If it is the cradle of civilization, Mesopotamia is also the cradle of religion. Apart from that cradle source, we have only shamanism or trans humanism left to us and our hopeful strikings for transcendence. By the time the baby toppled out of the cradle and Egypt began to mimic it, the toddler tumbled into the Land of Canaan: around a millennium before the common, that era was a veritable marketplace for bot commercial, military, and divine risk assurance.
As the new Secretary of State, Pompeo, gets ready to slug it out on that land, risk and posture against fallen giants today will require more than A! statistical analysis and strategy algorithms.
It will require the hand of Hashem to be with us as in times of yore. And it will require such help as Hashem can, and has, arranged for.