Free Beacon: The Trump administration is considering forcing Israel to hand back some $75 million in U.S. aid dollars that were awarded by Congress following a hotly contested effort by the Obama administration to financially limit the U.S.-Israel military alliance, according to senior Congressional sources and others familiar with the situation.
Congress allocated Israel an additional $75 million in U.S. aid last year, bringing the total package to around $38 billion, despite attempts by the Obama administration to restrict Israeli efforts to lobby Congress in favor of greater funding for several key military projects.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is said to be spearheading the effort to request Israel give back the additional funding, arguing that Israel must stick to the letter of the former Obama administration’s (Memorandum of Understanding) MOU, despite objections by Congress, sources told the Free Beacon. more …
Opinion: Our Post from August 30: “America’s Intifada Against Israel” (here) was in the top 5 most read posts this year.
“The Tillerson report rebukes Israel for the absence of peace, declaring a “lack of hope” as a “driver” for any Arab Palestinian violence.”
Right there… is trouble. Right there… is a complete lack of biblical and historical awareness of the turmoil that characterizes the 21st century’s continuation of Genesis 27:41.
Esau has the whole world fooled.
I cannot help but repeat myself. There is no such thing as a Palestinian people. The blood feud is over the land that God gave to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and their descendants after them 4000 years ago, which will lead to two wars and the culmination of the church age leading to the tribulation.
- Psalm 83
- Ezekiel 38
Tensions in the ME have been building to a breaking point since last month’s #2 ranking NoKo official, Kim Yong Nam, visited Iran for 10 days, followed by last week’s bombing of an Iranian missile factory.
Now with this second highly charged US move against Israel in 2 months, no one should be amazed at the disasters that have been hitting the US in the way of storms.
It is written: “I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you; And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”
(more on Psalm 83 and Ezekiel 38 here)