PRINCE OF PERSIA
BATTLE OF THE BIRTHRIGHTS
Spiritual Undertones of the Israel-Iran Nuclear Showdown
by Luis B. Vega
for PostScripts News (PSN) | www.PostScripts.org
'For they are the Spirits of Devils working miracles, which go forth unto the Kings of the Earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of GOD Almighty.' -Revelation 16:14
The purpose of this study is to consider the ancient spiritual overtones of the current geo-political conflict between Iran and Israel. In a general sense, several parallels between certain key personalities from the Bible will be compared to the current leaders of the respected countries. A modern timeline showing the major events since the Iranian Shi’a Revolution will be highlighted. A military comparison will be displayed; matching Israel’s and Iran’s capabilities for war. A map of Iran will incorporate the various geographic regions to include the ancient and historical influence of Iran’s language and culture. Iran was formally known as Persia. They are not Arab and they speak Farsi. The name of the country was changed to Iran, alluding to the original peoples called the Aryans which is part of the Indo-European race groups.
The map will also highlight the numerous US military bases that are surrounding Iran currently and that are protecting the various oil and gas pipelines. Several of the major oil and gas pipeline routes will be mapped-out for context, showing Iran’s export percentages of oil to the world. The confrontation between the Sons of Judah, i.e., Israel and the Sons of Elam i.e., Iran in these Last Days goes as far back as to the times of Abraham. The Bible records that it was the Jewish GOD YHVH, the Creator of Earth and Heaven that called Abram from Ur of the Chaldeans. When Abram was living in the Promised Land, that is, Judah or Israel, an ancient Elamite King Chedorlaomer of Iran was one of the Kings of the East that led the raids that took all of Abraham’s possessions, including his nephew Lot.
The Bible goes on to describe that it was Abraham and his allies and own personal army that sought and defeated Chedorlaomer. Here is a prophetic rendition the Abram, i.e., Israel defeating the 5 Kings of Elam or Iran to rescue his household, possessions and nephew Lot. Abram regained the wealth plundered from the Sons of Elam, Iran that had sought to take as a spoil. Once again in these Last Days, so too the Sons of Elam, Iran seeks to take a spoil during the Gog-Magog war. The issue is the Land, the Promised Land given by YHVH to Abram and to his descendants, the Sons of Judah - Israel. The Iranian pretext for its hostility and rhetoric against the ‘Zionist’ state of Israel is that it is defending the cause of the Palestinians, etc. Prophetically, Iran will not be part of the Psalm 83 Inner-Ring confederations that will attack Israel for this very purpose.
The Prince to Come
Perhaps Iran will not be able to aid the Arab confederation of Psalm 83 nations as it will be so militarily weakened by a joint US-Israeli strike on Iran before then. Iran might be waiting in the wings to assess a better time and place to invade. Iran may only be able to spur on the attacks through their proxy armies of Hamas and Hezbollah at the present moment. One could draw a parallel thought that the Psalm 83 War will end up just like what happened with Abram in the Bible against Elam. Perhaps Israel will likewise defeat the 5 ‘kings’ or armies that will go against it during the Psalm 83 War. The 5 major Arab states said to be involved in this Israeli invasion are:
It was in Susa, Iran that the Prophet Daniel was given the vision of the coming Messiah, Jesus Christ. It is in Susa or Shushan where his tomb is believed to be at even to this day. It is ironic that in that same region, the people are waiting for a different ‘Messiah’, the Mahdi. Ironically both descendants of Israel and Iran are waiting for along expectant Messiah to come. According to the Bible, the true Messiah is the Son of David. The Jews are still expecting Him as they rejected Jesus of Nazareth that many Jews called Messianic and Christians believe to be the true Messiah, the SON of GOD. The Muslims are expecting the 12th Imam or Mahdi for the Shi'a Muslims of Iran and Sunni in general. Each is holding out that their Messiah is the one that will defeat and destroy the other and has the true rendition of God’s revelation with permission to rule and conquer the rest of the world from Jerusalem.
From a Judeo-Christian perspective, the New Testament declares that Jesus Christ was and is the true and only Messiah of the Jewish Nation and Savior of the World. Christ Jesus promised to return at the End of Days to establish His Kingdom over the whole Earth from the literal throne of King David of Israel in Jerusalem. It would be rather incredible if perhaps this coming ‘Messiah’ that both the Jews and the Muslims are waiting for turned out to be the one in the same for both. How? Perhaps after the Psalm 83 War and the Rapture of the Christian Church to have happened, maybe Israel will, at that time strike a deal with the AntiChrist who will come on the scene with the world’s political and economic solutions.
Perhaps this personage will be the one whom both the Jews and Muslims will accept as their long awaited ‘Messiah’ because he ‘Confirms the Covenant’ with the Jewish nation and the many-securing ‘Peace and Safety’ from Israel’s Muslim neighbors. But also, somehow, someway, the AntiChrist will also be ascribed to be the Mahdi of the Muslims. Perhaps it will be a combination of the Muslims having to ‘save face’ from all the defeats at the hands of the Israeli Defense Force IDF of Israel after the Psalm 83 War. So, in essence, this coming ‘false Messiah’ will end up being accepted as the one and the same by both the Jews and Muslims. Why? It is because this ‘false Messiah’ is for all intended purposes the Prince of Persia.
Behind the Veil
It will be in part, the spirit or the Fallen Demonic Angel hat was, is and will be at the disposal of the possessed AntiChrist. He will have done what no other human has been able to do; that is to bring lasting peace between the Jews and Muslims. According to the Bible, it will only be a momentary time of ‘Peace and Security’ as the New World Leader is prophesied to break the Covenant at some mid-point. Nonetheless, initially he will be heralded as the ‘Savior of the World’. This scenario prophetically corresponds to the White Horse of the Apocalypse. The Red Horse of War follows suit. The Bible alludes that the coming of this demonic spirit of the ‘Prince of Persia’ is according to the workings of lawlessness, darkness and by the power of Lucifer. In Daniel chapters 9-12 there is a spiritual dimension that is real and has order and that is operating behind the veil; behind the choosing of world leaders and planned events. In the Bible, the book of Daniel gives us a vivid glimpse of the behind the scenes look at this spiritual realm from which this and all human contention emanates from due to sin and pride of Lucifer.
Perhaps this ancient and heavenly conflict is now on schedule to spill over into Humanity’s space and time dimension as it pertains to the stand-off between Israel and Iran in particular. It does appear to be the case, guessing from all the rhetoric and military build-up around Iran that the stage is being set for this ‘behind the scenes’ spiritual conflict to come through behind the veil onto this visible world stage. It appears that the same players are once again, being pitched against each other in these Last Days; the Sons of Judah against the Sons of Elam as in ancient times. All that is needed now is for the specific ‘timing’ or day to be chosen by Iran to annihilate Israel as the chosen day is to be revealed like in Purim during the time of Esther.
It was a time when the enemies of the Jews in Esther’s day sought out the astrologers to pick a demonically inspired day to give them success in annihilating the Jews in 1 day. According to the book of Daniel, the Arch-Angels like Gabriel are in direct opposition to the Fallen Angel referred to as the King and Prince of Persia and was in combat, etc. The book of Daniel stated specifically that there would be a day in the future where these spiritual entities themselves would have to re-engage in this same ancient celestial conflict, specifically against the Prince of Persia, i.e., Iran. Perhaps this might very well be the Revelation 13 celestial battle that is depicted in the Heavenlies.
As this demonic Prince of Persia is to rise against Israel in the Last Days, spiritually, it is using Iran’s current geo-political and religious institutions to manifest this Satanic hatred for the GOD of the Jews, YHVH and His Earthly People. Nonetheless, the Arch-Angel Michael is portrayed as the special guardian or protector over Israel; was, is and will be also in the End of Days. Spiritually speaking, the Angel Michael is as a counter-balance spiritual force to the Prince of Persia. Perhaps this celestial conflict in the near future will correlate to an earthly confrontation with Israel and Iran that perhaps may very well be played out during the Gog-Magog war as written in Ezekiel 38 and 39. The vision of Daniel gives a specific account where the Arch-Angel Gabriel contents with the Prince of Persia in delivering the answer to Daniel’s prayer and supplication. Why is this prayer such an issue of celestial contention? This prayer and/or supplication dealt with the particulars of the coming of the true Messiah, Jesus Christ.
Such is the opposition still today. Evidently, the ‘Kings of Persia’ in the spiritual realm was opposed to Daniel having this type of foreknowledge and prophecy about the coming of the Messiah, as is with the small and faithful remnant watching within the Church Body now. Nonetheless it was in Iran, ancient Elam that this spectacular revelation of the precise time the SON of GOD would be visiting His People. Why is this revelation thus so contested by the spiritual Fallen Angelic entities and Lucifer? It is because the coming of the Messiah meant the inevitable doom of Lucifer and end to his rebellion as Jesus Christ would die to pay for the sins of Humanity and restore Paradise and fellowship between Humanity and the GOD-Head. The coming of the Messiah meant that YHVH would make good on His promise to Eve in that her Seed, the Messiah would crush the head of the Seed of the Serpent, the false AntiChrist but more so, Lucifer himself. It is evident that Lucifer did not want Daniel to have a revelation given to Israel of what would be happening in the future either regarding YHVH’s plan for the following.
1) The coming world kingdoms.
2) The timeline for the Messiah’s arrival.
3) The outcome for YHVH’s plan of Israel’s redemption.
Also, somehow, the enemy deciphered the context of Daniel’s prayer, especially if prayed out laud. Such demonic entities, as the Prince of Persia have sway over the territory of nations like Iran as they are the spiritual demonic entities of darkness ruling in ‘high-places’. Nonetheless such have authority and dominion in the affairs of humans due to the Fall of Humanity and thus can have influence over Earthly rulers, i.e. Presidents and its religious leaders. According to the Bible, there is a hierarchy or rank within this spiritual principality, as with all the religious man-made institutions. It is by YHVH’s divine providence that those Principalities of Darkness such as the Prince of Persia and Greece, later on for that matter, are allowed to have dominion over nations and peoples, for the time being. It will be at the 2nd coming of Jesus Christ when He will vanquish their thrones. These are the very thrones that are to be administered out to the Saints of the Most-High GOD during the Millennial Reign of Jesus Christ.
It is very evident from the belief and rhetoric of Iran’s Presidents that the Shi’a branch of Islam awaits their ‘Messiah’ or Mahdi. Interestingly, this ‘Messiah’ will make a pact for 7 years with the Jews. He is the 12th Imam or spiritual leader that will usher in the ‘Islamic Paradise’ of peace on Earth from Jerusalem. The rebuilt 3rd Temple will serve as its focal point. This is one reason why Iran will be involved in the eventual Gog-Magog invasion of Jerusalem. According to Islamic prophecy, the aftermath of the Psalm 83 War or World War 3 will be a time when he, the Mahdi along with the assistance of the Islamic Isa, ‘Jesus’ will convert all the Jews and Christians to Islam- by force if necessary. Many Biblical scholars speculate that this ‘Jesus Christ’ character will be attributed by the Muslims to be the last Roman Catholic Pope, ‘Peter the Roman’ as many who hold to a certain Pope Prophecy of Saint Malachy declares. Given this conjecture, then this ‘Jesus Christ’ dressed in white would be none other than the False Prophet that is prophesied to aid the AntiChrist or the Muslim Mahdi, according to the Book of Revelation. As there will be prophetic overlap, perhaps this coming ‘Prince’ to the Muslims is what the AntiChrist will turn out to be according to the Christians.
The False Messiah
It will be a time of a new ‘Luciferian’ hybrid religion incorporating all of the major ones on Earth, especially the ‘Abrahamic’ ones. The False Prophet is believed to be the Pope by many Christians, but will be ‘Jesus’ to the Muslims, etc. One thing is for sure, this coming ‘Prince’ will captivate the world with his economic, political and religious solutions to the point that the whole world will ascribe to him the Messiahship that Muslim, Jews and some Christians will have been waiting for that matter. According to the Bible, this ‘false Messiah’ or Mahdi will be endowed with demonic power and energy that which at some point, Lucifer himself will directly possess. This is not to suggest that the literal AntiChrist -as defined by the Bible, will be an Iranian, but that the same spiritual darkness of Lucifer governs over such entities.
It is Lucifer, Satan, the enemy of YHVH that along with his cadre of demonic Fallen Angles and humans are operating and will operate to usher in their ‘Messiah’ to the world with their ‘New Order’ through a nuclear holocaust if necessary. What will be carried out during the Tribulation Period will be a forced compliance that will exclude any homage to the true Jesus Christ. Any force that is against the true interpretation and person of Jesus Christ as laid out in the New Testament and that is against the physical bloodline of Christ is of the spirit and power of Lucifer and his AntiChrist to come soon onto the world stage. As Lucifer has worked to confront YHVH at every step in the Plan of Redemption through the death, burial and resurrection of GOD the SON, Jesus Christ then so too is he now working to do the same in these Last Days because Lucifer knows that his time is short.
What could possibly be one reason why Lucifer hates Humanity so much, aside from being displaced in his authority by such a weaker creation in this estimation is that he and his Fallen Angels are bound to Humanity’s time and space dimension and outcome. The dimension of ‘time’ is specifically related to the creation of Mankind, not to Angles or Principalities in Heaven. It is rather humiliating for Lucifer who once covered the very Throne of GOD in timeless space dimensions to now have to be subject to the Plan of Redemption that is bound by specific time markers on Earth. As noted, according to the Book of Esther, this age-old conflict between the Sons of Judah and the Sons of Elam goes back even farther than Abraham.
This conflict goes all that way back to the Garden of Eden; to the first human parents having the Seed of the Woman pitched against the Seed of the Serpent in Genesis 3:15. YHVH pronounced this mortal combat for dominance of the Earth due to the Fall of Man. This prophetic overtone was played out in Elam or the land of Persia during the time when the Jews were in Iran due to the Babylonian Exile by way of the evil Spirit of a man named Haman. Haman was the descendent of Esau, the brother of Jacob, the twin birthed out of Rebecca whom YHVH stated that 2 nations would be in constant strife for the Birth Right. This is at the core of all human strife and especially in the Middle East. Esther along with her cousin Mordechai represented the People of the GOD of Israel, YHVH, the Seed of the Woman that would bring forth the coming Messiah. Haman represented the Seed of the Serpent bent on crushing the bloodline of the Messiah, the Jewish race, in particular.
The Spirit of Haman
The diabolical plan of Lucifer has been to promote the counterfeit Jewish race and belief system that is prevalent now amongst the majority of the Jewish Faith. Haman was also a direct descendant of Amalek. His bloodline found its way also into the land of Persia; Lucifer made sure of that. Haman was like the current Iranian Mulla’s, Presidents and Generals bent on a Satanic hatred for YHVH and His People in a quest to kill off the Jewish people and rid them from the Earth. For example, every opportunity an Iranian President gets to speak at the session of the UN General Assembly, they publically pray to Allah for this coming New World Order to be ruled by the Mahdi and that the ‘Zionist’ state of Israel be obliterated.
Haman devised a wicked plan to have all the Jews within the Persian provinces killed in a single day. Artaxerxes II (404-359BC) in Susa or Shushan was the King and married Esther through a beauty pageant. He was tricked by Haman into signing a royal decree to annihilate the Jews; this would have included Esther, despite being the Queen, as she was a Jew. She bravely put her reputation and personal safety aside and used her position as Queen to advocate on behalf of the Jews. With her intervention, a counter Royal Edict went out that allowed the Jews to defend themselves on the day of their planned annihilation. This day was called Purim. Purim means a casting of the die or lots. To this day, Purim is celebrated as a deliverance from Haman’s attempt at a decreed public genocide against the Jews, as the current Iranian Religious Clerics, Generals and Presidents are seeking to do likewise.
The same Satanic ‘Spirit of Haman’ that sought to destroy the People of GOD and anyone that helps or is allied with has risen up again in these Last Days to attempt such a task by the one and the same Prince of Persia. The modern counterparts of Haman, the Iranian Presidents, Generals and Clerics have likewise publically announced the need to impose national genocide upon Israel. And they seek a nuclear bomb to do it with. The rhetoric used by the Muslim clerics and the Islamic regime to eradicate the Zionist ‘menace’ is taken quite literally and serious by the Israeli leadership –as they should. What happened in Germany as in the times of Haman and now Iran, led to the Holocaust in Nazi Germany and Europe. The difference then was that Israel did not have unified and sovereign state or leadership to which address the menace and threat of extermination at the hands of Hitler.
What is different now for the Jews is that there is a unified and sovereign State of Israel and a strong leadership that is addressing the credible threat. What is different in not allowing Iran to possess a nuclear armory as opposed to other nations is that Iran’s Islamic State and its religious leadership both prescribe a weapon of mass destruction against Israel to be the prerequisite to unleash the advent of their Messiah. Currently there is only 1 other Muslim nation that has the nuclear bomb, Pakistan but the leaders of that country do not rant about destroying ‘Zionist Israel’ off the map at every UN General Assembly meeting. This is the difference. If the Israeli leadership does not act and induce a pre-emptive strike against Iran as the Jews did against Haman’s plot, the nation of Israel will in jeopardy of literally being wiped off the map of the world.
The Die has been Cast – Purim
The stakes are too high for Israel to wait on UN inspectors, negotiations and/or sanctions. If Benjamin Netanyahu or whoever will be the Prime Minister during this upcoming critical time does not act like Mordechai and Esther in Iran of old, the Jewish nation could parish. Yet Biblically speaking, there will be inevitable wars in the Middle East as Israel will be the flash point. According to Zechariah, 2/3 of the current 5-7 million Jewish population of Israel will be killed at some point due to the coming military confrontations with the Muslims. Israel will not escape a coming sever persecution and Holucost because of this mortal struggle between the Seed of Satan and the Seed of the Woman is still in play. In part, YHVH is allowing this to occur to force Israel to turn its eyes and heart to Jesus Christ, their only and true Messiah can grant them lasting ‘Peace and Security’. This is what the Gog-Magog War will be about.
It will take such a purging through the fire of the Tribulation Period that Israel will have its scales fall from its eyes as the Apostle Paul describes their current spiritual condition before the LORD comes to address the enemies of His People, Israel. To reiterate, in the Bible, the Book of Esther speaks of a Jewish maiden named Esther that lived in the land of Persia or Iran. Esther’s Jewish name was Hadassah. Although she was brought up by her uncle in humble beginnings, she ended up married to Artaxerxes II (404-359BC in Susa (Shushan). He was one of the most powerful women of the day. During this time of history, she, along with the counsel of Mordechai became the deliverers of the Jews in Persia. It was during a time when the religious and political enemies of the Jews sought to annihilate the Jews all in one day –as they do today specifically in Iran.
The LORD overturned the fortunes and executed the same execution upon the enemies of the Jews starting with Haman and his 10 sons. That day is commemorated as Purim, or when the ‘Die is cast’. If one reads the current headlines of the Middle East, and one opens the Bible to the books of Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther, one will not help but see the striking parallels of history. It appears that the pages of the Bible are coming alive with similar scenarios; at least in terms of the plot against the Jews. For example, the Tomb of Queen Esther and Mordechai are believed to be in Hamadan, between Teheran and Iraq. There are Muslim extremists in Hamadan that in recent years have threatened to demolish the Tombs of Ester and Mordechai if Israel in any way advances to overtake the Temple Mount’s Mosques in Jerusalem.
It appears that the Jewish nation once again finds itself at the cross-hairs of a Satanic all-out assault through 2 major regional wars yet to come. These coming wars, the Psalm 83 and the God-Magog wars will involve the very existence and survival of Israel as the Spirit of the ‘Prince of Persia’ has risen in these Last Days to over-power the Jewish Nation into oblivion. Perhaps as the ‘bomb’ is being readied by Iran, the chosen day and time will coincide with a ‘Purim’ date. It is interesting that the 1st Gulf War and 2nd Gulf War both had a direct association to Purim. They either started on or end near Purim.
The Bomb Diagram
On several occasions already, the Israeli Prime Minister has shown the Iranian bomb diagram at the UN General Assembly, illustrating how Iran has 3 stages to completing and arming a nuclear bomb.
1st Stage: Is to secure low-level enriched uranium. This stage has been completed by Iran, although it took several years to do it. (7-12 year process)
2nd Stage: Iran in this stage and is about to be completing mid-level enrichment. Intense economic sanctions and the Obama ‘deal’ had only temporarily stalled the inevitable (3-6 month process)
3rd Stage: This last stage will only take weeks at most after the mid-level enrichment centrifuges are obtained. From this point, it will be easy to mount it on a tip of one of their SEJIL long range missiles that can reach Israel and Europe. (2-6 week process)
Given this likely scenario, the 2nd stage is about to be completed as Iran has perfected its medium range ballistic missiles. Thereafter it will be a matter of several weeks to have a 1st nuclear warhead. This timetable would put the likelihood of Iran having their first nuclear bomb fairly sooner than later. Purim is on March of a given year for the most part. Could this be the ‘Month’ that Iran will seek to strike at Israel – like in Haman’s day? Will this be the time that Israel will counter-strike at Iran as they did against Haman and their enemies during the time of Esther and Mordechai? Ironically, according to the Book of Ezra, King Cyrus, another Persian (576 BC–530 BC) was used by the Jewish GOD, YHVH to play a key role the history of the Jewish people. This is a part of Persian History the Iranians decide not to highlight because it legitimizes Israel, Jerusalem and the Temple to come. To this day Cyrus’ mausoleum still stands in the Plain of Pasargadae in Iran. According to the Bible, Cyrus is even called by name in Isaiah 44 and 45, hundreds of years before his birth.
History tells that Cyrus acknowledged the will of the GOD of Israel, YHVH and not ‘Allah’ and followed His instructions. The LORD YHVH instructed Cyrus to restore the LORD’s Temple that Solomon had built and return the Jewish Captives in Babylon after Cyrus captured Babylon from the hands of Belshazzar. The prophet Daniel was there that very Day as described in Daniel 5. This Edict of Restoration is what some Biblical Scholars use to date and calculate specific end time scenarios from. This Edict and personality of Cyrus had so much of an impact on the Jewish psyche at that time, that Cyrus the Great is the only ‘Gentile’ that is attributed the features and gestures of the ‘Messiah’ complex or the ‘Anointed-Chosen One’. It is interesting that the reign of Cyrus’ bloodline lasted about 2500 years. It actually came to an end with the last Shah of Iran abdicated the throne on February 11, 1979 due to the Iranian Islamic Revolution. This is the same that seeks now once again to succeed where Haman failed. This 2500 time period of years also corresponds to the number of years of the Jewish Diaspora, accounting for the Babylonian and Roman time of exile. From the Babylonian Captivity of the Jewish Nation (576 BC–530 BC) to when Israel was reborn in May 14, 1948 is ~2500 years
The Messiah Complex
During the time of the Shah of Iran, Palavi, the Jews of Iran, like in the time of Cyrus, experienced a ‘Golden Age’. Although politically the Shah did not recognize Israel’s desire for an independent nation prior to World War 2, it was in 1941 that the Shah began the last reign in the 2,500-year successive monarchical rule of Persia. His reign, unlike the Shah Rheza of WW2 –who was pro-Nazi, allowed the Jews of Iran full rights and privileges as citizens. It was a time when the Jewish community excelled in education, science and commerce. Sadly, his reign ended at the hands of Islamic Shi’a extremists. With the departure of the Shah of Iran, so too went the freedom and access Persian Jews had under his reign. As to possible scenarios, the Bible does clearly state that in the Last Days, there will be 3 major regional wars, all centered on Israel. These have already been addressed but in summary a possible scenario is as follows.
1. Psalm 83 War –Muslim confederation of Inner-Ring neighboring countries attacks Israel.
2. The Gog-Magog War I –At some point either before or into the Tribulation Period an Islamic invasion against Israel is led by Russia, Iran and Turkey.
3. The Gog-Magog War II –At the end of the 1000 Year Millennial reign of Christ on Earth Lucifer seeks to attack Israel one last time.
What all 3 invasion attempts have in common is that behind the politics and rhetoric is the spirit, power and influence of Fallen Angels, the Prince of Persian and the Anointed Cherub, Lucifer himself in particular as noted. Prophetically speaking, the Bible foretells that Iran (Persia) will be part the 2nd Outer-Ring of Islamic nations that attack and strike Israel with an alliance of other Muslim nations led by Russia and turkey. This is the infamous Ezekiel 38-39 War. Preceding this will be a stage that is not clear or as certain that will involve the Muslim Inner-Ring of nation that will attack Israel before this Gog- Magog war called by some as the Psalm 83 War.
Many Political Scientists would have many believe that the ‘War’ between Israel and Iran has already started. It has mainly been a ‘cold war’ for a few years now. There has been the computer software virus that attacked the Iranian Nuclear sites. There have been bombing of research and development facilities and assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientists for sure. Since it appears that in the current tense stand-off between Israel and Iran will lead to an Iranian strike or war, Iran will be in tact nonetheless. It may be weakened but not to the point that it will once again be part of that alliance further into the near future. Here are some suggested scenarios that might play out.
1.Israel could be bluffing at a military strike against Iran as Iran says it is and do nothing overtly.
2. Israel could strike Iran on her own, without US or coalition support from other nations.
3. Israel could wait until a united coalition, much like the one used against Iraq.
4. Israel could strike at Iran’s nuclear facilities and its neighboring proxy militias, Hezbollah.
5. Iran could strike Israel once Israel engages in direct conflict against Hamas-Hezbollah.*
*Iran as a mutual military pact with Hezbollah and Hamas to come to its aid and defense if attacked.
The Rise of Radical Islam
A possible direct military confrontation with Iran by Israel could be the result of the Psalm 83 Muslim confederation assault on Israel. The inevitable strike and attack on Hamas and Hezbollah by Israel would force Iran to strike at Israel in some fashion thereafter. Or Iran could elect not to enter the fray until an opportune time, which would be the prophesied Gog-Magog alliance with Russia. Perhaps Iran at that point would see itself as having a better vantage point in the alliance than to go at it alone against a direct military conformation against Israel and just use its proxies for the moment.
Another factor to consider in the volatile mix is that Shi’a and Sunni Islam have the same complex in comparison to the Catholic and Protestant divide. Each considers the other to be heretical and false; in need of repentance and conversion, etc. There have been varying degrees of hostilities between Israel and Persia throughout the centuries and in current times; case in point, the civil war in Syria. Moreover, the Iranians see themselves as the true nation of Islam and the guardian that is to lead and speak on behalf of the ‘House of Islam,’ not the Saudis in Arabia whom the Iranians see as corrupt and sellouts. Iran could be the one bluffing and actually have a strategy of waiting-out what Israel and/or the USA will do first.
Due to the current Arab Sunni uprising and changes of government as in Egypt for example with the Muslim Brotherhood, Iran being Shi’ite could be playing a wait and see position by letting the other Muslim countries that surround Israel engage in war first with Israel to weaken it. Their inevitable defeat by Israel, militarily or supernaturally would provide Iran with an opportunity to fill in the Muslim void of leadership; assuming Saudi Arabia would so weakened in its claim to be the guardian of the true version of Islam. Also having Israel be militarily spent, Iran would be at a military advantage as Israel would be recouping its spent military strength due to the Inner-Ring war i.e., the Psalm 83 War. Below is a comparison of each county’s arsenal –according to public records.
Active personnel 176,500 545,000
Reserve personnel 445,000 1,800,000
Budget ~14.5 bill ~10 bil
Percent of GDP ~7% ~3%
Foreign suppliers USA Russia
Total Population 7.5 mil 78.9 mill
Tanks 3,501 1,613
Towed artillery 456 2,010
Self-propelled guns 620 865
X rocket systems 138 200
Mortars 750 5,000
Anti-tank weapons 900 1,400
Iran has successfully test fired their SHAHAB 3 SEJIL missiles during various military exercises over the years. As noted, such missiles have a range of approximately 2000 km or about 5000 miles. Targets can be reached in Central Europe, North Africa and Asia. Iran seeks to match Israel’s Jericho 3 missile systems.
Economic War -Sanctions
The economic sanctions imposed on Iran by the US, the UN and the EU have had direct effects on the austerity measures imposed on Europe as Greece, Spain and others are on the brink of economic collapse. The sanctions against Iran have spiked inflation and have nearly destroyed its currency but the sanctions have also had negative adverse effects directly on Europe. As Iran exports a significant percentage of its oil to Greece and Spain, it has been part of a contributing factor of destabilizing those economies there as well. It is also that Iran is one of the last remaining world nations without a ‘central banking’ system as in most other nations.
A centralized banking system like the Federal Reserve in the US takes the power of printing money away from governments and instead lends out money with interest to the government. This Satanic scheme of the world Money Changer of New York and London makes it impossible for a nation to ever get out of national debt and as a result, the central banks that are not owned by the national governments are forced to be ruled by them. Currently 40% of the world’s oil passes through Iran. The centralized criminal Banksters of New York and London want this control and economy directly. If and when Iran will be provoked to possibly ‘strike’ 1st, it will cut off oil shipments. This will cause the barrel of oil to go above $200+ and possibly cause Western economies to collapse and the U.S. Petro- Dollar to fall.
If one looks at the regional map of Iran and where the oil and gas pipelines are funneled through, one can also compare just how many US military bases exist in relation to them. It would appear that the US military bases correlate to the geo-political constructs of the oil and gas pipeline network. Having also the headquarters of the 5th US Navy Fleet in Bahrain across the Persian Gulf give the US a strategic position militarily. In recent years, over 30 nations have participated in sending their navy contingents for a mine sweeping exercise in the Straight.
This has been unprecedented as it took place in the Straits of Hormuz where a possible military confrontation or ‘false flag’ could provoke either a US-Israeli strike or WW2 for that matter. The Straits of Hormuz is considered one of the world’s 7 Gates; basically whoever controls these 7 Gates of the world, controls the world economies, transportation, energy supplies and trade. At a given notice, such a military concentration guarding the oil and gas pipelines can lead to a coalition of nations to join up as they did with Iraq to ‘liberate’ the country to provide ‘freedom’ and ‘democracy’.
This has been the Doctrine of Lucifer that is given his world leader. Such is the current US foreign policy as Obama is dictated to by his Luciferian masters that put him into power. Such policies have resulted in the current Middle East nightmare for Jews and Christians as it was in the days of Esther, specifically pertaining to the survival of her People and the slaughter of Christians due to the Arab Spring.
The 7 World Gates
The following is a list of the world’s oil transit choke-points. About1/2 of the world’s oil is moved by oil tankers through Earth’s 7 Gates.
1. Strait of Hormuz
2. Strait of Malacca
3. Danish Straits
4. Bab El-Mandab
5. Bosporus Strait
6. Suez Canal
7. Panama Canal
Iran Oil Exports
-80% or 4/5th Oil makes up about of Iran’s exports. 60% goes to Asia.
-50% of Turkey’s oil comes from Iran.
-10% of energy needs for China, Japan and South Korea.
Products imported by Iran in $ Millions od U.S. dollars.
Iranian Oil Reserves
In Billions of Barrels of oil.
1. 750 Middle East
2. 206 North America
3. 126 South America
4. 121 Africa
5. 42 Asia
6. 15 Europe
To get a sense of how and why Iran and the Middle East as a whole is acting this way toward Israel, one has to examine Iran’s history. In part, it will help provide context and a partial explanation as to why things have escalated to this point internationally between Israel and Iran. In recent memory, it goes back to the 1989 Iranian Revolution. It goes farther back to the CIA coup that ousted Mosadek in 1953 with Operation Ajax. It goes farther back when the Shah Reza allowed the oil conglomerates of what is now British Petroleum BP to control the oil wealth of Iran after World War 2.
The Iranians do have legitimate grievances against the West as it feels that the West has only sought out to exploit it as many other 3rd world nations for its resources. Take for example, U.S. General Wesley Clark, October 3, 2007 at the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco. He stated that the US military had been used for these globalist purposes in invading certain countries. The last? Iran. There would be 7 Middle East countries that will be taken down to usher in the New World Order.
What is different now as it was when a Democrat U.S. President was in office during the hostage-taking by Iran and the Iran Nuclear Deal was made is that both Presidents placated and bowed to the Iranian terror tactics that worked. It was a time when the US was in a recession and unemployment was up in comparison to other years. There was a general sense of helplessness and disconnect amongst the US electorate. Carter was up against a Republican nominee, Ronald Reagan that presented a very clear alternative to the perceived lack of leadership, not only on the national level but the international one as well. Then there was a fuming radicalization of Islam in Iran that overthrew the Shah of Iran. American flags were burned to the ground and the US embassy was overrun. Such is the case even more so now. However, the USA has a ‘different’ President and a different answer to the Islamic Republican Guard terror.
Since then, Iran’s Muslim regime has used the same tactic of taking hostages as it was part of the Iranian Revolution. As then, now the Islamic Revolutionary Guards still are taking hostages, as in Americans detained such as Iranian-American Christian Pastor. They are also storming embassies. This was encouraged by Obama’s foreign policy and doctrine. For one, Obama’s foreign policy had basically aided and embolden the rise of the radicalization of Islam in the region beyond Iran. Obama had attempted to provide fighter jets to Egypt after the Muslim Brotherhood gained power and has provided millions in U.S. Tax paying dollars to aid the so called ‘Freedom Fighters’ of Syria in an attempt to secure ‘Regime Change’.
His policy has encouraged the overthrow of long-lasting political governments, albeit, corrupt as they were. Due to Obama’s foreign policy or lack thereof, America’s former enemies have not become normalized. The once stabilizing nations of Egypt and Syria even have now been a hotbed of Islamic radicalization. What is significantly different is that this current scenario of Middle East is that the Christian communities within those toppled countries have been caught in the crossfire. The Christian minorities have taken the brunt of the anger, rage and Satanic Islamist fanaticism of the so called peace-loving and merciful Muslims.
Nonetheless, it seems that history is repeating itself as US embassies, US flags and now Christian churches are being burnt to the ground as the Prince of Persia is about to arise once again in these Last Days. This has been the agenda as planned by the Luciferian globalists Bankers that use America’s military might to topple elected leaders, ravage the Christian testimony in preparation for their Dark Lord, the AntiChrist, the Prince of Persia to come.
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