If It Weren't for Israel...

September marked the beginning of the Jewish New Year and ends with Yom Kippur, known as the "Ten Days of Awe," a period of introspection.  People throughout the world, not just Jews, need to consider: if it weren't for Israel, the world would be a much less safe place. No one should forget that in June 1981, a surprise Israeli air strike destroyed an Iraqi nuclear power plant.  If not for this courageous attack, al-Qaeda could have gained control of a nuclear arsenal in 2014 when it asserted control over the western Iraqi city of Fallujah, as it raised its flag over government buildings and declared an Islamic state in this crucial area.  Then, in 2007, it was déjà vu as Israel destroyed the Syrian nuclear plant.  As Vice President Dick Cheney previously told American Thinker, after seeing the photographs taken by Israeli intelligence, he pushed for U.S. air strikes to destroy the Syrian reactor, the al-Kibar complex.  But the...(Read Full Article)

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