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Video #19: Anti-US Islam-driven Terrorism

Video#19: http://bit.ly/2crjsk8; entire video-seminar: http://bit.ly/1ze66dS

  1. In 2016, there are hundreds of sleeper cells in the US operated by Islam-driven terrorists.
  2. Islam-driven terrorism defines the US as the chief enemy of Islam, since the US is the most powerful obstacle – morally, economically and militarily – in the way of implementing Islam’s fundamental, supremacist tenets, as prescribed by the prophet Muhammad in the Quran: the abode of the “infidel” must submit itself – unconditionally, peacefully or militarily – to the abode of the “believer;” “Holy War” (Jihad) must be conducted on behalf of Islam, transferring participants to paradise; agreements with the “infidel” are non-binding and temporary; emigration of “believers,” and double-speak (Taquiyyah), are tactics employed in order to defeat the “infidel.”
  3. The US is the role-model of democracy: freedom of expression, religion, movement, media, Internet and election. Therefore, the US is perceived as a lethal threat by rogue Muslim regimes, which suppress all such civil liberties.
  4. The surge in anti-US Islam-driven terrorism has occurredin spite of the US bombing of Serbia,which yielded independence to the Muslim-dominated Bosnia and Kosovo, and despite the mega-billion dollar US assistance to the Islamic Mujahideen in Afghanistan.  Notwithstanding generous US foreign aid to Arab countries and to the Palestinian Authority, and irrespective of President Carter’s facilitating the rise to power of the Ayatollahs, the US is considered “the enemy of Allah” and “a modern day Crusader.”
  5.  Early US leaders and scholars recognized the Islamic threat.  For example,

in 1916, President Teddy Roosevelt observed: “Wherever the Mohammedans have had complete sway, wherever the Christians have been unable to resist them by the sword, Christianity has ultimately disappeared” (ditto, Judaism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism …).”

  1. President John Quincy Adams,wrote in 1830: “The precept of the Koran is perpetual war against all who deny that Mohamet is the prophet of God….The command to propagate the Moslem creed by the sword is always obligatory….”
  2. In 1830, Prof. George Bush, the great-granduncle of President George H.W. Bush, published The Life of Mohammed: “[Mohammed] promised groves and fountains and beautiful virgins [in paradise] to those who fought for the faith… offering his enemies the alternative of the Koran or the sword (pages 155-156)…. Hatred of Christians and Jews is rooted in their hearts from childhood (page 137)….”
  3.  As documented by President Thomas Jefferson, the Ottoman Ambassador to Londonjustified the Islamic Barbary piracy:“[Piracy] was founded on the laws of the Prophet, as it was written in the Koran; that all nations which had not acknowledged [Islam’s] authority were sinners; that it was [the Moslem’s] right and duty to make war upon them and enslave them as prisoners, and that every Muslim slain in battle was sure to go to Paradise.”
  4. According to Prof. Bernard Lewis, the leading expert on Islam, Muslims consider the US retreats from Vietnam (1973), Iran (1979/1980), Lebanon (1983), Somalia (1993) and more recently from Iraq and Afghanistan, as symptoms of weakness in the face of terrorism, which they intend to intensify. They are convinced that they can absorb US retaliation, while the US will not be able to sustain painful terrorism abroad and on the mainland. They aim to erode the confidence of Americans in their government’s capability to defeat Islamic terrorism.
  5. Anti-US Islam-driven terrorism is independent of Israel. For instance, the planning of 9/11, and the October 12, 2000 murder of 17 sailors on theUSS Cole in Aden, took placewhen Israel offered the Palestinians sweeping Israeli concessions; The August 27, 1998 blowing up of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania took place while President Clinton was brutally pressuring Israel; the 1995/6 murder of 19 US GIs in Saudi Arabia were carried out while Israel embraced Arafat; the February 1993 Twin Towers bombing transpired while Israel conducted the pre-Oslo talks with Arafat. The December 21, 1988 bombing of PanAm-103 took place shortly after the recognition of the PLO by the US; the April/October 1983 murder of 300 Marines in the US Embassy and Marine headquarter in Beirut occurred while the US viciously opposed Israel’s war against the PLO in Lebanon.
  6. Islam-driven terrorism has leveraged the presence, in the US, of branches of the Muslim Brotherhood, the largest intra-Muslim terror organization, which operates freely in the US through many “subsidiaries” such as CAIR (the Council on American-Islamic Relations), MAS (the Muslim American Society), ISNA (the Islamic Society of North America), etc. These organizations are engaged in education, which promotes the supremacist tenets of Islam, creating a most effective production-line of anti-US sentiment and terrorists.
  7. According to Omar Ahmed, a co-founder of CAIR: “Islam isn’t in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant…The Koran should be the highest authority in America and Islam the only accepted religion on earth.”
  8. Is it realistic to assume that rogue Muslim regimes, which have employed terrorism since the 7thcentury, in order to settle intra-Muslim conflicts, would not employ terrorism in order to settle their conflict with the USA – the “Great Satan”?!
  9. The next video will discuss the volcanic anti-US Islam-driven terrorism.


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The Abraham Accords – the US, Arab interests and Israel

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan believe that the expansion of the Abraham Accords, the enhancement of Israel-Saudi defense and commercial cooperation and the conclusion of an Israel-Saudi Arabia peace accord are preconditioned upon major Israeli concessions to the Palestinian Authority.

Is such a belief consistent with Middle East reality?

Arab interests

*The signing of the Abraham Accords, and the role played by Saudi Arabia as a critical engine of the accords, were driven by the national security, economic and diplomatic interests of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and the Sudan.

*The Arab interest in peace accords with Israel was not triggered by the realization that the Jewish State was genuinely seeking peaceful-coexistence, nor by a departure from the fundamental tenets of Islam. It was motivated by the assessment that critical concerns of the respective Arab countries would be effectively-served by Israel’s advanced military (Qualitative Military Edge), technological and diplomatic capabilities in the face of mutual and lethal enemies, such as Iran’s Ayatollahs and Muslim Brotherhood terrorism.

*Saudi Arabia and the six Arab peace partners of Israel (including Egypt and Jordan) are aware that the Middle East resembles a volcano, which occasionally releases explosive lava – domestically and/or regionally – in an unpredictable manner, as evidenced by the 1,400-year-old stormy intra-Arab/Muslim relations, and recently demonstrated by the Arab Tsunami, which erupted in 2011 and still rages.

They wish to minimize the impact of rogue regimes, and therefore are apprehensive about the nature of the proposed Palestinian state, in view of the rogue Palestinian inter-Arab track record, which has transformed Palestinians into an intra-Arab role model of subversion, terrorism, treachery and ingratitude.

*They are anxious about the erosion of the US posture of deterrence, which is their most critical component of national security, and alarmed about the 43-year-old US diplomatic option toward Iran’s Ayatollahs, which has bolstered the Ayatollahs’ terroristic, drug trafficking and ballistic capabilities. They are also concerned about the US’ embrace of the Muslim Brotherhood, which is the largest Sunni terrorist entity with religious, educational, welfare and political branches. And, they are aware of the ineffectiveness of NATO (No Action Talk Only?), the European vacillation, and the vulnerability of all other Arab countries.

Israel’s role

*Saudi Arabia and the Arab partners to peace accords with Israel feel the machetes of the Ayatollahs and the Moslem Brotherhood at their throats. They consider Israel as the most reliable “life insurance agent” in the region.  They view Israel as the most effective US force-multiplier in the Middle East, and appreciate Israel’s proven posture of deterrence; flexing its military muscles against Iran’s Ayatollahs in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Iran itself and against Palestinian and Hezbollah terrorism. They respect Israel’s unique counter-terrorism intelligence and training capabilities, and its game-changing military and counter-terrorism battle tactics and technologies.

*The Arab view of Israel as a reliable partner on “a rainy day” has been bolstered by Israel’s willingness to defy US pressure, when it comes to Israel’s most critical national security and historic credos (e.g., Iran, Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria).  In addition, Saudi Arabia and Israel’s peace-partners aim to leverage Israel’s good-standing among most Americans – and therefore among most Senators and House Representatives – as a venue to enhance their military, commercial and diplomatic ties with the US.

*Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are preoccupied with the challenge of economic diversification, realizing that they are overly-reliant on oil and natural gas, which are exposed to price-volatility, depletion and could be replaced by emerging cleaner and more cost-effective energy.

Thus, they consider Israel’s ground-breaking technologies as a most effective vehicle to diversify their economy, create more jobs in non-energy sectors, and establish a base for alternative sources of national income, while bolstering homeland and national security.

*The Abraham Accords – as well as Israel’s peace accords with Egypt and Jordan – and the unprecedented expansion of defense and commercial cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Israel, demonstrate that critical Arab national security interests may supersede fundamental tenets of Islam, such as the 1,400-year-old rejection of any “infidel” sovereignty in “the abode of Islam.”  Moreover, critical national security interests may lead to a dramatic moderation of the (Arab) education system, which is the most authentic reflection of one’s vision and policies.

Thus, contrary to the Palestinian Authority, the United Arab Emirates has uprooted hate-education curriculum, replacing it with pro-Israel/Jewish curriculum.

Abraham Accords’ durability

*The success of the Abraham Accords was a result of avoiding the systematic mistakes committed by the US State Department. The latter has produced a litany of failed peace proposals, centered on the Palestinian issue, while the Abraham accords bypassed the Palestinian issue, avoiding a Palestinian veto, and focusing on Arab interests. Therefore, the durability of the Abraham Accords depends on the interests of the respective Arab countries, and not on the Palestinian issue, which is not a top priority for any Arab country.

*The durability of the Abraham Accords depends on the stability of the individual Arab countries and the Middle East at-large.

*The Abraham Accord have yielded initial and unprecedented signs of moderation, modernity and peaceful coexistence, which requires the US to support the respective pro-US Arab regimes, rather than pressuring them (e.g., Saudi Arabia and the UAE).

*However, one should not ignore the grave threats to the durability of the accords, posed by the volcanic nature of the unstable, highly-fragmented, unpredictable, violently intolerant, non-democratic and tenuous Middle East (as related to intra-Arab relations!).  These inherent threats would be dramatically alleviated by a resolute US support.

*A major threat to the Abraham Accord is the tenuous nature of most Arab regimes in the Middle East, which yields tenuous policies and tenuous accords. For example, in addition to the Arab Tsunami of 2010 (which is still raging on the Arab Street), non-ballot regime-change occurred (with a dramatic change of policy) in Egypt (2013, 2012, 1952), Iran (1979, 1953), Iraq (2003, 1968, 1963-twice, 1958), Libya (2011, 1969), Yemen (a civil war since the ’90s, 1990, 1962), etc.

*Regional stability, the Abraham Accords and US interests would be undermined by the proposed Palestinian state west of the Jordan River (bearing in mind the intra-Arab Palestinian track record). It would topple the pro-US Hashemite regime east of the River; transforming Jordan into another platform of regional and global Islamic terrorism, similar to Libya, Syria, Iraq and Yemen; triggering a domino scenario, which would threaten every pro-US Arab oil-producing country in the Arabian Peninsula; yielding a robust tailwind to Iran’s Ayatollahs, Russia and China and a major headwind to the US.

*While Middle East reality defines policies and accords as variable components of national security, the topography and geography of Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and the Golan Heights are fixed components of Israel’s minimal security requirements in the reality of the non-Western Middle East. Israel’s fixed components of national security have secured its survival, and have dramatically enhanced its posture of deterrence. They transformed the Jewish State into a unique force and dollar multiplier for the US.

*The more durable the Abraham Accords and the more robust Israel’s posture of deterrence, the more stable the pro-US Arab regimes and the Middle East at-large; the more deterred are anti-US rogue regimes; the less potent are Middle Eastern epicenters of anti-US terrorism and drug trafficking; the more bolstered is the US global posture and the weaker is the posture of the US’ enemies and adversaries.

*Would the Arab regimes of the Abraham Accords precondition their critical ties with Israel upon Israeli concessions to the Palestinians, which they view as a rogue element? Would they sacrifice their national security and economic interests on the altar of the Palestinian issue? Would they cut off their nose to spite their face?

The fact that these Arab regimes concluded the Abraham Accords without preconditioning it upon Israeli concessions to the Palestinians, and that they limit their support of the Palestinians to talk, rather than walk, provides an answer to these three questions.

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