In the secret part of their talks in Tehran on Oct. 28, DEBKAfile's military sources reveal that Turkish prime minister Tayyep Recep Erdogan and Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad struck military cooperation deals which promised Iran Turkish military intelligence and air force assistance against a possible Israeli attack on its nuclear sites.
Their understandings have bound Turkey to pass intelligence data to Tehran on potential Israeli preparations for a strike and on US military movements in the Middle East for providing backup. Our sources report that the details finalized in meetings between the Turkish and Iranian military specialists in Istanbul Monday, Nov. 9, were due to be sealed by presidents Abdullah Gul and Ahmadinejad Tuesday. The Iranian president is to be in Turkey as guest of the Islamic Conference.
The Turkish prime minister has not only buried his country's longstanding military and intelligence ties with Israel but climbed aboard the adversarial axis confronting the Jewish state. Turkey has agreed to round out the forward surveillance outposts encircling Israel's borders: Hamas from the southwest in Gaza, Syria in the east, Lebanon in the north and now Turkey from the northwest. Tehran is banking on this encirclement for early warning of an approaching Israeli strike and any supportive American movements.
According to Western intelligence sources in Ankara, heads of the Turkish army objected to their government's strategic turn to Iran and the cutoff of its ties with Israel. However its pro-Islamic leaders, which have gradually eased the army out of policymaking, have forced them to accept operational ties with the military of an anti-Western Middle Eastern nation as being in the nation's best interests.
Erdogan's most compelling argument is that President Barack Obama's secret proposal for Iran to deposit 400 kilos of its enriched Iran in Turkey for safekeeping in charge of International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors, had elevated Turkey to an enhanced role as a broker between the US and Iran, sanctioned by Agency director Mohamed ElBaradei. If Turkey, a member of NATO, was able to gain the Iranian regime's trust, the Turkish prime minister maintained, it was only thanks to the military understandings he reached in Tehran.
DEBKAfile's military sources report that word of the Turkish-Iranian military collaboration deal landed with shocking effect in Washington and Jerusalem. They had not forewarned by their intelligence services that Erdogan was willing to go as far as this to ally Turkey with the Islamic regime.
It appears that the misguided, misdirected, naive, pro-Palestinian, anti-Israeli foreign policy framework of the Obama Administration is paying dividends.....against Israel! Israel is encircled completely by radical Islamist enemies. Their goal? The destruction of the Jewish nation once and for all.
Worse, leaks fromyesterday's meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Barack Obama suggest Obama requested more time in his attempt to bring a diplomatic solution to Iranian stubbornness. How much longer can Israel wait? Obama will talk the world into oblivion, and Israel knows it. All but 4% of the Israeli public now believe that Obama is decidedly anti-Israel. The encirclement of Israel is complete. A do or die decision is all that is left for Netanyahu.
How will it begin? Israel is 8 hours ahead of the United States. I believe we will be preparing to head for bed one evening and the news that Israel has begun an attack on Iran will keep us up all night watching the news. The Israeli Air Force will attack military and nuclear development sites in Iran. The second Syria's hackles rise up to defend it's axis boss, Damascus will be smoked...turned into a pile of rubble. The Hizbollah in southern Lebanon, and the Hamas in Gaza will start launching the first of its 25 thousand rockets into Israel. Israel will turn them into rubble as well. Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia will decide to defend Islam. Israel will subdue them quickly, possibly with tactical nuclear weapons mounted on cruise missiles. It will only take a few days, but when its over, Israel will control the land from the Nile River in the south, to the Turkish border in the north, to the Euphrates River in the east. West Bank Palestinians will cry UNCLE, the United States President will froth at the mouth and quake in his boots, Europe will say "bad Israel" while shaking its fist, and Russia will begin rounding up its alliance for one final attempt to force Israel into submission.
In the meantime, the whole world will be thrown into an economic and terror-driven tailspin that will force people everywhere to open their hearts and minds to the Truth. Where will we be? If the rapture hasn't happened by then, we will have the opportunity to turn into frightened weaklings or, we will rise up and begin to proclaim the truth the Jesus is the One True Savior of the world. The MIRACULOUS will follow those who believe. Millions of people will come into the Kingdom, and it will happen because the world will be in the most desperate time in all history up to that point.
Are you ready?
Note: This may not happen next week, next month, or even next year. However, it could start tomorrow. The key is to occupy our duty in love and obedience until He comes! We are certainly living in exciting times.
Jimmy Root Jr
Author: Distant Thunder Book One of the Lightning Chronicles Amazon.com A Prophetic Fiction Thriller built on the scenario revealed in this post, namely Ezekiel 38 and 39. http://www.lightningchronicles.com/
Nov. 15, 2009 Bible and Current Events Conference Bethel Church, Liberty MO
Nov. 17, 2009 BC&E Discussion at Sec. 3 Ministers Breakfast, Troy, MO
Nov. 21, 2009 Book Signing at Craft Show... Smithville MO (Family Worship Center)
Dec. 11, 2009 BC&E Conference Tulsa Oklahoma