The Arab World is furious with Israel for getting there first. History proves, they insist, that Israel stole the Holy Land before Mohammed.
The West can no doubt claim to have inserted the greatest number of lesser gods between Man and his Creator but Islam succeeds in elevating lucifer himself to the exalted status of a god.
In southern Afghanistan a dozen people died during fighting there against ‘Taliban insurgents’. The media gloat their favourite song “The yanks are losing” and NATO feels to express the same ethos.
Thursday’s assertion/admission Iran is now a “Nuclear State” is plainly to tease Israel into making the first move and to bluff the rest of the Arab World into falling into line behind Iran, Islam and Ahmadinejad.
Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran will deliver a “stunning punch” to the West this week