In 1982 Israel invaded Lebanon. One of the architects of that invasion was Ariel Sharon, who was laid to rest on January 13, 2014.
While there were many tragedies and mistakes associated with Israel’s invasion, it came in response to the mini-terror state Yasser Arafat and the PLO had established within Lebanese territory. He used it as a base to carry out cross-border attacks against Israel.
Arafat also terrorized Lebanon’s Christian community and committed a number of atrocities.
Sharon spoke with Pat Robertson on The 700 Club in 1989 about Lebanon and Israel’s commitment to helping the Lebanese Christians. He asked where the West was and why it didn’t come to the aid of the Christians?
More than 30 years later, with Christians fleeing the Middle East in unprecedented numbers because of Islamic terrorism, Sharon’s question remains as valid now as it was then. Read More