What do Iran’s nukes have to do with Islam? That is a question for the Washington establishment and the mainstream media to ponder, and there will be a test. They will fail it, for their presentation of Islam renders the Thug-In-Chief’s statement completely nonsensical — they simply have no way to understand it. Persisting in willful blindness and refusal to face unpleasant truths thus hinders one’s ability to evaluate today’s global situation.
“Iran Nuclear Tensions Key Topic at UN Assembly,” by Scott Bobb for the VOA, September 24:
A key topic at this week’s session of the United Nations General Assembly is Iran’s alleged development of nuclear weapons and the threat by Israel and the United States to use military force to stop it.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet Sunday that he would warn the U.N. General Assembly that an Iran armed with nuclear weapons would be a global threat.
He says he will argue that what he calls the most dangerous state in the world cannot be armed with the most dangerous weapons in the world.
Netanyahu is due to address the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday, one day after Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is to speak to the world body….
Ahmadinejad on Monday slammed Western powers, saying their campaign against Iran’s nuclear program was “sacrilege” against Islam. He spoke in New York at a U.N. debate on the rule of law and said the United States, Britain and France “violate the basic rights and freedoms of other nations….