In fact Achmedinijad is not the only one in Iran not of Muslim descent. Prior to the Mongols conquest of Persia in the 700s AD the bulk of Iranians/Persians were Zoroastrian. Only through brutal repression did the people convert - there still remains a tiny Zorastrian community in Northern Iran/Persia. Perhaps if Iran returned to its roots the world would be a better place
U.S. State Dept. 'deeply concerned' about Israel's approval of new settlement construction (Reuters)
from the article: Is Ahmadinejad trying to hide his Jewish roots by bashing Israel?