Thursday, August 03, 2006

I hope this is not true

All that is good news for President Ahmadinejad, who claims that Sunni radicalism has reached the limits of its capabilities in the fight against the global system led by the US and that it is now the turn of the Shia, led by Iran, to be in the driving seat.

“Hezbollah has fought Israel longer than all the major Arab armies combined ever did,” President Ahmadinejad told a crowd in Tehran this week. He also promised that Muslims would soon hear “very good news” about the jihad against the United States.

Amir Taheri, "This is just the start of a showdown between the West and The Rest," The Times 8/2/2006

This article is just about the most depressing analysis of the current mess.

1 comment:

Clemens said...

Amir Tahiri is not the most reliable source. He has been wrong before.