That time may already be upon us. If so, no time was wasted.
The Next Target After Libya?
Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa served on the committee that invented the military doctrine used by President Obama as the main justification for U.S. and international airstrikes against Libya, WND has learned.
The discovery is particularly pertinent because on Sunday Moussa announced during a special meeting in Cairo that the Arab League plans to press the U.N. to impose a no-fly zone over the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip similar to the one imposed now on Libya.
This is interesting for a prophecy watcher on so many levels.
As far as the lead up to Daniel 9:27 and the "confirmation of the covenant" - we could be seeing the stage being set for the EU to ultimately send in troops (EEAS). I don't believe that the U.S. would have any involvement, based on the fact that the antichrist will come from Europe. The U.S. could be involved, however, under this scenario, but only as subservient to the EU. This is worth watching VERY closely.
Aside from the potential coming fulfillment of Daniel 9:27, another, different prophetic path could emerge from this (assuming the "no-fly zone" under the doctrine of "Responsibility to Protect" actually happens): If Israel strongly opposes this, warfare could break out almost immediately. If so, we would expect to see the scenario portrayed in Psalm 83/Isaiah 17 develop - and subsequently lead to the epic battle of Gog-MaGog (Ezekiel 38-39).
So at least two prophetic related possibilities could exist from this "no-fly" zone scenario, if established.
Moussa said he plans to present the proposal to the U.N. Security Council.
The call comes as Hamas has fired over 140 rockets into Jewish civilian population zones, prompting Israel to carry out anti-terror operations in Gaza aimed at diminishing Hamas’ rocketing capabilities.
As WND was first to report, billionaire philanthropist George Soros is a primary funder and key proponent of the Global Centre for Responsibility to Protect, the world's leading organization pushing the military doctrine. Several of the doctrine's main founders sit on multiple boards with Soros.
This is the same George Soros who is actively working to destroy the dollar and create a single world currency.
The doctrine and its founders, as WND reported, have been deeply tied to Obama aide Samantha Power, who reportedly heavily influenced Obama in consultations leading to the decision to bomb Libya. Power is the National Security Council special adviser to Obama on human rights.
Now it has emerged that Moussa served on the advisory board of the 2001 commission that originally founded Responsibility to Protect.
That commission is called the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty. It invented the term "Responsibility to Protect," while defining its guidelines.
With Power, Moussa and Ashrawi on its advisory board, the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty first defined the Responsibility to Protect doctrine.
In his address to the nation two weeks ago, Obama cited the military doctrine as the main justification for U.S. and international airstrikes against Libya.
Indeed, the Libya bombings have been widely regarded as a test of Responsibility to Protect.
This is an amazing development - and like a lot of prophetic developments, it seemed to come out of nowhere. But here it is.
Responsibility to Protect, or Responsibility to Act... is a set of principles, now backed by the United Nations, based on the idea that sovereignty is not a privilege but a responsibility that can be revoked if a country is accused of "war crimes," "genocide," "crimes against humanity" or "ethnic cleansing."
And look how easily this can apply to Israel:
The term "war crimes" has at times been indiscriminately used by various U.N.-backed international bodies, including the International Criminal Court, or ICC, which applied it to Israeli anti-terror operations in the Gaza Strip. There has been fear the ICC could be used to prosecute U.S. troops.
Two of global group's advisory board members, Ramesh Thakur and Gareth Evans, are the original founders of the "responsibility" doctrine, with the duo even coining the term "responsibility to protect."
As WND reported Soros' Open Society Institute is a primary funder and key proponent of the Global Centre for Responsibility to Protect. Also, Thakur and Evans sit on multiple boards with Soros.
How many fronts can Soros attack at one time? As this doctrine emerges, he is trying to reshape the world's financial system. He's a busy guy isn't he?
Soros himself outlined the fundamentals of Responsibility to Protect in a 2004 Foreign Policy magazine article entitled "The People's Sovereignty: How a New Twist on an Old Idea Can Protect the World's Most Vulnerable Populations."
"If governments abuse the authority entrusted to them and citizens have no opportunity to correct such abuses, outside interference is justified," Soros wrote. "By specifying that sovereignty is based on the people, the international community can penetrate nation-states' borders to protect the rights of citizens.
WND previously reported how the group has been petitioning for the U.S. to normalize ties with the Muslim Brotherhood, the main opposition in Egypt, where longtime U.S. ally Hosni Mubarak was recently toppled.
Aside from Evans and Soros, the group includes on its board Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei, as well as other personalities who champion dialogue with Hamas, a violent offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood.
It gets even deeper:
WND reported yesterday that doctrine founder Thakur recently advocated for a "global rebalancing" and "international redistribution" to create a "New World Order."
In a piece last March in the Ottawa Citizen newspaper, "Toward a new world order," Thakur wrote, "Westerners must change lifestyles and support international redistribution."
"A much-needed global moral rebalancing is in train," he added.
It is amazing just how fast things are moving right now. From the recent Middle East turmoil in the more moderate nations, who are now turning to radical Islam, to the arms build-up in the region, to the tremendous escalation in violence (complete with new weapons obtained from Russia-Iran), to the push for a PA State to be completed by September, to the EU's new EEAS being formed to now seeing the Arab League push for a "no-fly" zone under the context of "Responsibility to Protect" - right now the Middle East is moving at light speed.
And don't forget the video that is circulating in the Middle East, as prepared by Ahmadinejad's regime - a video that is telling the region to arm up and prepare for war - war which they believe will bring forth the Mahdi.
Its all a prophecy watcher can do to keep up.
And all of this can only mean one thing - Jesus is coming back soon. We have been given the signs - and the signs are coming in waves now - almost on a daily basis.
If you listen, you can almost hear the footsteps of the Messiah approaching.
Update: Also see:
Movie Predicting Shiite Messiah
Ever since I exposed the Iranian documentary The Coming is Upon Us — which promises the imminent coming of the twelfth Shiite imam, Imam Mahdi — a heated argument has been taking place within the Iranian establishment. There is panic and concern over the coverage of the movie in the West.
It is important to note that in the video, Grand Ayatollah Khomeini — the founder of the Islamic Republic — is quoted as saying that he had three goals for Iran:
1. Overthrowing the shah
2. Establishing an Islamic state
3. Creating the situation for the return of the last imam
Please note that items #1 and #2 have already been accomplished. We are now watching radical Islam in the Middle East preparing for attempts at #3. The "situation" is epic war in and around Israel. A war that seems imminent.
It goes on to say that the one following him will be the one to pass the flag of Islam to Imam Mahdi for the conquest of the world by Islam. There is also a quote claiming Khomeini personally told Ayatollah Khamenei that he will be the one to bring about the End of Times and the final glorification of Allah.
While the Iranian leaders are scrambling to stop the damage caused by the publicity over this video, it is important to note: they truly believe their mission to destroy Israel and bring about the reappearance of Imam Mahdi.