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29 Apr, 2018

Korean peace will force change in Israel’s live and let die policy towards Palestinians

The Korean peace deal has confirmed the status of Israel under its current government as an extraordinarily stupid country. In an age when the pursuit of peace has become the greatest hallmark of visionary, pragmatic, sustainable leadership, Korean leaders have risen to the occasion. Not so the Israelis.

On the same day that the Korean peace deal was announced, the Israelis killed three Palestinians protesting to rid themselves of Israeli occupation. According to the United Nations, the Israeli army has killed more than 40 Palestinians and injured 5,500 in just one month alone. Over time, perhaps a long time, I guarantee that the Israelis will find this live-and-let-die policy unsustainable.

These were the images that the world saw of the Korean leaders.

 On the same day, in Palestine…

The Koreans have proved to be much smarter, more intelligent and far more clear-thinking than the Israelis. The over-arching duty and responsibility of all leaders is to make peace. The Koreans have offered a glimmer of hope that this is still possible in the so far conflict-ridden 21st century. Already, increased travel, trade and transportation links are planned, which could make North Korea a hugely sought-after tourism destination.

The feel-good summit revived memories of the Middle East peace accords signed by Nobel Peace Prize winning Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in September 1993, exactly 25 years ago. If those peace pacts had survived, the Middle East would have been bustling with travel, tourism, trade and transport, and hundreds of thousands of people would still be alive.

The man who killed the peace was a Jew, a fundamentalist fanatic extremist terrorist named Yigal Amir who assassinated Gen Rabin on the night of 04 Nov 1995. Just months later, the Israelis elected Benjamin Netanyahu as their Prime Minister, giving him a mandate to fulfill the terrorist assassin’s dream, expand Israeli settlements and wipe Palestine off the map. So far, Jewish terrorism is proving to be very successful indeed.

The reason for that success, in Mr. Netanyahu’s own words, is Jewish power. Here is Mr. Netanyahu’s open boast in a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 29, 2014: “In the past, outrageous lies against the Jews were the precursors to the wholesale slaughter of our people. But no more. Today we, the Jewish people, have the power to defend ourselves. We will defend ourselves against our enemies on the battlefield. We will expose their lies against us in the court of public opinion. Israel will continue to stand proud and unbowed.”

Today, this power is on full display. A “proud and unbowed” Israeli army defends Israel by shooting unarmed Palestinians at will, including women and children. Clearly above the law, the nuclear-armed country does not fear any international condemnation nor sanctions nor any other form of judicial, economic, political, diplomatic or military action. When the Israeli killings were raised in the UN, the Israeli ambassador called the Palestinians “terrorists” and denigrated their protest as a “shameless public relations campaign.” Read his statement here, as reported by the UN itself:

Jews have a historic reputation for being powerful money-makers, not peace-makers. That remains the case today. Jewish power is at full-throttle to ensure that Palestine is wiped off the map. The Arab world has been undermined, and other Islamic countries infiltrated, ready to be destabilised. The final solution is to wipe Islam off the map. Fulfilling that live-and-let-die goal means many more years of conflict and multiple casualties, including amongst the Jews themselves. It is a price the Israeli fanatics obviously don’t mind paying.

The advance and assertion of Jewish power is proving true that other famous slogan “Power Corrupts, and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely.” But the world will never accept absolute Jewish power, free of scrutiny and accountability. Indeed, when an Israeli leader publicly boasts of “the power of the Jewish people to defend themselves”, everyone at the receiving end gains the right to question and challenge the limits, context and accountability of that power.

The Israelis clearly view a good offense as being the best defense. They are prepared to eliminate anyone who stands in their way. This live-and-let-die policy will never succeed. And it is precisely because Israel thinks it will succeed that I call Israel under its current government an extraordinarily stupid country.

Already, voices of courage and conscience are rising up worldwide to confront Jewish power and make it accountable for its own outrageous lies, terrorism and fomenting of conflict and mayhem. These voices include many Jews. The latest voice included Natalie Portman, the actress, who refused to visit Israel to receive what is known as the “Jewish Nobel” prize. Like all such voices, heavy-duty efforts will be made to silence them, including false accusations of anti-Semitism, bribery, blackmail, bludgeoning or outright assassination.

This year is also the 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela, another iconic leader who suffered in pursuit of freedom, independence for his people. A champion of Palestinian rights, Mr. Mandela was also branded a terrorist by the apartheid regime of South Africa, then a close ally of Israel. The apartheid regime, too, believed that it could survive by suppressing, shooting, terrorising and jailing the majority black population. It failed.

The Israeli regime, too, believes that it can indefinitely suppress, shoot, terrorise and jail Palestinians. It, too, will fail.

The rousing global applause for the Korean leaders may inspire other political leaders to follow suit, such as those in Central Asia, Africa and Latin America. On the same day as the Korean summit, the Indian and Chinese leaders were also holding a summit which the Chinese media said could herald a new era in Sino-Indian relations. If that happens, the winds of peace will blow worldwide, leaving Israel even more isolated.

The biggest plus point is that visionary national leaders no longer need the United States to negotiate peace. Dominated by the power of Jewish oligarchs, and under the leadership of a mercurial, half-crazed President, the United States has become the world’s most untrustworthy country. Interestingly, the Trump Administration is claiming credit for the Korean peace summit. The U.S.’s only interest is in denuclearising the Korean peninsula, primarily to make the world safe for Israel — and Jewish oligarchs.

In his September 2014 speech, Mr. Netanyahu reminded the world: “In the past, outrageous lies against the Jews were the precursors to the wholesale slaughter of our people.” Verily, Jews have a long history of being suppressed, terrorised and persecuted. They overcome, regroup and return. Rather than infusing a sense of humility, it inculcates a sense of triumphant superiority, as reflected openly in Mr. Netanyahu’s bombastic UN speech.

That is when absolute power begins to corrupt absolutely.

And the cycle turns yet again.