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lh~ \[~reates\[ delusi0\[I 0\[ the" Israel recentlyexperienceditsmost Tbe greatestdelusionoftheTwenty- first Centu U is that if there were a important election in decades. The
just solution to the Israeli-Palestin- voters said "ves" to peace even
fan problem- which is, of course, though there will be none. It's Twenty-first Century is that if
a two-state solution - there would shades of the cry. of the Prophet
be world peace. Jeremiah, "...peace, peace, when
there is no peace." And Israel there were a just solution to the And so, the new leadership will
couldn't have made a bigger mis- uproot tens of thousands of Jews
take. from the "disputed territories," Israeli-Palestinian problem-
gained for security purposes in the In the shadow of Ariel Sharon, his
1967 and 1973 wars, and retreat centrist Kadima Party, Acting Prime
to indefensible borders. And for Minister Ehud Olmert won, taking which is, of course, a two-state
what? Even Ararat and Abbas made with him a bunch of left of center
phony promises, but Hamas, who parties in the Knesset (parliament).
is now in charge, maintains that in All from the center and left are solution-there would be
spite of all such gestures, it will still willing to carve up God's Land and
wipe Israel off the map. Are the give it away to thugs and terrorists
inmates running the asylum? who have already made Gaza the world peace.
terror-harboring "Gazastan" which The man who could have slowed
is filled with al-Qaida. all this down, Benjamin Netanyahu,
Likud Party leader, was soundly A day later, the new Palestinian
defeated. leadership Hamas, installed its
new Cabinet. They swear they will So now there is joy in the streets
annihilate Israel in keeping with of RamaUah, Tehran, Damascus,
Psalm 83. and more. There is even joy in the
State Department and White House Something is missing in this pic-
as they want Israel to give up far ture. It's called a peace partner.
more land which Kadima and her 1 believe Israelis are so deluded
allies are willing to do. But, "He and so longing for peace that they
that keepeth Israel neither slum- haven't fullv come to terms that
bers nor sleeps" (Psalm 121), so such a partner does not eMst.
you can bet God has the final say. Thus they elected a bunch of dove
I do not believe He will allow the parties who will continue to throw
massive carving up of His Land out an olive branch only to have
that these elected officials have in it squashed on the ground. There
mind. comes a time when it is no longer
practical to give peace a chance.
Jan Markell is Founder/Director of
Olive Tree Ministries, Inc.
To learn more about her ministry or to request her
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