Khomeini said in 1984 that "if Iran has to vanish(VANISH as disappear!), that is NOT important! The important thing is to engulf the world in crises". Le Point, March 12, 1984, number 599, pp.89-90. WHY? "In order to achieve the victory of Islam"! Citation from Khomeini's same speech.
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from the article: Livni behind closed doors: Iran nukes pose little threat to Israel