Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten published last Friday reproductions of the Mohammed cartoons by Kurt Westergaard, after a crazed Muslim tried to assassinate him last week.
Tehran's response shows the bizarre Muslim logic of who is to blame for violent behavior. In the words of Iran's Foreign Minister:
"Such blasphemous acts will not contribute to the establishment of world peace. They will only make the Norwegian government liable before the international community for failing to prevent provocative behaviors that are in violation of human rights."
The people who actually kill blasphemers are not responsible for their actions - only the governments have any responsibility, for allowing an excuse for crazed Muslims to exhibit murderous behavior.
Makes perfect sense!
Perhaps the best response comes from Westergaard himself, with this cartoon I had not seen before: