The current crisis in the land of Israel affects us all in different ways. Most of us in the West are shocked and even traumatised by the evil and brutality which occurred on 7 October 2023, which can only be described as a demonically inspired massacre.
Islam, like all extremist views, is completely “black and white”. And this is what we see in the West, with Left-wing extremist groups labelling any view that’s less extreme than their myopic orthodoxy as “Fascist”.
After Jesus appeared to more than 200 Muslims in dreams, these Gazan men have reportedly asked to follow Jesus.
This is not a tit-for-tat war, in which one side’s casualties justify or validate an equal number of deaths on the other side. On Israel’s side, this is a war for security and survival, while for Hamas, it is a war to eliminate Israel.
Last week, TikTok videos about Osama bin Laden’s “letter to America” went viral, with some on the platform suggesting bin Laden made some good points and was perhaps even justified in attacking the United States.
The core of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) is the Geneva Conventions, a set of rules for war negotiated after World War II. IHL attempts to achieve a balance between the necessity of defeating an opponent and limiting needless suffering.
In addition to the rich vein of Islamic canonical sources which promote antisemitism, Hamas has also been influenced by the antisemitism of Christian nations.
The world is at this moment grappling with a succession of challenges that, if not properly addressed, will cause everything we know to spiral hopelessly out of control.
A key concept in Hamas’ ideology is “occupation”. In the discussion offered here, I am not going to offer insights into international law. My concern is with the ideology of occupation.
A 31-year-old councillor in the United Kingdom, cancelled for criticising PRIDE, is speaking out after being reinstated. The LGBTQ+ fascist cult continues to make its fascist DNA self-evident.