And yet Islam is the one thing that Western governments, especially that of Barack Obama, are sure has absolutely nothing to do with the hostility of the Islamic world toward the West, and it is the one thing they are determined not to study in order to understand the motives and goals of those who want to destroy them.
“Senior Cleric Terms Islam Source of Power, Glory for Iran,” from the Fars (not Farce) News Agency, June 8:
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran’s provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani stressed that enemies are deeply fearful of the Islamic identity of Iran, and described Islam as a source of power and glory for the country.
“It was Islam that gave Iran national glory, authority and helped the country achieve independence,” Ayatollah Emami Kashani said, addressing a large congregation of worshippers on Tehran University Campus here on Friday.
He stated that although Iran has no atomic weapons, they are afraid of Iran and this is because of power of Islam in Iran.
As regards western sanctions against Iran, Ayatollah Emami Kashani said they have created opportunities for the country and made the Iranians stronger than before [sic]
“They (westerners) thought that these sanctions would scare the Iranian nation, but in practice they infuriated the Iranian nation to resist them and not retreat,” he said…..