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Iranian threats to the state of Israel are joke

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Submitted by Ibrahim Abu Bakar, Ph.D. (Malaysia), Nov 2, 2005 at 01:24

Iranian mullahs who have ruled Iran after Shah Iran have failed to develop the Iranian economy, to solve the Iranian unemployment among the young and old graduates, the internal power struggles between the various factions, to deliver Islamic rule and justice to the weak and women.

The Iranians are economically weak and have no air, land and sea military weapons and powers to attack the state of Israel. The threats uttered by the new Iranian President are joke but he needed to say so because he needed the supports from his peoples. They have nothing good for themselves from their government and their government has asked them to pay attention to the external power, the Israel.

It is politically understandable and reasonable if a weak state like Iran looks for a strong state like Israel to make an enemy to show to its people that although it is a small and weak state like Iran is willing to attack the stronger and more powerful state like Israel.
The words uttered by the Iranian president are joke to make the weak and powerless Iranians feel happy and great with their new president.

Personally, I do not believe such words from the Iranian president are real and powerful. The world and the history have witnessed that Mr. Saddam Hussain who ruled Iraq had uttered the words to destroy the state of Israel, but finally he was destroyed when the USA and British weapons and military powers attacked Iraq. The Arab and Iranian leaders after the second world war are jokers and their words are never implemented to outsiders but to their own citizens or peoples. The Iranian president wants his peoples to forget their poverty and miserable conditions inside Iran and he wants them to dream of destroying the state of Israel. He does not need to bring about economic development and progress in Iran but to develop the nuclear weapon to face the state of Israel. This is analogous to what has been done by the North Korean rulers who want to develop the nuclear weapons even though their citizens and inhabitants are weak and poor economically. I think that it is much better for the present Iranian rulers to make their peoples having employments, jobs, salaries, foods, houses, internal stability and security rather than talking about destroying the state of Israel.
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