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Iran's Khamenei and Israel's Casus Belli

irreducible-complexity Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 1:05 PM
Seems to me, the problem is that these wars may *start* 7,000 miles away but they don't *stay* there. E.g., 9-11. With some people, if you don't bring the war to them, thyey will bring it to you.

Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison.

There are precedents for what Iran's "Supreme Leader" Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has just done. Khamenei is the top in Tehran who is threatening to wipe Israel off the map. Khamenei said "the fake Zionist (regime) will disappear from the landscape of geography.” He said this to a meeting of Iran-Iraq war veterans. That 1980s war claimed millions of lives and was fought for what? Both Saddam Hussein of Iraq and the mullahs of Iran showed a complete disregard for human lives in that pointless brutal and inconclusive decade-long struggle.

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