Pedro Molina

Иранская республика страха

ВАШИНГТОН, ОКРУГ КОЛУМБИЯ. Иранский религиозный режим правит по простой формуле: кто более устрашающ, тот и победит. «Победа устрашением» – это образное выражение присутствует во многих речах духовного лидера страны Аятоллы Али Хаменеи. И действительно, это – надежное руководство по его политической философии.

Этот взгляд не был придуман Хаменеи, а скорее взят из Корана и шиитской традиции. Стражи Исламской Революции носят униформу, на которой написан стих из Корана: «Держи в готовности все силы свои и лошадей своих, чтоб устрашать врагов Всевышнего, и твоих врагов, и всех других, которых ты не знаешь; Аллах знает их». Более того, согласно шиитской традиции и стратегии, Махди, шиитский Мессия, когда вернется на землю, должен будет запугивать всех своих врагов.

Но культивация страха в других порождает страх в тех, кто его культивирует, и ничто так не пугает Хаменеи и лидеров Исламской Республики, как социальный динамизм, высвобожденный брожением демократического движения внутри страны.

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