The Balkan Peninsula, Malta, Greece, Cyprus, Lebanon, Turkey. These are the stepping stones from Mitteleuropa, via the Mediterranean, to Jerusalem.
With the German Parliament finally approving the deployment of 400 troops, and multiple batteries of Patriot missiles to Turkey, this has further enhanced the strategic linkage between Europe and the Middle East that German elites have desired all along. It literally hastens the prospect of the prophesied king of the north surrounding Jerusalem with armies (Luke 21: 20). All that now stands between this deployment of German military strength and its marching a peace-keeping force into Jerusalem is the dislocating nation of Syria. And as German-Foreign-Policy.com has noted, Germany is well embedded in the process of influencing the outcome of the Syrian debacle .