The policy of islamist is simple. "Death to all the Jews." Someone from the US shouldnt have to remind people in Israel about this. The policy is "all the Jews dead." My father was in the 82nd airborne and liberated camps in Germany. He saw first hand the results of Hitler's policy. Now the policy is alive again. The US is the target because the US stands behind Israel. Make no mistake "death to the Jews" must mean "death to the Americans" also.
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from the article: Aznar: Khamenei said in 2001 Iran aimed to 'set Israel alight'