‘This is a very serious situation’: Gen. Boykin explains the danger of rising tensions in Israel

On Tuesday’s Glenn Beck Program, TheBlaze’s national security editor Buck Sexton spoke to retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General William “Jerry” Boykin about the rising tensions in Israel. General Boykin explained that in the aftermath of the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers last month, Israel is getting to the “end of the line” with Hamas and the growing violence is a “serious” and “dangerous” situation.

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As TheBlaze reported, Israel has launched a new round of airstrikes and is considering a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip to stop Hamas from launching even more rocket attacks. According to reports, the Israeli military has hit at least 100 sites, while Hamas launched 80 rockets into Israel on Tuesday alone. Based on what he saw on the ground in Israel, he believes a ground campaign in Gaza is more and more likely each day.

“I think that the Israelis in general are getting to the point where they are at the end of the line with regards to Hamas,” Gen. Boykin said. “[T]his is a very serious situation, and I believe that there is a very strong probability that there will be a ground campaign in Gaza which the Israelis do not want to do. But when they make the kind of announcements and espouse the kind of rhetoric that we are hearing now… that is very serious.”

What makes Hamas unique is it is not simply a paramilitary organization or terrorist group. It is a political movement that has won free elections in the Gaza Strip. With that in mind, Gen. Boykin believes Israel will try to go after as much of the Hamas leadership as possible.

“I think the Israelis will try to do is they will try to deal a lethal blow to the paramilitary capabilities of Hamas,” he said. “I think they’ll try to take out as much of the leadership of the, again, the paramilitary ranks as they can… They’ll go after anything that enhances their abilities to fire rockets and missiles or to conduct direct attacks on Israel.”

Ultimately, Israel understands the United States will not be a trusted ally in this fight that Gen. Boykin believes will spread across the already unstable Middle East region. While the Obama Administration is averse to lending support to the country, Gen. Boykin believes the majority of Congress is still pro-Israel, which could lead to a clash at some point in the near future.

“If the situation continues to deteriorate there you could have a Congress that is pushing for support of Israel, and I think you could have an Administration that is trying to hold back,” he concluded. “And ultimately, to be honest with you, I think the Congress wins that fight. So I think that there would be a higher level of support than the Administration’s comfortable with.”

  • Diane Wright

    I pray you are right about Congress and their support of Israel. I’m very disappointed in our governments total lack of support for Israel. People this is the start of the finish. I pray your all ready. Prayers Lifted.

  • RinoStarr

    It’s shocking how much financial support Obama has cut from Israel.

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0b/US_aid_to_Israel.gif/640px-US_aid_to_Israel.gif

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    Three Israelis settlers were murdered.

    That does not justify the collective punishment of all Palestinians.

    There are specific people responsible for the murders of the Israelis. There are specific criminals responsible for the collective punishment of the Palestinians. Specifically Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • J Morris

    Both sides are terrorists. The country of Israel shouldn’t even exist, but European Jews were encouraged by Britain (who was baby-sitting Palestine) to invade Palestine less than a hundred years ago (1920′s), forcibly displacing the Palestinian people living there, and then the UN had the gall to recognize the invasion force as a new country (May 14, 1948). They have been slowly and illegally expanding that invasion into the Gaza strip, using terrorism (Irgun, Haganah, now called the IDF) and genocide (refugees at Sabra-Satila, 1982) over the last 80ish years to accomplish those goals. Palestine discovers that the only way to defend themselves and their lands is to retaliate in kind with terrorism. In essence, I would not support either side, but if I had to, it would be the people who are being brutally evicted from their homes by a foreign invasion force. In essence, by funding Israel, the US has been funding Terrorists. Those who live by the sword will die by the sword, and the Israel Government came into Palestine with swords outstretched. We should just stay out of it all.

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    Prayers have nothing to do with it. Congress is in their pocket.

    The supporters of Israel finance most of the political campaigns and anyone who says a thing against Israel will have a landslide of money come in to oppose them.

    Eric Cantor would have bought his position as the Republican leader of Congress had the people of his district finally had enough of him.

  • landofaahs

    Perhaps it is the end times. Only time will tell. It is a great time to be alive. We are about to witness some of the great epics in human history. Prepare as best you can physically and spiritually.

  • landofaahs

    If God be for them, who can stand against them? But ask yourself who Jesus says are the chosen people. God can turn stones into children of Abraham. But God may try Israel in fire and judgment as a refiner refines gold. I have always thought that either the United States is irrelevant in the end times or that it is Babylon. But I could be all wrong. I do know that the world has never been in this place before. God’s will be done.

  • landofaahs

    Israel will be forced to take care of themselves or pray that God will take care of them I believe. Let’s pray they turn to Christ because he is their only salvation, not America. Shalom

  • Paul Warner

    If Hamas would quit firing rockets into Israel every day with the stated end goal of destroying them Maybe there would be a chance of peace. Israel will never fall, let that eat at you for a while! Israel is the only civil place in the whole of the middle east! Elsewhere, you have muslims killing muslims and everyone else they don’t agree with! A bunch of sick rats who are full of evil!

  • Buddyb

    I believe Gen. Boykin is correct in his assessment of the situation in the Middle East. If the rocket attacks by Hamas on Israel continue, and Israel takes this action, this may well be the spark that ignites the regional war described, and prophesied of, in Psalm 83. If so, the IDF will totally destroy the armies of the Arab confederate nations that attack Israel. This conquest would lead to Israel being the new “Superpower” of the Middle East and could bring a “very temporary” peace to the area. It would also expand the borders of Israel to coincide, or nearly so, with the area that God said was theirs way back in Genesis.
    Personally, I am surprised that the Israelis have held back this long, but God is directing the action and He is never late. Once this starts, it will spread quickly to all the Arab nations surrounding Israel, and they will ALL lose, and lose quickly and decisively.

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  • J Morris

    I don’t know about Israel being civil. According to the Global Peace Index (GPI) they are ranked 149 out of 162 countries because of their violent tendencies inside (deadly riots) and outside their country (arms exportation, terrorism, warfare). Only 13 countries are considered less peaceful than they are. The only differences between them and their neighbors are name of religion and American funding.

  • J Morris

    Zechariah 14 – It sounds like half of Jerusalem will be hit hard before they turn around and literally nuke the surrounding countries. If so, now is a good time for people to leave those areas.

  • Buddyb

    You seem to have a very limited knowledge of history in the M.E., and are also obviously a non-believer in the Bible. In case you are unaware (and you seem to be) there is NO such nation as Palestine and never has been. However, Israel has a proven history of being in that area for more than 3000 years.The nation of Israel is the only legitimate government within he borders that were given to delineate their heritage, and as such, when the bullets start flying, God will give them supernatural abilities and they will be victorious over their ages old enemies. You, and the entire world will then know that the Jewish people are truly “The People of God”. Until then, you are on the wrong side and a quick switch would be advisable.

  • don cook

    You may not believe it, but the land of Israel was given to the Jews a long, long time ago. It belongs to them. It doesn’t belong to the Palestinians or anyone else. One day you and all the other non-believers will tremble in fear when God strikes down those who come against Israel!

  • Know Really

    Questions for you, since you seem to be an authority. RE Palestine: what is their currency? Has Palestine been declared a country by the UN? What is their language? Do they have a constitution? Do they have a flag? Does the “country” Palestine show on any map? And lastly, how far back did you study the history of the land, anything prior to 1900? And re the leadership of the PLO, what country was Yassar Arafat from? And current day, is Hamas considered a terrorist organization by our State Dept? And why is Hamas a part of the PLO, or in today’s parlance, the PA? And since they are a terrorist organization and now part of the PA, why are we working with them since our policy is not to work with terrorist organizations?

    Don’t skip any questions in your reply, I’m anxious to learn the answers to them based on your expansive knowledge. Know Really, I mean that.
    Last question, why did you give your own post an up vote?

  • J Morris

    First off, the Kingdom of Israel (Northern Kingdom) was the 11 tribes that were “lost” when the Assyrians exiled them around 750BC. The Jews were not the Kingdom of Israel, but the Kingdom of Judah (the southern kingdom), yet they now have appropriated both areas as their own, even though the northern half belongs to the other tribes, not the Jews. By “supernatural abilities” I assume you mean when they literally nuke their neighbors after half of Jerusalem gets ransacked (Zechariah 14) . Thus Wormwood (Revelation 8) will turn a third of the waters over there bitter (with radiation most likely) and many people will die.

  • Know Really

    You seem to differentiate Jews from Israelites when referencing the northern and southern Kingdoms (which I do not disagree with), yet you forget that the Israelites were all one nation of 12 tribes when God gave the land to them. That is the issue we’re talking about, the nation of Israel. Stay consistent. Apples and apples.

  • Guest

    Global Peace Index? Do you know who writes that? What their credibility is? Instead of believing all you read, why don’t you open your eyes to what’s happening? And for crying out loud, stop watching the Baloney Sandwich on the History Channel.

  • Guest

    You think this started with the 3 Israeli teenagers? Welcome to the party, late-comer.
    Calling Netanyahu a name — very mature. Not much in the way of a debate point, but very mature.

  • Anonymous

    I’ll take my best shot.

    Usually the Israeli Shekel gets the job done though the dollar and other european currencies are accepted almost anywhere around the globe.

    No, but I think the point is that it should have been and its failure to be declared is largely the result of a few countries with veto power over the majority, however, the answer is no.

    Arabic.

    Yes they do. quick google search will show it to you.

    Nope, you can generally find an outline of the territories though.

    Palestinian born in Egypt, spent some of his childhood in Jersualem. Went to college in Egypt where he met and had many discussions with various prominent zionists. So born in Egypt, though he would likely say he was from Palestine as that is where he lived for awhile and where his family is from, much like the kid of an American serviceman born in Germany might both say that they are from Germany and the United States.

    Definitely terrorists.

    Free elections: Hamas was the lone opposition party to Fatah, many people who don’t like Hamas ran under Hamas in order to have a recognizable party name. A number of women ran as Hamas candidates.

    We work with Ireland for whom a political branch of the IRA is a freely elected party. They aren’t a ruling majority so it isn’t as much of an issue. Hamas has also changed a good bit since they’ve had governing responsibilities, and like many organizations of their nature (IRA and Hezbollah to name two) the political wing and the militant wing distance themselves once the political gains some form of legitimacy and seeks more.
    We negotiated with the Soviets or the “Evil Empire”. Not talking to people guarantees certain results. Diplomacy and discussion doesn’t guarantee peace but it increases the likelihood significantly.
    Also we always say we don’t negotiate with terrorists, we always negotiate with terrorists.

  • Anonymous

    pity the guys God picked to be born and Palestine and get dicked out of their homes.

  • Anonymous

    Do I need to be worried about native Americans coming back and demanding my property in a few decades?

  • Anonymous

    Whereas Israel demands a mostly homogeneous Jewish country. So civil.

  • Anonymous

    The GPI is the product of the Institute for Economics and Peace. The index is not perfect, high defense budgets count against countries (so freeloading militaries who are funded by let’s say the United States does not count against their ranking), violence against women and children also isn’t factored in. Though if you look at the index most countries are about where you’d expect them to be. It’s an interesting comparison if you take different things into consideration. Civil unrest inside of Israel is vastly under reported in this country.

  • Know Really

    Currency, they have none.

    Google maps, which I’ve done and why I asked the question I already knew the answer to, shows a REGION called Palestine, not a country. No borders, no capital, merely an area.

    Yassar Arafat was an Egyptian, not a Palestinian. Correct.

    Arabic, correct.

    Correct, not declared a country. And “the point I think” which you state is irrelevant. Either they were or they weren’t, and they weren’t. Answered the question.

    And on and on. All of which show the REAL point.

    Point being, the term “Palestine” and the people group “Palestinians” cannot be proven to exist, by having their own currency, language, flag, declaration of named country by any world body, and not the least of which, not even being shown on a map.

    This group which abandoned the land and came back after the fact assumed the name to provide some semblance of ownership. The media thru Arafat’s PLO gave them the name — erroneously — of Palestinians in Palestine.

    In fact, it is they who are the squatters. And that, my friend, is the point.

  • Know Really

    Did God give them their land in a covenant? The answer to my question is the answer to yours.

  • Guest

    After reading your nearly incoherent posts elsewhere on this page, I’m certainly not taking your opinion about the GPI as fact. Every index has biases, and it clearly sounds like you’ve got your own. Thanks for nothing.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know, we don’t have book on that one. Could’ve happened without my knowledge.
    Hopefully God will be courteous to give me an eviction notice and couple of months to figure out where I’m gonna go. Maybe even pay market value for my place.

  • Know Really

    If God made a deal with them, we’d know about it. I think you (and I) are safe in our houses. You can cross this off your list of things you have to worry about.

  • http://rmusdhs.ss4.sharpschool.com/programs/redskins_sports/ Thunderthud

    Glenn,

    Do you moderate posts with links the way WND does? You would catch a lot of spammers if you did.

    http://www.glennbeck.com/2014/07/09/this-is-a-very-serious-situation-gen-boykin-explains-the-danger-of-rising-tensions-in-israel/#comment-1477026878

    Apparently NOT!

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    The Palestinians can trace their ancestry to the land going back a thousand years. Many were likely Jews who converted to Islam. Others were Christian who were as many as 20% of the population.

    The Jewish population was minimal, under five percent until the Zionist movement started in the late 19th Century.

    Even today Christian Palestinians live and suffer the abuse of their Jewish masters.

    By what twisting of morality can you say that one group, Jews because of their assertion that God gave them the land can steal, brutalize, bomb and deny them Palestinians any form of human decency?

    This is your Christian God’s morality? You should be ashamed.

  • bananaman

    You’re dealing with Religious Extremism here. Brainwashed Racists.

  • Joseph

    Actually the name “palestinian” did not exist prior to 1948. They were called Jordanians. Israel re-connect the land that used to be theirs. Babyloniams, Assyrians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Muslims, crusaders, ottoman empire, all have conquered this land. To the Victor goes the spoils. Which ones are you going to pick to give the land back to?

  • bananaman

    Everything that phoney terrorist State ever got came from US taxpayers. It’s a disgrace it gets any support, especially from a Country as skint as the US.
    You are being used.

    Do you pray for the 51 People killed so far in Gaza and their families ?
    Do you pray for the old people and children who right now are cowering with no safe place to hide under a savage conventional and no doubt chemical bombardment ?

    A real Christian would.

    Or are you too busy fretting about another cracked pavement somewhere in Israel..

  • bananaman

    This started when the British signed over one peoples land to another ‘people’. Exactly how did they have the right to do this ?

    And the immediate aftermath may have contributed …

    At least 531 Villages destroyed / depopulated.
    33 documented massacres of more than 13,000 defenceless Arabs.
    750,000 refugees stuffed into 59 ‘camps’.

    That’s what started it.

  • Jed Eckert

    A few simple truths for folks to consider …

    - Saul Alinsky, Obama’s primary ideological influence, was a Russian Jew.
    - David Axelrod, the media mind behind Obama, is a Russian Jew
    - Jews like Maurice Samuel openly admit their hatred for Christian civilization
    - As Derzhavin noted, the Jews are nothing but a band of clever robbers.
    - Lev Bronstein and the Bolsheviks committed the greatest holocaust of all time
    - San Juan La Laguna, a town in Guatemala, is asking all Jews to leave
    - “The Merchant of Venice” offers insight into the hatred that Jews have for Christians
    - Lois Lerner, Gyorgy Schwartz, Cass Sunstein, Ezekiel Emanuel – all Jews.
    - There are too many Jews on the Supreme Court.

    Finally, as Rabbi Stephen Wise noted – “Some call it Marxism, but I call it Judaism.”

  • like a boss

    Well lets just pull an Obama and ‘talk’ about it some more, observe from a distance, ‘on going investigation’ further evaluation. Hello I’m Barack Obama, and I’m the biggest Pansy in American History.

  • Anonymous

    Why is Glenn Beck so concerned with The Zionist Khazar (fake Jew) usurpers of Israel? Not that I’m a Moslem lover by any means…

  • Sally Penfold

    Buck is clever, but I really don’t like his hair. I like it off the face, it suits him better. Yes I know I’m a bit of a hair-ist, and probably need re-education. :(

  • Anonymous

    Watch this video (warning: it contains distressing scenes) and tell me again that these Muslims are people that Israel should be sitting down and negotiating with. http://www.israelvideonetwork.com/arent-you-glad-you-dont-live-in-syria-iraq-lebabaon-suadia-arabia-etc

    Look at the guy at the end; he almost does a jig of joy at his handiwork.

  • Pearls to Swine

    IMPORTANT ! AMERICA IS NOT READY FOR WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ !

    AMERICA MUST GET RID OF OBAMA BEFORE THIS STARTS:

    ISIS Spokesman Explains Why ‘Islamic State’ Not Supporting Hamas

    Spokesman for radical jihadi group says the time is not right for a confrontation with Israel.

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    By Dalit Halevi and Ari Soffer

    First Publish: 7/10/2014, 4:42 PM

    ISIS in Mosul, Iraq

    Reuters

    The Islamic State, or ISIS, has responded to critics who have questioned why its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not actively supporting Hamas in fighting Israel.

    After capturing vast swathes of Iraq and Syria, ISIS declared the regions under its control as a “Caliphate”, or Islamic state, and appointed Baghdadi as “leader of the Muslims”. While many jihadists celebrated the announcement, others – including Al Qaeda, which ISIS broke off from last year – have criticized the move for a variety of reasons.

    Since the recent escalation between Israel and Islamist terrorists in Gaza, some of those critics have questioned why a self-declared “Caliphate” is not rushing to the aid of Muslims in the Hamas-controlled territory.

    In a statement a spokesperson for the group, Nidal Nuseiri reaffirmed that conquering “Bayt el-Maqdis” (Jerusalem) and destroying the State of Israel is central to the group’s “jihad”, or holy war.

    However, he pointed out that ISIS has been taking a systematic approachin its campaign, and outlined six specific stages it said needed to be fulfilled before taking on Israel.

    Some of those “stages” – building a firm base for an Islamic state in Iraq, and using it as a springboard to wage war in Syria and Lebanon – have already been achieved. But he said a number of other criteria still needed to be fulfilled before challenging Israel directly.

    Among them, Nuseiri said that the US – seen as Israel’s greatest ally – needed to be weakened politically and economically via attacks on the American mainland, as well as US interests in Muslim countries. Additionally, the existing “Islamic State” needed to expand its borders to cover all of “Greater Syria” (which would include Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jorislamdan and possibly Gaza); such a state, he said, would then be in a position for a direct confrontation with Israel.

  • bananaman

    Who paid for and encouraged these psycho’s tell me Pat ?

    And perhaps you could explain why Israel is any less evil ?
    There’s lots of vids out there.

  • wes myers

    You bring up a great point, and I think it is overlooked; Israel does have pavements to be cracked and reduced to rubble. They will probably be repaired by the next wave of missile strikes launched by a boy going through puberty from the bed of a ’95 Toyota Tacoma, and repaired by individuals earning an actual paycheck. They also have banks that can exchange that paycheck into tangible currency, come to think of it.
    As far as tax payer dollars go… if a place still existed where individuals could enact their actual preference as to how their tax dollars were spent, I know my vote would go with our allies in Israel over sending millions of dollars in “Aide” to the GD Red Crescent to care for and treat the “innocents” taken out in an Israeli pin-point missile attack.
    God help those who are too naïve and myopic to not step back and see the whole picture. We very well may be seeing the extinction of terms such as, “atheist” and or “agnostic”, sooner that we’d all like to think.

  • Marion Brown

    I am praying that God will end this dichotomy…I urge all thinking Americans to vote against all Congressmen who hold dual citizenship with Israel. No man can serve two masters.

  • Marion Brown

    Oh? Since when? The only ones I can think of are the Jews for Jesus and the Neturei Karta.

  • Marion Brown

    The Palestinians are following the old Mosaic Law – an eye for an eye, etc. – only trouble is that they use slingshots (metaphorically) instead of modern super weapons provided for by US taxpayers. P.S. Palestinian Arabs are true Semites along with their Sephardic brethren. All those others from Eastern Europe are wannabes.

  • Marion Brown

    Which God? Moloch or Baal – Israel was the land of Canaan – Moses and them kicked the Canaanites out away back then and later God caused them to be dispersed because of their being stiff necked and rowdy. The True Jew does not recognize Israel’s present right to exist as God hinself is to have them return in His time.

  • Marion Brown

    Merde. You are ignorant of history and the Bible. Abraham came down to that area from Sumer (babylon, present day Iraq).

  • Marion Brown

    I see a country that is sick, depraved, and bent on genocide of the Palestinians and the Sephardics.

  • Marion Brown

    Where’s your proof – I have an encyclopedia set that mentions Palestine and Palestinians – It was my grandfathers.

  • Watch it

    And just where is “Palestine” ranked? (sarc)

  • Watch it

    Not true. There are actually non Jews living peacefully in Israel…. some are Palestinians who have accepted Israel’s offer as to their presence and rights there.

  • Watch it

    Palestine is a region, at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It extends east to the Jordan River, north to the border between Israel and Lebanon, west to the Mediterranean, and south to the Negev desert, reaching the Gulf of Aqaba. The political status and geographic area designated by the term have changed considerably over the course of three millennia. The eastern boundary has been particularly fluid, often understood as lying east of the Jordan and extending at times to the edge of the Arabian Desert. A land of sharp contrasts, Palestine includes the Dead Sea, the lowest natural point of elevation on Earth, and mountain peaks higher than 2,000 ft (610 m) above sea level. In the 20th and 21st centuries it has been the object of conflicting claims by Jewish and Arab national movements. The region is sacred to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Settled since early prehistoric times, mainly by Semitic groups, it was occupied in biblical times by the kingdoms of Israel, Judah, and Judaea. It was subsequently held by virtually every power of the Middle East, including the Assyrians, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Crusaders, and Ottomans. It was governed by Britain after the end of World War I (1914–18) – from 1922, under a League of Nations mandate – until 1948, when the State of Israel was proclaimed. Armies from Egypt, Transjordan, Syria, and Iraq attacked the next day. They were defeated by the Israeli army. See Israel, Jordan, West Bank, and Gaza Strip for later history of the region.

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palestine

  • Marion Brown

    You are remiss in your assertion and are referring to past histories whereas I was responding to Joseph @ J Morris who said “…Actually the name “palestinian” did not exist prior to 1948. They were called Jordanians. Israel re-connect the land that used to be theirs. Babyloniams, Assyrians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Muslims, crusaders, ottoman empire, all have conquered this land.” My grandfather (had he still lived) would be around 130 years old now). In short, FOR a long time it was called Palestine and the inhabitants, Palestinians. (Unless you espouse Golda Meir’s assertion that the Palestinians :”don’t exist.” And by the way, the links you enclosed are not there…they don’t exist.

  • mtman2

    There never were “Palestinian” people, ever! FACT= disprove it!

    The Judaeans were conquered by the Roman Republic in 73-63 BC and renamed Syria-Palaestina and the Kingdom was split into 5 districts under Haedrian joining the province of Judaea with Galilee to do it.

    The Arab gypsis that were forced from Jordan, Egypt, Syria and surrounding areas to flood that land to specifically do two things 1) Get rid of them as undesirables. 2) Try to crowd out the revitalized Jewish state. They are used as attack dogs. Just like China does with N.Korea and are on a leash.
    The Jewish Abrahamic lineage, prophets and scriptures gave us Christ and HE gave us Christianity, they are inseparable to the Western culture and world view, period. Like it or not!
    On the other hand Mohammad being first a ambush robber, murderer, rapist and child molester(wife was 9-yrs old), sold his soul to Lucifer to concoct a way to plunder at will by creating a violent-cult as a way to mainstream criminality throughout all the lands he could take by violent force. What rational person doesn’t sign up with a sword over their head in a field of butchered bodies that were your family, friends and neighbors.

    THIS you should be ashamed of, as well as the Grand Mufti giving personal aid and assent to Hitler to kill every last Jew on earth. Easily sounds like a Satanic conspiracy to decent, rational God fearing people.

    Being the Mongols kicked your butts out and took the land in 1260 AD, maybe they have a claim on Jerusalem or the Ottoman-Turks whipping you in 1516 AD do!???

    You so called warring Muslims -have millions of square miles you stole so be happy(until ISIS kills you all off in holy-jihad).

    What’s wrong with the remnant of father Abraham having a sliver of the homeland back in these last days? Prophecy is that after they come back after 2,000-yrs(never been done before), that the forces for Armageddon will gather, looks like that is you and the other monster hordes to show up.
    Only we Christians KNOW the ending, and you aren’t gonna make it!

    The Son of God is not now only the “Lamb for payment of sin” and “the LIGHT of the World”, but “Lion of the tribe of Judah”, “the Alpha+Omega”, “Shiloh” and the “Judge”.

    “And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron.
    He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and the wrath of Almighty God.”

    And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written:

    KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS
    Revelations from the Apostle John on the Isle Patmos
    You should take time to read his prophesies, but read his Gospel first.

  • mtman2

    You forgot the Mongols kicking Islam butt in 1260, maybe they have a claim on Jerusalem too! (Tongue in cheek)

  • mtman2

    Not like these guys now, in that place and in these times in the land of Armageddon. This ALL could go nuclear, for real, with all out conventional war. These people are different as they really don’t care. Ruskies really wanted to live in the end of it.
    This is way worse than the “Evil-Empire”(they were), these guys are even beyond insane, they on’t border satanic they embody it.

  • mtman2

    Absolutely true!

  • mtman2

    Global-WHO? Run by and funded by WHO? And WHO’s ideology and narrative do they get ‘paid to endorse’?

  • mtman2

    Ah, well they just kidnapped 3 boys and murdered them, one was a U.S. citizen. Must be really nice guys on the “Global-list:”.

  • mtman2

    That’s funny ed, most of us know people or have been to Israel many times over decades. WE don’t need no reeport!

  • mtman2

    Benny’s a great warrior and statesman, wish he was in Boehners place. That would give BHO’s hemorrhoids a real strain with all the crap he’s throwing out on Americans.

  • mtman2

    It’s best to read both sides of issues to get factual truth and your source ain’t it.

  • mtman2

    Grow up and learn something useful beside wasting OUR time whining about something in reality your clueless about.

  • mtman2

    “To the Jew first then the Gentile.”

  • mtman2

    No WE beat him as the DC RINO he’d become.

  • mtman2

    And so who do you say Jesus is?

  • bananaman

    These are all established known facts that don’t come from a single source.

    I suppose you believe they all left voluntarily like the media and zionist propaganda told you.

    Open your eyes.
    Open your heart.

  • bananaman

    That boy in the Toyota watched his brothers and sisters beaten, raped, and arrested by IDF. His parents and grandparents stoned and murdered. House and land stolen. It’s all he’s known. It’s been happening all around him his whole life.
    So what would you be doing ?

    I wish the pea-shooters would stop, but that’s all they have against F16′s, Phosphorous Bombs, Apache’s, Tanks, and an illegal Nuclear Arsenal. If you’ve seen where an alleged Hamas rocked lands on a road it literally struggles to crack it.

    The said boy’s best pal is being tortured in an Israeli jail for throwing stones at the Merkava mkIV that blew his house and life to bits.
    When it comes to David vs Goliath I usually plump for the small guy.

    This of course all in context of the longest, most savage and brutal Occupation and Siege, in all of human history. And in the 21stC. It’s disgusting.

    Beliefs in ethnic or religous supremacy are one’s perogative, but one shouldn’t pretend to be anything other than as uncivilised as his perceived enemy.

  • Watch it

    I would love to see J Morris find “Palestine” on the list. He can’t, because it doesnt exist.

  • Watch it

    I gave one link, and it does work :

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palestine

    History is what the present comes from. Perhaps your grandfather and his encyclopedia are using the current term commonly used by the population because it is easier to relate to. It doesn’t make it factually correct.

  • Anonymous

    Actually, it’s didn’t exist prior to the 60s, it’s essentially a post-1967 artificial neo-Arab subnationalism.

  • Anonymous

    Exactly. It’s a region, not a nation. In normal circumstances, a people move to a land and name it. For example, English people conceived England, Germanic people Germany, French to France, etc. Only in this deranged set of circumstances with historical revisionism do Romans destroy a Jewish kingdom, rename the land Palastina in order to humiliate those they defeated (coming from the Plisthim, biblical enemies of the Israelites), and then Arabs move in a few hundred years later a coopt the name as a modern and fake national movement in the 1960s.

    Imagine if the Romans would have named it Disney Land.

  • Anonymous

    Rubbish. The residents of Mandatory Palestine self identified along legitimate national lines; whether they be Armenians, Orthodox, Jews, Muslims, etc. The concept of a “Palestinian” nation is post-1960s claptrap concocted for the exclusive purpose of anti-Zionism/anti-Semitism.

  • Anonymous

    Most “Palestinians” can’t trace their ancestry past one or two generations, so spare us this nonsense.

    I think it’s rich when Christian hating bigots like yourself try to invoke Christian values in your attacks against Christians who reject the fake “Palestinian” narratives and sympathise with Israel and Jewish nationalism. I wonder, have you *ever* convinced anyone to agree with you?

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    You have nothing to back your assertion that Palestinians can’t trace their ancestry. So spare us the nonsense.

    I have never convinced someone unwilling to have a civil discourse. I have never convinced someone who dismisses anything that doesn’t comport to their own bigoted notions and nonsense and “fake.”

    Likely no one you know would ever be convinced of something they didn’t already know.

  • bananaman

    That’s just factually wrong. Period.

    I sympathise for the amount of brainwashing and indoctrination you’ve clearly suffered all your life.

  • bananaman

    “Most “Palestinians” can’t trace their ancestry past one or two generations”

    ABSOLUTELY FACTUALLY INCORRECT.

  • The Savage Hombre

    It’s important that each of us reject the tyrant’s designs for absolute despotism: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0094KY878

  • Jonathan Leibowitz

    Even if it seems unfair that the impersonal nature of the free market determines who gets to try new things, we all benefit where innovations are first tried by others.