Skip to comments.Iran's new president declares worldwide 'Islamic revolution'
Posted on 06/30/2005 10:30:49 PM PDT by truth_seeker
Iran's president-elect has proclaimed an Islamic revolution of global proportions.
Mahmood Ahmadinejad said his election coincided with what he termed a new Islamic revolution.
"The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world," Ahmadinejad said. "In one night, the martyrs strode down a path of 100 years." Ahmadinejad, who did not elaborate, was speaking to the families of those killed in a 1981 attack at the headquarters of the Islamic Republic Party, Middle East Newsline reported.
The Teheran mayor has served as a senior commander in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, responsible for the nation's missile and nuclear weapons programs, and has been identified as a suspect in the killing of Kurdish dissidents in Europe in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The 49-year-old Ahmadinejad, who participated in the takeover of the U.S. embassy in Teheran, in 1979, was regarded as the most anti-Western of the presidential candidates. On June 24, he defeated Hashemi Rafsanjani, a former president who headed the Expediency Council, the regime's watchdog over what had been a reformist-dominated parliament. "Thanks to the blood of the martyrs, a new Islamic revolution has arisen and the Islamic revolution of 1384 [the current Iranian year] will, if God wills, cut off the roots of injustice in the world," Ahmadinejad was quoted by the official Iranian news agency as saying. "The era of oppression, hegemonic regimes, tyranny and injustice has reached its end."
The speech marked the first time since the late 1980s that an Iranian president vowed to export Islamic insurgency throughout the world. Allies of Ahmadinejad said the president-elect, who takes office in August, would seek to revive the principles of the Islamic revolution in 1978. They said Ahmadinejad would also seek to impose Islamic behavior in public, including strict enforcement of a dress code.
"Islamic and revolutionary culture have been neglected in the past years," Iranian parliamentarian Mohammad Taqi Rahbar said.
Iran has been cited as the leading financier of groups that appear on the U.S. State Department list of terrorist organizations. Iran's leading clients have been the Hizbullah in Lebanon and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, both sponsored by Teheran, as well as Hamas and the Syrian-aligned Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command.
"Hill will pulverize him.
And Hill will in turn be pulverized by someone else. The candidate debates will reveal how lousy she is at thinking on her feet."
Rudy Guiliana is going to run and win, my political opinion. Hope he does too. Not too many people are as pissed as 9/11 as he is.
Notice the moral relativism from Brian Williams.
I saw your post and agree about how we beat the Germans and Japs in WWII. Nam was a different war then this one is. The enemy is not contained to a 400 square mile radius, they are global and mobile. One of the real issues we do not impose our military strength on Iran is that we rely on their oil imports, they are either the 5th or 6th biggest importer of oil.
I like Bush's strategy on pushing biofuels. Hell, the technology has been around almost 100 years, it's been greed that has kept us on Middle East but now I think we are slowly waking up to the fact of how truly dangerous and stupid this policy was. When we stop relying on the arabs for oil then we can be as harsh in war as we should be. Until then, our hands are going to remain somewhat tied.
Yes.. MOAB sounds good. The vacuum should make a definite "sucking sound" on the fool's head.
"Yeah, but this is one insane and ugly turn of events."
It usually does look that way when God decides to test an individual,group or society.
We live in interesting times.
Yep, like now. Anybody can be gotten to.
I prefer dead man.
I don't know how you got that...it's not true. If so, do tell.
You can read it and see it at the same time.
Trust me, they had to know.
Send me the link. Thanks.
Give me even a hint of hope that Bush is doing anything vis a vis Iran.
So you know also about the meeting Soros had set up with him at Open Society here in NY in January (he cancelled that time, but they met later at another location), and the meetings with the French...and the meetings for more funnel money thru China.
I sent the pres an email on talking to Horowitz, Robert Spencer, the author of 'Atomic Iran'(he is on point) and that UK journalist that covered Mahmood and his OSU group during the hostage crisis.
(Notice the source.......LOL)
Grampa, he's not dead. All those in intelligence have been watching him...there is a total accounting of his education, travels, organizations, where he was when and loads of info. He was backed by Khomeini back then and is backed by this Khomeini now...he was part of that transition and strong-arming also. Indeed it is him.
Being a Girly Guy with his fancy hair, he probably has his eyebrows plucked.
We may be talking about different people.
The guy in the red circle is not the new leader of Iran, and he was reported to be dead. I don't know his name.
Very, very well said.
A hardline jerkface who clamps down on the nation's youth may be the catalyst for a backlash. His election might turn out to be a blessing.
You're citing that American hating POS as proof that Bush is doing something vis a vis Iran?
Check DebkaFile, jihadwatch, globalsecurity.org, iranfocus, voiceofiraq as well as this posted earlier:
No need to do that. This guy's gonna end up touching off a revolution in his own country.
He had three of the former hostages on (one in the studio and two by remote).He showed two pictures,a black and white of the guy to the right of a hostage holding his arm,and a current color shot of the new pres.Each former hostage identified the color photo as their captor.They all also said they did not recognize the guy in the black and white
Matthews seemed a bit puzzled but told the three that the guy in the black and white had been dead since 1980.
As I said,it was "reported",in this case by Matthews.
Is it true?Who knows?Do you? Check pics from post 16 down
Check headlines in right sidebar
Well, I have his email. If Chris said it, you know it's not true.
You have to get out more...that's a four shower show. LOL
I'm sure the President's folks, as well as all of our intelligence agencies knew all along, but what could they do about it?
What a coincidence, I was listening to SuziQ (CCR, that's Creedence Clearwater Revival...a band) before I tuned to Rush.
Here's something for you: http://126.96.36.199/search?q=cache:g_AWcuDHqfkJ:fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/48601.pdf+Mahmood+Ahmadinejad+history+Iran+hostage+interview&hl=en
Sniff, Sniff, thank you...you like me...you really like me.
You know I had his personal website (Ahmadinejad), and I had my friend translate where he bragged about the hostage crisis. I have to find it. It starts with an M...it probably hasn't been sanitized.
It's him smooth, trust me. A few of us have been talking about this for three years (posturing for him to get in), because it was the worst nightmare ever. Thought it would never happen. My friend (Islamic Journalist) sent me video clips of when they went to a hotel here in the states for illegal voting and you see the strongarm techniques. Another few bloggers (who weren't shut down), sent me clips of the empty polling places and people being turned away by armed men. There has been a great cry for freedom in Iraq...a lot of them may have already paid with their lives. It's going to be hard to stay in contact now.
But yes, it is him.
Don't get carried away,I was just being polite!
Thanks for reining me in.
I hope we still try if the eurowussies fail, which I'm sure they will.
Sure looks like it.
What's it going to take to knock some common sense into the administration? Our enemies are legion and nothing we do or say will ever make them like us. We have allies not worthy of the name, and no country in its right mind adapts itself to the demands of other countries. That's crazy. Sovereign countries are sovereign with their own borders, laws, languages, etc., for a reason. Germany doesn't want to do France's bidding or vice versa. But the US is told to do this or that by the rest of the world on a daily basis. Worse, this admin. it seriously. Germany wouldn't fight a PC war in Iraq if they were in our shoes, nor would France. They'd kick some serious you know what, and so should we. Iran is coming to a full, rolling boil. We'll have to do something and soon.
I was wondering when this news was going to make it into FR.
I was thinking that his eyebrows look groomed in the newer picture. Plucked, and possibly trimmed with a pair of hair clipper set at 1/4 inch. Then the 1/4 inch template pulled off, and the clippers used to shave a seperation between the two brows. Sans the plucking part, the clipper technique is a well known way to get rid of that "unibrow" look. After all, the in the newer pic, he looks fresh from a full service barber shop.
Current events have changed everything re: Iran. Everything is now up in the air.
I skipped nearly all the posts, having got online so late (hollared myself hoarse today and figure I can now type my fingers stiff and sore) but heard (and read- actually, read and then heard) that Ahmadinejad was a favorite of Khomeini's regime. He executed so many Iranian dissidents that he earned the nickname "Tir Khalas Zan"...literally, "the Terminator".
I mean that.