Towards a Christian Zionist Foreign Policy
by Philip Giraldi, February 14, 2013
Countries frequently define themselves by what they believe to be true. In the United States many believe that there exists a constitutionally mandated strict separation between religion and government. In practice, however, that separation has never really existed except insofar as Americans are free to practice whatever religion they choose or even none at all.
Christian Zionism is not a religion per se, but rather a set of beliefs based on interpretations of specific parts of the Bible [..] that has made the return of the Jews to the Holy Land a precondition for the Second Coming of Christ.
The belief that Israel is essential to the process has led to the fusion of Christianity with Zionism, hence the name of the movement. …