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Ayatollah's grandson emphasizes need for freedom, American help
Washington Times ^ | 8/05/03 | Borzou Daragahi

Posted on 08/05/2003 12:09:44 AM PDT by kattracks

Edited on 07/12/2004 4:05:53 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

BAGHDAD The grandson of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the fiery cleric who launched an anti-American Islamic revolution in Iran, said in an interview that his countrymen would accept U.S. military intervention to liberate their nation.

"In Iran the people really need freedom, and freedom must come about. Freedom is more important than bread," Hussein Khomeini, 45, a midlevel cleric who has taken up temporary residence in Iraq, told The Washington Times.


(Excerpt) Read more at washtimes.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; iraq; reformers; southasia

1 posted on 08/05/2003 12:09:45 AM PDT by kattracks
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To: kattracks
strangely interesting....
2 posted on 08/05/2003 12:17:24 AM PDT by Robert_Paulson2
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To: kattracks
Freedom is more important than bread

So true.

3 posted on 08/05/2003 12:18:35 AM PDT by Ruth A.
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To: Ruth A.
When you have Freedom, Bread tastes much better.
4 posted on 08/05/2003 1:41:09 AM PDT by Drammach
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To: kattracks
I would accept it, too, because it's in accord with my faith."

Freedom in accord with Islam? Uh huh, just like chain smoking. And what exactly is he smoking?

5 posted on 08/05/2003 4:40:05 AM PDT by rageaholic
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