Skip to comments.Ayatollah: Iran won't stop nuke program
Posted on 05/05/2008 12:26:35 PM PDT by freerepublic_or_die
Iran's top leader said his country would not bend to international pressure and give up its nuclear program, according to state television.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say in all state matters, said Iran would continue its nuclear program despite Western efforts to thwart it with sanctions.
"No threat can hinder the Iranian nation from its path," he said.
The UN Security Council has already imposed three sets of sanctions on Iran for its refusal to halt uranium enrichment, an activity that has fueled suspicions Teheran is seeking to develop nuclear weapons. Iran claims its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes only. RELATED
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BARRY HUSSEIN & HILLARITY: "Awww, come on, PLEEEEAAAAZZZZEE stop?"
Isreal and the U.S. both know what to do but lack the spine to do it. I wish they would do it quickly and get it over with...I’m sick of listening to and reading all the BULL$hit !!
Hillary!08: massive retaliation.
If that's the path, that's the path, and it's not a threat.
Like we'd believe him if he said they would?
After the election, before the swearing in.
Yeah, great point.
It’s easy to forget that out in the burbs of Tehran the good Ayatollah has a home, with a garage, swimming pool, wife, kids etc. Be a shame if those coordinates were dialed into a missile on a fire control deck somewhere in the gulf.
I don’t know why I laughed at that.
I don’t know why that made me laugh. It just did .:-)
Right on Golden,
First of all the only thing the Mullahs understand is a kick in the a$$. We could start by bombing Qom, then take it from there.
I am sure he would change his mind after talking to Obama. At least that is what Obama says.
I predict that we will see a dull red glow over Iran before Bush leaves office. Unlike his Dim predecessors, he won’t want to leave the next President with this problem...
I agree. However, no one has the balls to do it & they know it.
Punch the bully in the nose and this craps stops.
Iran needs to be decapitated at the top.
Perfect for mounting above over the fireplace with the rest of my trophied game beasts.
Just do it!
Its easier to ask forgiveness, then permission.
Exactly. Iran is being puppeted by Russia and given assurances of a mutual protection pact. In reality, the only winner of a large scale attack on Israel will be Russia. Assuming nukes are used, the global economy will go from wobbly to collapse. Iran would be obliterated and Russia would profit tremendously.
The West as a whole would be seriously weakened economically. Russia has clearly stated there intentions which are to reclaim lands once held under the Soviet Union such as Ukraine and Georgia. The EU & USA butting heads with them over these nations loyalty carries consequences. My belief is that the efforts of the West for global expansion via economic means has failed. To me it was 30-40 years early in any event to try it. I believe the West should become energy independent as the #1 priority and the side-show should continue to be destroying terrorist proxies until the West is energy independent. Attempting global dominance without unlimited supply has proven catastrophic.
Dull red glow? I'd expect something approximating a short little slice of the surface of the sun.
I don't think so. Bush is all in, waiting to retire and go fishing with Poppy. He thinks of himself as taking the long view now, ie "containment" and hoping for regime change, like Jim Baker, Brent Scowcroft and the rest of the State Department's September Tenth types.
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