Last week, Iranian President Ahmadinejad took a two-day trip to Lebanon where he basked in the glory heaped upon him by hordes of Hezbollah supporters. Their turn-out is to be expected. Hezbollah is going to be indicted by the U.N. Special Tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, and the Iranian despot’s visit is part of an overall campaign to rescue the terrorist group.
“Lebanon is an example…for the unwavering resistance to the world’s tyrants and a university for jihad,” Ahmadinejad proclaimed in Lebanon. He also made it clear that Iran’s ambitions aren’t limited to the Middle East, saying that “Our world today stands on the verge of change, a change that is starting from our region.