Dear liane, Yes, he should understand, but will not and you can not make him. I will not go into details why, it will take me forever. Your assumptions are totally correct, there is argumentive emptiness behind the shell, trust me on that. Take it for what you have assumed and go on.
Islamic State blows up tower tombs in Syria's Palmyra (Reuters)
from the article: Ahmadinejad can continue to smile while the world argues