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ElBaradei says tougher sanctions on Iran ineffective
tehran times ^ | August 10, 2008

Posted on 08/10/2008 5:43:24 PM PDT by Perdogg

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Mohamed ElBaradei has dismissed tougher sanctions against Iran as ineffective.

In an interview with the London-based Azzaman newspaper published on Saturday, ElBaradei said, “In my opinion new sanctions will not resolve Iran’s nuclear dispute.”

He went on to say that a military attack against Iran is the worst alternative to end the standoff between Iran and the West.

Britain, France, Germany and the United States are considering imposing additional sanctions on Iran for refusing to halt its nuclear enrichment work.

(Excerpt) Read more at tehrantimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: elbaradei; geopolitics; iaea; iran; israel; proliferation; russiannukes; sanctions

1 posted on 08/10/2008 5:43:24 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Well, I guess action is a go then.

Prayers up for all.


2 posted on 08/10/2008 5:45:07 PM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: Perdogg

I am tired of this psycho dance of lamebrain “dilomacy” You can not be “diplomatic with rabid animals. Give em 24 hrs. then BLAST EM!


3 posted on 08/10/2008 5:45:53 PM PDT by screaminsunshine
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To: Perdogg

Yeah, lets get a real tough-guy back in to the Middle East to kick their butts and get them in line....

Hans Blix.


4 posted on 08/10/2008 5:47:08 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Perdogg
do I really have to say it???

5 posted on 08/10/2008 5:50:31 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - CTHULHU/NYARLATHOTEP'08 = Nothing LESS!!!)
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To: Perdogg

Can’t this ElBaradei clown do anything other than throw up his hands and shout, “It’s hopeless!” all the time? This clown is totally worthless.


6 posted on 08/10/2008 5:50:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("I'm trying to save the planet!" - Nancy Pelosi ..........ROTFLMAO! What a dumbass!)
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To: Perdogg

The article, from the Tehran Times, leaves more questions than it answers.

1. UN official says sanctions against Iran will not work, and will not make the Iranians stop their nuclear activities

2. The military option is the worst alternative

OK. What other alternatives are there?

Doing nothing?

Waiting for an Israeli election and a “surprise” raid?


7 posted on 08/10/2008 5:51:04 PM PDT by bajabaja
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To: Perdogg
Didn't work for Iraq either.

Looks like Obama isn't ready for real world prime time, if you want to live that is. Chanting 'Kumbaya' very effective with bears.

So tell me once more why we aren't already drilling everywhere there might be oil in the good old USA? A few coal to liquids plants could help as well. So could afew nuclear power plants. Waiting ....

8 posted on 08/10/2008 5:55:03 PM PDT by Tarpon (Ignorance, the most expensive commodity produced by mankind.)
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To: Perdogg
ElBaradei said, “In my opinion new sanctions will not resolve Iran’s nuclear dispute.” He went on to say that a military attack against Iran is the worst alternative to end the standoff between Iran and the West.

So nice isn't going to work, and not nice isn't going to work either.

I think what he is really saying is, and I'm paraphrasing here, "I've done all I can do. I don't have an answer".

When you can't solve something the nice way, when the men in suits can't help you and you can't live with not solving it, you bring in stout men with guns to re-design the facts on the ground. Once the facts on the ground have been re-arranged into something you can live with, and only then, you turn it back over to the men in suits. They have their place in the world, but there are times that require a different kind of man.

9 posted on 08/10/2008 5:57:43 PM PDT by marron
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To: Perdogg
>"ElBaradei says tougher sanctions on Iran ineffective"

.........Try ExLax

10 posted on 08/10/2008 5:59:10 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I will stand with the Muslims ~B Hussein Obomber Verito Possumus~Verified Sleeper!)
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To: Perdogg

El Baradei - Ineffective.


11 posted on 08/10/2008 5:59:16 PM PDT by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: Perdogg
ElBaradei has been an enabler of the Iranian nuke program from day one. It wouldn't surprise me if this cretin in an Iranian agent.
12 posted on 08/10/2008 5:59:20 PM PDT by mojito
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To: Perdogg

Sanctions won’t work and military force is the worst alternative- hmm, something is missing here.
What does Mr Baradie recommend? Let’s get the UN position in writing this time.


13 posted on 08/10/2008 6:05:28 PM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: mojito

“ElBaradei has been an enabler of the Iranian nuke program from day one. It wouldn’t surprise me if this cretin in an Iranian agent. “

My thoughts exactly.


14 posted on 08/10/2008 6:16:56 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: Perdogg

In other words, HE needs to go home because HE’s ineffective.

No sanctions, no military action, just doing nothing Mohammed is that it?

Sheesh, then what’s he and the UN good for?

What a farce!


15 posted on 08/10/2008 6:17:43 PM PDT by tpanther (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing-----Edmund Burke)
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To: mojito
EB has been stringing the world along for years, always chastizing us to play nice and make concessions if we want to achieve results.

These are the results. And he still wants us to play nice.

16 posted on 08/10/2008 7:24:47 PM PDT by 4woodenboats ( MEJA is FUBAR DefendOurMarines.org DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

When we attacked Iraq, Mohamed ElBaradei said it was the sadest day of his life. I suppose this was because his funding from Saddam would be cut-off. Also, no more oil-for-food money from the leadership at the UN. I believe the guy is a pernicious liar, and his new benefactor is Iran. I suggest someone follow the money!!!


17 posted on 08/10/2008 7:25:18 PM PDT by Lakewood Bob
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To: Perdogg
ElBaradei says tougher sanctions on Iran ineffective

This comes under the category of, "Well, DUH!"

18 posted on 08/10/2008 8:02:01 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (Don't blame me - I voted for Fred and am STILL a FredHead and will write him in!)
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica

EB just exposed himself as the enabler of the Islamic bomb. He needs to be removed.


19 posted on 08/10/2008 8:20:23 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ("It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Perdogg

“In other news:

“The UN nuclear counsel has reported that after careful consideration, Mohammad El-Baradei has been replaced by Baghdad Bob”

The UN press secetary announced: “We have found that Baghdad Bob is a very effective spokeman for the UN policy of truth and factual presentations in all of the potential worldwide hotspots administared by the UN forces.”

“Thus, we have provided El-Baradei a mop and a bucket to assist Ms. Madeline HalfBright in her janitorial pursuit of providing a cleaner toilet environment to worldwide politicians!”

Baghdad Bob responded “Pfffeww — Ahhh”
“Over here, need a wipe!”


20 posted on 08/10/2008 8:30:36 PM PDT by aShepard (Loose lips Sink ships)
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21 posted on 08/17/2008 6:43:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile hasn't been updated since Friday, May 30, 2008)
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