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originally posted by: CT_Flyboy
Doesn't this POS know that it IS NOT his (nor any US President) job to decide a foreign country's capital. Guess not...
A Prince is likewise esteemed who is a stanch friend and a thorough foe, that is to say, who without reserve openly declares for one against another, this being always a more advantageous course than to stand neutral. For supposing two of your powerful neighbours come to blows, it must either be that you have, or have not, reason to fear the one who comes off victorious. In either case it will always be well for you to declare yourself, and join in frankly with one side or other. For should you fail to do so you are certain, in the former of the cases put, to become the prey of the victor to the satisfaction and delight of the vanquished, and no reason or circumstance that you may plead will avail to shield or shelter you; for the victor dislikes doubtful friends, and such as will not help him at a pinch; and the vanquished will have nothing to say to you, since you would not share his fortunes sword in hand.
you are quite right
originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: gortex
It's a bold move that's for sure. I'm not a fan of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood tough, which makes it hard for me to come to a conclusion what to think.
Ultimately I'm pro Israel and to finally give it recognition. The islamic mess has to be resolved by muslims. Jerusalem belongs to Israel.
I'm just a bit scared. Fear can't be the ultima ratio so.... let's go all in.
originally posted by: CT_Flyboy Doesn't this POS know that it IS NOT his (nor any US President) job to decide a foreign country's capital. Guess not...
originally posted by: clfun12345
are you familiar with Noahide U.S. Public Law 102-14?
it is an American federal law which states that the “Seven Noahide Laws” (Laws from the Jewish Babylonian Talmud) are the principle on which the United States was founded, and that it is the responsibility of America to transmit these “ethical values” to future generation both in the U.S. and World.
Also Some Hurricane Harvey victims could not receive aid unless they agreed to "not boycott Israel", i thought that was weird.
originally posted by: TonyS
a reply to: Grambler
Can anyone explain to me why ever in the world Trump chose this particular moment in history to recognize Jerusalem as the Capital?
I mean, honestly, how is this in any way in the best interest of the US? All it does is antagonize the Muslims in the ME and all to no particular purpose. Of all the problems in the world today, POTUS addresses this and its a non-problem except now it is of his own making.
Really weirdly stupid blunder in my opinion.
originally posted by: lostinspace
This is what all the fuss is about.
The Muslim Dome of the Rock sits right on top of the Second Jewish Temple that was leveled by the Romans in 70 AD. A Muslim legend says that the prophet Mohammed ascended to heaven where the Dome is located. The Jews keep away from this exact location because there are warning signs put up by the Israeli authorities that say the ancient Holy chamber of the Temple may be near.
originally posted by: gortex
What a stupid thing to do .
Tearing up long-standing convention, President Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Mr Trump described the move as "a long overdue step" to advance the Middle East peace process and work towards a lasting agreement.
If there's one thing it won't do that's bring peace to the Middle East.
Russia is a red herring , we should be looking at Tel Aviv.
Speaking at the White House, Mr Trump said he had "judged this course of action to be in the best interests of the United States of America, and the pursuit of peace between Israel and the Palestinians".
If he believes that then he really does live in his own little world.