Some Revolutions Are More Equal Than Others
The mullahs may not be so keen on uprisings at home, but abroad, well …
Via Iran’s Fars news agency:
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran’s provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami said the popular uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen signify creation of an Islamic Middle-East.
“Incidents that are happening in the Middle-East and the Arab world should not be regarded simply,” Ayatollah Khatami said, addressing a large and fervent congregation of people on TehranUniversity campus.
“To those who do not see the realities I clarify that an Islamic Middle-East is being created based on Islam, religion, and democracy with prevailing religious principals,” Ayatollah Khatami stressed.
He was referring to the recent historic revolution in Tunisia and massive protests in Egypt, Jordan, and Yemen.
Regardless of the circumstances of their birth, these revolutions are likely to have some very sinister stepfathers.