WikiLeaks revelation: Threat of nuclear Iran unites Muslim world, US, and Israel
There are new allies in the campaign to prevent a nuclear Iran. While Christian Leaders for a Nuclear-Free Iran has publicly lobbied Congress and foreign diplomats since 2008, an unexpected group of leaders have been secretly preaching the same warnings about Iran's nuclear program: Government leaders in the Muslim world have been urging the United States to use any means necessary to stop Iran's nuclear program.
WikiLeaks latest document dump has revealed evidence that vindicates Israeli concerns about Iran's nuclear intentions.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, "frequently exhorted the US to attack Iran to put an end to its nuclear weapons program." The Saudi ambassador to America said, "He [King Abdullah] told you [Americans} to cut off the head of the snake."
King Hamad of Bahrain reportedly argued, "forcefully for taking action to terminate the Iranian nuclear program, by whatever means necessary. That program must be stopped."
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said it is "well-known" that Iranians are "sponsors of terrorism."
Jordan's government officials also said Iran's nuclear program should, "be stopped by any means, including military."
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu explained, "Our region has been hostage to a narrative that is the result of 60 years of propaganda, which paints Israel as the greatest threat. In reality leaders understand that view is bankrupt. For the first time in history there is agreement that Iran is the threat."
Netanyahu has called on leaders to say, "openly what they have long been saying behind closed doors," and that doing so would "make a real breakthrough on the road to peace."
Crown Prince bin Zayed of Abu Dhabi did not beat around the bush in his description of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The Prince said, "Ahmadinejad is another Hitler."
In World War II, the allies who defeated the Third Reich did not see eye-to-eye on many geopolitical issues. Yet, three superpowers - the United States, Soviet Union, and UK - put aside their political differences to fight Nazi Germany.
Muslim leaders, and the citizens they represent, must publicly condemn Iran's nuclear program and do what they can to stop it. If these Muslim leaders truly believe what they have said privately, there is little time left to stop the world's new Hitler from having a nuclear arsenal at his regime's disposal.
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