The U.S. Secretary of State has just made her first official visit to the Land of Israel and we can already foresee Obama’s strategy vis-à-vis the Jewish Land. Although she promulgates the U.S.’s “unshakeable support for Israel,” and her unshakeable devotion to a two-state solution, her warnings over Israel’s settlements and house demolitions, the latter, by the way, applying equally to Jews, definitely comes at a high price.
For starters, the continued and unabated support for a Palestinian State only means that the U.S. will pressure Israel to give up almost 100% of Judea and Samaria, expel hundreds of thousands of Jews from their homes and business a la Gush Katif, albeit much worse, and most heartbreaking of all, the division of the Holy city of Jerusalem, including Judaism’s most venerated site, the Temple Mount.
What the world, in particular the U.S. and the E.U. failed to understand is that extorting land on behalf of the Palestinian authority which will certainly include Hamas, will not bring peace to the Middle East; in fact, this action will be like pouring salt to an open world wound. You have seen the result of the expulsion of 8,000 Jews from Gaza and the legimization of the Hamas entity, a terrorist enclave which harbors safe heaven to enemies like Al Qaida, Iran and others; you have seen how Hezbollah has fortified its ranks after Barak ordered the withdrawal of its troops from Lebanon; you have also seen the desecration of one of Judaism’s most holy sites, the tomb of Joseph, when troops also were ordered to pull out. What really do you expect will occur if Israel, under world pressure, takes the nightmarish step of withdrawing from the belly of its land? Land for Peace is a complete disaster, a formula that has not worked and never will.
As wisely stated by Caroline Glick, the Jerusalem Post columnist and editor, it will take over two generations for the Palestinians to live in peace with its Jewish neighbors. Currently, when the indoctrination perpetrated by the late Arafat to hate and kill Jews and destroy Israel, when forgoing the idea that Allah will grant suicide bombers and dead young Arabs the promise of a direct path to paradise including 72 dark eyed (beautiful) virgins, when the millions of dollars poured by the world into their economy will be to build rather than to destroy, when the PLO and Hamas finally decide to rewrite their genocidal charters against Israel, then, maybe, the prospects of a self-governed Palestinian entity may arise. If the world cannot understand the rightful accuracy of the above statements, then we wonder, in what kind of a world are we living in?