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Religion Politics and War in the Middle East
William Moore

The overwhelming majority of people living in the Middle East nations are Muslim and the realm is the birthplace of Christianity. The Muslim culture continues to pressure the Cristian followers to convert, leave the realm, or be killed. The disagreements, fighting, and killings continue to exist and there does not seem to be a resolution for peace with these people living in the Middle East.
According to Ismail, K. (September 22, 2013), a suicide attack in Peshawar, Pakistan on a Christian church killed 78 people and wounded more than 120. The attack happened when the Christian worshipers were dismissed from the service. At this time, all of a sudden, an explosion occurred followed by another. Of the 78 killed, 34 included women and 7 children.
The attack coincided with a broader wave of attacks on religious minorities, including Shiite Muslims this year. In March, a Muslim mob swarmed through a Christian neighborhood in the eastern city of Lahore, burning two churches and more than 100 houses. Christians also frequently find themselves accused of blasphemy under Pakistan’s strict blasphemy laws.
The attacks are mostly orchestrated by Sunni extremist militant groups, although some have also been claimed by the Pakistani Taliban. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been trying to initiate peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban, aimed at ending a decade of violence. Mr. Khan said he believed that the bombings were an attempt to sabotage the peace talks. “A conspiracy is being hatched to drag the country back to the 10-year-old morass,” he said, referring to the time when former President Pervez Musharraf allied himself with the United States in the effort against militancy and extremism.
According to British Broadcasting Corporation, “The BBC reports that 'militants linked to [the] Pakistani Taliban have said they carried out the bombing. The group, Jandullah*, it was in retaliation [for] U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal northwest.”
According to Wikipedia, (October 2013). Jundallah is a terrorist group organized by Iran. It is also known as People’s Resistance Movement of Iran (PRMI). The United States has classified this organization as a terrorist group.
Last month, Iran’s leader, President Hassan Rouhani met with President Barrack Obama in New York to discuss the lifting of sanctions to build nuclear weapons. They were the first talks between Iran and U.S. leaders in more than 30 years. The meeting and negotiations did not go well and President Hassan stated; “The American government is untrustworthy, supercilious and unreasonable, and breaks its promises.” B.B.C. News, (October 2013).

According to Xfinity Associated Press, on October 5, 2013; Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, whose speech was broadcast on state TV, also said the U.S. was "untrustworthy." He previously has said he's not opposed to direct talks with the U.S. to resolve Iran's nuclear standoff with the West but is not optimistic.”
President Obama responded on Monday, as he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, “the U.S. was not taking a military option against Iran's nuclear program off the table.” It is easy to recognize the hate that Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood have for Christians and the United States. It is also obvious that the United States cannot police the world forever. Terrorist’s attacks are only on the rise and with more and more killing that takes place makes peace talks near impossible and fuels the ingredients for war. The immediate talks for building nuclear weapons and the hostilities that have followed only prove that the Middle East is resorting to this type of weaponry and that the fate of World War III is a reality. It begins with the killing of Christians and putting nuclear weapons in the hands of a corrupt leaders and countries that harbors, supports, and organize terrorists.

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