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Iranian Official: We're Open To The Idea Of Working with Americans In Iraq
Business Insider ^ | 6/13/14 | Parisa Hafezi

Posted on 06/13/2014 8:19:49 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue

Tehran is open to the possibility of working with the United States to support Baghdad, the senior official said.

"We can work with Americans to end the insurgency in the Middle East," the official said, referring to events in Iraq.

"We are very influential in Iraq, Syria and many other countries."

For many years, Iran has been aggrieved by what it sees as U.S. efforts to marginalize it. Tehran wants to be recognized as a significant player in regional security.

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I thought they already had troops in Iraq? Regardless....it's like bizarro world. But what it does illustrate is that the Shia-Sunni battle is way more important than Nationality......
1 posted on 06/13/2014 8:19:49 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue
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To: TangledUpInBlue

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.


2 posted on 06/13/2014 8:21:52 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Something about this whole thing stinks. The NSA had to have known and seen these toyotas beginning to mass and also the money being used to buy them. This happened too fast for my tastes and I do not think the bozo or the USA was caught unaware. This is on purpose and planned. Ask yourselves why?


3 posted on 06/13/2014 8:23:10 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary & remove the son of a kenyan mooslimb)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

This is Obama’s, (and Jarrett’s), vision.

A weak America who is closely aligned with Middle Eastern countries, and who rejects traditional Western allies.


4 posted on 06/13/2014 8:23:35 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Translation: We're open to the idea of having the Americans supply us with arms, munitions and money so we can turn Iraq into an Iranian satellite state.

Well, it is better than having the current nut jobs turn it into an even more extreme terrorist state, isn't it?

5 posted on 06/13/2014 8:25:32 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Translation:

Please bring us stuff like you left behind for ISIS!


6 posted on 06/13/2014 8:25:49 AM PDT by Safrguns (PM me if you like to play Minecraft!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

This is because they are afraid Israel will just stop all the pretenses and nuke anybody thereabouts that bows to Mecca. There comes a point when cowtowing to the US on their security isn’t enough.

With Obama’s intentional efforts to destabilize what has been accomplished, I’d say go ahead. Do it from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.


7 posted on 06/13/2014 8:26:06 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: KosmicKitty

We allied with Russia in WWII. The enemy of my enemy may just be another enemy.


8 posted on 06/13/2014 8:28:49 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: seeker41

I’d be willing to be there is CONTINUOUS coverage of this convoy from beginning to end somewhere within the bowels of the CIA and NSA. They probably have several Raptors tasked to it. They are in the WHITE HOUSE, too.

What Obama and crew are afraid of is that an attack on these convoys would be compared to the Highway of Death out of Kuwait when two or three F-15s slaughtered a whole column of Iraqis high-tailing it out of Kuwait.


9 posted on 06/13/2014 8:29:52 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: brownsfan

This is an attempt to lure King Canute into a mine field. The blathering appeaser will surely jump on this as it fits his mind set, all things are negotiable. So, US airpower will be used to support any Iranian ground operations. IMO, there has never been a war where ground was won and held by air power, it has to be on the ground.

End result, Iran controls Iraq. Canute declares victory again and moves on to destroy something else.


10 posted on 06/13/2014 8:30:38 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I was speaking more from Iran’s point of view.

Alliances are always shifting, governed by the needs of the participants.


11 posted on 06/13/2014 8:31:26 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

This ISIS bunch scares everybody except Obama of course.

I think there are lots of opportunities here but I sure wish another administration was running the show.


12 posted on 06/13/2014 8:32:57 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Mouton

Obama is a Sunni Muslim and will never side with Shiite Iran against his fellow Al Queda Sunnis.


13 posted on 06/13/2014 8:38:54 AM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war,and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

They didn’t end this communication with “Death to America” again, did they?


14 posted on 06/13/2014 8:46:33 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: TangledUpInBlue

The “insurgents” make Tehran look sane. Go for it.


15 posted on 06/13/2014 8:48:22 AM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

No more American blood or money should be spent on any Muslim country. The only relationship we should have toward any Islamic nation is as an enemy - they are all insane and untrustworthy.

The Soviet Union was more consistent than these jokers. They can’t be relied upon to do anything but the absolute worst thing. They take whatever help given them and use it against their own people and us.

Work with Iran?? NEVER!


16 posted on 06/13/2014 8:51:34 AM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Come a little closer, said the spider to the fly.


17 posted on 06/13/2014 8:56:39 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: DJ Taylor

Which sect is Jarrett?


18 posted on 06/13/2014 8:57:13 AM PDT by Bubbette
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To: TangledUpInBlue

This feels like Valerie Jarrett ...


19 posted on 06/13/2014 9:02:47 AM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: rusty schucklefurd

“No more American blood or money should be spent on any Muslim country. The only relationship we should have toward any Islamic nation is as an enemy - they are all insane and untrustworthy.”

I tend to agree. Besides, as we’ve seen over and over, if we let them, they’ll kill each other.


20 posted on 06/13/2014 9:05:37 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

%%
Sunni Days
Sweepin’ Shiites away
On my way to where the dogs retreat...
Can you tell me how to get,
How to get to al-Rasheed Street

Come, join the fray
Allah says, we’re OK
Freedom fighters there
That’s where we’ll meet...

Can you tell me how to get
How to get to al-Rasheed Street.
%%


21 posted on 06/13/2014 9:19:49 AM PDT by mikrofon (It's Open Sesame in Iraq)
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To: mikrofon

Funny


22 posted on 06/13/2014 9:22:55 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
"We are very influential in Iraq, Syria and many other countries."

Yeah. Hundreds of dead Americans know all about that. Only the morons that thought arming the Syrian Rebels was a good idea, would think working with Iran is a good idea. But what the heck. Why not get punked again.

23 posted on 06/13/2014 9:27:14 AM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Here’s another brain twister. The Kurds said screw it and grabbed the North. The Turks are saying screw that and are gearing up. Under NATO, we may have to join with the Turks to go after the Kurds-our one true ally. Mind boggling. That would never hapen. That would be like going after the Serbs. Oh, wait...


24 posted on 06/13/2014 9:28:01 AM PDT by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: seeker41
Ask yourselves why?

Deals with the devil.


25 posted on 06/13/2014 9:30:04 AM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Thanks… but you can’t avoid the element of tragedy there – these people have no compunction about obliterating each other, based on what happened to somebody’s nephew or other 15 hundred years ago.

Wherever you stood on the original intent of going into Iraq, basically abandoning it when the current Administration came in was equivalent to “leaving our men behind” in terms of the blood & treasure expended in that hell-hole.


26 posted on 06/13/2014 9:30:26 AM PDT by mikrofon (It's Open Sesame in Iraq)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Iran is largely to blame for the continued violence in the region; it would be nice if ISIL actually went to Iran to fight the mad mullahs.


27 posted on 06/13/2014 10:14:42 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

It is bizarre and I’m confused. I thought Iran was funding Al Quaeda in both Afghanistan and Iraq to defeat us and the regimes we created.

Now we’re funding Al Quaeda in Syria. Iran is fighting against Al Quaeda in Iraq and wanting to partner with us.

Meanwhile Iran still calls for death to the U.S.

Meanwhile Trump took an interesting position. He said “Iraq told us to get out, Iraq is now falling, and Iraq now wants us to come back! Don’t do it unless we get the OIL, and I mean ALL OF IT!”


28 posted on 06/13/2014 10:41:46 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: DannyTN

You should be confused. The only person that had the situation correct has been Glenn Beck, said that Iran was working with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, in the hope of forming an Islamic Caliphate across the Middle East. This Islamic Caliphate was also the agenda of Barack Obama and Valerie Jarrett.

The idea was that the MB was already an established institution, even though they were clearly terrorist. They (Iran and the Obama administration) thought that the MB had enough credibility to unite the Shiite and Sunni Muslims if Iran agreed. The idea was to spread Sharia law across the Middle East, meted out by the more moderate Muslim Brotherhood. (at least the MB claims to be more moderate than ISIS.

The problems started when Morsi told Obama to butt out and handed him the same list of demands that were laid out by Osama Bin Laden in 1998. Morsi called a Peace plan but they are really terms of surrender, US surrender that is. Obama has been working on the terms, but not fast enough and that is what was behind the protest in Cairo and the Benghazi attack.

The pressure was on the MB because Assad and the ISIS people were already fighting in Syria. The MB knew that if ISIS took control away from the MB, any unification of Sunnis and Shiites was out of the question.

So now, Iran is asking for the US to come back in and save the day for the unification of the caliphate, Obama’s dream.

So, what will Obama do?


29 posted on 06/13/2014 10:53:17 AM PDT by Eva
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