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Ayatollah's grandson emphasizes need for freedom, American help
Washington Times ^
| 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.
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.
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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; iraq; reformers; southasia
posted on 08/05/2003 12:09:45 AM PDT
Freedom is more important than bread
posted on 08/05/2003 12:18:35 AM PDT
by Ruth A.
To: Ruth A.
When you have Freedom, Bread tastes much better.
posted on 08/05/2003 1:41:09 AM PDT
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?
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