary by one of those; “International news services, who are constantly incorrect when it comes to Israel. ”

They said that Arafat was born to palestinian parents in Egypt, and was therefore a palestinian born leader. When Arafat was born, there was no such thing as a nation of palestine, there is still no such thing as a state of palestine, so how is it then possible that Arafat  being born in Egypt, to Egyptian parents is a palestinian.  

During this period the name palestinian was used only to refer to the Jews living in Israel.  Even according to the Arab Leaders there is no such thing as a palestinian.

The question that begs an answer is, where did Arafat come from? He was built up or reinvented by the Left Wing Western Press. The Western press has gone mad trying to support the existence of a nation that has never existed and never will exist. Their madness and hatred for the continued existence of Eretz Israel has driven them to such extremes that they are now exceeding the lies even of the Arab propagandists. To the point, that the Left Wing media are making themselves look ridiculous, with their Anti-Semitic propaganda.  There has been, and still is a great deal of collusion with the left leaning Western Media and those who support the palestinian narrative, in order to dispossess the Jews of their rightful homeland of Eretz Israel. 

The duly elected Hamas terrorist government in the Gaza strip is constantly trying to kill the Jews of Eretz Israel with  missiles, balloon bombs, riots and sharp shooters. While the other half of the Trojan Horse, also a duly elected terrorists government in the "West Bank" uses incitement to murder Jewish people  in their own Jewish land. “The Western Nations, Say Please remember that does not give you the right to retaliate against them. They are so helpless and innocent .” It is not the fault of the Arab citizens, that they have elected two terrorist Governments. “The election of two terrorist governments was just a coincidence, keep trying until the Two State Solution works, no matter what it costs you,” but of course the cost will all be on your side.

According to the Mandate of Palestine the Arabs have no right to any part of Israel. It is simply not their land. There is no part of Israel that belongs to the Arabs. They are illegal aliens, illegally living and occupying the Land of Eretz Israel. 

The Arabs who live within your borders, are building illegal houses, illegal villages, illegal towns, and if they can get away with it, illegal cities. They are illegally occupying your land because they are illegal aliens who have  invaded Israel. While on a daily basis they are trying and often succeeding in assassinating the rightful Jewish Citizens of the the Jewish State of Eretz Israel. 

The Jewish four main Holy Places, the Temple Mount, the Tomb of the Patriarch’s,  Joseph’s Tomb, and Rachael's Tomb. All of those Holy Places are under siege or under the control of illegal Aliens. Jewish visitors wishing to visit their Holy Places can do so only with armed guards in armoured vehicles. This was not part of G- D’S plan for his Jewish People. The Jewish people were supposed  to find safety and protection in their own land. 

Why would any Jewish leader support the Two State Solution? The answer is that he does not understand Hebrew History, nor does he or she  know the G-D of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, and his will for Israel as expressed in the Tanach.  Your Leaders apparently gave no thought to the massive amount of casualties that the “Peace Process” would inflict upon the Jews of Eretz Israel.

In the middle of this very critical situation some Israeli leaders are continually trying to resurrect the  “ Sunken Ship” known as the Two State Solution.”  The two state solution was  in contradiction to the Internationally legal “Mandate of Palestine,” and G-d’s revealed will for His People in the Tanach.  The main goal for the Israeli government should be the defence and protection of the lives of their own people and the maintenance and the integrity of their boarders. 

Only the G-d of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, is able to give His People a righteous, victorious and lasting conclusion in the struggle for the Land of Eretz Israel. While your land is being illegally occupied, and your own citizens are living under threat of death and violence by a group of illegal aliens living in your land and occupying your territory. It is  not the time to show your enemies your fear, they will only become more aggressive in their violence and their propaganda of lies.

A Quote, “Insanity is repeating the same mistakes over and over again and always expecting  different results.” The support of a two Two State Solution is an act of insanity, because it will never work  since your “partners for peace” have on numerous occasions stated in the Arabic news media that their intention is the destruction of Israel as a Jewish State  in order to usher in a new nation under Islamitic rule.

The Peace Solution is no solution at all, but it is a surrender of G-D’S Glory to a foreign and detestable enemy of G-D. It is not a victory that will save lives, but a cowardly failure to follow the G-D of Israel.

There was an article that stated a military officer had frightened the Cabinet out of taking action against Hamas, because the cost would be too great. No one has to explain to me that the Cabinet was frightened otherwise Hamas would no longer exist.  

And the Jews of Eretz Israel  would now be living in their own territory of the Gaza Strip . While the illegal Egyptian aliens would have been  repatriated back home where they originated from. There has been several wars with Hamas and with absolutely no resolution for the Jews who live in the danger zone of Southern  Israel.

If any leader, Military or any one else sends fear into the hearts of the people of Israel, he is not worthy to be a leader in Israel.                             

The Cabinet should have taken two actions, the first was to fire the person who brought the evil report that frightened the Cabinet into a state of inaction. 

The second action that the Cabinet should have taken was to fire themselves for accepting the fear from the evil report and then doing little or nothing to defend the Jewish people in their care. 
                
WHO ARE THE OCCUPIERS?

The Jews of Eretz Israel are looked upon as prey by their enemies on the streets of their own nation. The Anti-Semitic world calls the Jews of Israel Occupiers, when buying land from Arabs they are forced to pay exorbitant prices, to illegal aliens who migrated to Israel long after the Jewish migration. These aliens were then allowed by the British to claim Jewish land as their own even though they entered Israel long after the Great Jewish Migration. 

The U.N. calls the Jews occupiers yet I have seen Arabs walking safely through Jewish communities, while Jews doing the same through Arab territory risk their lives. As I have observed the occupiers are the Arabs and the Jews are the occupied. The Jews of Eretz Israel are the persecuted and the Arabs the persecutors, the Jews of Israel may be attacked anywhere in Israel at any time or place. While the Arabs walk through Jewish areas unafraid.  The Jews may come under attack while visiting any of their own Holy Sites. The Arabs are free to enter those same sites protected by Jewish soldiers. Almost everywhere in Israel Arabs may freely travel, but Jews living in their own Eretz Israel, do not have the same freedom.

The Gaza Strip, is yours The Golan Heights, are yours, the West Bank, Judea and Samaria are yours. Start acting like it’s yours, before G-d curses  you with the plague of the Big Wimps, or maybe he already has. The Jews of Eretz Israel are constantly threatened by by their neighbours and those enemies who live among them.  “Joshua 2:9 And she said unto the men, I know that the Lord has given you the land, and that your terror has fallen upon us, and all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you.”

Alexander The Great once said.  “ I am not afraid of an army of lions lead by a sheep, But I am, Afraid of an army of Sheep lead by a Lion.”

The World knows that Israel has an Army of Lions. Therefore what is missing?


Paul Britto is an American living in the Netherlands, married to a Dutch citizen with two children. His daughter volunteered in the IDF.

Source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/24607

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