Ominous signs loom on Israel-Sinai border

Two of Israel’s best reporters look at this weekend’s thwarted terrorist attack and point out some of the troubling questions raised for Egypt…and, in the longer term, for Israel. Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff conclude:

Sinai has become, in essence, a no-man’s land, a failed state that serves as fertile ground for ultra-extremist groups – and the threat these pose is only now starting to crystallize. This phenomenon can be expected to repeat itself in a few months along the Syrian border with the Golan Heights. All the ingredients are already there: A central government that doesn’t function, a violent civil war, and a steady flow of extremists into the country from throughout the region, all of whom want to participate in the new jihad.


North Sinai, Egypt (Photo: Flickr/ Nir Nussbaum)

Author: Stand For Israel | August 6, 2012
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What do you think?

  • CareRuth
    August 7, 2012
    3:06 pm

    What ever Israel decides to do is ok with me. I pray for God to give Netanyahu wisdom beyond himself.I also pray for his cabinet the same thing. I hope Israel takes back the Sinai and also Jordan. That is their land along with the half of Israel that has been given to the Palestanians. I feel like events are going to start occuring so fast for Israel that I get goose bumps.God is going to take care of us who have been grafted in, Gentile Christians. Israel owns all the land. The Muslims will never make Jerusalem their capital. I am in a hurry to see the US make Jerusalem their capital. It is all exciting. Ilove Israel!!!! God bless Israel and the US.

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  • J
    August 7, 2012
    12:44 pm

    Jerusalem is porthole to God’s Shekinah Glory & that is why these Godless military factions leaders are being used & have the obsessive desire to make her The United Muslim Nation Capitol!Pray 4peace!

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  • Aliza
    August 7, 2012
    9:45 am

    If the Egyptian want to have a Muslem president which many Eggyptian don’t like him anyway, he will have a hard time to stay in office. As long as the live Israel along.

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  • christian henri
    August 7, 2012
    6:54 am

    The math is simple: Egypt is now run by the brotherhood + morsi will have no mercy on non-muslims + hamas hero visisted egypt last week + abduction of Sam Lahood’s son + other 19 officials under the name of love => all of this signals future bellingerence against Israel!

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  • Patricia
    August 7, 2012
    4:12 am

    I think we are in the last days and there will be a war coming soon between Israel and Iran. I think Israel might lose except that God Himself will step in and protect His chosen people. I love the Israeli people and pray for them always.

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  • Sharon
    August 6, 2012
    9:11 pm

    Israel should kick ass now and stop these idiots in their tracks, while we work on getting the idiot out of the white house and blowing up mosque and rid ourselves of demons.

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    • Jane
      August 12, 2012
      1:15 am

      I LOVE this answer!!! Sharon, you get right to the point…that’s the spirit!! Also, I think everyone should note how God has already protected Israel in that the attempt of a terrorist attack in the Sinai didn’t work. God will continue to protect Israel but I’m sure that to live there right now must be terrifying. As Joshua said, “Be strong and courageous for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go”.
      Shalom Israel. We love you and pray for you.

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  • marlis
    August 6, 2012
    5:03 pm

    i hope the wall will be finished as soon as possible.
    good luck meanwhhile

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  • Ken
    August 6, 2012
    4:44 pm

    I think Israel may end up taking the Sinai back if there were a war. You can’t give up the Golan Heights at any time as they would rain down rockets into Israel as they did before. Israel is doing what the Lord wants them to do as far as I see, so let them be and the Lord will protect her.

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  • shirley
    August 6, 2012
    4:18 pm

    Israel will be brought into a war with Syria & Hebollah attacking them. Chemical warfare will trigger Israel to use nukes & destroy Damascus. The count down begins to WW III- war with Middle East

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  • Barbara
    August 6, 2012
    1:29 pm

    I know that all true christians will stand with Israel! Israel will survive…read Ezekiel chapter 38 and look at Zachariah 14:12. Fear not Israel, your God neither slumbers nor sleeps. He will save you and defeat your enemies!

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  • James
    August 6, 2012
    1:28 pm

    I think it is about time to place a massive military presence in and around Israel to show that the USA is not bluffing when it says, “Leave Israel alone”. However, this is not what this president we have now wants. He would like to see Israel taken out of the picture. Trouble is, he is fighting God and too dumb to know it.

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    • Jamie
      August 9, 2012
      4:16 am

      I am not sure why some of the people who post comments on this site believe that President Obama does not stand with Israel. He has disagreed on some of the policies, but he has always stated, and always shown, that he does stand with Israel. Even friends can disagree, but still remain friends. Somehow, these smears on the U.S. President, seem beneath people who are believers in the God of America & Israel. God is a God of peace, Jerusalem means “city of peace,” and Christ is called the Prince of Peace. Let us not hope for war, for God does not will that. But He will defend Israel, no matter what. The Bible said to pray for the peace of Jerusalem, not to hope for war, just so we can finally have “the end of days.” It will happen, as foretold in prophecy, but let us not be so cheap as to be a part of the end times prophecy by wanting to hasten the destruction of anyone. If we do that, are we not then participating in unrighteousness? Is our God so small that we have to be partisan? It is no small matter that God will weigh all our hearts; so be for peace and goodwill toward all men. (As the angels sang at the birth of the Christ!)

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  • Victoria
    August 6, 2012
    12:19 pm

    This type of blaspheme at the Foot of The Holy Moutain is arousing God’s Anger, and that’s not a good thing, to provoke Him as the Bible records it.

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