A retired Army chaplain and expert on the Middle East says it is
a mistake for Israel to continually agree to cease-fires whenever
Palestinian terrorists launch rocket attacks against innocent
Brigadier General Dr. James Hutchens
(USA-Ret.) is a former chaplain who now serves as president of The
JerUSAlem Connection. He says the same sad movie continues to
play time and time again: Israel is attacked by Arab terrorists,
they respond, and when they get the upper hand, they agree to a
cease-fire demanded by the U.S., the U.N. and the E.U.
But Hutchens believes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
should "give war a chance."
"There are those who have been advocating all along that there
is a diplomatic solution to this, and I just don't believe it,"
Hutchens offers. "I don't think you can deter Jihadists. I don't
think you can negotiate with them. They have to be defeated. There
has to be a military solution -- Then you can talk about any
He asserts that peace will only come from the Prince of
"We're praying for the coming of the Messiah, for the return of
Jesus," the former chaplain states. "He's the only one that can
bring peace. When He comes, there's all kinds of havoc that's
raised, and those who oppose Him cease to oppose."
Hutchens adds that the Bible is clear: a colossal clash between
Israel and the surrounding peoples is coming.