By violating Judeo-Christian principle for the use of military power the US ruling elite is making all of us less protected from foreign enemies, and here is why.
At the core of Judeo-Christian principles’ application to foreign affairs, as could be found in the Torah, is the following.
- Every nation is unique with its own unique tailoring “in the image and likeness of God” to its unique life circumstances that reflects its unique geography, natural resources, neighbors, and even genetics.
- Every nation respects the other’s “in the image of God” uniqueness.
- Every nation defends its uniqueness of “in the image of God” against the others’ attempt to forcefully change it.
- All nations peacefully compete in all spheres of human life to let the others learn and use their achievements in the framework of own “in the image of God.”
And the American ruling elite neglected Judeo-Christian principles’ application to foreign affairs and now we are paying for this. The following are a few examples.
=Afghanistan, Libya, and Iraq=
We rightly defended ourselves by crushing the military and leaders of the countries that conducted military operations against us.
However, after our military victories, we wrongly tried to remake those countries in our own image as a sort of democracies that led to internal tribal fighting, to economic crumbling and national disintegration.
The people’s suffering was attributed to America that increased the level of hate against us and made us less secure.
Afghanistan, Libya, and Iraq cannot survive and prosper without a strong ruthless dictator. That is their uniqueness, and the nations of Judeo-Christian morals should respect it hoping that our “in the image of God” may encourage the ordinary people to fight for the change.
Our desire to assist the former Yugoslavia in stopping there Muslem-Christian fighting and murders was principled and moral, but our bombing of their lands as a solution was unmoral, counterproductive, and with complete neglect of history.
Peoples in lands of the former Yugoslavia were Christians for about a millennium until their beliefs were forcefully suppressed by Muslim invaders for about a half-millennium. The defeat of Ottoman Islamic invaders in WWI was the time for the Christian retribution.
The Christian–Muslim hate there can and should be resolved only by internal deliberations and internal self-separation – not by foreign intervention.
We violated this, and now many European countries are more fearful of and less friendly with us that makes us more vulnerable.
Israel is the most unique nation in the world. Israel is the birthplace and keeper of Judeo-Christian morality. Israel is a sort of American forth post in this dangerous but important for America’s interests’ part of the world.
All that should be enough to trust this nation and let it handle her affairs alone without American intervention. Despite this, we are meddling in everything what Israel is doing – who should be Israel’s prime-minister, how Israeli Supreme Court should be formed, how Israel should respond to terrorist attacks, etc.
As the result, Israel is cautious in dealing with us that makes us more vulnerable in this area of our own interests.
=Russian, China, etc.=
The same supremacist approach of our ruling elite in dealing with other countries, such as rival Russia or China, makes us more vulnerable in those parts of the world.
American sanctions against Soviet Union, Russia, China, Cuba, Venezuela, etc. have not produced any of the expected results.
Judeo-Christian principles applied to foreign affairs suggest the strategy in dealing with friendly and not so friendly nations:
Avoid using military or economic power to force them to obey your command!
Find a common interest in mutual coexistence, as was the strategy of President Donald Trump (it looks like it was this strategy that allowed to avoid devastating Russian-Ukranian war at the time)!