“If the Zionist regime commits another stupid move and attacks Syria, this will be considered like attacking the whole Islamic world and this regime will receive a very fierce response,” said Ahmadinejad.
That means the dhimmi nations of Europe (which has been set against Israel for years as it is), with their large and restive Muslim populations, as well as the countries of the OIC.
Ahmadinejad may see this as his big chance to unite the Islamic world behind Iran, positioning the Shi’ite mullahocracy as the best candidate to lead the jihad against the Great Satan. Did he set Hizballah loose on Israel with particular virulence in recent weeks in order to provoke Israeli attacks against civilian targets — which jihadists have for years tried to provoke from Israel by launching attacks from areas heavily populated by civilians? Perhaps he was hoping to unleash the full force of the world’s dhimmi leftist media against Israel, and to shame Europe, if not America, into refusing to lift a finger in Israel’s defense — and/or to provoke Europe’s Muslims into full-bore jihad against the dhimmi non-Muslim Europeans.
Perhaps we are witnessing an attempt to resurrect the Shi’ite Fatimid caliphate.
I am not saying that Israel should not retaliate strongly. Just the opposite. I am saying that President Bush and others should not be fooled into playing into the hands of the Thug-In-Chief by portraying Israel as indiscriminately killing civilians in its response to Hizballah acts of war. Bush, Blair and the rest should stand up at the upcoming G8 Summit and say forthrightly that they stand with Israel against the global jihad that targets their countries as well as Israel, and that they recognize that Israel is not targeting civilians but is doing what it must do in order to destroy the jihadists’ ability to continue to wage war against them.
But they won’t.