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Obama's Message To Iran: Civilian Nukes Okay
ibtimes.com ^ | April 6, 2012 | Daniel Tovrov

Posted on 04/06/2012 12:16:29 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

President Barack Obama sent a verbal message to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei by way of Turkey, stating for the first time that the United States would accept a civilian nuclear program in the Islamic Republic if there is a guarantee it will never be used militarily, the Washington Post reported.

Obama, in a statement relayed by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week, said that if Iran proved it was not building a nuclear weapon, then Washington would let Iran develop a peaceful nuclear program.

"It's a strange message to send," a critical Bret Stephens, the Wall Street Journal columnist, said on Fox News on Friday. "What's worrisome is that almost every country that has acquired nuclear weapons capability has done so through the ruse of a civilian nuclear program."

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: azerbaijan; iran; israel; obama; openmikenight; russia; turkey

1 posted on 04/06/2012 12:16:36 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is that a Trojan horse I see falling from the sky?


2 posted on 04/06/2012 12:19:32 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: Free ThinkerNY
So, is Obama giving a "Thumbs up" to Neighborhood Nuclear Superiority?
3 posted on 04/06/2012 12:24:48 PM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Dear Israel:

You’re on your own, and you’re surrounded.

Hugs and kisses,

Steve Dunham


4 posted on 04/06/2012 12:25:24 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: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

Iran is directly responsible for the deaths of American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, not to mention the Beruit and other bombings.

How generous of President Downgrade to sell out America again.


5 posted on 04/06/2012 12:26:13 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Will Obama also authorize his USA ‘Civilian Forces’ to have nuclear weapons.....this sets a precedent??


6 posted on 04/06/2012 12:27:14 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And once again, this week’s Neville Chamberlain Appeasement Award is presented to Barack “Sellout” OBama!!


7 posted on 04/06/2012 12:28:53 PM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I guess his choices were A) Attack or B) tell them as long as they aren’t for bombing Israel, it’ll be okay.

What we should be doing is telling Israel we’ll pitch a bitch if they hit Iran but that’s all we’ll do. And after this, I don’t think it’ll be long before Israel makes it’s move.


8 posted on 04/06/2012 12:31:22 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If he makes them promise not to let the Imam in the well out what could go wrong? /s


9 posted on 04/06/2012 12:31:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They’re all civilians now.


10 posted on 04/06/2012 12:32:19 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How many more of these ‘concessions’ will it take to wake the USA public up to the fact that Obama is a conniving multi tongued politician who with the help of his enablers such as Soros wants to change the USA to be at the mercy of others, probably Muslim powers.


11 posted on 04/06/2012 12:33:30 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Photobucket We all know why he's here.....
12 posted on 04/06/2012 12:34:37 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We’ve been down this road w/ N. Korea. Some idiots never learn.


13 posted on 04/06/2012 12:37:16 PM PDT by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yet another count for the indictment.


14 posted on 04/06/2012 12:43:52 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: matt1234

Bill Clinton and N.Korea Part II. The Axis of Evil is alive and thriving under 0zer0.


15 posted on 04/06/2012 12:49:08 PM PDT by SDShack (0zer0care = "The Final Solution" - Socialized Euthanasia Healthcare)
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To: matt1234
"Some idiots never learn"

Yes, the idiots at Free Republic.

US policy that has been around since the non-proliferation treaty is that any nation that signs the treaty is entitled to civilian use of nukes. This includes Iran.

This didn't start with Obama.

Those nations that haven't signed the treaty but are thought to have nuke weapons are India, Pakistan, Israel, and North Korea.

16 posted on 04/06/2012 1:12:29 PM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Photobucket
17 posted on 04/06/2012 1:28:43 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Ben Ficklin

Do you think Iran’s nuke program is for civilian use only?


18 posted on 04/06/2012 1:43:05 PM PDT by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: matt1234
I'm not a policy maker so it doesn't make any difference what I think.

Did you know that Iran has had medical nukes for a long time?

19 posted on 04/06/2012 1:49:49 PM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: Ben Ficklin

Medical nuclear material is far less dangerous than weapons grade.


20 posted on 04/06/2012 2:00:15 PM PDT by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

Obama should change his name to BARRACK CHAMBERLAIN. We have without a doubt the worst president in the history of the U.S. coupled with the worst advisors ever. One and done for sure.


21 posted on 04/06/2012 2:10:27 PM PDT by spawn44
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It’s not okay.


22 posted on 04/06/2012 2:11:50 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Ben Ficklin
Yes, the idiots at Free Republic.

Satirical. idiotic, off the wall, strange response, humorous, insightful, investigative posts are the norm here.

You're saying that some of the best informed, educated, high tax paying and economically struggling individuals, from many walks of social life are idiots

I strongly suggest you attempt a look in a mirror to recognize that word.

23 posted on 04/06/2012 2:27:03 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (If Obama was any more thin skinned, he'd have a receptacle end: Dennis Miller)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama gets on one knee when he gives a bow.


24 posted on 04/06/2012 2:30:50 PM PDT by Vaduz
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Why isn’t Greenpeace and all of the other usual greeny groups protesting this. If Iran can have nuclear power plants, why can’t we have them?


25 posted on 04/06/2012 2:52:57 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
Iran nukes is not an inconsequential subject and thru time there have been many threads on the subject, it is very important to freepers.

You would think, given the importance, that freepers would know more about it. Since the freepers don't have a clue, they must be idiots.

26 posted on 04/06/2012 2:54:43 PM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Islam is a theocracy, there’s no distinction over there. Obama knows this. He just can’t help lying every time he speaks, it’s the only thing that comes natural to him.


27 posted on 04/06/2012 3:03:38 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: spawn44

And to finish your sentence, “...AT THE WORSE TIME POSSIBLE!” I’m starting to believe this is Armageddon in the works and 0bama is there by design.


28 posted on 04/06/2012 3:04:04 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
Is that a Trojan horse I see falling from the sky?

Don't look up. The Trojan Horse has already been welcomed into the White House.

29 posted on 04/06/2012 3:52:44 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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