Skip to comments.Iran boosted by US holding off on Syria strike: experts
Posted on 09/12/2013 9:54:50 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Iran has been emboldened by Washington's decision to hold fire on launching military strikes against its key ally Syria, which has also boosted Tehran's position on its controversial nuclear drive, experts say.
Iran's conservative press trumpeted as a "humiliating blow" the decision by its arch-foe the United States to put on hold plans for a military intervention in Syria following a surprise Russian initiative aimed at defusing the stand-off.
"By taking the Russian initiative seriously, Washington will send a signal to Tehran that it's willing to take risks and make compromises for peace," Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council, a Washington-based advocacy organisation, told AFP.
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We should have never gotten involved.....period.
Duh. Obama’s handlers smile with happiness.
of course Iran is ‘boosted’. So is any other country that wants to screw with us, because they know in any confrontation, all Obie will do if flap his gums and wet his pants.
If Iran is the real enemy, why don’t we simply bomb them instead of their proxy? Wouldn’t that send the clearest message of all?