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2/7/2012 (3 years ago)

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Allegedly Holy leader says nation has 'jurisprudential justification' to kill Jews, annihilate Israel

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is calling for the death of all Jews and the destruction of Israel.  On the Web site, called Alef, Khamenei says the opportunity must not be lost to remove "this corrupting material. It is a "'jurisprudential justification' to kill all the Jews and annihilate Israel, and in that, the Islamic government of Iran must take the helm."

In order to attack Iran, the article says, Israel needs the approval and assistance of America, and under the current passive climate in the United States, the opportunity must not be lost to wipe out Israel before it attacks Iran.

In order to attack Iran, the article says, Israel needs the approval and assistance of America, and under the current passive climate in the United States, the opportunity must not be lost to wipe out Israel before it attacks Iran.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

2/7/2012 (3 years ago)

Published in Middle East

Keywords: Iran, nuclear capabilities, Israel, Jews, annihilation


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Using a lexicon of hate and racism, the Iranian government has laid out the legal and religious justification for the destruction of Israel and the slaughter of its people on the Web site.

The Web site goes on to call Israel a danger to Islam. Alireza Forghani, one of the site's authors, is an analyst and a strategy specialist in Khamenei's camp.

The article states that because Israel is going to attack Iran's nuclear facilities, Iran is justified in launching a pre-emptive, cataclysmic attack against the Jewish state, the doctrine argues.

In a major speech at prayers, Khamenei announced that Iran will support any nation or group that attacks the "cancerous tumor" of Israel.

There is some substance behind the idle boast. Iran's Defense Ministry announced that it test-fired an advanced two-stage, solid-fuel ballistic missile and boasted about successfully putting a new satellite into orbit. It served as a potent reminder to the West that its engineers have mastered the technology for intercontinental ballistic missiles even as the Islamic state pushes its nuclear weapons program.

The commander of the Revolutionary Guards, Brig. Gen. Seyyed Mehdi Farahi, said last August that the Safir missile, which is capable of transporting a satellite into space, can easily be launched parallel to the earth's orbit, which will transform it into an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Many Western analysts say they don't think this would happen until 2015. Historically, orbiting a satellite is the criterion for crediting a nation with ICBM capability.

Forghani details the Islamic duty of jihad as laid out in the Quran for the sake of Allah and states that "primary jihad." According to some Shiite jurists, this jihad can only occur when the Hidden Imam, or the Shiites' 12th Imam Mahdi, returns. Shiites believe Mahdi's return will usher in Armageddon.

In the absence of the hidden Imam, Forghani says, "defensive jihad" could certainly take place when Islam is threatened, and Muslims must defend Islam and kill their enemies.

In order to attack Iran, the article says, Israel needs the approval and assistance of America, and under the current passive climate in the United States, the opportunity must not be lost to wipe out Israel before it attacks Iran.

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