Damascus officially joined China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which will provide a massive lifeline to the country that has been torn to shreds after more than a decade of war and Western sanctions. But more than this, this development has set a precedent that will fundamentally change the geopolitical landscape.
This is because the decade-spanning Syrian conflict has hosted several proxy conflicts, which has invariably left the United States and its Western allies the losers.
Syria was almost completely overrun by the likes of Islamic State (formerly ISIS; the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and was on the verge of becoming a terror nexus – until Russia intervened in September 2015.
This was not a Russian invasion per se, but a legitimate intervention based on an invitation from Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Enter China. As the second-largest economy in the world and the driving force behind the greatest global infrastructure and development drive in history, the BRI is a natural fit for Syria. It will help the country rebuild, rebound and provide win-win opportunities for both countries while also likely bringing the conflict, finally, to an end.
Syria – It would be on the front line of any real war in the modern Middle East. "Armageddon" is encoded in The Bible with the name Asad. In fact, the name of the actual site of the long-prophesied Final Battle appears with his name in a single skip sequence: 'Armageddon, Asad holocaust.' 'Syria' is encoded with 'world war'. It is the country that stands out, because it is not expected*. 'Russia' and 'China' and 'USA' also appear with 'world war' but they are the three superpowers most likely to be involved. Syria is the surprise. The only modern enemy north of Israel is Syria (and then Russia - Revelation)* .
* Rev. 16:12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great River Euphrates; and the "water" thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the East (eastern block) might be prepared.
'Syria' is encoded in Ezekiel, starting in the verse that predicts the invasion. Syria's allies are named: 'Persia' and 'Phut' - countries that are now called Iran and Libya.
The plain text of Ezekiel predicts a terrible battle between Israel and the surrounding Arab nations. According to The Bible code, that is how World War 3 might begin - with an atomic attack on Jerusalem, followed by an invasion of Israel.
Revelation 9:13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,
9:14 Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great River Euphrates.
9:15 And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for The Hour, and The Day, (the month, and the year) for to slay the third part of men.
9:16 And the number of the army of the horsemen [were] two hundred thousand thousand (200,000,000): and I HEARD the number of them.
Rev 16:16 And he gathered them together into a place called, in Hebrew, Armageddon (the mountains of Megiddo, in Israel).
Rev 27:18 And the seventh angel touched the bowl of crystal and there were gathered all the kings and rulers of the earth, to a place called Armageddon. And they found no peace but caused war among their people, even to the mountain called Megiddo (by the Valley of Jezreel - Hosea 1:10-2:4).
Scripture from The King of kings' Bible
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