||When Mohammed in ~640 AD proclaimed
to be prophet of Allah, That was after more than 2600 years of undefined
religious identity of the Arabic Tribes, his mission was to bring back
monotheism to the life of the descendants of Abraham and Hagar the servant
of Abraham's wife, Sarah. Hagar's son was Ismael the father of the
Ismaelites, the Arabs. The fascinating history what has horrific repercussions
as we experience now, can be read in Gen.21. Abraham under pressure of
Sarah, send Hagar away into the dessert to die. And this may be the core
cause of resentment of Arabs toward Jews.
To minimize the religious aspect and influence
of our predicament would be a mistake, because the other site has already
included it in the affair, while religion is the basis of their society.
You can tell the American people ten thousand times that it is not a religious
war, they will believe you, but if you think for a moment that you will
have any convincing influence on the billion Moslems, you gota be dreaming,
and that I say just to be kind. Well, it will not be a billion. For example
the quarter billion Indonesians have been influenced around 300 years by
Christian Dutch. But their Moslems have been violent too: Remember Timor.
Righteousness is not a human invention; it is
a Divine ingredient of the universe that we can experience and tap in to.
We need to be on God's side to have God on our
According Islam there are three holy religions. The older Judaism, the
newer Christianity and Islam as the youngest. All three are originating
from the same Source through the same prophet, Abraham. He understood,
was touched by, the One and only eternal Source, the One beyond big boom
If you belong to any Christian denominations, you might be surprised
to hear, that Moslems recognize Jesus of Nazareth to be a "righteous prophet"!
I don't know if that is an other reason for Moslems to have disdain for
Jews, who deny any position to Jesus. With exception of "Jews for Jesus",
who than of cause can not be Jews. Jews can be liberal, reformed, agnostic,
socialist even communist, but they can not be Jews if they have recognized
Let me tell what I see happening. Let me first say that I am real happy
that the US has the most capable leadership it could ever wish for, in
this time of trouble. The ambition of George W. to make the World a peaceful
place stirs my heart with admiration and trust.
The Afghan priminister explained, did a serious job convincing his staff
that it is beneficial to take America's site and that it would be hazardous
to support the Taliban who had been trouble anyway, being ungrateful for
all help Pakistan had given. His conclusion: Better smart than emotional.
And emotion is especially a problematic characteristic of the large masses
of Moslems. Uncontrollable emotion of hate or anger. With that these masses
drive their government leadership to action. There is a solidarity among
them like in a large family. They stir each others emotions. We saw the
demonstration in Jordan, Syria, Gaza, Egypt and others, when the Coalition
drove Sadam's troops out of Kuwait. This is what I expect on much larger
scale. Because the terrorist organizations are all over the Arab world.
They have their propaganda system in place and willing ears to listen to
their indoctrination. It is "Liberation Theology" the Arab way.
The Western, say American people look to their leaders and unite with
their logic deliberate actions. Cool heads prevail.
When the "Operation Infinite Justice"
will have begun, it will cause a chain reaction. I expect this to become
larger than the Golf War. There are many more countries involved on both
sites. If the military power of the US is mainly used to put pressure on
problem countries like Syria and only surgical strikes by special forces
are used, we will not see calamities. My expectation is that it will not
be possible to avoid to conduct more extensive operations Iraq, Baghdad?
In that case the US is sucked into larger battles, the at this time somewhat
diminished solidarity of the Moslem nations will be strengthened because
the Arab hate is everywhere in these countries. Then we will see Great
Balls of Fire.