Beyond the Cusp

February 27, 2015

Mahmoud Abbas, The Man Who Could Not Say Yes

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We recently got a glimpse into the cavernous abyss in which every proposal, be it for a lasting peace to something as simple as accepting responsibility over lands presumably already under your control. This deep, dark cavern sits in the central structure in Ramallah and is where the shreds of every offer to promote responsibility is finally sent to rest amongst the shattered tatters of every other offer of responsibility, whether offered or assigned, that were placed anywhere near the Arab leadership. This time the near bottomless trash bin of history was opened briefly to permit Mahmoud Abbas to effortlessly repeat his maneuver whereby any proffered responsibility or petition of a genuine peace is tossed to lie shattered and never to return. This time the item artfully dodged and allowed to casually crash amongst the ruins of hundreds, if not thousands, of deals offering peace, autonomous statehood, actual governance, working coexistence and for holding elections placed on hold since 2006 was an international initiative, supported by the United States, Europe, and Jordan, to radically change governmental control in Gaza placing all of governance under the control of the central leadership of the Palestinian Authority which would make Mahmoud responsible to represent all of the Palestinian Arab governance and responsibility to prepare all of the Arabs within the span of the unity government’s legal and singular responsibility.

 

If one were to peek inside the cavern of any responsibility they would see all forms of peace and other initiatives which all have one particular commonality; the placing of responsibility for over any areas, governing of any people, readying the Arab population for peace, ending the endless incitement, preventing otherwise endless terrorist attacks and numberless peace proposals which granted the Arab populations complete independence and made to stand on their own and resist coups and other assaults on the Arab leadership. All this document proffered was the finalizing of the assignments of the unity government over all the quasi-independent Arab populations be they in Judea and Samaria which were already the responsibility of Mahmoud Abbas and including Gaza within the responsible governance area to be the ruling entity responsible for all actions, providing civil obligations and maintaining order in preparation of a final peace agreement. This petition would have placed Chairman Abbas responsible over all border crossings in Gaza as well as the governance of Gaza and would have completed the formalization and unification of the supposedly unity government which stipulated a single governing entity formalized to be responsible of providing all governmental functions over Gaza exactly as Mahmoud Abbas is presumed to supply in Judea and Samaria. Since the unifying of rule must be such a daunting task, we can assume that taking responsibility for all of the Palestinian Arab population being governed by a singular leader and finally the reinitiating of elections and quasi-normal governance at an equal or superior level as that which had been provided when Gaza was under the control of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and friends is simply too much to ask. Hopefully, should Abbas begin to provide normal governance that he can also promote an order where citizens can expect to be granted equal levels of governance and respect such that should hostilities resume that they will not once again find themselves used again as human shields by terrorist fighters.

 

As long as the leadership of the Arabs residing within Israel but held mostly Jordanian, Syrian, Egyptian, Iraqi or Saudi Arabian citizenship and were foreign citizens who has settled within the British Mandate lands which became Israel and either fled the area voluntarily heeding the Mufti of Jerusalem when he called for all the Arabs residing within what became the Jewish state on May 15, 1948 and those few others who remained and took up arms against Israel when the fighting began and were thus expelled from Israel during her struggle to survive as a nation as seven nations’ armies attacked her on the very morning of her declaration intending to destroy the nation and slaughter her Jewish citizens and very likely also those Arabs who remained within Israel and either remained neutral or were amongst the few who fought alongside their Jewish countrymen in the believed fruitless fight to avoid the inevitable destruction of their new homeland of Israel, these Arabs remained as a part of Israel with citizenship and their children are now Israelis as are their grandchildren while the so-called Palestinian Arabs either fled and mostly joining the mujahidin fighters who were under the leadership of the Mufti of Jerusalem and were one of the militias who joined the war against the nascent state of Israel and are still insisting that they be given their own state replacing Israel thus finally attaining their goal of the eradication of Israel. This is the dirty little secret which is shared by the vast majority of the Arabs demanding a state of their own while refusing at every juncture to accept a state beside Israel living in peace and security, almost sounds like the end of an idealistic film about some mystical place where ibex, unicorns and other magical and actual but idealized creatures reside.

 

The root of this dirty little secret began long before Israel was even declared a state and well after the Roman dispersal of the Jews residing in Judea and Samaria and neighboring areas making up the lands of the Hebrews, the forefathers of modern Jewry. After the dispersal of a large majority of the Hebrews to the far flung corners of their Empire the Romans went one step further attempting to demean and remove any Hebrew of Jewish ties to the lands and changed its name by Roman Emperor Hadrian to Syria Palaestina. The name Palaestina, some spell it Palestina among other similar spellings translating it into some phonetic form of English, was chosen as a mispronunciation of the reference to Philistines, the ancient and longstanding enemies of the Jews who had settled in what is today called Gaza. The Philistines themselves were originally from Greece who separated from one of the Grecian city states and settled along the Mediterranean coasts in the area of Gaza and fought regularly with their neighboring Judean tribes. The Romans chose this name to add insult to injury of putting down the Bar-Kokhba Revolt of 132-135. There were no numbers of Arabs or others whose heritage began in the Arabian Peninsula, thus the Arabs of today are definitely not the descendants of the Philistines. Still, the desire and only peace acceptable to the Arabs is for an Arab state to replace Israel with the majority of the Jews either expelled or murdered. The riots in the 1920s through the 1930s were largely initiated by the Mufti of Jerusalem despite the fact that he spent much of the years of World War II in Berlin and met regularly with the German high command and Hitler and was claimed by some to have had an influence on the decisions around the ‘Final Solution’ of the Jews in Europe. The story goes that the Nazis were simply going to expel the Jews sending them to the British Mandate to overload the British with caring for this influx of millions of Jews to the area. It was the protestations from the Mufti of Jerusalem pleading that the Jews not be sent to contaminate his lands and demanded they be murdered instead. He then petitioned the Nazi high command to promise they would do the same to these Jews who insist on still residing in his lands thus removing what the Mufti of Jerusalem regarded as his lands.

 

The Arabs were offered a homeland country of their own as part of the formation of Israel. This offer drawn up and proffered at the November 29, 1947 United Nations General Assembly with the drafting Resolution 181 and sending it to the Zionist Congress and to the Arab League, the two governing boards for the Jews and Arabs respectively. The Zionist Congress agreed to the plan of dividing the lands half and half despite the fact that the majority of the lands intended for the Jews was the almost whole Negev Desert while despite the best farm lands being denoted for the Arabs, the Arab League refused Resolution 181 thus making it void and that was the end result of that attempt to form two states for two peoples living side-by-side in peace and security. After the war to annihilate the Jews at the very start of the Jewish State was halted by an armistice, not a peace treaty, an armistice, a Hudna, a temporary peace kept by both sides unless the forces of Islam are finally given the powers to defeat their enemies or ten years, whichever comes first. The armistice established the Green Line and left Gaza in Egyptian hands and Judea and Samaria as well as the eastern half of Jerusalem, thus Arabs having control over all of the lands the Arab Palestinians claim to desire today and not the destruction of Israel. Despite Arab ownership of those areas, there were no efforts to construct a new state for the Arabs, at least not until the forces of Islam conquered all of Israel and then they can establish yet another Arab nation in place of Israel, actually on her grave. The Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) was the first of the Arab inventions which targets the replacement of Israel with an Arab state and nothing less. This fully explains why the PLO was founded in 1964 which is a full three years before the Six Day War of 1967 placed lands under presumed Israeli occupation. The occupation is a misnomer as well as the Mandate lands Resolution 181 divided was the area from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea. That was also the original lands for the land of Israel starting on May 15, 1948. Egypt was seen as occupying Gaza and Jordan was occupying Judea and Samaria which Jordan quickly renamed ‘West Bank’ as Judea and Samaria were just too Jewish for their likings. During the time from the end of the first war to eradicate Israel ending in 1949 and the Six Day War of 1967 the Arab world controlled the lands claimed by Arabs and never even a mention of forming another Arab state. Only after the Israelis liberated those lands which were intended for her and did belong to Israel on the morning of the War of Independence did the call come demanding Israel now form the Arab state they refused in 1947 at the United Nations.

 

Every offer since then has been refused as insufficient by those representing the Arabs who are claimed to have been evicted from their rightful and ancient homelands. Even when making peace with Egypt and later Jordan did either desire to reclaim the lands they had occupied, Gaza, Judea and Samaria. This rendered those lands as actually to be, and this is valid, liberated Israeli lands. Now Israel has left Gaza and allowed it to form a state independently as Israel surrendered all claims. The Problem is that until an Arab state is formed within Gaza it reverts to Israeli ownership, but this was the exact area that Mahmoud Abbas refused to take control over because he knows that would be placing an actual governing entity over Gaza thus making Gaza an independent nation and that would release Israel of any obligations to provide Gaza with the tons upon tons of goods, electricity, water, fuel and other necessities and niceties daily, and oddly even during this past summer’s fifty day operation Protective Edge Israel continued to provide truckloads of food, medical supplies and other aid even during the fighting and even continued to supply the water and electricity which Hamas and Islamic Jihad benefitted from and drank in well lighted bunkers the main bunker under the basement of Gaza’s largest hospital which remained untouched and fully supplied with electricity. Mahmoud Abbas simply refused to accept ownership of Gaza even though technically Hamas has surrendered all of Gaza to Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority. What does this mean for the unity government agreement? Have the Arabs decided to simply walk away from ownership of Gaza because to do so would force them to accept Gaza and the initial part of their state, a test case? A test case was exactly what Gaza was intended to produce. Initially the Palestinian Authority ruled over Gaza but that did not work out that way. Soon after the Palestinian Authority had control of Gaza but had failed as Hamas launched a coup and repelled the Palestinian Authority forces. This placed Hamas, a terrorist entity recognized as so throughout the Western world and beyond, in control of a nation technically. Nobody wanted that to become a state, until recently when the European Union decided Hamas was not all that evil anyways and declassified them from terrorist to just another branch of freedom fighters. The truth is that Israel conceded Gaza to be run as an independent state and to show the Arabs in Gaza were capable of self-rule. Thus far, as nobody claims to rule or organize such that Gaza is doing well for a land with no governance, but the true reality is that the Arabs desire one thing, the end of Israel and then a new Arab state, but never before. That is why even as Israel gave Gaza to the Palestinian Authority and their reaction was a complete failure, is Israel not rushing in to take back Gaza despite it being technically ungoverned. What we have in Gaza is a small state without declared governance being refused by Mahmoud Abbas, technically the actual ruler, Hamas still refusing to declare their responsibility but still making the decisions, collecting fees for using the infiltration tunnels they dug, and everything else they desire to perform but not rule. Hamas is keeping order along with Islamic Jihad and other groups but is now facing a technical threat from ISIS who have let it be known that they believe that all of the terror groups fighting Israel have lost their way and only they are pure enough to fight against Israel so should replace the Palestinian Authority, the PLO, Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the rest of the alphabet soup and after testing the members of these other terror organizations they will accept those found to be sufficiently ISIS Muslims and the rest will likely face a mass execution video in their future. There are some very large and dangerous things swimming around the central Middle East at this moment in history that is unfolding in painfully slow motion. Perhaps we should thank G0d that they are progressing in slow motion as that initial ISIS conquest was things happening way too fast. What comes next is anybody’s guess. The big question for now is what would it entail for the future should ISIS replace the many separate and often infighting terror groups surrounding Israel? Let’s hope we do not ever find that out as it is way too scary to even contemplate. Way, way, way too Serious!

 

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February 15, 2015

Deadly Lies

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It is not news that the Palestinian Authority plans on charging Israel with war crimes in the International Criminal Court (ICC) for supposed crimes against humanity and war crimes along with whatever else they can dream up, and dream up is what they are doing as facts will prove providing the court cares about the facts and not just striking the target because that target is Israel. One of the charges which has already received the headlines treatment by the constant repeating of the charge that Israel intentionally targeted journalists as part of their information warfare and preventing the truth from being reported by brave journalists covering their atrocities live and in person in Gaza. This charge has been played in the media across Europe and the United States and there have even been lists of accredited journalists released by Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the Palestinian Authority. Recently the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (MAITIC) compared the list of journalists repeatedly given to the various media outlets who never seem to lose their hunger for recriminations to report against Israel. What MAITIC discovered was revealing and tells a completely different story from the story told by numerous releases by the Palestinians Authority to every news outlet willing to report their charges without questions, after all, why would Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority lie about Israeli war crimes. It’s not like they would have anything to gain from reporting false information, is there? Well, with the voracious appetite the European and leftist media worldwide who accept virtually any anti-Israeli information without checking as it’s Israel, anything is believable.

 

What MAITIC revealed was that the list of journalists Hamas claimed were killed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) during Operation Protective Edge last summer was a complete misrepresentation of the facts. Of the seventeen journalists reportedly killed by the Israelis, at the least eight were found to be on the known terrorist lists between Hamas and Islamic Jihad. This was just the known terrorists from the two largest terror armies operating within Gaza which also include al-Qaeda, ISIS and Fatah who were members of the Palestinian Authority ruling group before Hamas took control in a coup which pushed most of Fatah and Palestinian Authority forces out after a week worth of clashes. Additionally, two of the remainder on the list were not killed by IDF activities but instead died while witnessing Hamas attempt to defuse an IDF explosive round which had not detonated and Associated Press cameraman Simone Camilli from Italy and his local translator died when the round detonated during the defusing attempt which occurred during one of the ceasefires. Hamas would likely try to defuse any dud rounds in order to harvest the explosives and detonating systems within such rounds to use in their improvised explosive devices (IED) to implant along the fence to explode when IDF forces came within range of such devices. What you will not read in much of the coverage about IDF Operation Protective Edge against Hamas, Islamic Jihad and whoever else assisted in the terror war is that the percentage of known terrorists amongst those killed was at least forty-nine-percent. That this approximate fifty-fifty divide between fatalities of terrorists and potentially innocent civilians is completely unprecedented in the history of warfare and was made even more astonishing when one takes into account that Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the other forces used the Gaza civilians as human shields and chose to fight from amongst the civilian infrastructure rather than placing their rocket launchers and military units in the open farmlands. Hamas also broadcast news telling the Gaza civilians that the Israeli warnings about targeting certain areas were lies meant to have them leave the safety of these areas so the Israelis could target them at the places which were being denoted as safe zones. This led some number of Gazan to unfortunately remain in locations the Israelis had given warnings were being targeted. This was just another part of the Hamas strategy to push the civilian casualties as high as possible so as to utilize the body count to club Israel mercilessly in the international media relying on the world media’s proven record to believe any accusations against Israel. The feeding frenzy during the fifty day war where we were subjected to repeated media spokespeople asking over and over ad nauseum where were the Israeli casualties as there were so few Israeli civilian casualties compared to those in Gaza. Below is a video which gives evidence behind some of the most repeated claims against Israeli strikes which destroyed homes, a hospital, an agricultural college and an entire neighborhood explaining the realities which are all too often not reported even when the media reporters are fully aware of the realities as their desired story is not supported by reality so reality must be altered and the truths buried and shamed by hyperbole.

 

 

 

 

 

These questions were completely phony as the newscasters knew exactly the reasons for the difference between the casualty numbers. The Israeli Iron Dome antimissile systems were effective even beyond anybody’s wildest expectations with the possible exception of the systems’ designers against the despicable tactic of Hamas to maximize the number of Gazan civilians they placed in harm’s way. The desire was sickenly obvious, the media desired to incite anti-Israeli propaganda making it appear that the Israelis were aiming at civilian targets in Gaza while Hamas and Islamic Jihad had avoided aiming to cause Israeli civilian casualties despite their knowing the exact opposite was the reality but they were refusing to report the truth and saw an opportunity to use the numbers as a weapon to drub Israel repeatedly and they utilized it. Now that the truth is emerging we will see how many of these same media news organizations will report these numbers and set the record straight and refute their lies from the past summer. My bet is none will take the opportunity to come clean and instead are waiting for the Palestinian charges to be filed with the ICC so that they can trot out the disparity in civilian casualty figure all over again hoping to influence the ICC while setting up their astonishment act when the ICC finds Israel not to have committed the crimes the media has bet their reputations and believability over. They cannot ever report the truth as they are fully invested in the hate Israel rhetoric and willing to lie all the way to their own damnation when people finally realize the truth. Time will tell if the Palestinian Authority will actually file charges with the ICC or if their plan is simply to repeatedly release press notifications of their immediate intentions to file charges for this IDF crime or that IDF crime and simply play the media echo chamber for all it’s worth, and if past performance is any gauge, they will have a long but hopefully unprofitable run. One might think that the media would get tired of being played, but we have a theory, the media is doing the conducting and the Palestinian Authority, Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the rest are doing the playing and the concert will likely never end. Perhaps this kind of fiasco in reporting all the news that’s unfounded for printing (or broadcasting) that has caused the loss in believability news casting has taken. The Palestinian effectiveness in pushing lies through the media for years upon years on end was one of the reasons that Brian Williams thought he could, how do we put this, Palestinianize his experiences and get away with it.

 

Beyond the Cusp

 

February 12, 2015

Are European Governments Accusations of Colonialism True?

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The title is an interesting question no matter which direction you take aim, at Israeli building beyond the Green Line or perhaps other kinds of building beyond the Green Line. The European Union and numerous European governments’ claims against Israeli building beyond the Green Line, even within Jerusalem which Israel has annexed and granted citizenship with one guard in that they are allowed to vote in local elections for Jerusalem government positions including Mayor and the parliament but are restricted for now from voting in national elections until after the final borders have been set by negotiations and then further rights will be decided. Whether any building beyond the Green Line by Israel is colonialism or simply building on lands initially proposed as areas Israel would retain depends on a number of agreements and definitions. If you base your definitions on International Law then you might be surprised that according to treaties established after World War I and before the League of Nations and which set up the Mandate System which set certain lands to be reserved for establishing certain states for different populations, then you might want to read the San Remo Agreement which set up the British Mandate in order to establish a Jewish state. The British Mandate extended from the Mediterranean Sea to the western border of Iraq and from the French Mandate lands to the north and to Egypt and Saudi Arabia in the south. This was set aside for the Jewish state where by the dictates of the San Remo Agreement the Jewish state was to be a place reserved for the homeland of the Jewish people with provisions that any other people residing within the Mandate lands were entitled to religious freedom, freedom of speech, respected integrity of land ownership and other freedoms with the singular exception of political rights which were to remain under control of the Jewish leadership once the British determined there was sufficient Jewish presence to retain political and legal control over the lands.

 

This is where things became interesting. A few years into the British Mandate the numbers of Arabs moving into the Mandate areas was growing attracted by the promising increase in the economic activity which had begun growing in the second half of the Nineteenth Century with the initial outset of the Zionist movement and Jews starting to return to their ancestral homelands. The returning Jews added to an already healthy Jewish majority within Jerusalem, a presence and majority which stretched back almost three thousand years as these were Jews who had resided in Jerusalem since before the invasion by Alexander the Great and remained in Jerusalem surviving the atrocities and attempt to disperse the Jewish people to the far flung edges of the Roman Empire so as to punish them and destroy the Jewish people for all future time. The British under the name of Winston Churchill offered the Zionist Congress, the legal Jewish governance within and without of the British Mandate lands, a proposition where the British would be permitted to establish an Arab state for the Palestinian Arabs east of the Jordan River while the lands west of the Jordan River on to the Mediterranean Sea would remain inviolate for the Jewish state into the future and this would also allow the British to be able to make good on their promise to the Hashemite Family to give them lands to rule in exchange for their assistance in World War I, a promise probably made by T. E. Lawrence. The Zionist took the offer despite it reallocating over three-quarters (78%) of the British Mandate leaving them a narrow strip hugging the Mediterranean Sea as it was to their advantage to grant the Arabs their own lands thus they would be better situated to reach a majority population more readily. At this time the British referenced the Jews by calling them Palestinians and the Arabs were called Arabs or Egyptians, Syrians (the largest percentage of the Arab population as Syrian lands under the Ottoman Empire included all of both the French and British Mandates), Turks, Iraqis, Saudis, Tunisians, Yemeni, and other tribal names or even Arab Palestinians, in the case of mixed parentage which was rather common as time passed. By these stipulations the world’s scrambling and screaming to see who can be first to force a new Arab nation west of the Jordan River next to Israel and on as much land as is humanly possible are all working against International Law and many, if not all, of them are fully aware of this deceit.

 

But what if one believes the claims that an Arab state belongs sharing the land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea with Israel because Gaza and Judea and Samaria (called the “West Bank” by Jordan during their illegal occupation after the invasion to destroy the Jewish state after its birth in 1948) were never a part of Israel proper? This also gets into problems the further one peals back the layers of the onion. Let’s look a little deeper and see how it was the Gaza, Judea and Samaria became believed to be rightful Arab lands. Before Israel was born there was a decision made by the United Nations General Assembly recommending a means of the forming of two states starting on May 15, 1948, with one being Jewish and one being Arab. This resolution was like every other resolution out of the General Assembly of the United Nations, a simple suggestion which in order to be binding must be accepted by all parties to the resolution. This resolution was made to the Zionist Congress as the Jewish organization pertaining to the Jewish establishment of a state and the Arab League as the representatives of any Arab interests in forming a state. The Zionist Congress agreed while the Arab League refused the resolution as they had very different plans, they were going to take the entire area and divide it amongst Syria, Egypt and Jordan. This is where things get confusing. With the rejection by the Arab League there was no longer any claim calling for the placement of an Arab state between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea and all plans now reverted to the state under International Law. As we know from the above, International Law granted these lands to a Jewish state unless the Jewish interests decided otherwise and despite the Jewish legal body being willing to allow the General Assembly Resolution, that dissolved as soon as the Arab League refused and Israel, as the Jewish state, now became the sole rightful nation as of May 15, 1948 over all the land from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea. So, why is there any contesting of this now?

 

When May 15, 1948, rolled around there were over a half dozen Arab national armies consisting of but not limited to Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, the forces under the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al-Husseini (who had spent almost all of World War II in Berlin or other areas of the Nazi controlled Europe and made frequent broadcasts calling for the Arabs to rise up and vanquish the British forces in Egypt and British Mandate lands) some forces from Pakistan and Sudan as well as numerous militias and other forces all crammed into the lands surrounding the nascent state of Israel. After a number of cease fires and reigniting of hostilities, the fighting came to a final halt on the different fronts as Israel finally reaching a ceasefire armistice with Egypt on February 24, 1949, Lebanon on March 23, 1949, Jordan on April 3, 1949, and Syria on July 20. 1949. The United Nations finalized the borders by combining the separate Armistice Agreements and melded all these items together and established the “Green Line” which still is used by many as if it has some meaning other than this is where the front lines were when the fighting ended in 1949. Upon the insistence of the numerous Arab powers and the Arab League the “Green Line” was to be denoted as an armistice line and was to never at any time to be construed as a border defining Israel or any other surrounding or bordering state as doing so would have been tantamount to recognizing Israel as an actual and recognizable state, a fact the Arab forces and governments were loath to allow by any means, thus technically the only boundaries which have ever define Israel as having a border are those of the San Remo Conference which defined the borders for the Jewish state as Iraq to the Mediterranean Sea, or if preferred, by the Churchill White Paper which defined the boundaries for Israel into perpetuity as the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea with Lebanon and Syria to the north and Saudi Arabia and Egypt to the south. Following the end of the War to vanquish the nascent state of Israel and slaughter its Jews before they can even breathe the air for a single day, a war that raged for approximately two years if the skirmishes which began even before the November 29, 1947 vote of the United Nations General Assembly for the formation of the state of Israel was even taken, there is even more to the story to be told.

 

Egypt retained Gaza but never annexed it and recognized it as occupied land partially as they were uninterested in ruling over the area as they found it to pose more problems and caused them more difficulties than they felt it was worth as it had little to offer as far as economics was concerned. Jordan, on the other hand, held the areas of Judea and Samaria and was very interested in the good rich lands and the potentials it had so they not only annexed them but renamed it the “West Bank” so as to remove the reminder that these were ancient Jewish lands of Judea and Samaria, two names dating and referencing back to Torah as well as the Old Testament and also the New Testament. Jordan also realized what importance there was to the Jewish people that they did not possess the Old City and Temple Mount locations of the city of Jerusalem and that by denying the Jews even the right of access or visitation that they were causing the Jewish people grief and pain. For over seventeen years that Egypt held Gaza and Jordan held the “West Bank” there was absolutely no mention of using these lands, either separately or together, to form a Palestinian state or an Arab state by any name. Further, of the entire world only two nations recognized the annexation of the “West Bank” which were Great Britain and Pakistan; not even a single Arab state recognized the annexation, and only Pakistan amongst the over fifty Muslim majority nations ever recognized it. The fact was that both Gaza and Judea and Samaria were seen for what they were, occupied lands; and from whom were they occupied, Israel of course as per the San Remo Conference and the Churchill White Papers. This becomes important later, but first there is another interesting subject into which we should delve.

 

The interesting date we will want to cover is the day the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) with Yasser Arafat as its leader and beside him as his number two man was Mahmoud Abbas and this all occurred on May 28, 1964. Let us go so far as to quote the Palestine Facts web site at“http://www.palestinefacts.org/” at their page which tells us all about their original designs where they claim, “Since Jordan controlled Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) including East Jerusalem, and Egypt controlled the Gaza Strip at the time the PLO was founded, the PLO was committed to the dissolution of Israel, mainly through the use of armed force.” So, the PLO was originally founded under the premise their mission was to destroy Israel and take over all of Israel for at least the three years before the Six Day War in June of 1967 when after Egypt had set a naval blockade preventing Israeli use of the Straits of Tiran, cutting off the Israeli southern port of Eilat from exiting the Red Sea and accessing Asia and Africa which was defined, after Gamal Abdel Nasser had included closing the Straits of Tiran along with the Suez Canal during the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis as a casus belli for war, and massing troops on the Sinai-Negev border and Syria had massed troops along the Golan Heights bordering Israel and Nasser was broadcasting day and night on television and radio in both Syria and Egypt, two nations temporarily unified as the United Arab Republic (UAR) that the Israelis reacted to the acts of war and initially engaged Egypt and then Syria when Syrian troops swept down off the Golan Heights. Soon thereafter Jordan stated their intent to attack Israel quoting reports from Egypt and Syria claiming their great victories and how their forces were approaching Tel Aviv and would soon meet and finish off the rest of Israel after taking Tel Aviv. Israel warned and pleaded with Jordan not to believe the Egyptian and Syrian propaganda and that they were all lies and actually Israel was winning on both fronts. Jordan took the Israeli pleading as a sign of weakness and proof of Israeli defeat and Jordan declared war. As history reports, at the end of the June 1967 Six Day War Israel controlled the Golan Heights, the Sinai Peninsula and had liberated Gaza from Egypt and Judea and Samaria (West Bank) from Jordan. It was three years and a month after the founding of the PLO (there have been reports that the PLO was originally hatched months before during a KGB meeting somewhere in Moscow where the KGB drafted a known operative whom they could control, Yasser Arafat, to head the operation and the KGB also approved of Mahmoud Abbas and several other Arab operatives they trusted to assist in the planning and other duties and the KGB funded much of the PLO operations and gave them provisions) that Israel gained possession of Judea and Samaria which they technically liberated as they initially belonged to Israel before she lost them in the 1948-1949 War of Independence which was really a war initiated by the Arab League with the intention of totally destroying the new Jewish entity, later to be referred to as the Zionist entity by the enemies of Israel. After the Six Day War the PLO did not change their Charter and their mission remained the total destruction of Israel.

 

Move forward many hundreds of terror attacks later and after the end of the First Intifada to Monday September 13, 1993, to the White House lawn and there with President William Jefferson Clinton and his ever-present wide smile we find PLO chief terrorist Yasser Arafat and Israeli President Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin meeting, shaking hands and both signing the Oslo Accords which recognized the PLO being transformed into the Palestinian Authority and the PLO was to amend their charter to remove the stipulation for the destruction of Israel and replacing it with verbiage recognizing the right of Israel to exist as the state for the Jewish People. Well, guess that little amending part and rewriting the charter such that destruction of became recognition of Israel and further, Israel as the home for the Jewish People never came to fruition which means that the Oslo Accords never were officially enacted. There was one meeting a few years later attended by an American team where the Palestinian legislature assigned a team to investigate the means by which the charter might be amended to meet the requirements of the Oslo Accords thus making them active which satisfied the Americans that the charter would finally be amended. Wrong again as the PLO charter, which acts as the charter for the Palestinian Authority, never did get amended and that committee never met either. But what if Oslo Accords were actually initiated as everybody believes such that it may as well have been honestly enacted as does it matter now as it took on a life of its own. That, too depends on how much of a stickler for the facts one chooses to be, and when it comes to International Law and international treaties come into play.

 

But let’s humor the concept that the Oslo Accords were validated; what did they actually set up? The Oslo Accords separated Judea and Samaria into thee sectors, Area A, Area B and Area C. The entirety of Oslo recognized that Israel had actually met every demand and stipulation of the United Nations resolutions after the Six Day War and even went further after the end of the Yom Kippur War of 1973 where Israel after the fighting ended had to pull back from their front line which was well on its way to taking Damascus holding position half the way there from the Golan Heights but Israel withdrew back to the Golan Heights, the front lines at the end of the 1967 Six Day War that Israel held and against Egypt Israel had crossed the Suez Canal and was approaching the Nile River at the furthest points of their front lines but after the fighting ceased Israel heeded the demands from the United States, Russia and many European nations and others retreating back across the Suez Canal and forfeiting any control over the Suez Canal despite holding the entirety of the western bank of the canal. When Israel had returned the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt Israel had returned lands retaining those lands deemed necessary for Israeli defense to be secure. Many nations in the 1970s believed and supported the idea that for Israel to be secure within her borders that this meant Israel retaining all of Judea and Samaria, but things change. The three areas the lands were divided into were denoted as per how it was viewed they would end up being divided after negotiations were completed, which was to take all of three years. Area A was placed under complete security and governmental control of the Palestinian Authority. This placed Yasser Arafat as the ruling person over Area A where there would presumably be elections regularly to choose the leadership over the areas under Palestinian governance. Area B was under Palestinian governance and joint security with both Palestinian and Israeli security being shared and with mutual assistance. Area C which included all of East Jerusalem was under Israel governance and security control with no control of any sort granted the Palestinian Arabs, this area was presumed to become an integral part of Israel, period. What this means is that Israel is free to settle anywhere they please in Area C of Judea and Samaria which includes East Jerusalem. It is only the fact that near the beginning of his first term as President of the United States that President Obama spoke clearly and intentionally, it is our opinion that there was no mistake made or that President Obama was not fully versed and cognizant of the ramification of what he said, he was clear and precise with his choice of words and meant every syllable as he stated, “We believe the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are established for both states.” This changed the entire outlook overnight and it took Mahmoud Abbas no time before he called for meetings with his top officials, signaled his willingness to start negotiation immediately with President Obama’s expectation of borders being the 1967 lines finally setting a standard which Abbas could support and Abbas soon afterwards made a trip throughout Europe meeting with heads of state and other ranking politicians talking about the need to press Israel to accept the reality that they were obligated to return all of the lands they had been occupying, that despite the reality that any lands granted to the Palestinians would become occupied Israeli lands that the Palestinians were squatting upon.

 

That leads us to the most recent of events, the proof beyond question that the European Union in concert with a number of European nations have been financing Arab purchases of lands in many parts of Area C as well as within East Jerusalem. These purchases are illegal under the precise definitions of rights under the Oslo Accords. The European and their Arab accomplices are the ones who are breaking International Law and the Oslo Accords by these scurrilous and clandestine purchases of lands to give to Arabs to manufacture new realities on the ground by acting to finance colonialization of Area C. European Union and European governments engaging in these purchases can and should be charged with crimes against the sovereign state of Israel just as the European Union and European governments who have threatened to sue Israel for illegal land use and colonization of lands not belonging to them by treaty despite their inability to name what treaty of agreement the Israelis were in contravention of by building or taking up residence after purchasing lands, properties or homes and apartments in East Jerusalem and Area C according to Israel’s rights spelled out in Oslo Accords. If the Europeans would desire that the Oslo Accords be discarded as they are no longer viable, then I guess we need to ask the Europeans which agreement they desire to revert to, the San Remo Conference or the Churchill White Paper as Oslo appears to have been abrogated despite the fact that the Palestinian Authority and the PLO both still have refused to amend their charter thus the Europeans are correct in claiming that Oslo has died. It matters little where the world stands on these matters as by any means their buying lands for Arabs in Area C and East Jerusalem is as illegal as acts can be and it is our bet that they are aware of their pretense, duplicity, deceit, faithlessness, chicanery and outright quackery. But what can one expect from a continent which just over seventy years ago was fully complicit in the nefariousness of the Final Solution by which the physically handicapped, mentally challenged, the insane, the Roma, the Serbians, the Jews and all others who did not meet, cooperate, support or obey the Nazis rules and demands or those who had a crisis of conscience were annihilated with factory like precision and the speed and efficiency of a production line. A continent that just over seventy years ago slaughtered without conscience over twelve millions of their own and the nations they conquered innocent civilians of which one in two was a Jew who did no more than worship G0d differently than was expected under the iron fisted Nazi rule. The same continent which has witnessed many hundreds of a percent of anti-Semitism within its society from one end to the other over the past two to three years and can fully expect this trending to continue into the future where one way or the other there will finally be no Jews left in Europe and Hitler and his close advisors and friends’ dream which was thought out and dressed up with a nice bow wrapped around the parchment which carried its fateful and depraved decree down from atop the Wannsee Conference. Perhaps they have not heard that the Jews promised “Never Again” and we meant that. That is the reason that Israel is so vital and the Europeans are fully aware of this fact and that is what is truly behind their condemnations of Israel and their insistence on its defeat even if it must be by stages just as Yasser Arafat put into motion as he too realized that the Jews will fight this time.

 

Beyond the Cusp

 

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