Month: January 2014

Second Samuel 1-13

Updated June 2016 Samuel was originally one book and Second Samuel was separated from First Samuel long after it was written. Second Samuel now continues with the history of David. 2 Samuel 1 An Amalekite to ingratiate himself with David by claiming the murder of king Saul and receives his proper reward.   The ordination of […]

Kerry Plan at Critical Point

After meeting with Netanyahu and Abbas in Davos,  Kerry is headed back to Washington where he will hold talks with the Israeli and Palestinian teams to finalize his peace plan and set up a signing summit.  On May 28, 2013 John Kerry announced an economic aid package to be provided to the Palestinian authority if […]

Major Israeli Gaza Incursion

Update Friday 07:00 EST:  Israeli incursions into Gaza territory near Khan Younis continue. The skies above all parts of the Gaza Strip are now full of Israeli reconnaissance planes and warplanes are flying over the seacoast.   This report comes from Gaza, as there is a news blackout in Israel.  It appears that Israel is doing everything they […]

South Sudan Crisis: Made in the USA, Germany and Britain

The Impact of Geostrategists 2014/01/13 BERLIN/JUBA Vicious combat has turned the Berlin supported national secessionist project, into a catastrophe in South Sudan. According to recent estimates, approximately 10,000 people have been killed in the military conflict since mid-December. Aimed at weakening Sudan, the German government had vigorously supported the secession of South Sudan – not […]

Likud Rebellion Over Kerry Plan

At a rally protesting a prospective agreement by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to territorial concessions in Judea and Samaria, MK Tzipi Hotovely (Likud Beiteinu) said that if her party’s leader attempted to strongarm MKs into agreeing to concessions, it would be the end of the party. Several Members of the Knesset with the Likud party […]

Israel Assassinates Two Gaza Men

Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft struck in Gaza on Tuesday night and killed one man who was involved in rocket attacks on Israel, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement. The statement identified the militant as Ahmed Zaaneen from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), who in the past was a member of the […]

First Samuel 17-31

Updated June 2016 1 Samuel 17 The story of David and Goliath is often portrayed as a classic story of an underdog winning out over his far more powerful rival. There is much more to the story than that! Goliath was a type of unrepentant sinners and of the sin of enmity against God and […]

Israel Attempts Assassination of Islamic Jihad Man

After giving Hamas an ultimatum yesterday evening to stop all rocket strikes from Gaza or Israel will end the ceasefire, Israel attempt to assassinate an Islamic Jihad man this morning.  The Jihad Islami operative thought  responsible for the missile barrage on Ashkelon last Thursday was seriously injured in an Israeli air strike over the Gaza Strip […]

IDF Attacks Islamic Jihad, Goes to Highest Alert in South

UPDATE 10:00 EST 14 Jan:   Palestinian Authority-based news agency Maan reported Tuesday that Israeli military vehicles crossed into northern Gaza on Monday.  The  heavy incursion took place in a border region near Beit Lahiya.  Separately, Israeli warships opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the coast near al-Sudaniyya west of Beit Lahiya. UPDATE17:00 EST:   According to […]

Geneva II Conference

US Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Paris Saturday to hold talks about the Syrian war. The Sunday meeting of the “Friends of Syria” grouping at the French foreign affairs ministry will include ministers from 11 countries. Those countries — the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Turkey; and Arab League nations Saudi Arabia, United […]

Ariel Sharon is Dead

A State Funeral is planned for Ariel Sharon one of Israel’s modern hero’s. Ariel Sharon, Israel’s 11th prime minister, born on Feb. 26, 1928, died aged 85, Saturday, Jan. 11.  He served the Israeli army from its inception in 1948, founding some of its elite units and leading key operations in Israel’s 1948 War of […]

First Samuel 1-16

Updated June 2016 First Samuel The last Judge of Israel, Samuel First and Second Samuel were originally (and still are in some Jewish bibles) a single book, but the Septuagint [LXX] translation, produced in the centuries immediately before Christ, divided Samuel into two books and this dividing of Samuel was adopted by other translators. Like […]

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