Did you ever ponder about the question: Who is promoting America’s wars?
Who is pushing for another war on Iran?
Who is promoting concepts of American Exceptionalism., military necessity, and “leadership with muscle”?
Who is indoctrinating American police and public with “educational” programmes of “Law Enforcement”?
Who is offering courses in combating terrorism with their “superb anti-terror schools”?
Who is posing as the world leading authority in understanding and explaining “terror” related issues?
Who is honouring and celebrating murderers and baby killers?
To answer these questions, this might be a good place to start
“For more than three decades, the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs has been a strong supporter and defender of America’s military might – and of America’s
long-standing friendship with Israel. I thank you all for your contribution to the debate
over our nation’s foreign policy.”
~ Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
“[JINSA, the Jewish Institute for National Security] created a crucial forum that exists nowhere else that keeps our nation and its leaders focused on the threats, challenges and opportunities that we face from a combination of sworn enemies, emerging rivals and evolving alliances.”
~ Senator Joseph Lieberman
Henry M. Jackson Foundation- HJF is yet but another organization linked to JINSA. It declares on it’s own website: “for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.”
In their 2010 Annual Report, they describe themselves as a “Global Organization Driven by Singular Mission”
“Since its founding in 1983, HJF has dedicated itself to a clear and noble mission: advancing military medicine. Although much has changed in the ensuing 27 years, the Foundation’s commitment to its mission remains unchanged.”
“Does this lust for war and destruction has any ideological foundations?”, one is entitled to ask.
Lo and behold, with only a tiny scratch to the surface in search for answers, you are hit with this:
6) The obligation to destroy the seven nations living in the Land of Canaan;
7) The prohibition against allowing any one of them to remain alive;
8 ) The obligation to destroy the descendents of Amalek;
9) The obligation to remember what Amalek did;
“A king should not wage other wars before a milchemet mitzvah. What is considered as milchemet mitzvah? The war against the seven nations who occupied Eretz Yisrael, the war against Amalek, and a war fought to assist Israel from an enemy which attacks them.
Afterwards, he may wage a milchemet hareshut, (war of aggression) i.e. a war fought with other nations in order to expand the borders of Israel ormagnify its greatnessandreputation.”
“wars of conquest are permissible. As stated, these are wars against enemies that lie very far from Israel’s borders, and as such, are obviously not defensive wars but rather wars motivated by pure aggression.”
“….the justification for war is the Jewish people‘s exercising their divine right to the land of Canaan, “And you shall take possession of the land and settle in it for I have assigned the land to you to possess.”
“Rabbi Yehudah identifies wars of conquest and aggression as commanded (mitzvah) and the war against the seven nations as obligatory (chovah).”
Sadly, such ideology is not confined to being dusty theological scrolls kept in attics, or ancient theoretical books used as mythology. Such ideology has managed to produce its own horrific manifestation. It is real in every practical sense; seen, heard, smelled and touched as facts on the ground, and in the most ugly and reprehensible manner, as it poses as an “authority” in ethics slaughtering, maiming and stealing while “blessing” humanity with “Great” lessons in “morality”!
Adherents of such racist and anti-human ideology, while affirming in principle and in practice that wars of aggression are commanded, do not hesitate to agitate the whole world against one quarter of its populations, namely the Muslims. They flood the media with fabricated stories about the “immanent” Islamic “terror threat”. They spread the irrational hysteria of Islamophobia and “shari’a-phobia”. They keep people hostages, in a perpetual state of anxiety, hate and fear; shackled by the Hasbara-made psychological dungeons of ignorance and misinformation.
They accuse and attack the very book that clearly forbids wars of aggression: ‘You may fight in the cause of God against those who fight you, but DO NOT INITIATE AGGRESSION. God does not love transgressors.’ (2.190).
The book which clearly calls for justice even against oneself: “Ye who believe! Stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to God, even as against yourselves, or your parents, or your kin, and whether it be (against) rich or poor: for God can best protect both. Follow not the desires (of your hearts) (4:135).
The book which unequivocally calls for justice even when dealing with aggressors:
“O ye who believe! be steadfast firmly for God, as witnesses to fair dealing, Let NOT a group’s hostility to you cause you to deviate from JUSTICE. Be JUST, for it is closer to piety. Be God conscious; for God is Well Aware of what you do.” (5-8 ).
Knowing all this, Are We Justified to ask questions and search for answers?
Knowing all this, would any true friend of Palestine, would any sane or moral person, want to see the Palestinians forced or coerced to live with such heartless warmongers?
True friends of Palestine would NOT object to Palestinian aspiration of FULL Liberation.
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