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Ahmadinejad is copying Hitlers tactics of 1938

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Submitted by Arthur Cohn (United States), Oct 31, 2006 at 23:31

Hostile statements provoking the West. Perhaps the most notable of these was President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's warning to Europe not to support Israel: "We have advised the Europeans that … the [Muslim] nations are like an ocean that is welling up, and if a storm begins, the dimensions will not stay limited to Palestine, and you may get hurt." Yet more outrageously, the chief of the judiciary, Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, threatened the United States that it stands "on the threshold of annihilation."

Hostile statements of these types worked for Hitler in 1938. Ahmadinejad is copying Hitlers tactics.


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