August 23, 2005
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, The Pan Islamic Leader?
It was recently reported that Islam will be the main source of Iraq's law and her parliament will observe religious principles. Parliament will also be restricted from passing laws that contradict Islamic ideals. This news will not be greeted well by the country's women or religious minorities, but it meshes perfectly with the goals of the Iranian regime. Iran's recently elected President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad continues to cement the hard line anti—West and anti—reform nature of the regime by appointing cabinet ministers known for their intractability. Mr. Ahmadinejad recently stated, "The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world." He is now working to consolidate the export of this revolution by actively courting fellow Islamic, but non Shi'a, nations with conciliatory rhetoric, "The Islamic World's prestige, talents and capabilities are far beyond what it has today... Sympathy, understanding, solidarity, and cooperation...(Read Full Article)