Well, if the contest is for Best Closet Skeleton Hiding,
certainly a major Earth-class contender is Israel's "hidden"
unacknowledged nuclear weapons. By refusing to acknowledge this nuclear
weapons elephant in the bathtub, the world pressure against Iran's and
North Korea's nuclear activities -- well, Israel isn't bothered by such
pressure, because it doesn't have any nuclear weapons.
seems to have partnered with apartheid-era South Africa (at the time the West's Rogue Pariah Subhuman Rights state) to assist one
another in developing fission weapons. There's a famous flash of light
from satellite photos in the Indian Ocean which many experts attribute
to apartheid South Africa's first secret A-bomb test. Or joint
cooperative South African - Israeli secret test.
unpleasant bedfellows -- of which Israel has, in the past or now, had
many. Since the Camp David Accords (1978), Israel's staunchest and most
powerful ally in the region had been Egypt. Like Turkey's historical
stance toward Israel, the Egyptian non-belligerent stance may also be
Before Camp David there was a famous saying in the
Middle East: "When the Arab world goes to war against Israel, Egyptians
die." We're probably witnessing the end of 36 years in which no Israeli
or Egyptian soldier has killed one another. It took 36 years, but
apparently the region has chosen to revert to the Good Old Days of
truckloads of body bags in the desert.
Well ... you can't stand in the way of God's Will for long. This is, after all, the Holy Land.
you get a chance, could you shoot a few paragraphs about Shia and Sunni
troubles to the Great Western Ignorami? This ISIL/ISIS thing also got
me taking too many tranquiizers.