HT: Michael Ledeen
"Listen to the wise words of "Mohammed" at Iraq The Model:
"I think that now it seems that the greatest danger facing Iraq is not al-Qaeda because rejecting this organization by the Iraqi people was just a matter of time; the greatest danger right now is the possible interference of the neighbors in Iraq's internal affairs to destabilize the country and impede the political process in the effort to escape the pressure applied by the international community on those neighbors...
[Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr]
(Former U.S. Enemy Combatant - With Iran's S. N. S. C., Larijani)
"If neighboring Islamic countries, including Iran, become the target of attacks, we will support them," al-Sadr was quoted as saying. "The Mahdi Army is beyond the Iraqi army. It was established to defend Islam."
The comments could be seen as a message that Tehran has allies who could make things difficult for U.S. forces in the region if Iran's nuclear facilities are attacked.Continue reading.
"With 21 seats in the outgoing parliament as well as three Cabinet posts, Al-Sadr is working both sides of the street. Of those that the MSM report to be departing Iraq, the differences between Allies or Interferences, with respect to safety for Iraqi civilians, is far too abstract" ....M.B.
Iran's Ayatolla Khamenei in Support:
"Nuclear weapons are against our political and economic interests and our Islamic beliefs."
[Ayatollah Khamenei-06; for Iran's Nuclear]
Iran's Ayatollah Affirms Peaceful Nuclear Plans
By Nazila Fathi
Published: January 19, 2006
TEHRAN, Jan. 18 -
"The West knows very well that we are not seeking to build nuclear weapons," Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with Tajikistan's president, Emomali Rahmonov. "Nuclear weapons are against our political and economic interests and our Islamic beliefs.
Therefore, the Islamic Republic will not fear the uproar and will continue the path of scientific progress relying on its principles, and the world cannot influence the will of our people." Continue reading...
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