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Olmert: Ahmadinejad is 'Psychopath' Who 'Speaks Like Hitler'
In an interview with Bild, a German newspaper, interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert
launched an unprecedented attack on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, labeling him an
anti-Semitic "psychopath" who "speaks like Hitler."
Olmert said that the Iranian president "is a psychopath of the worst kind. He speaks like
Hitler did of the extermination of the entire Jewish nation. I hope that he will never
become so dangerous and destructive, like Adolf Hitler was," Olmert goes on. "I hope he
never gets the chance to transfer his threats into deeds, but if one wants to judge a
statesman based on his words, I can say Ahmadinejad speaks today as Hitler spoke before
Iran's Secret Plan if Attacked Codenamed 'Judgment Day'
By WorldNetDaily.com © 2006
Tehran has recruited and funded eight Islamic fundamentalist organizations to undertake
retaliatory strikes against U.S. and British military and economic interests across the
Middle East and perhaps in the U.S. and Europe in the event Iran's nuclear
facilities are attacked, reports a London Arab daily.
The plan, which has been heavily funded and was created by a number of experts in
guerilla warfare and terrorist operations, includes suicide attacks against U.S. and
British targets in the region as well as their allies. According to information gleaned
from a senior source in the Iranian armed forces' joint chief of staff, logistical support
for the groups that would participate in the plan comes from Brig. Gen. Qassim Suleimani
of the of the Revolutionary Guards' al Quds Brigades.
"Most of Iran's visitors in the last four months, including the leaders of
revolutionary groups in Iraq, Palestine and Lebanon, as well as the heads of Hizbullah n
the Persian Gulf and Europe and North America were asked, when they met with the Iranian
intelligence minister Gholamhossein Mohseni Ezhei and his aides: 'Are you ready to defend
the Islamic revolution and vilayat e faqih (rule of the clergy)?'" the source said. "`If
you agree to take part in the great jihad, what would you need to be ready for the great
The leader of one of the Iraq groups that is part of the "Judgment Day" plan told the
Iranians his men would turn Iraq into hell for Americans in the event of an attack on
Iran. The Revolutionary Guards' military training camps have been made available to
Moqtada al Sadr's Mahdi Army. Al Sadr has received more than $20 million from the
Street-fighting training has been given in Isfahan, Iran, to members of the Palestinian
Islamic Jihad, as well as large sums of money and large quantities of arms.
As reported by WorldNetDaily, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has recruited Imad
Mugniyah, the Lebanese commander of Hizbullah's overseas operations, to oversee
retaliation against Western targets following any U.S. strike on Iran's nuclear
Officers sent to southern Lebanon last month are in command of more than 10,000 rockets
aimed at Israel's cities. It is believed they've been given control of Hizbullah's
missiles to attack Israel if Iran's nuclear sites are hit. U.S. officials and Israel
intelligence sources believe Mugniyah is in charge of these operations.
"When and if the Iranians decide to hit the West in its soft belly, Imad will be the
one to act," a Western intelligence source said.
Approximately 80 members of Hizbullah received training last year in ultralight
aircraft and undersea operations in order to carry out suicide attacks.
Implementation of the plan is set to begin immediately following a strike on Iran's
nuclear facilities and would progress in six stages:
U.S. bases in Iraq and the Persian Gulf region to be struck by Iranian missiles.
Suicide attacks in a number of Muslim countries against U.S. embassies, military bases,
economic and oil-related facilities tied to U.S. and British firms, and targets in
countries allied with the U.S.
Attacks by Revolutionary Guards and Iraqi insurgents loyal to Iran against U.S. and
British forces in Iraq. And hundreds of rockets launched by Hizbullah against pre-selected
targets in Israel.
If U.S. military attacks continue, more than 50 Shehab-3 missiles will be launched
against Israel and 50 terrorist cells in the U.S., Canada and Europe will be given
approval to launch attacks against civil and industrial targets in those countries. And
the plan calls for maximizing civilian casualties with germ agents and "dirty bombs."
Iranian Rockets Hitting Israelis?
By Aaron Klein © 2006 WorldNetDaily.com
The Palestinians have a new, improved rocket to fire at Israel named after the Iranian
Shahab missile and dedicated to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "because of his
courageous position toward the enemy," a leader of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades terror
group told WorldNetDaily.
"I can say it is true that the inspiration concerning the name [of our new Shahab
rocket] was taken from the Iranian rocket that is so terrifying to the enemy. On this
occasion I can say that we have the honor to dedicate these new and more sophisticated
rockets to the Iranian president because of his courageous position toward the enemy,"
said Abu Ahmed, a Gaza-based leader of the Brigades involved in coordinating the group's
Ahmed told WND several "Palestinian Shahab rockets" have already been fired into
Israel, including rockets fired this week toward Nahal Oz, an Israeli Negev community near
He warned in the coming days the Al Aqsa Brigades will fire 200 of the new rockets at
Jewish communities adjacent to the Gaza Strip in retaliation for Israeli anti-terror
operations in Gaza and the West Bank.
Officials at the Israeli Defense Forces, informed of Ahmed's claims, told WND they were
investigating whether any rockets fired from Gaza this week were different from the usual
Kassam missiles aimed at Israeli Negev Jewish communities that border Gaza.
One senior IDF official suggested the group likely only changed the name of its already
existing Kassam rockets.
Kassams are improvised steel rockets, about four feet in length, filled with explosives
and fuel. They can travel between 1 and 4 miles depending on the sophistication of the
particular rocket. Kassams lack a guidance system and are launched by terrorists who
reportedly use the rocket's trajectory and known travel distance to aim at a particular
Ahmed declined to describe the makeup of his group's claimed new rockets. "I can only
tell you they are more improved in distance and in the rocket fuel, and we call them
Shahab-1, Shahab-2 and Shahab-3. They will hit the enemy target much harder," said
Iranian Shahabs are a series of missiles constructed in part with Russian and Chinese
technology. The Shahab-6 reportedly has a range of up to 5,600 kilometers (nearly 3,500
miles) and is capable of reaching Europe from Iran. Iranian officials have claimed to
possess Shahab missiles that can reach the eastern seaboard of the Unites States.
Asked if the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades received any Iranian assistance in building its
Shahab rockets, Ahmed replied, "We will not give the Israelis any hint about our
activities. Let them work hard and investigate about the significance of the name Shahab.
I will just say we welcome any help from any anti-Zionist element."
He said his group will launch what he called an "Ababil rocket campaign" and will soon
fire 200 Shahab rockets into Israel. In the Quran, Ababil is the name of a stone Allah
lobbed at infidels who approached to kill Muhammad. Ahmed also told WND that Al Aqsa
established a new rocket terror cell, the Hussein Abayat Unit, named after a member of his
group previously assassinated by Israel.
Israeli security officials believe Abayat was the first Al Aqsa member to serve as a
coordinating agent between the Al Aqsa Brigades and the Iran-backed Hizbullah militia.
Israel says Iran uses the Hizbullah as a conduit to channel funds to Palestinian terror
groups, including Islamic Jihad, which took responsibility for every suicide bombing since
several Palestinian groups agreed to a truce with Israel last year.
Israel is worried at what it says are increased signs of Iranian influence in the
This week, WND broke the story a West Bank Islamic Jihad operative opened what he
referred to as an Iranian ideological embassy" in the Palestinian territories to espouse
Shia Muslim beliefs including Islam's waging of a final, apocalyptic battle against
"evil" and to help spread Iranian theocracy and rule throughout the West Bank and
"We want the Palestinian people to be exposed to the Iranian heritage and Shia
principles. [Our goal is] to reinforce the relations between the Islamic republic of Iran
and the Palestinian people. We are part of the Iranian Islamic project in the Middle
East," Muhamad Gawanmeh, director of Iran's new Shia Council in Palestine, said in an
Gawanmeh opened the council's headquarters in Ramallah, and said there are plans to
expand Iranian offices to several other major Palestinian cities in the West Bank and Gaza
with official sanctioning from Tehran.
Gawanmeh said Iran's Shia Council will not be involved in "military operations," but
will promote Iranian theocracy to the local population and serve as a conduit for Tehran's
interests in the area.
He said the council seeks to espouse Shia Muslim ideology in the Sunni-dominated
Palestinian territories, including the belief in the return of the Twelfth Imam to lead an
apocalyptic world battle against "evil."
Shia Muslims believe Muhammad's family the 12 Imams were the best sources
of knowledge about the Quran and Islam and were the most trusted carriers and protectors
of Islamic tradition. They believe in a dynasty of Islamic authorities and promote a
hereditary class of spiritual leaders they believe have divine powers.
Sunni Islam in part follows the teachings of Islamic caliphs who proclaimed leadership
after Muhammad's passing but were not blood relatives of the prophet. The caliphs
interpreted important parts of Muhammad's hadith or tradition that Shias
Sunni Muslims make up about 85 percent of Muslims all over the world. The largest sect
of the Shias, called The Twelvers, believe there were 12 imams after Muhammad and that the
last one, Imam Mahdi, still lives, but he cannot be seen until Allah determines it is time
to prepare the faithful for Judgment Day.
The Twelvers count Iranian President Ahmadinejad among their faithful. They believe
Mahdi will return to lead the forces of righteousness against the forces of evil in a
final, apocalyptic world battle.
Some Mideast analysts fear Ahmadinejad may be pursuing nuclear weapons in part to
precipitate the final, Mahdi-led battle. In a speech in Tehran in November, Ahmadinejad
reportedly said his main mission is to "pave the path for the glorious reappearance of
Imam Mahdi, may Allah hasten his reappearance." His Cabinet has reportedly given $17
million to the Jamkaran mosque, site of a well at which Shia Muslims believe Mahdi
disappeared over a thousand years ago.
Israeli Satellite Spies on Iran's Nuclear Program
By Robert Berger (VOA-Jerusalem)
With Iran refusing to comply with international demands on its nuclear program, Israel
is resorting to aerial espionage. Israeli high tech is helping the Jewish state keep a
watchful eye on its arch-enemy to the East.
A new Israeli satellite designed to spy on Iran's nuclear program has sent its first
pictures back to earth. The Eros B satellite can capture images on the ground as small as
70 centimeters (27 inches). Israel launched the satellite last week in response to threats
by the Iranian president to wipe the Jewish state off the map.
"The satellite is covering every square kilometer worldwide," said Shimon Eckhaus, who
heads ImageSat, which operates the sophisticated satellite.
Pictures published in Israeli newspapers showed the capabilities of the satellite,
including vivid images of a Syrian dam, helicopters in Sudan and a military port in an
unidentified country. But the satellite's main purpose is to track Iran's nuclear program,
which Israel sees as the greatest strategic threat it is facing today.
Eckhaus said the pictures provide intelligence that gives Israel the strategic edge.
"In order to know what countries or institutions are doing, you are comparing on a daily
basis, what are the changes," he said. "And therefore, if there is any progress in any
sensitive site, you can easily know about it."
Israel wants the United States and United Nations to take the lead in stopping Iran's
nuclear program. But the spy satellite seems to be an indication that if diplomacy fails,
Israel is prepared to act on its own.
Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said that Israel cannot allow Iran to acquire a
nuclear bomb. And a former Israeli army chief said recently that Israel has the military
capability to set back Iran's nuclear program for years.
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