By LEON KUSHNERUpdated: MAY 18, 2018 11:17
When President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and promised to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv, that was huge. There was no downside and it was all upside. In fact the more countries that follow his move, the better chances for peace.But cancelling the Iran nuclear deal is a much bigger and more important move. We know that Jerusalem is the capital of our Jewish homeland and without it, Israel would not exist. It must and will remain as the undivided Jewish capital. These words were said by the former president Obama. A day later he recanted his remarks. The point is that even if the US never recognized Jerusalem as our capital, it wouldn't matter all that much. We know it is and the world knows it as well even if they won't admit it.Iran however is without a doubt Israel's and the world's largest threat. Iran is recognized as the world's largest sponsor of terror and as we all know, is on the way to produce nuclear bombs. There is no scarier threat to world peace today. So any attempt to put a kink in the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions is fantastic.While previous American presidents have said nice things about Israel and many have done much to help the only democratic ally in the Middle East, none have come close to the efforts to secure our friendship than the current Trump administration. In fact compared to the isolation and delegitimization attempts from the Obama regime, the current US administration has done a 180 degree turn identifying clearly to the world that the US really does have Israel's back and Trump and company have proved it in spades. From Nikki Haley's staunch defence of Israel at the UN to the president's constant warm words of praise to Bibi and Israelis and their courageous attacks on the 2 faced Palestinian leadership (theocracy). If Donald does nothing else good towards our ally and partner, Israel, by cancelling the Iran nuclear deal he has done plenty. In my mind, this one issue was by far the most important issue in the last US election. Any candidate who supported the deal (all the Democrats for example) were not to be trusted and quite frankly were brazenly insane. The EU has proven to be a bunch of weak minded, greedy, arrogant people. I can understand that they don't give a rats ass about Israel or the Jewish people. But they are so short sighted that all they care about is short term financial gain via trade with Iran while looking the other way when Iran continues to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles to deliver them with the money that Europe and others are giving them. I predict that if Iran manages to develop these deadly weapons, that they'll hit European cities well before they ever hit Israel.I continue to read all sorts of negative views on Trump's incredible successes. Even Daniel Pipes recently warned us not to be 'giddy' after Israel's 70 year birthday and US embassy move parties in Jerusalem. I agree to the point of not idolizing anyone. He predicts that after the embassy is completed, Trump will propose a peace plan that will designate East Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital.I don't see that happening and I refuse to believe rumours. Israelis (even many Left wingers) believe that Jerusalem must remain the undivided capital of the Jewish state. Dividing Jerusalem will simply not happen, not as long as Jewish men and women and their supporters inside and outside of Israel continue to believe in the Jewish state. The Palestinians already have a state. It's called Jordan. Hopefully with regime change in Jordan (hopefully coming sooner than later), Arabs in Israel who call themselves Palestinians will be free to move there. Any Zionist who does not admit that Trump is Israel's best friend is living in another make believe world.
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