Skip to comments.Surrender in Geneva
Posted on 11/29/2013 4:10:51 PM PST by Former Fetus
Iran, U.S. Set to Establish Joint Chamber of Commerce within Month, reports Agence-France Presse. Government official Abolfazi Hejazi tells the English-language newspaper Iran Daily that the Islamic Republic will shortly commence direct flights to America. Passenger jets, not ICBMs, one assumes although, as with everything else, the details have yet to be worked out. Still, the historic U.S.Iranian rapprochement seems to be galloping along, and any moment now the cultural-exchange program will be announced and youll have to book early for the Tehran Ballets season at the Kennedy Center (Death to America in repertory with Death to the Great Satan).
In Geneva, the participants came to the talks with different goals: The Americans and Europeans wanted an agreement; the Iranians wanted nukes. Each party got what it came for. Before the deal, the mullahs existing facilities were said to be within four to seven weeks of nuclear breakout; under the new constraints, theyll be eight to nine weeks from breakout. In return, they get formal international recognition of their enrichment program, and the gutting of sanctions and everything they already have is, as they say over at Obamacare, grandfathered in.
America is containing itself, in hopes of a quiet life.
Will it get one? The Guardian reports that last Saturday night at the Geneva InterContinental the final stages of the P5+1 talks were played out to the music bleeding through from the charity bash in the adjoining ballroom. At one point, the band played Johnny Cash:
I fell into a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down, and the flames went higher
And it burns, burns, burns
The ring of fire . . .
So it does.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
John McCain and John Kerry went to Viet Nam to find POW’s they found a trade deal.
John Kerry goes to Iran to stop Nuclear weapons and comes home with a deal for the Chamber of Commerce.
Is there a connection here?
Diplomats may actually believe the fantasies they concoct for their political masters. Serious men deal with reality.
I can see a cartoon of Obama holding up a rather nasty
worn shoe and the caption would be...
“Look, the president of Iran sent me a shoe to signify
we have a deal...”
...and the funniest part of is, the shoe would be a loafer.
Mark Steyn ping.
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Thanks for the ping neverdem.
Sunday bump for the morning crowd...
I'm just waiting for the announcement that a mosque will be constructed as an extension of the West Wing............
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