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Iran Loves a Vacuum-->Obama is Giving Them One
WSJ/The Lid ^ | 5/4/09 | The Lid

Posted on 05/04/2009 5:04:40 AM PDT by Shellybenoit

There is that old saying that nature abhors a vacuum. That goes doubly so when it come to political influence. Since he became president, Barack Obama has set American Foreign policy back on its heels. He as announced a withdrawal from Iraq, a hopeless search for non-existent moderate Taliban, and his engagement with both Iran and Syria that is all carrot an no stick. Along with all that is his "down grade" of the world wide war against Islamist Terrorism. It just seems as if the United States is doing a retreat from the region. Where there is a retreat, there is an advance, Iran is doing its best to move into the areas where President Obama is backing off:

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: amirtaheri; iran; middleeast; obama; taheri

1 posted on 05/04/2009 5:04:40 AM PDT by Shellybenoit
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To: Shellybenoit

I heard that Obama is going to give Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a Dyson as a gift when Obama goes to Iran to apologize this summer.


2 posted on 05/04/2009 5:07:20 AM PDT by MAD-AS-HELL (Hope and Change. Rhetoric embraced by the Insane - Obama, The Chump in Charge)
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To: Shellybenoit

“Tehran has also created a vast network of non-Shiite fellow travelers within the region’s political and cultural elites. These politicians and intellectuals may be hostile to Khomeinism on ideological grounds — but they regard it as a powerful ally in a common struggle against the American “Great Satan.”

Included in the “fellow travellers” is the American Left -


3 posted on 05/04/2009 5:30:23 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Shellybenoit

A very comprehensive assessment of the situation. This is all going to end badly.


4 posted on 05/04/2009 6:32:54 AM PDT by technically right
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To: SunkenCiv; Tolik; SJackson; Ernest_at_the_Beach

interesting information from Amir Taheri on imperialist Iran.


5 posted on 05/04/2009 9:08:26 PM PDT by dervish (I'm the President see me bow (at 0:50) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S60U-hl35Gw)
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To: dervish

Thanks for the ping.


6 posted on 05/05/2009 11:18:57 AM PDT by Tolik
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To: dervish; AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Thanks dervish.


7 posted on 05/05/2009 7:17:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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