Lets try this again. The quote is from the President of Iran to the people of Iran, "his own nation". Bush has nothing to do with whether or not the President of Iran said that Isreal should be "wiped off the map" in a public address to the people of Iran.Originally Posted by Ikawa
Not everything is about Bush. Period.
Incidently this is the same President of Iran who publically said that he would get nucleur weapons if he wanted and no one could stop him. The same President of Iran with a personal history of terrorism. The same president who said that he thinks that “Israel must be wiped off the map”. And finally, this is the same country where the former president while the Chairman of the Expediency Council of Iran gave his full support of destroying Isreal with a nuclear bomb the instant the muslim world had access to one. I quote:
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad statements have been said to be identical as to it's essentials.According to a translation of the address (read in Farsi the main Iranian lingua franca) “if one day, he said, the world of Islam comes to possess the weapon currently in Israel’s possession (meaning nuclear weapons) on that day this method of global arrogance will come to an end”. This, he said, “is because the use of nuclear weapons in Israel will leave nothing on the ground where as it will only damage the world of Islam”. Rafsanjani capped up his controversial declamation thus: “Jews should wait for a day when this “extraneous matter” (Israel) would be removed from the region and the world of Islam, and, those who have gathered together in Israel will be dispersed again”.
Try and draw the dotted line to figure out why that combination would concern people.