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Submitted by Brian H (Canada), Dec 4, 2007 at 12:52

Interesting assessment. It would be more persuasive if any of its assumptions were true.

The Mullocracy has offered to "let Iran burn" if it advances the Caliphate. Kahmeni was not Iranian. Their loyalties are elsewhere; Iran is the tool du jour, not home.

They are first of all abusers of Iranians. From a recent NYT article:
"An expert on Iran I recently heard speak said it is the only country in the region where crowds spontaneously gather each September 11th to mourn the attack on the World Trade Center. "Ayatollahs have to take off their turbans when they want to take a taxi. If elections were held today not a cleric would be elected for the next generation," he said."

Reinforcing them by negotiating their continuance would be abuse of Iranians.

As for the "first generation", you may mean lifespan of the originals; a "generation" is about 20 years, and we're now approaching 40 years of their rule. Khamenei is gone, his successors carry on, with the able aid of Al Quds.

"Watchful waiting" is not an option.

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