Friday, July 21, 2006

Ahmadinejad sought Arab support for attacks on Israel

Sunday, July 16, 2006.
Ahmadinejad sought Arab support for the attacks on Israel?
  • RIA Novosti reported that just before the attacks by Hamas and Hezbollah on Israel. Ahmadinejad addressed a high-profile Muslim forum held in Tehran saying "the main issue faced by the Islamic world is Israel's existence. The Islamic countries should mobilize their efforts to do away with this issue," and that "all the conditions for eliminating the Zionist regime" are currently in place."
Then he tries to compare Israel to the Nazi's for responding to the attacks.
  • Reuters is trying to explain why this is happening. They have concluded that Ahmadinejad believes Israel has plans to invade all of Islamic territory. "Hitler sought pretexts to attack other nations... The Zionist regime is seeking baseless pretexts to invade Islamic countries."
Will the world now demand Hezbollah disarm? No. They are punks. Update on the missile attack on an Israeli ship.Why this war is different from other Arab-Israeli wars?Ledeen on the US response to the crisis.
    Michael Ledeen, The Corner criticized the US response to the current Middle East crisis saying it was all about "I've called this one, he's called that one, we're talking, talking, talking all the time, not to worry." But we have not heard anything about "seizing the moment." He warned that if we dither through this one, the next one will be worse. Maybe much worse.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Newsweek published an interview with Iranian dissident Akbar Ganji.
  • IranMania reported that Iranian Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh said India and Pakistan should forget buying Iran's gas at a low price.
  • The Washington Post reported that Bush failed to win Putin's support for sanctions against Iran's nuclear program.
  • Xinhua reported that an Iranian official said that the country's leadership was determined to refuse the West's request for a halt of sensitive nuclear activities.
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Category: Iran.