Israel 25 Years after the Oslo Accords: Why Israelis Shy from Victory

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(Left to right): PLO chairman Yasser Arafat, Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres, and prime minister Yitzhak Rabin accept the 1994 Nobel Peace prize in Oslo. Instead of peace, two of Israel’s foremost security and foreign policy veterans created an ineradicable terror entity on Israel’s doorstep)

Jewish Press: Precisely two decades after the failure by the Golda Meir government to identify a willing Arab peace partner triggered the devastating 1973 Yom Kippur war, another Labor government wrought a far worse catastrophe by substituting an unreconstructed terror organization committed to Israel’s destruction for a willing peace partner.

Instead of ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the “Oslo peace process” between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) created an ineradicable terror entity on Israel’s doorstep that has murdered some 1,600 Israelis, rained thousands of rockets and missiles on the country’s population centers, and toiled tirelessly to delegitimize the right of the Jewish state to exist. more …

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Opinion: Oslo I:

On September 13, 1993, the Oslo Accords were officially signed at a public ceremony in Washington, DC. Attending were US president Bill Clinton, PLO chairman Yasser Arafat, and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

Oslo was a 7 year land for peace plan that grew out of the Madrid Conference of 1991. Once again, God’s covenant to Abraham (Genesis 12:3) regarding the land was completely ignored, and foolish leaders shook hands.

Two Signers Face Consequences:

On December 13, 1993, President Bill Clinton was faced with allegations that state troopers had arranged sexual relations for him while he was governor. On November 4, 1995, Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated.

Oslo II. 

The Oslo II Agreement, also known as the Taba Agreement, called for Israeli withdrawals from various Palestinian areas and expanded Palestinian self-rule. It divided the West Bank and Gaza into three areas controlled by: Israel, the Palestinians, or Palestinian
civil authority with Israeli military control.

Oslo II also allowed a Palestinian election, which took place in 1996. Among other provisions, the agreement also provided “safe passage” to Palestinians traveling between Gaza and the West Bank, although Israel was also allowed to legally close crossing points into Israel if deemed necessary.

A Future Oslo III: The Model for Daniel 9:27?

“Then he [antichrist] shall confirm a covenant with many for one week; but in the middle of the week he shall bring an end to sacrifice and offering.”

The clue here is the word confirm. You cannot confirm something that does not already exist. Antichrist doesn’t create a treaty, but enforces one already in existence.

Daniel says that the treaty will be with “many” (Israel and neighbors), and “one week” in Hebrew (shabua) means 7 years, making a modified Oslo III, an interesting fit for the future world leader (Revelation 6:1-2, 13:1-2).

(Excerpt: The Search for Amalek 2018 revised edition)