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The Daily Jot
Daily reporting and analysis of current events from a biblical and prophetic perspective.
Monday, March 28, 2011
Thinking the unthinkable: White House supporting Jihadists?
The White House has repeatedly claimed that it attacked Libya to protect its citizens from human rights violations. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on February 28 told the United Nations Human Rights Council, "The international community has been speaking with one voice, saying very clearly that Colonel Gadhafi's brutal attacks on his own people are unacceptable and will not be tolerated. Gadhafi has lost the legitimacy to govern and it is time for him to go without further violence or delay." American officials all the way to the Oval Office have been using possible human rights violations as justification for bombing Libya.
Yet dictators and regimes across the entirety of the Islamic Middle East and Africa by law are gross violators of human rights. That law is Sharia law. And wherever we have seen unrest in recent weeks, reports of these regimes turning guns on their own citizens have surfaced. If the logic carried through that we entered Libya with force because of human rights violations, then the United States military would also be deployed in Syria, Yemen, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iran and a host of other countries. In fact, if human rights were the justification, any Islamic state would be occupied by the United States. Where were we when massacres were taking place in the Darfur region of Sudan?
Bloomberg reports that Clinton also is considering arming the Libyan rebels. Clinton told reporters on March 17 in response to a question about arming the Libyan rebels: "those kinds of specificities are exactly what's being negotiated and debated..." Problem is, if America arms the Libyan rebels, it will be arming al Qaeda. The UK Telegraph reported on March 25 that Libyan rebel leader Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi admitted that al Qaeda had joined his efforts as well as jihadists that had fought against the US in Iraq. Chad's president earlier announced that al Qaeda had stolen sophisticated arms from the arsenals in Libya. Hence, the possibility the American plane shot down was done by the "rebels" we are helping.
The Libyan attack was either the least justified military intervention of the century, or the most deceiving, unscrupulous and cunning of recent events. Publicly, it appears to be just another one of this Administration's many foreign policy blunders, but more disturbing is the hypocritical justification and the emerging pattern of America being aligned with terrorists such as the Muslim Brotherhood and al Qaeda. Libya is a prophetically significant event, although the layers of it remain in the shadows. 2 Timothy 3:13 says that in the latter days, "...evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived." Americans should question if the president's Muslim roots go deeper than he says they do.
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