From Underdog to Pariah
Last week marked the 70th anniversary of the July 20 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1944, as portrayed in the 2009 movie, “Valkryie,” starring Tom Cruise. John’s extended boralogue explains how the plot and those connected with it are indicative of why religion and politics cannot help but mix in one way or another, and why it is essential to correct things when the politicians have become immoral.
Michael Connelly from the United States Justice Foundation (www.usjf.net) continues his exposition of the the Constitution’s Bill of Rights. This week, the third amendment is up for examination.
Continuing the report, Juliana Taimoorazy (www.iraqichristianrelief.org) brings us an important update on the plight of Christians fleeing the violence in Iraq. ISIS rebels have destroyed the tomb of Jonah the prophet in Mosul (ancient Nineveh) and are expelling and slaughtering Christians as they make their advance.
Then the global focus is on Israel and Gaza again. As usual, the world’s media and United Nations crawl out of the woodwork to denounce Israel. We’ll examine how Israel went from being a global underdog to a pariah in just 40 years. Joshua Muravchik from Johns Hopkins University is author of the book, Making David Into Goliath: How the World turned Against Israel.
Many people have been wondering what has formed President Obama’s attitudes toward the Middle East. Raymond Ibrahim (www.raymondibrahim.com) says a secret presidential directive revealed under a Freedom of Information Act request may shed some light on that.