Skip to comments.Iran Declares War
Posted on 05/11/2006 8:44:27 AM PDT by blasater1960
New York Sun Editorial May 11, 2006
President Ahmadinejad's letter to President Bush, widely interpreted as a peaceful overture, is in fact a declaration of war. The key sentence in the letter is the closing salutation. In an eight-page text of the letter being circulated by the Council on Foreign Relations, it is left untranslated and rendered as "Vasalam Ala Man Ataba'al hoda." What this means is "Peace only unto those who follow the true path."
It is a phrase with historical significance in Islam, for, according to Islamic tradition, in year six of the Hejira - the late 620s - the prophet Mohammad sent letters to the Byzantine emperor and the Sassanid emperor telling them to convert to the true faith of Islam or be conquered. The letters included the same phrase that President Ahmadinejad used to conclude his letter to Mr. Bush. For Mohammad, the letters were a prelude to a Muslim offensive, a war launched for the purpose of imposing Islamic rule over infidels.
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Iran declared war on Nov. 4, 1979. We have just not taken them up on it yet.
Time for Operation Salamis...though the Administration will probably call it some lame PR name like "Operation Freedom's Da Bomb."
Let's finish their 30 year reign of Muslim terror and despotism. And do it damned quick.
Who in his/her right mind would see this as "a peaceful overture". Has no one paid attention to this guy's former outbursts?
This coded letter coupled with the new wipe out Israel comment today SHOULD have the CIA scrambling....
Yup. They are secretly hoping Jimmy Carter gets back into the White House, then they will own the middle east as we cut and run.
...couldn't agree more. Like I have always said; "Don't ever put me in charge. The terms 'rolling thunder' and 'collateral damage' would take on entirely new meanings."
"Peace only unto those who follow the true path."
Hallowed are the Ori.
Hallowed are the followers of the Ori.
Hooah! Exactly.. Has to end sometime, might as well be now before they have the means to be an even bigger pain.
A phrase with great meaning in Islamic tradition.
A phrase which has been previously used as a declaration of war in an effort to rid the world of non-Muslims.
A phrase which is being used, quite likely, as a prelude to Iranian violence against Israel and/or the US.
And when the fighting starts, our leaders will fall all over themselves saying "This is not a war against Islam ..."
You think there are parallels there...me thinks u r right, and on purpose.
How about Operation Issis or Operation Diocletian?
What? He wants to convert to Christianity?
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