THE SHOCKING DOCUMENT THAT SHAPED THE MIDDLE EAST: The secret agreement that shaped the Middle East set the stage for lethal instability.

The Sykes-Picot accord that has shaped and distorted the modern Middle East was signed over 100 years ago, on May 16, 1916. In the deal, Mark Sykes for the British and François Georges-Picot for the French, with the Russians participating too, allocated much of the region, pending the minor detail of their defeating the Central Powers in World War I.

Sykes-Picot (official name: the Asia Minor Agreement) bears recalling because its profound two mistakes are in danger of being repeated: one concerned form and the other substance.

FORM: Negotiated in secret by three European imperial powers, it became the great symbol of European perfidy. Not surprisingly, the Allied Powers secretly carving up the central Middle East without consulting its inhabitants prompted an outraged response (George Antonius, writing in 1938: "a shocking document ... the product of greed at its worst ... a startling piece of double-dealing" ). Sykes-Picot set the stage for the proliferation of a deeply consequential conspiracy-mentality that ever since has afflicted the region.

Sykes-Picot created a miasma of fear about foreign intervention that explains the still widespread preference for discerning supposed hidden causes over overt ones. What in 1916 appeared to be a clever division of territory among allies turned out to set the stage for a century of mistrust, fear, extremism, violence, and instability. Sykes-Picot contributed substantially to making the Middle East the sick region it is today.
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SUBSTANCE: In simple terms, France got Syria and Lebanon, Britain got Palestine and Iraq. But it was operationally not so simple, as borders, administrations, and competing claims needed to be worked out. For example, French forces destroyed the putative kingdom of Syria. Winston Churchill one fine afternoon conjured up the country now known as Jordan. Under pressure from Lebanese Catholics, the French government increased the size of Lebanon at the expense of Syria.

But the largest issue, of course, was the issue of control over the area the Holy Land, or Palestine, a problem complicated by London's having promised roughly this area to both the Arabs (in the McMahon-Hussein correspondence of January 1916) and the Zionists (in the Balfour declaration of November 1917). It appeared that London had not just sold the same territory twice but also double-crossed Arabs and Jews by arranging (in Sykes-Picot) itself to retain control over it.

From the vantage point of a century later, Sykes-Picot has an almost purely malign influence without redeeming qualities. It laid the basis for the future rogue states of Syria and Iraq, the Lebanese civil war, as well as exacerbating the Arab-Israeli conflict.

On its centenary, Sykes-Picot's central achievement, the creation of the Syrian and Iraqi states, appears to be in tatters. In a surprising parallel, each has rapidly devolved from the all-powerful totalitarianisms of Hafez al-Assad and Saddam Hussein into three micro-states. Both have an Iranian-backed, Shi'ite-oriented central government; a Turkish- and Saudi-backed Sunni opposition; and a U.S.- and Russian-backed Kurdish force.

The Islamic State (or ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) proclaimed "the end of Sykes-Picot" when it eliminated border posts along the Syria-Iraq border; nevertheless, many observers, including myself, see the fracturing of these two rogue states into six mini-states on balance as a good thing because the small states are more homogeneous and less powerful than the prior regimes.

SYKES-PICOT has a LESSON for the PRESENT DAY; a SIMPLE and IMPORTANT ONE: foreign powers must not attempt unilaterally to decide the fate of distant regions, and especially not in a clandestine manner. This may sound like outdated or obvious advice but, at a time of failed states and anarchy, the powers again find it tempting to take matters in their own hands, as they did in Libya in 2011, where their intervention failed dismally. Similar efforts could lie ahead in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen. Beyond those conflicts, Michael Bernstam of the Hoover Institution has argued for a broader redrawing of the region's "antiquated, artificial map."

No. Rather than seek to impose their will on a weak, anarchic region, the powers should hold back and remind locals of their own need to take responsibility. Rather than treat Middle Easterners as perpetual children, outsiders should recognize them as adults and help them succeed. Only in this way, over time, will the volatile, brutal, failed Middle East evolve into something better. Only in this way will it overcome the foul legacy of Sykes-Picot.
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-- by Daniel Pipes, President of the Middle East Forum

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Andrew Torba Portrays Himself As An Alt-Tech Messiah

Andrew Torba banned me for posting the same meme in many groups. They enabled my account again, but stripped me of all of my followers and stole my President Trump 2020 group. They have banned people for doing nothing wrong, but for who they were. Andrew Torba is a liar. https://xephula.com/posts/599205

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Bussel Responds to Email Distorting Jewish Attacks against Christians in Israel

SUMMARY: A post submitted by Ari is lengthy valid response to an email Ari received pointing to an article about Jews attacking Christians in Israel and a Black-American Bishop who immigrated to Israel acting as if Jewish attack are the norm rather than the exception but with zero mention of Muslims persecuting Christians causing a depopulation in Judea-Samaria. … READ ENTIRETY: https://rb.gy/wlmixf
#christianpersecutiondistortion #actualpersecution #antisemitism

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Ari Email - Christmas Eve, December 24, 2021

I haven’t heard from my online friend Ari Bussel for quite some time. Yesterday he sent a Christmas Eve greeting that includes an audio dialogue between Ari and Norma Zager which will give you a great idea on how those two interact their “Postcards from America – Postcards from Israel.” The Ari email also included some attachments of past Christmas titles he wrote which I will included after roughly after the audio dialogue. I think you find the dialogue fascinating for it includes COVID-Omicron, Dems and Republicans and of course Israel: https://bit.ly/3FtdsVR
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Pray for Israel!
"I will make you a great nation;
I will bless you
And make your name great;
And you shall be a blessing.
I will bless those who bless you,
And I will curse him who curses you;
And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” Amen (Genesis 12:2-3)

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10202021 Melissa Hall message from Adoni

When the bombs come down we go up.
This means when all these things start happening all over your earth. It will trigger nuclear devices from all countries simultaneously.
When these bombs get triggered. My children leave.
I love you My little ones.
The angels are ready to come get you. The earth will be no more. The Great Tribulation will begin shortly.
This wasn’t as long as you thought my little ones.
I have unleashed my Riders. The 4 Horseman of the Apocalypse.
I have my angels standing at the ready at all fault lines to cut the strings unleashing a cataclysmic event that will break the fault line.
The Angel that takes my little ones to the wildernesss will push forward a wave that will cover New York.
No one will survive. It will be demolished. For I will take down every idol. Every god that has been constructed all over your earth.
I have broken and destroyed the firmament. This is how you have been kept safe from other aliens-inter dimensional species from conquering and taking over your earth. They are now on their way and will be soon making an appearance. You will begin to see ufos fill the skies.
There was a spiritual power grid covering your Earth like a net. That has been destroyed. And the satellites around your Earth are being destroyed by My Angels as well.
Niburu is on its way. And will make it within your skies very soon.
Obama is the Antichrist. But not the one you see before you. For this one was kept hidden and carries the DNA of the Dark Ones. The Fallen gods. He was their creation. They will come along with him to create the new BEAST SYSTEM.
Obama has merged with the Great Beast of the Sea From Revelation. And Azazel has also come into Obama. These will be the Ones that control him.
These will be the Ones to unleash My HELL upon all people. This is my doing as well children. As the Earth must be cleansed.
Your Earth has drunken the blood of the innocent for too long. This will be no more.
For I will destroy your earth.
I will make your Islands sink.
For they will be no more.
All not part of California will fall into the ocean. But before this happens My Angels will rescue many and take them home to me.
Other continents have Angels upon them waiting for My COMMAND. To break pieces off with Giant Hammers.
This is how there will only be a small portion of people on the Earth. For I will destroy most of your Lands.
I will destroy the White House and all Monuments.
You will see it explode as if a giant Hand smashed it all to bits.
I am revealing this to you now as My daughter watched it all happen before her very eyes. Just like I said.
Many of my children arent ready. Get on your knees and prepare your hearts today!
The God of Abraham, Issac, and Jacob speaks to you this day.
HEED MY WORDS OR PERISH.
FOR TIME IS UP! IT IS NO MORE.
THE HOURGLASS HAS RUN DRY. IT IS EMPTY.
THE GREAT ANGELS HAVE ANNOUNCED THE END OF YOUR TIME WITH THE GREAT TRUMPETS.
THE DOMINOES WILL ALL HIT AND THEN THERE WILL BE CHAOS.
MY CHAOS.
AND OH MY CHILDREN NOT ONE OF YOU HAS THE WHOLE PICTURE.
FOR IF YOU DID THEN MY ENEMY WOULD AS WELL.
WELL MY ADVERSARY I MOVE FORWARD TEN PACES WHILE YOU FALL BEHIND FIVE.
THIS IS MY WAR. THIS IS MY BATTLE NOT YOURS.
FOR I FIGHT FOR SOULS. WHAT ARE YOU FIGHTING FOR?
Soon My Little ones. Soon. For Soon We Fly.
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