Iran's Khamenei and Israel's Casus Belli

There are precedents for what Iran's "Supreme Leader" Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has just done.  Khamenei is at the top in Tehran, and he is threatening to wipe Israel off the map.  Khamenei said that "the fake Zionist (regime) will disappear from the landscape of geography."  He said this to a meeting of Iran-Iraq war veterans.  That 1980s war claimed millions of lives...and it was fought for what?  Both Saddam Hussein of Iraq and the mullahs of Iran showed a complete disregard for human lives in that pointless, brutal, and inconclusive decade-long struggle.  One of the most horrific aspects to that war was the little plastic keys the clerics gave to thousands of Iranian boys as young as 10.  These keys on necklaces would, they told those doomed lads, open up the gates of Paradise to them.  Then they sent these children to clear Iraqi minefields -- by marching right through them.  What else do we need to know about the...(Read Full Article)