Michael Kraft contributes:
The Iranian President said the “Campaign against terrorism would yield fruit only through the presence and joint cooperation of countries in the region," according to Xinhua, the Chinese news agency. [...] This is the height of chutzpah from a leader not known for understatement. Iran has been behind major terrorist attacks against the United States, Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries. It is a major backer of Hamas and helped create Hezbollah, terrorist groups whose trademarks are suicide bombings and firing of rockets against Israeli civilian targets.
But it certainly seems to be the case that the mullahs and Revolutionary Guards are feeling a little heat these days. It's hard for them to fight on two fronts - domestically and internationally.
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