Terrorism dial turned all the way up to 11

In a characteristic piece of modesty, George Bush has called Iran the ‘the world’s leading supporter of terrorism‘.

This is a worrying development. Relations between the US and Iran have not been as tense since the Iranian occupation of Mexico, when Iran accused the US of supplying arms to Mexican insurgents. This was thirty years or so after the overthrow of the brutal Iranian-backed dictatorship in the US.

If Iran decides to bomb the US this time, with the intention of overthrowing the Bush regime, insiders say that the Iranian leadership can count on the support of the majority of the population, said to be the most pro-Iranian in the region.

One senior Iranian official said that the decision to bomb the US is based on the calculation that “We will fight them over there so we do not have to face them in Iran”.

3 Responses to “Terrorism dial turned all the way up to 11”


  1. 2 Hugh Green August 31, 2007 at 10:45 am

    Wow. Well, it was either Mexico or Canada…!

    I hadn’t read your piece previously, nor the Chomsky article. But you both managed to anticipate what I was going to say, so well done to the pair of you.

  2. 3 dav September 3, 2007 at 8:35 pm

    thanks, it is a tireless job, and not as rewarding as you’d think 🙂


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