The replacement of Ali Larijani with Saeed Jalili to head Iran’s Supreme National Security Council is a clear example of the supremacy of the "neocons" in the Iranian regime.
During his reign as the deputy Foreign Minister for Europe and America, Jalili did nothing other than repeat President Ahmadinejad’s positions. For example, just like the President, he has stressed that Iran’s nuclear project is "not negotiable on any argument" (IRNA news agency, September 8, 2007). He also believes that "Iran’s nuclear issue is not complicated at all", and that the most important goal of the government is "not to be terrified" (Fars news agency, March 7, 2007). But most importantly, like the President, Jalili believes that the government has the responsibility to rectify the world. Jalili was one of the three individuals on the presidential committee that was responsible for the preparation of presidential letters to world leaders (Mehr news agency, June 7, 2006). He was even the special presidential chief of mission that went to Cuba on the strange mission of "inviting Fidel Castro to Islam" (Farda newspaper, November 23, 2005). And in Tehran, he even attempted to impress upon the Communist children of Ernesto Che Guevara through the "teachings of the prophets", and assured the revolutionaries of Latin America that the "example and model of the Islamic revolution could be replicated any where in the world and we are prepared to put our experience at the disposal of the world" (Fars news agency, September 23, 2007). [...]
Sunday, October 28, 2007
As long as it's a deathbed conversion: