Interesting to note that Ahmadinejad and Ron Paul see eye-to-eye on this issue. “Ahmadinejad: Israel’s attempts to ‘Judaize’ Jerusalem will bring about its end,” from Haaretz, January 3:
Israeli attempts to “Judaize” Jerusalem will bring about its end, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday, saying Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land was the most important topic in the world.
Speaking to a delegation to the Turkish-Palestinian Parliamentary Friendship Group, Ahmadinejad was quoted by Iranian state television that the “Zionists, who have no faith in religion or even God, now claim piety and intend to take away the Islamic identity of the Holy Quds.”
Projection alert: Jerusalem has a Jewish identity going back thousands of years. Its “Islamic identity” is based on an unhistorical legend about a dream Muhammad had. Yes, that’s all.
“This ridiculous move is in fact the continuation of the colonialist polices of oppressors, which will not save the Zionist regime, but also take the regime closer to the endpoint of its existence,” the Iranian president added.
Speaking of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Ahmadinejad was quoted by Iran’s official news agency Iran as saying that the “issue of Palestine is the main issue in the region and the whole world and nobody can ignore it.”…