Skip to comments.We Are Witnessing the Collapse of the Middle East
Posted on 02/03/2011 5:48:40 PM PST by NCjim
If Egypt should fall, it will mark the beginning of the end for what little remaining stability there is in the Middle East. Jordan is facing similar unrest, as are Algeria and Yemen. Lebanon and Tunisia fell in January. It is highly unlikely that these events are unrelated. A combination of leftist and Islamist forces provoked the protests, and we are likely looking at a ring of radical Islamic states rising up to surround Israel. Once their power is solidified, perhaps in a year or two, they will combine forces to attack Israel. If Israel falls, the United States will stand alone in a sea of virulent enemies and impotent allies.
So whom does Obama support, Mubarak or his enemies?
Obama wasted no time in telling us. He supports Mubarak's opponents, and he probably has been all along. The Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday that the Obama administration favors a role for the Muslim Brotherhood in a new Egyptian government.
The Muslim Brotherhood, the oldest extremist Muslim organization, is behind practically every Muslim terrorist organization ever formed. And while they may have publicly renounced violence as the LA Times article claims, internal documents tell a completely different story.
And if that weren't bad enough, Obama's latest comment to Egypt's leader is that "an orderly transition ... must begin now."
Must begin. Now.
Juxtapose Obama's statements toward our allies with his reaction to the genuine uprising that occurred last year in Iran. Tunisia: "Reform or be overthrown." Egypt: "an orderly transition ... must begin now." Iran: "It is not productive ... to be seen as meddling." Meanwhile, candidate Obama claimed that the terrorist groups Hamas and Hezb'allah have "legitimate claims," and we all remember his mindless counterterrorism czar, John Brennan, reaching out to "moderate" Hezb'allah members last spring. Hezb'allah moderates?
The seeming inconsistency is astonishing. Unfortunately, there is a consistency. Obama uniformly sides with our enemies but rarely, if ever, with our friends and allies. His administration is packed with far-left radicals and vicious anti-Semites. And therein lies the rub, because what we are witnessing in reality is this president's un-American, anti-American, treasonous ideology in full play.
Perhaps this is the real reason for Bill Ayers's, Bernardine Dohrn's, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin's and Jody Evans's trips to Egypt in 2009. Following those trips, these same people made multiple visits to the White House.
Obama's breathlessly arrogant answer? Not the same Ayers, Dohrn, Benjamin, and Evans. Sure.
A few years back, I cited a quote by Lynn Stewart, the National Lawyers Guild attorney jailed for helping blind sheikh Omar Adel Raman foment terror from his New York jail cell. One might think that atheistic radical leftists would be foursquare against a political movement that tramples women's rights, murders homosexuals, and enforces strict theocratic mandates. No such luck, Stewart said:
They [radical Islamic movements] are basically forces of national liberation. And I think that we, as persons who are committed to the liberation of oppressed people, should fasten on the need for self-determination. ... My own sense is that, were the Islamists to be empowered, there would be movements within their own countries ... to liberate.
" ... movements within their own countries ... to liberate." Given recent developments, Stewart's statement was prescient. But I think it had a special meaning. Because when movement leftists like Stewart talk about "liberation," they are really talking about communism.
It has been my longstanding assertion that Muslim terrorism is simply a false flag operation, managed in the background by our main enemies, Russia and Red China. Almost since the beginning, Muslim terrorist organizations have been supported and nurtured by the Soviet Union or its Middle Eastern surrogates.
Yasser Arafat's PLO is a prime example. Created by the KGB, the PLO was always about providing a Soviet counterweight to Israel in the Middle East. They were uninterested in the Palestinian cause, and they said so! Alexander Litvinenko, the KGB defector poisoned by Polonium 210 in what was assumed to be a KGB hit, claimed in his book, Allegations, that al-Qaeda's number two man, Ayman al-Zawahiri, was a Soviet agent. And while today Hezb'allah is the de facto ruler of Lebanon, the real power is Ba'athist Syria.
David Horowitz wrote of the alliance between leftists and Muslim terrorists in his seminal book: Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left. He describes in detail how the left and Muslim radicals work together to achieve their mutual ends: the destruction of America.
It is incomprehensible that President Obama does not recognize the strategic significance of what is happening, and if he does, then his support of Egypt's sham "democracy movement" is a naked betrayal of our Middle Eastern allies and, by extension, our own country.
Unfortunately, his view is shared by some Republicans who are so in love with the idea of "democracy" that it doesn't matter to them that the "democrats" in this case include fanatic mass murderers. At best, it can be seen only as incredibly myopic and ignorant to support Mubarak's enemies. People make the same mistake Carter did with Iran and Nicaragua: they commit the logical error of assuming that just because a country's current leadership is flawed and "undemocratic," that automatically means that someone else would do better. Newsflash: they can do worse, and almost without exception, they do, because people who take power by street riot have no interest in "democracy."
If their street revolutions are successful, these Middle Eastern countries will rapidly degenerate into radical Muslim thugocracies allied with our communist enemies. Israel will be the first target, and with Obama's radically anti-Israel orientation, the Israelis will stand alone. We will be next. One wonders if Obama will then stand to defend the country he swore to, or if he will be out in the streets with his fellow radical leftists burning American flags.
I am stealing it.
The Chinese might not back the Muslims, but if they do, it will only to turn thsoe countries into fully collapsed backwaters and then they (the Chinese) will be able to take over, under the guise of restoring order. The Russians strike me as the type that will be on our side when Obama is out of office and they are dealing with someone who will be a reliable ally and also someone who won’t be weak.
Sadly, almost none of them.
There is a strong chance that Israel will soon be no more and the blame is on Obama and every voter who voted for him.
Possibly true, but, don't worry; they'll find a way to rationalize the blame back to "Bush's Fault".
I wonder if there's a connection between the sudden violent uprisings throughout the Mideast and the Stuxnet virus. Sounds far-fetched, I know. But before Stuxnet infected their centrifuges, Iran was close to having nuclear weapons which they undoubtedly would have used to destroy Israel. Stuxnet gummed up the works. As soon as Iran cleans up one infection they get hit with a new variant.
I'm sure Iran has a specific timetable in mind for the Caliphate to form. Perhaps December 2012? Hey, it was good enough for the Mayans. And it fits the timing laid out in the article: "...we are likely looking at a ring of radical Islamic states rising up to surround Israel. Once their power is solidified, perhaps in a year or two, they will combine forces to attack Israel"
If so, it means Israel's deployment of Stuxnet just forced Iran to change their tactic from nuclear annihilation of Israel to a more traditional ground game of surrounding and squeezing Israel out of existence.
The problem with their demented designs is that Israel cannot be wiped out, it’s impossible. A literal impossiblity. It’s supposed ot be there in the End Times and I don’t think we’re quite there yet.
A liberal is and always a liberal first, and always first.
We have our own liberals that hate this country...
from your mouth to God’s ears!
Israel won’t fall....
You too. We need to wake up the Freepers that are not yet aware. This is the most aware site I know of.
Front row seat to the end of the world!!!
Grab your nearest lady, lock and load the AR, grab a beer, and pull up a chair.
One wonders if Obama will then stand to defend the country he swore to, or if he will be out in the streets with his fellow radical leftists burning American flags.-—————
The American flag he said is a ‘symbol of oppression’, the American flag he refused and protested during wartime as a candidate? The upside down American Flag he used as his DNC card, image??
I didn't say Iran would succeed, just that they may have changed their tactics in order to meet their timetable for a Caliphate after Stuxnet crippled their nuclear ambitions. I agree, Israel will survive in the end.
Make no mistake, this army will be happy to fight in behalf of the caliphate.
Once Arabs don't have Israel to blame for their problems, they'll have to reconsider some of their weirder creepier ways... or not.
China is already knee deep. I agree with the rest of your post.
This “collapse” is no more an unexpected, naturally occurring social upheaval than was the USA financial “collapse” just before the 2008 presidential election.
Both sets of events have been engineered and orchestrated by wealthy and powerful people who stand to gain from the upheaval and resultant changes.
We were blessed Orwell lived in our time...
Israel belongs to them. They're not leaving.
America has fallen and it can’t get up.
NOBAMA in 2012
*The Russians strike me as the type that will be on our side when Obama is out of office and they are dealing with someone who will be a reliable ally and also someone who wont be weak.*
Yeah, because the Russkies were *so* cooperative when Bush was in office.
That place was given to them by God.
Is it true that when Obama was asked about those visits that he said these were not the same people? not the same Dohrn and Ayers? Etc?
The US could sent troops to Azerbaijan under the guise of protecting its citizens
(SNIP)...Given recent events in the Middle East, and the fact that Azerbaijan is part of the Greater Middle East plan, it is not impossible that there can be some surprises in store.
I subscribe to the concept of November 6, 2012 rather than December 21, 2012. Regardless of what damage Mr Obama causes, his days as leader of the free world are being numbered.
While the muslims may outnumber non-muslims in this world, their attempt to spread sharia law, by commanding from caves, riding camels to a battle, and throwing rocks to make their points will not be difficult to suppress.
Never underestimate the force and power of Israel, even if it stands alone.
And never underestimate the common American citizen when he is finally fed up with all of the bullshit that is going on in this world.
I laid down a hundred dollar bet with a friend tonight that we will see a Egyptian street scene in DETROIT before next Christmas!
I hope I lose but..............
If I were you, I'd get religious. Jesus is coming. The time is drawing near.
Many urban American Jews care more about being part of the IN crowd than what happens to Israel. One of their main concerns is that their liberal friends don't get the idea they might be conservative or right leaning.
Yes, I know many of them, and I have known many more. We might think of them as JINOs. "Progressive" social politics is their true religion. Think of Mayor Bloomberg and George Soros.
Many "progressive" American Jews would rather see Israel disappear than get caught voting for anyone other than the most liberal democrats. The older generation are still voting for FDR at every election - different thought process but same results.
On the other hand, there are many fine Jewish people in the USA who are staunch patriots, supporters of the constitution and backers of Israel.
Sadly, they are in the minority.
I agree. Many of the fools who voted for him are still defending him. The rest of them will change the subject.
1)Yedeykhem means "your (pl) hands," not "our hands."
2)As I understand it, the codes exist only in the Torah and no where else in the Bible. So I don't know how seriously to take a claim that there is an encoded reference to Obama in the Book of Daniel. I am quite certain that his entire life (like that of each of us) is elucidated in code in the Torah, however.
The biggest problems mankind has endured in the middle east have been presented by the fire-breathing mullahs and rabbis. If they would stay out of what should be secular problems, the Arabs and Jews could have sorted this problem out centuries ago.
And I’m not leaving out the Catholic bishops. If mankind had spent half the energy on real problems, rather than man-made struggles over whose prince would reign in what area, imagine the rate at which science and technology could have advanced. We could have had, for examples, the transportation and communications we enjoy now but a century or two ago, and imagine where we might be now: Cancer cured, possibly. Polio wiped out. Clean water for more than 50% of the worlds population. Famine eliminated.
But as a practical matter, the biggest threat we face now is Islam, and Israel is our forward listening post.
If muslims cannot reconcile themselves to the fact that others (`infidels’) believe differently in matters of faith, and that jihad will result only in further death and destruction, then we will continue to waste lives, time and resources battling these murderous children of Allah.
Just sayin’ IMHO, `umbly submitted.
If there is to be another Holocaust, this time it will be nuclear and the Jews in Israel will not be the only souls burning.
I would say we can hope wiser heads will prevail before Israel is pushed too far but there are no wiser heads. Not in Europe and not in the USA either - at least not among those in power.
The USA was the greatest hope of civilized man but the election and support of Obama shows that as a country we are now far into Moonbat territory. When the boot comes down on the Jew, Obama will be cheering.
The Chinese will be more than willing to trade them all they want or need for oil.
And here I thought Obama couldn’t possibly do more damage in his Second two years than in the first two. Boy was I ever wrong.
"That place" is the Holy Land. It is the courtyard of the King of the Universe. And Jews are commanded to live there.
Worse, he'll be celebrating his winning strategy.
When the boot comes down on the Jew, Obama will be cheering.It won't be one boot, it will be many. One will be worn by Obama.
Weren’t there millions of acres in Argentina where the Jews were going to settle? That was sometime before England relented and agreed to settling them Jerusalem.
I am still unable to comprehend why leftists would ally themselves with the one group most likely to KILL them when the opportunity becomes available.
It is difficult to believe that a group of human beings who fashion themselves as intellectuals can be so blind, stupid & gullible.
They probably have small nukes already located in strategic locations, just waiting for the right signal...
I laid down a hundred dollar bet with a friend tonight that we will see a Egyptian street scene in DETROIT before next Christmas!
I hope I lose but..............
........I think the odds are 50-50 you win.
It’s beginning to look like. 1917 and 1938 rolled into one. The fall of Kerensky and the rise of Lenin/Hitler.
They could annihilate Israel with the help of Pakistan, which has nukes.
Wars and rumors of wars. Christ compared the end of the world to birth pains; they increase in frequency and severity.
I’m not religious either. But I believe in God and I believe Christ is God’s Son. So, the question is, “IF we could get to heaven by being good, why would God allow His Son to die a horrific death on the cross?” I conclude that it must have been necessary both for the purpose of justice and mercy. His holiness requires judgement and His love provides undeserved grace.
He paid a debt He didn’t owe because we owe a debt we cannot pay.
“The Samson option will ensure that if Israel falls there will be a ring of states surrounding Israel that are radioactive cinders.”
I would like to believe you’re right, but I sense that if that moment comes — when the Jews finally face their own end — that their inner “Jewish guilt” will prevent them from pulling the trigger en masse on their enemies. As Jews, it’s simply “not in them” to do so.
This is an angst that seems to thrive within Jews (particulary American Jews, but not limited to them), creating an almost palpable “ethnic guilt” that compels Jews to support liberalism and policies which seem destined to denigrate and marginalize themselves. It’s as if their success as a people is a weight upon their shoulders for which they must atone to others less fortunate and savvy.
After the Holocaust, the Jewish refrain became “never again!”
But when that moment comes, I predict that they will lose their nerve.
That’s only my opinion, and I would like to be proven wrong.
We shall see.
Read Isaiah 19 to see how close we are.
I understand - but there are so many Arabs - so much hate and rage... These people want to kill the Israelis. They hate everybody, but especially the Jews. It’s hard to watch David going up against a hundred Goliaths. Isn’t there any other option?
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