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Iran's Supreme Leader Accuses U.S. of Terrorism
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Posted on 06/25/2011 5:35:43 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

ran's Supreme Leader Accuses U.S. of Terrorism

Published June 25, 2011 | Associated Press

Iran's supreme leader on Saturday accused the United States of supporting terrorism, pointing to American drone strikes in Pakistan and Afghanistan that he said have killed scores of civilians.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said a country whose military forces are responsible for such deaths can't lecture the world about fighting terror.

Strong anti-U.S. salvos are heard regularly from Iran's leadership. Saturday's statement by Khamenei revealed the differences between Iran and the U.S. on the issue of who is a terrorist and who is a freedom fighter.

"The U.S. and the European governments that follow it describe Palestinian combatant groups who fight for the liberation of their land as terrorists," Khamenei said in a written message to an international conference on combating terrorism that opened Saturday in Tehran.

At the same time, Khamenei said, Israeli military strikes that hit civilians or assassinations of Palestinians by Israeli security agents are not condemned by the West as acts of terrorism.

Iranian leaders say Palestinian groups and the Lebanese Hezbollah are fighting to liberate occupied lands. Iran openly praises groups such as Islamic Jihad and Hamas, which have claimed responsibility for suicide bombings and other attacks.

Khamenei said Iran was a victim of what he called U.S. "terrorism" for the 1988 downing of an Iranian passenger plane by the warship USS Vincennes, which killed all 290 people aboard. The U.S. Defense Department said at the time that the crew mistook the plane for a hostile aircraft, which Iran rejects.

Later Saturday, Khamenei warned visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai that the United States is seeking to set up permanent bases in Afghanistan.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; iran; islamicimperialism; propalestinianwar
Uh oh. Time for Barry to do another apologize speech......
1 posted on 06/25/2011 5:35:45 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

How about Libya? No Congressional authorization. No U N authorization. No USA vital interests involved (according to Gates)


2 posted on 06/25/2011 5:41:13 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Sub-Driver

Thanks for my daily laugh!!!!!


3 posted on 06/25/2011 5:41:35 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Sub-Driver
Palestinian combatant groups who fight for the liberation of their land

And Michael Moore called Al Qaida in Iraq "freedom fighters" too.

4 posted on 06/25/2011 5:45:24 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask Barack Obama this election if he believes Jesus Christ rose from the dead and walked among men.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Yup. This is SNL-type, knee-slap material...


5 posted on 06/25/2011 5:56:19 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver

Khamenei, You have NO IDEA what kind of short leash America has been keeping on them. Pray to your moon god we never un-leash them for surely you will know hell on Earth.

6 posted on 06/25/2011 6:12:41 PM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Surpreme leader. We showed Saddam what real terror was like.
How would you like to find out all about it?


7 posted on 06/25/2011 6:49:37 PM PDT by South Dakota (shut up and drill)
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To: Sub-Driver
feh...
8 posted on 06/25/2011 7:09:50 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Sub-Driver

Terrorism? Under Barry’s watch? We should be so lucky.


9 posted on 06/25/2011 7:11:49 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: Sub-Driver

Sounds to me like he is greasing the skids for the missile attacks on Israel from Lebanon using the missiles relocated from Syria.


10 posted on 06/25/2011 7:30:21 PM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: jacknhoo

Guaranteed.
With his endorsement of the MB and consolidation of the mid east, he has ratcheted up tensions and place the whole mid east on a new war trajectory which will occur right prior to elections.
Libya? Oil revenues and support will be a gift to the MB’ Egyptian “democratic” birthday.


11 posted on 06/25/2011 8:37:15 PM PDT by himno hero ("Armageddon is well seeded, America will pay"... Barrack Obama's vision)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei sez so.

Thanks Sub-Driver.

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Posted on 06/24/2011 6:03:51 AM PDT by george76
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2739296/posts


12 posted on 06/25/2011 9:47:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: Ayatollah

"Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said a country whose military forces are responsible for such deaths can't lecture the world about fighting terror."

We don't want to talk to you, Mr. Khamenei, we want to kill you.


13 posted on 06/26/2011 12:07:09 AM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is the sort of garbage that puts thrills up the legs of progressives.


14 posted on 06/26/2011 6:38:29 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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