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'The Most Dangerous Man in the World'?

Mac88 Wrote: Aug 17, 2012 11:04 AM
"Khamenei has declared that nuclear weapons are immoral and Iran will never acquire them. Is Islamic Iran's supreme religious leader lying through his teeth?" One element of Islam is the practice of taquiya (deception) and kitman(half truths). Muslims have been allowed or commanded by Mohamed to lie towards anyone they perceive as their enemies, yes it is that simple, you simply cannot trust their words.
Troglodite Wrote: Aug 17, 2012 11:12 AM
Mac88:

You may recall the old definition that a diplomat is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country. The Moslems, then, are not the only ones who use deception and half-truths when it suits them. On the other hand, not every thing said by every Moslems is necessarily an entire or partial untruth either.

U.S. newspapers this fall will devote countless column inches and network TV will set aside endless hours to revisiting the most perilous month in the history of the republic, if not of the world.

Nikita Khrushchev's decision to secretly install nuclear-armed intermediate-range ballistic missiles in Cuba began to form in his mind sometime earlier, perhaps in April of 1961.

Then it was that the new young U.S. President John F. Kennedy put a brigade of Cubans ashore to become the vanguard of a guerrilla army to overthrow Fidel Castro's regime.

The Bay of Pigs...