Heightening Mid-East Tensions

By Hal Lindsey
On Saturday, Syria apparently launched another chemical attack against its people — including small children … By the time you read this, the expected US military response may have already begun … Russia has warned that it will shoot down US missiles and even target the US naval vessels that fire the missiles … After the chemical attack, came a mystery air strike against Syria — probably launched by Israel … Russia then began a war of words with Israel, finally showing their long-held but usually camouflaged disdain for the Jewish state … Hamas continues to stir up violent anti-Israel protests along Israel’s Gaza border … Iran says it will soon restart its nuclear program — as if it had ever actually stopped.
And that’s just part of what’s gone on, in only the last few days!
The first big question is whether the Trump Administration can really be sure that Syria launched the chemical attack. Russia and Syria both deny it. That’s what they would say in either case, but thiiming seems suspicious. Only a few days ago, the President said that with ISIS defeated, he wanted to pull US troops out of Syria, and soon. That would seem to be in Syria’s favor. Why rock the boat now… more

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