If Israel, Hezbollah and The U.S. All Do What They Say They Will Do, Prepare for the Hot Phase of World War III

Most people have no idea what is about to happen in the Middle East.  The mainstream media is treating this crisis as simply a temporary conflict between Israel and Hamas that will eventually pass.  But that isn’t what this is.  This is the final conflict between Israel and Hamas, and it is going to spark a much wider war.  Sadly, after the atrocities that Hamas has just committed, the Israelis have no choice.  If U.S. women were raped and U.S. babies were ruthlessly slaughtered most Americans would feel the exact same way.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is telling us that “every member of Hamas is a dead man”, and the only way to accomplish that is to go into Gaza and kill them…

Announcing the formation of a unity government in a late night TV appearance, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to keep fighting Hamas. “Every member of Hamas is a dead man,” he said.

“Hamas is Daesh [Islamic State group] and we will crush them and destroy them as the world has destroyed Daesh,” he said in a brief televised statement, the first delivered jointly with his war cabinet.

Netanyahu also detailed some of the atrocities that took place during the Hamas attack. He said boys and girls were shot in the head and that people had been burned alive.

If Israel moves into Gaza, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Hezbollah has warned  “that it is prepared to open a second front”

If Hezbollah—which is designated a terrorist group by the U.S. and is closely linked to Iran—enters the conflict in a concerted way, it would stretch Israel’s army and strain the country’s air defenses, given Hezbollah’s arsenal of missiles capable of striking Tel Aviv.

Hezbollah has privately warned Israel that it is prepared to open a second front if Israeli forces launch a ground assault in Gaza, according to Arab officials and diplomats. But whether Hezbollah follows through with the threat is a central topic of debate for Israeli leaders.

The Biden administration seems to think that Hezbollah is probably bluffing.

But they aren’t bluffing.

And if Hezbollah officially enters the war, Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant is pledging to “return Lebanon to the Stone Age”

Israeli leaders are trying to deter Hezbollah from joining the fight. “Do not make a mistake,” Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said while visiting troops in northern Israel on Tuesday. “If, God forbid, an escalation or confrontation erupts here, we will return Lebanon to the Stone Age.”

In addition, as I discussed yesterday, there have been reports that Israel has also threatened to destroy Damascus.

Needless to say, such a move would bring Syria into the war.

And actually Israel is already conducting air strikes in Syria.

On Thursday, the IDF bombed the major airports in Damascus and Aleppo

But it seems Israel is indeed holding the Syrian government under Bashar al-Assad responsible, as on Thursday the IDF has struck back against Syrian targets. Syrian state television is now confirming that Israel has launched attacks on the country’s two main international airports, in the capital of Damascus and Aleppo in the north. It happened while an Iranian plane was inbound.

According to Reuters, “Local media channel Sham FM said Syrian air defenses were launched in response to both attacks. It said here had been damage but no casualties at the Aleppo airport, but did not give any information on the impact of the strike on Damascus Airport.”

State media has confirmed that the Israeli strikes hit runways and have left both airports out of commission. It’s not the first time Israel has attacked these airports, but them being both hit in a simultaneous operation appears a first. The Israeli army spokesman has also announced, “We bombed Damascus and Aleppo airports in response to the firing of mortar shells from Syria.”

On top of everything else, the Wall Street Journal is also reporting that the U.S. is promising to defend Israel if Hezbollah “launches a major attack”…

The U.S. has in turn warned Hezbollah and Iran that it will defend Israel if the Lebanese militant group launches a major attack. Israel’s defense minister vowed to send Lebanon back to “the Stone Age” if Hezbollah attacked. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Israel, where he said the U.S. had sent an aircraft carrier to the region to deter Hezbollah from entering the fight.

“We’re on the sword’s edge,” said one former Israeli defense official. “Brinkmanship is a dangerous way of life.”

If the U.S. starts bombing Hezbollah positions in Lebanon, Hezbollah units in Syria and Iraq will consider U.S. forces in those two countries to be fair game.

Of course if everything that I have discussed above actually happens, it will only be a matter of time before Iran is directly involved in the conflict.

Can you see how this war could spiral out of control very quickly?

But at this point there is no turning back.

On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shared photographic evidence of the atrocities that Hamas has committed…

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has shared horrifying proof that babies were ‘murdered by Hamas monsters’.

Netanyahu showed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken graphic photos of babies who had been burned to death. Express.co.uk has decided against publishing the photos due to their extremely graphic nature.

A spokesperson for the Israeli PM said he shared “horrifying photos of babies murdered and burned by the Hamas monsters”. He added: “Hamas is inhuman. Hamas is ISIS.”

During a press conference, Israel’s President Isaac Herzog shared some of the harrowing reports he received from investigators, including that the bodies of those murdered by Hamas presented “signs of torture”.

And it is being reported that journalists from the Jerusalem Post have confirmed that babies were actually beheaded by Hamas at the Kfar Aza kibbutz…

It comes as apparently verified photographs of other babies beheaded by the ruthless terrorists in the Kfar Aza kibbutz just a mile away from the border were ‘confirmed’ by journalists at the Jerusalem Post.

The Kfar Aza kibbutz was one of the first Israeli settlements to be targeted on Saturday morning by Hamas. It was here that the terrorists, wielding assault rifles and grenades, ruthlessly shot dead screaming families as they begged for their lives before setting fire to their homes.

But that isn’t all that has been confirmed.

In one instance, one woman actually had an unborn child “sliced from her womb” by Hamas terrorists…

A rescue team who visited the kibbutz, where the smell of rotting bodies still hangs in the air, told how they saw a pregnant lady lying on the floor of the first house they walked into. When they turned her over, they saw that her unborn baby had been sliced from her womb.

‘We saw a pregnant lady lying on the floor, and then we turn her around and see that the stomach is cut open, wide open,’ Yossi Landau, an aid worker at the NGO Zaka, told i24News, his voice cracking with emotion.

‘The unborn baby, still connected with umbilical cord, was stabbed with a knife. And the mother was shot in the head. And you use your imagination, trying to figure out what came first.’

How would you feel if that had been done to someone that you love?

Right now, the people of Israel are filled with fury.

Israel will send troops into Gaza because they have no other option.

And when that happens, the Great Middle East War will have begun.

I have been warning that this war would be coming, and now it is here.

We are going to see unimaginable death and destruction in the days ahead, and our world will never be the same again.

Reprinted with permission from The Economic Collapse.

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