Menace in the Mideast

(Los Angeles Times) Editorial - The frightening prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran became even more terrifying last week with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's declaration that Israel "must be wiped off the map." The policy of exterminating Israel has been a hallmark of Iran since radical Islamists seized power in 1979. The government funds terrorist organizations and the families of suicide bombers who murder Israeli civilians. Ahmadinejad's comments should make countries more willing to impose sanctions on Iran.

2005-10-31 00:00:00

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