Does Israel Have to Defend the West? (AMERICAN THINKER) By James Lewis 02/20/12)
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The grotesque foreign policy of the Obama administration has now
achieved its pinnacle of battiness. After three and a half years of
bowing low to Dark Ages tyrants and shafting our democratic friends,
with Iranian nukes well on the way -- so close that even the CIA is
willing to see the obvious -- the Deep Thinkers of Foggy Bottom are
now worried sick that Israel might attack Iran.
Let´s see. Israel has 7 million people who yearn for peace, because
their lives are reasonably good, other than having to live with blood-
thirsty maniacs surrounding the country with an estimated 100,000
missiles of various sizes. Iran has 70 million people who have been
brainwashed by the ugly regime of medieval throwbacks to chant Death
to America! Death to Israel! every single day. These nice people will
soon have nukes, thanks to the suicidal policies of Democrats from
Jimmy to Barry. Got it so far?
OK. Seven against seventy million is fair odds by Middle East
Now, the Iranian regime is a particularly nasty variety of Shi´ite
Islam, which glorifies martyrdom. Its founder, Ayatollah Khomeini,
engaged in a war with Saddam Hussein in which a million people died.
On the Iranian side it featured martyrdom charges, such as sending
thousands of young boys into Saddam´s minefields on motorbikes to
clear the way for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops. The kids
were given green plastic "keys to paradise" to wear around their
necks, to get the 72 virgins and all. Crazy enough for you? Well,
Jimmy just said he didn´t think Iranian nukes were going to be a
OK. The Saudis are Sunni Arabs, and the Tyrants of Tehran are Shiite
Persians. Bad stuff, because Sunnis and Shiites have a blood feud
going on that goes back a thousand years. All about the 8-year old
Hidden Mahdi, who is believed to reside in a deep well, ready to
emerge as soon as Ahmadinejad manages to blow up enough people.
So the Gulf Arabs want to stop Iranian nukes.
The Europeans also want to stop Iranian nukes -- at least those
Europeans who don´t believe they have achieved peace and love forever
via the European Union. If you look at the map you can see why.
Greece and Eastern Europe are well within range of Iranian ballistic
missiles right now.
The Russians are faking bad, but they can´t be happy with an Iranian
nuclear martyrdom cult an hour away from southern Russia.
The Americans (us) have tens of thousands of troops and naval assets
in the region, which also makes us vulnerable to nuclear-armed
missiles from the Imam Ali the Martyr Memorial Missile Base. (Yes,
there is an Imam Ali Missile Base).
The Turks live right next door to Iran, and are both ethnically and
religiously different from them. They are not thrilled with martyrdom
nukes next door. On the other side of Iran is Afghanistan and
Pakistan, and no, they are not tickled about Iranian nukes either.
In another five years or so the Iranians will have true ICBMs,
because once you can launch a satellite into space, all you have to
do is point it sideways to make it go into orbit long enough to get
to our part of the world.
So let´s look at the lineup.
In favor of Iranian nukes: The torture regime in Tehran.
Scared of Iranian nukes: All the Sunni Arab nations, including Saudi
Arabia, the Gulf States, Egypt, Jordan, etc.
Israel, which hears blood-thirsty filth from Tehran every single day,
and which has learned to shrug its collective shoulders about the bad
language. And prepare their own defenses.
Europe, with its 300 million technologically advanced people.
Russia, which is right next door.
America -- if we had a grain of sense, and Jimmy Carter wasn´t going
around spreading disinformation to sucker the liberals.
That would pit the minority of Iranian tyrants against most of the
civilized world, such as it is.
What´s the Obama solution?
a. Don´t do anything to annoy the Iranians. Above all, don´t defend
the hundreds of thousands of young people who staged a Green
Revolution against the sadistic thugs of the regime, and who were
attacked, isolated, tortured and killed in response. The United
States watched and said nothing.
b. Offer the thugocracy all the goodies in the world if they would
only stop. But these are fanatical thugs, today´s versions of the
suicide battalions of Japan and Hitler. Martyrdom cults are found
throughout history. This one is different because of the nukes.
c. Blame Israel for stirring up trouble any time you can. This is
historically, culturally, politically, and morally ignorant, but then
this is the Obama Administration.
d. Split the Jewish vote using Stalinesque front groups like "J
Street" to echo the worst kind of anti-Israel propaganda.
e. Do likewise with Christian supporters of Israel, and a lot of
people who just favor real democracies rather than the phony kind
that were supposed to emerge from the Arab Spring -- which has killed
tens of thousands of people.
f. Above all, take no action against the bloody minded thugs who
wield the whip over Iran, because they might get upset.
OK, American foreign policy in the Age of Hope and Change. It´s no
different than pulling troops out of Iraq after winning the war
there, or negotiating with the Taliban in order to bug out of
Afghanistan. Who will instantly impose Shari´a law on all the women,
men and children, to resounding cheers from liberals all over the
world. And if you think Japan, South Korea and Taiwan aren´t
watching, think again.
Obama´s weakness, fecklessness, and amateurism is therefore giving
big incentives to all of our former allies to get nukes of their
own, ´cause they can´t trust Uncle Sam to protect them. The Saudis
have said so out loud, and the Taiwanese are thinking it so hard you
can hear the vibes.
Just Obama bringing peace and love on earth. Again. Just like Jimmy
Carter, but on a much, much bigger scale. Jimmy just enabled the
first radical Muslim throwback regime in the world, casting an entire
nation of productive, intelligent, and modernizing people into the
Dark Ages. Obama is doing it with as much of the Arab world as he
can, in the guise of the "Arab Spring." Jimmy just betrayed 70
million people. Barack has betrayed hundreds of millions.
The only thing that worries the mad hats in DC is whether Israel will
try to stop Iranian nukes. To stop that from happening, Leon Panetta
just publicly exposed what he believes to be Israel´s intention to
knock out Iranian nuke factories before they can bury them in their
mountains. If Israel does attack, Panetta´s blabbermouth will kill
people who would not have died otherwise. But this Administration
leaks from the top, so you can bet the Iranians will get plenty of
secret information before they hear the bombs dropping.
The Iranians are not waiting to be hit. They already control
thousands of short and long-range missiles surrounding Israel in
Lebanon (Hezb´allah) and Syria. They just tried to kill Israeli
diplomats in three different countries. They have previously attacked
a Jewish synagogue in Argentina, and their war doctrine (called
Islam) allows them to kill civilians for the sake of Allah.
A sane Administration would have stopped Iranian nukes before the
Middle East fell apart. That´s called "preemption," and nobody dares
to utter those syllables these days, because George Bush did that in
the evil old days. Now we just use plenty of targeted assassinations,
and we outsource our torture to other countries, using "renditions."
Renditions are legal, because we just send the bad guys for their
unapologetic torture sessions to places like Yemen and Egypt, to be
processed according to their own cultural norms.
But then a sane Administration would not be waiting for the very last
minute, and then blaming the most obvious victim.
If you aren´t building your fallout shelter yet, you might want to
start getting a lot of bags of concrete. Just in case. Obama is not
going to stop them.
No, the designated victim and sole defender of the West, the Sunni
Arabs, the Turks, the Greeks, Eastern Europe, southern Russia, and
sundry other countries surrounding Iran is going to be ... Israel.
America is not in decline. The ability of liberals to think
rationally is in severe decline, and it has been going backwards for
a long, long time. The only thing our enemies have to do to defeat us
is to encourage up the delusional left in this country. When liberal
delusion takes over, as they have now done, America´s opponents will
have won by Sun Tzu´s standards: Defeat by pure deception, without
the fuss and muss of war.
Unless, of course, the Israelis come through and save our knickers.
It would take a miracle. But then as Bismarck knew, God preserves
widows, drunkards, and the United States.
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