November 14, 2011
Iranian Regime Is Proud of Its Nukes
Reuel Marc Gerecht, Weekly Standard
Above all else, the supreme leader sees himself as the protector of the Islamic revolution. He is the Muslim paladin turning back the Westernization of his homeland and defying the West's great power, the United States. Uranium enrichment was and is an expression of Khamenei's and the Islamic Republic's religious virility.
TAGGED: Ali Khamenei, Iran