Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday called on Muslims to "remove" the US from the Islamic world.
"The main problem in the Muslim world is the presence of the United States. It is the biggest problem. We need to address that," he told a gathering of Shiite and Sunni scholars in Tehran for an international conference on Islam.
"It is necessary to remove the US from the Islamic world," the all-powerful cleric and Islamic republic's commander-in-chief said, adding that the country's arch-foe was currently weak.
I thought electing Obama would strengthen the standing of the US in the world, particularly among Muslims. Thoughts?Answer Question
Answer by LoriKeet at 7:14 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
Answer by Carpy at 7:22 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
Answer by LoriKeet at 8:07 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
Answer by yourspecialkid at 8:15 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
Should be interesting to see the reaction to this. Frankly, I'm surprised it took them this long to say it. I think most of us saw the writing on the wall though. This script could have been written.
Answer by QuinnMae at 8:16 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
so your measure of a presidents success is other countries' willingness to be occupied or dictated to by the U.S.?
Yeeeeeeah, that's it.
Answer by LoriKeet at 8:17 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
Answer by Carpy at 8:40 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
Answer by kayslay at 8:44 PM on Feb. 20, 2011