Credit: AFP/Menahem Kahana
And then there is the issue of ISIS (the “Islamic State” in Iraq and Syria), which in its determination and viciousness, makes the threat of Hamas pale considerably.
Please see this video of a news program on the issue by CBN (with thanks to Dov Shmuel Freedman for posting this on his FB page.):
If can watch this with equanimity, you just do not get it. Every single American ought to be terrified at this point, for ISIS is aiming for the United States, which is very vulnerable. This is because the southern border of the US is porous and will permit the infiltration of ISIS terrorists, and because there are reported to be at least 100 people with US citizenship fighting with ISIS, who – thoroughly indoctrinated – may then return to America to generate terrorism.
With this all, Obama does not have a plan. Obama does not have a plan.
CBN is a Christian station. Their broadcasters have a vision that is clear – a vision that mainstream liberal media lack. They end their program with prayer – and it is prayer that my Christian readers will embrace. For my Jewish readers, I heartily endorse prayer, as well, of a Jewish nature.
Clare M. Lopez, Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy and a former CIA agent, is an entirely reputable analyst with a strong background in issues of terrorism.
I have had direct communication with her, and I respect her greatly – as it turns out, not just for her knowledge but her courage in speaking truth (emphasis to her quotes added):
Just days ago, she cautioned against a strong US response to ISIS before the US has an overall strategy in place. “Any military action would be further complicated…if it were not clear which side the U.S. is on, either in the short term or in the overall war on terror.
“In any case, and for whatever motivations, there is no doubt this administration switched sides in what used to be called the Global War on Terror.”
Lopez believes Obama has essentially the same goals in the Mideast as the late Osama bin Laden: “to remove American power and influence, including military forces, from Islamic lands.”
Reports the Examiner:
According to a report by the Center for Security Policy, Mohamed Elibiary, a senior member of the Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council, supports brokering a US partnership with the Muslim Brotherhood. “Two months ago, a firestorm erupted online after Elibiary tweeted that a ‘Caliphate’ is inevitable and compared it to the European Union.”
(With thanks to Andrew B.)
Is it too late to save America? I pray not. But in the end, only Americans can answer this question.
Coming full circle, I suspect that the state of affairs in the American administration, as we’re seeing it, provides clues as to what Netanyahu likely must cope with. This is with regard to what Obama might stoop to in making threats. But it is also an indicator of how very alone Israel stands: America does not have our back at all but quite the contrary.