The people of Israel shoulder a great burden during this time of turmoil and tumult throughout the Middle East. The recent geopolitical shifts have taken an enormous toll on their relationships both near and far. However, it is the neighbors right across the borders which ought to weigh heavily on the minds of every Israeli.
Particularly as the influence of the USA begins to wane across the planet, Israel will find itself increasingly isolated. This is not a good place to be when the long awaited earth changes start to ramp up … and ramp up they will as we have seen in 2011 and now in 2012.
There is another major development taking place around the globe which compels the State of Israel to reorient itself in the world community. The internet has permitted an unprecedented exchange of information which has encouraged massive volumes of accurate information in the form of revised history to be disseminated. This information superhighway has completely changed the playing field for all parties concerned, particularly in the Middle East. Continue reading
There is a saying that goes like this: “Only when there is peace in the Middle East, can there be peace throughout the world.”
Another oft-repeated saying is the following: “As the Middle East goes, so goes the rest of the planet.”
There are many other perceptive statements of similar import and deep meaning. Each of them conveys the same weighty observation and geopolitical significance: That the Middle East is but a microcosm of the macrocosm known as planet Earth. And, that the direction of global peace, or war, can be easily judged by what is happening right there in Israel, in Palestine, and among the many neighboring nations.
Many have called this area the snake pit of snake pits, the ultimate hornets’ nest, as well as the proverbial lion’s den. The list of kings and prime ministers, nations and countries, presidents and diplomats is endless where it concerns attempts to intercede in the affairs of the Middle East for the sake of negotiating an enduring peace.
But why have so many peace initiatives failed, many of them quite dismally? Continue reading