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Analysis: Sanctions unlikely to stop Iran
Posted on 06/09/2010 1:40:55 PM PDT by MollyKuehl
Washington calls the latest U.N. sanctions on Iran a diplomatic victory, a show of unity by the world's big powers and a powerful way to prevent the country from making nuclear weapons.
Iran says the sanctions are an unfair attempt to keep it from developing a peaceful civilian energy program.
Whatever Iran's ultimate goal, it is clear that, like three previous sets of sanctions, the new measures are unlikely to crimp a nearly mature nuclear program that can be turned to both peaceful purposes and making atomic weapons. [...]
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
This belongs in the DOH category!
Gee, most of us here could have written this report.
UN. sanctions mean nothing to Iran, will continue to
build bomb, laugh at western efforts, etc, etc.
posted on 06/09/2010 1:43:19 PM PDT
( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
” Analysis: Sanctions unlikely to stop Iran “
Okay - who’s got the “Captain Obvious” pic??
(Maybe someone could come up with a “But, Bullwinkle - that trick NEVER works!!” graphic for this kind of situation??)
posted on 06/09/2010 1:43:48 PM PDT
by Uncle Ike
(Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
The are not intended to stop them, they are intended to provoke them.
posted on 06/09/2010 1:57:48 PM PDT
(That which you manifest is before you.)
And we could have written the report much more cheaply, and made it public, what, 7 years ago?
posted on 06/09/2010 2:06:22 PM PDT
The new sanctions authorize countries to inspect cargo to and from Iran; strengthen an arms embargo by banning transfers of more types of conventional arms and missiles; expand restrictions on Iran's access to nuclear technology; add more institutions to a financial sanctions watch list and urge "vigilance" in doing business with any organization linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
Sounds good on paper but who is actually going to do this? If Russia ships materials to Iran, who exactly will inspect those shipments? Bluster and wind as in the passing of gas. The UN and O are good at this.
posted on 06/09/2010 2:17:04 PM PDT
posted on 06/09/2010 6:16:05 PM PDT
by A.A. Cunningham
(Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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