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Iranian Alert - March 14, 2005 - 'U.S. overtures ridiculous, insulting' says Iran Minister
Regime Change Iran ^ | 3/14/05 | freedom44

Posted on 03/13/2005 10:21:50 PM PST by freedom44


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Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Iran’s Intelligence Minister Ali Yunessi here Sunday scoffed at U.S. incentives aimed at coaxing the Islamic Republic to drop its uranium enrichment program and declared that Washington’s overtures are ridiculous, irrelevant, and insulting.

The U.S. concessions, announced by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, include an end to Washington’s opposition to Iran’s application for membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and a partial lifting of the ban on sales of some spare parts for Iran’s civilian aircraft.

“The offer is not only illogical but so absurd,” said the minister adding that the U.S. should apologize for insulting the Iranian people.

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1 posted on 03/13/2005 10:21:50 PM PST by freedom44
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To: freedom44

These A-rabs luster to the end. Shades of "Baghdad Bob".


2 posted on 03/13/2005 10:24:10 PM PST by -=Wing_0_Walker=-
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To: freedom44
Oh enough of these sub-human medieval freaks. Send in the Israelis to end their nuke program and problem solved. And if the Eurotrash don't like it, they can shove it where the sun doesn't shine. Iran's ridiculous rhetoric and unwillingness to compromise on anything brought whatever happens to them via Israel upon themselves.
3 posted on 03/13/2005 10:24:44 PM PST by MikeA
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To: -=Wing_0_Walker=-

Iranians aren't Arabs - they're ethnically Persians and not related to Arabs. But you're right on the regime.


4 posted on 03/13/2005 10:27:23 PM PST by freedom44
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To: freedom44

OK - P-rabs


5 posted on 03/13/2005 10:30:57 PM PST by -=Wing_0_Walker=-
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To: -=Wing_0_Walker=-; freedom44

Freedom44 is correct. Many Iranians (Persians) do not consider themselves to be Arabs. Some were very gracious and polite about telling me so a long time ago.

Freedom44: May we call the evil, despotic leaders "Arabs?"

[Little simple American humor there.]


6 posted on 03/13/2005 11:21:31 PM PST by familyop ("Let us try" sounds better, don't you think? "Essayons" is so...Latin.)
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To: freedom44

OK GW, it's time to "Lock and Load".


7 posted on 03/13/2005 11:54:10 PM PST by conshack
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; fat city; freedom44; Tamsey; Grampa Dave; PhiKapMom; McGavin999; Hinoki Cypress; ...
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8 posted on 03/14/2005 12:51:57 AM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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To: -=Wing_0_Walker=-

WE ARE NOT ARABS. THE REGIME IS BASED ON ISLAMIC-ARABIC IDEALS BUT IRANIANS ARE IRANIANS (PERSIANS), WE ARE NOT THEM.


9 posted on 03/14/2005 8:17:50 AM PST by Khashayar
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To: familyop

Actually some of the main directors of the regime are from Arabic lands like Iraq.
The head of the judiciary is an Iraqi Mullah. And remember, those Mullahs who wear Black turban do not have Iranian ancesstors. Their ancestor is their prophet, Muhammad.
Any way, there are lots of differences between the people and the mullahs government.


10 posted on 03/14/2005 8:20:12 AM PST by Khashayar
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To: parisa; Reza2004; freedom44; Valin; AdmSmith; McGavin999

I wish my people can learn some thing from them!

11 posted on 03/14/2005 8:28:46 AM PST by Khashayar
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To: Khashayar
I think that they are talking about it privately at their homes. Just wait and see what will happen after the fall of the Alawites in Syria in a couple of weeks...
12 posted on 03/14/2005 9:11:36 AM PST by AdmSmith
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13 posted on 03/14/2005 10:34:50 AM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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To: Khashayar
"I wish my people can learn some thing from them!"

So do I!

None of "my people" (my family tree?) look that good!

BTW ... check out the Persian on the left. Looks like he is learning to like that a lot. ;)

14 posted on 03/14/2005 10:41:17 AM PST by G.Mason ("People lose teeth talking like that. If you want to hang around, you'll be polite" : Sam Spade)
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To: G.Mason

That picture is from the protest of Lebanon not IRAN.


15 posted on 03/14/2005 5:15:31 PM PST by Khashayar
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To: Khashayar
No need to SHOUT. You are the second person to tell me and I am now a little PO'd. Are you all this obnoxious?
16 posted on 03/14/2005 6:39:42 PM PST by -=Wing_0_Walker=-
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To: Khashayar

I think a big key to the regime change in Iran will have to be through Lebanon and Syria.

We've got to divide up the alliances of the mullahs, and cut them down to size for their people!


17 posted on 03/14/2005 7:07:55 PM PST by parisa
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To: parisa

Or just eliminate the mullahs and watch their alliance (Syria and Lebanon) crumble.

Interesting developments... The possibility of three aircraft carriers converging in the Middle East sector of the world. Maybe Bush and Co. are getting ready to blockade Iran in the next few months? Maybe also getting some extra firepower to make sure Assad goes down hard, once and for all.

I would tend to think that you would not use aircraft carriers to do a blockade. Iran would panic for sure, and I'm sure they would try to sink the carriers. Aircraft carriers are expensive, and that's quite an understatement. I'm sure you wouldn't want three of them getting smashed.

Or it could be a show of force - don't mess with us, or else..

Also interesting that the Iranian minister called Condi Rice a "terrorist" among other things. Sounds like the US State Department is finally doing something right. I can't recall our enemies ever calling Powell a terrorist. The reason sound be obvious.

Maybe things are going to work out after all. I have no doubt whatsoever that in the near future that we will have regime change in Lebanon, Syria, and Iran. The only question is how long, and what happens between then and now.

I'm convinced that the regimes will not go down without significant bloodshed. Unless the Iranian regime is overthrown soon, I think bombs and bullets are the only things that can overthrow the other two.

Let Freedom Reign!

(in Taiwan, too! That is, without starting WWIII...)


18 posted on 03/14/2005 7:27:28 PM PST by JWojack (2005 - A historic year?)
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To: JWojack

In the past demonstrations in Iran, people had noted that a lot of the militia attacking them and with chains and clubs beating them up DID NOT SPEAK PERSIAN. They were in fact Arabs and probably Hezbollahis of Lebanon.

This has been unprecented in Iran.

They mullahs' confidence and power stems from the support they feel certain they have from the Lebanese/Syrian Hezbollah.

Let's keep them busy on ALL fronts.


19 posted on 03/14/2005 8:14:33 PM PST by parisa
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To: Khashayar
"That picture is from the protest of Lebanon not IRAN."

Okay ... point well taken.

How's this?

BTW ... check out the guy on the left. Looks like he is learning to like that a lot.

20 posted on 03/15/2005 3:02:27 AM PST by G.Mason ("People lose teeth talking like that. If you want to hang around, you'll be polite" : Sam Spade)
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To: parisa

"They were in fact Arabs and probably Hezbollahis of Lebanon."

Also, some were identified as Algerians and Egyptians


21 posted on 03/15/2005 5:06:30 AM PST by nuconvert (No More Axis of Evil by Christmas ! TLR)
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To: G.Mason

Great! ;-)
LoL


22 posted on 03/15/2005 11:26:29 AM PST by Khashayar
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To: freedom44
This thread is now closed.

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23 posted on 03/15/2005 12:00:35 PM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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