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Menem apostasy and Iranian terror attacks: is there any connection?

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?

Submitted by verkhovensky (Netherlands), Dec 27, 2007 at 02:00

I had no idea that Mr. Menem used to be a Muslim. But then is it entirely clear that Menem was not threatened or otherwise made to pay a price for his change of religion? There were two major Iranian-sponsored terror attacks on the Argentinian soil during his presidency. Has anyone ever investigated if Mr. Menem's past could have been a factor behing the Iranian choice of Buenos Aires in 1992 and 1994?

As for Obama, I am more concerned by his vision of Christianity than by his encounters with Islam, though I agree he should have been more specific about this period in biography. TV host Tucker Carlson called attention to the 'Black Value System' of the Trinity United Church of Christ Obama is attending:

Replace 'black' with 'white' everywhere in this document and ask yourself what would happen if anyone holding on to such a creed would try to enter the US presidential race.


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