Letter – Iran hell-bent on destruction

Published 6:45 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Editor, The Smithfield Times:

The Atlantic (July 15, 2022): “When Iran Says ‘Death to Israel,’ It Means It”

NBC (Dec.11, 2006): “Iranian leader says Israel will be ‘wiped out’ ”

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Reuters (Sept. 24, 2012): “In New York, defiant Ahmadinejad says Israel will be ‘eliminated’ ”

YouTube/AP Archive (June 23, 2017): “Countdown to destruction of Israel at Iran rally”

i24 News (Jan. 6, 2021): “Iran Parliament to debate bill calling for Israel’s destruction by 2040”

The New York Times (May 23, 2021): “Iran, a Longtime Backer of Hamas, Cheers Attacks on Israel”

The Times of Israel (April 14, 2023): “Chanting ‘Death to Israel,’ tens of thousands march in Tehran for ‘Jerusalem Day’ ”

The Jerusalem Post (April 29, 2023): “Hamas leader accepts invitation to visit Iran”

The Wall Street Journal (Oct. 8, 2023): “Iran Helped Plot Attack on Israel Over Several Weeks”

AP News (Oct. 9, 2023): “Israeli survivors recount terror at music festival, where Hamas militants killed at least 260”

CNN (Oct. 11, 2023): “Children found ‘butchered’ in Israeli kibbutz, IDF says, as horror of Hamas’ attacks near border begins to emerge”

MSNBC (Oct. 12, 2023): “ ‘It is beyond what anyone would ever want to imagine’: Secretary Blinken on the horrors in Israel”

God forbid Iran acquires nuclear weapons.


Joe Naneville