Skip to comments.'Lack of borders within Israel is our greatest threat'
Posted on 01/27/2010 11:09:08 PM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld
day after the German press revealed that Iran would be capable of manufacturing a nuclear bomb within the coming year, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Tuesday that the continued stalemate in the peace process with the Palestinians poses a greater threat to Israel than a nuclear bomb in the hands of the Islamic Republic.
"The lack of defined boundaries within Israel, and not an Iranian bomb, is the greatest threat to our future," Barak said during a conference in Tel Aviv.
On Wednesday, Barak will head to Sharm e-Sheikh for talks with President Hosni Mubarak that will focus on Gilad Schalit, renewing peace talks with the Palestinians and curbing Hamas efforts to smuggle weaponry into the Gaza Strip under the Philadelphi Corridor. Barak's visit comes on the heels of talks Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu held with the Egyptian leader last month in Cairo.
At the conference, Barak called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to return to the negotiating table. "I am proud to be a member of a government that has taken upon itself the responsibility of addressing issues pertaining to the Road Map," he said.
While Israel is the strongest country in the region, Barak said that time "is not on our side. We need to stand with our eyes open and stable feet... to look for a crack or a window to make peace," he said. "We have a paramount interest in establishing defined borders between ourselves and the Palestinians, that will set the stage for two states for two peoples."
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Mankind has turned its back on God (is there any doubt?). Free will being one of God’s first gifts to creation, He has given us that ability.
Sadly, that means mankind has turned its back on God’s protection, leaving us open to evil beyond our comprehension. And that’s how we are going to get to the nastier parts of Revelations. Sounds nuts? We are seeing the coming of the nations of the world against Israel (see Revelation 16:13-16) right here!
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