| The Emerging Trump Doctrine: The Defense of the West — and Judeo-Christian Civilization
| Saturday, July 08, 2017
|“The Battle of France is over,” he said as Hitler’s
legions swept into Paris, “The Battle of Britain is about to begin.” At
the time, the United States had yet to enter the war, and Stalin’s
Russia was aligned with Germany. Indeed, just the year before, the two
evil empires had cooperated in the conquest of Poland.
Knowing full well the immensity of the godless forces arrayed against
his country, Churchill described the high stakes: “Upon this battle
depends the survival of Christian civilization.”
Soon thereafter, Britain turned to Churchill as its political
savior. In the spring of 1940, he was ushered into power at 10 Downing
Street—and into historical greatness. So we can see: Because he never
lost sight of his steadfast patriotic principles, Churchill was
Now today, to Trump. He, too, has a steadfast message about the
defense of the West. Even his bitterest critics—and there are plenty of
them—have to admit that he has been stoutly consistent on that theme.
History has yet to make a judgment on Trump’s presidency, but this much
of a verdict is already manifest: He has an iron determination to speak
plainly about the mortal threats we confront. In fact, Trump has never
been more Churchillian as when, in Warsaw, he said:
For two centuries, Poland suffered constant and brutal
attacks. But while Poland could be invaded and occupied, and its
borders even erased from the map, it could never be erased from history
or from your hearts. In those dark days, you have lost your land but
you never lost your pride.
Continuing in that vein, Trump declared that the ultimate questions of defense and survival were about both heart and spirit:
Poland is the geographic heart of Europe, but more
importantly, in the Polish people, we see the soul of Europe. Your
nation is great because your spirit is strong.
Trump was just getting warmed up. The ultimate question for Poland
and the West, he continued, was about the strength of our moral spirit:
Read it all here...............
|posted by Major D Swami (Retired) @ 3:47 PM