Speak for yourself, Hassan. But unfortunately, he is right to a far greater degree than he ought to be: many Christian leaders, particularly in the Middle East, have thoroughly imbibed the dhimmi mentality. They don’t realize, or refuse to acknowledge, that the jihad that has devastated the Christian communities of the Middle East is the same jihad that Israel faces, and that Christians and Jews therefore ought to be allies. Instead, we see time and time again Christian leaders who should know better repeating jihadist rhetoric against Israel and standing with the Muslims who will not respond to their support with gratitude, but rather will not hesitate to oppress and subjugate them given the chance.
“Nasrallah: Christians and Muslims united against Israel, ‘infidels,’” Times of Israel, December 9, 2016:
Christians and Muslims are allied in the fight against Israel, the head of Hezbollah said Friday, days after airstrikes attributed to the Jewish state targeted sites in Syria associated with the Lebanon-based Shiite terror group.
“Christians and Muslims together oppose the challenges presented to them by Israel and the infidels,” Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech aired on Lebanese television, according to the Walla website.
Nasrallah was likely referring to two recent airstrikes that hit Hezbollah targets in Syria and which were attributed to Israel.
While Israel did not officially claim responsibility for the attacks, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman apparently acknowledged Wednesday that Jerusalem was behind them, saying they were meant to prevent “advanced weapons, military equipment and weapons of mass destruction” from reaching Hezbollah.
Speaking to ambassadors from the European Union, Liberman did not specify what incident or incidents he was referring to, speaking only about “what was done in Syria,” according to a statement from his office.
“We are working, first and foremost, to defend the safety of our citizens and to protect our sovereignty, and we are trying to prevent the smuggling of advanced weapons, military equipment and weapons of mass destruction from Syria to Hezbollah,” he said.
His office refused to expand on what weapons of mass destruction Hezbollah may have been trying to acquire….