Below is an excellent response by David Harris to former
United States President Jimmy Carter for anyone who still had
doubts about his, to say the least, animosity against . The
good news is that the relevant actors all over the world are on a different
Have a great week!
Jimmy Carter Does It Again
Article re-posted from TheJerusalemPost.com
When it comes to the Middle East, the former president never ceases to amaze.
In an interview published in Time, he was asked: "What do you think it means that
seems to have its first nuclear fuel rod?" Iran
His complete answer: "Well, of course, the religious leaders of
have sworn on their word of honor that they're not going to manufacture nuclear
weapons. If they are lying, then I don't see that as a major catastrophe
because they'll only have one or two military weapons. Iran probably
has 300 or so." Israel
There you have it. In 51 words, Carter demonstrates convincingly why he should stay out of the business of
Not that he was much better at it while in the White House.
Remember his famous expression of confidence in the Shah -- "an island of stability" -- when one year later the Iranian leader was ousted and had to flee the country?
And the catastrophic
attempt, under Carter, to free
the 52 American hostages taken by the Shah's successors, that failed for the
lack of a working helicopter? U.S.
And the fact that those hostages languished in Iranian hands for 444 days, only to be released the very first day Carter's successor, Ronald Reagan, took office?
Carter did not understand
then. Judging by the Time interview,
he still doesn't. Iran