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White House 'considering unfreezing Iranian funds'
telegraph.co.uk ^

Posted on 10/18/2013 12:05:35 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

White House 'considering unfreezing Iranian funds'

Barack Obama is considering ways to keep up the diplomatic momentum with Iran.

By Raf Sanchez, Washington

6:52PM BST 18 Oct 2013

The White House is reportedly considering a plan to unfreeze billions of dollars in Iranian assets if Tehran is prepared to show it is taking credible steps to dismantle its nuclear programme.

The plan would not scale back the international sanctions regime designed to strangle Iran's oil industry but would allow for money to be returned to ease the sanctions' economic damage.

A senior White House official briefed the New York Times on the proposal after talks in Geneva between the Iranian government of new president Hassan Rouhani and the six-nation bloc known as the P5+1.

While the talks in Switzerland did not lead to a breakthrough, Western diplomats said they were significantly more productive than those held while the combative Mahmoud Ahmadinejad held the Iranian presidency.

In the most substantial meeting since the new thaw in relations, Wendy Sherman, the lead US negotiator, and Abbas Araghchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister, met for an hour-long discussion in Geneva.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: appeaseenemies; iran; iransanctions; israel; nucleariran; switzerland; waronterror
Naive.........
1 posted on 10/18/2013 12:05:35 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
Naive.........

No, treason is what I would call it. He knows exactly what he is doing.

2 posted on 10/18/2013 12:07:58 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’ll make Valerie happy. Very happy.


3 posted on 10/18/2013 12:08:17 PM PDT by Salvey
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To: Sub-Driver

This ba***** is nuts!!


4 posted on 10/18/2013 12:08:46 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

obama’s brain -Iranian born Valerie Jarret- thinks this is a fine idea.

obama’s sunni heart agrees...


5 posted on 10/18/2013 12:09:06 PM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Mark17
No, treason is what I would call it. He knows exactly what he is doing.

One can only be a traitor to one's own country.

I'd call is sabotage, the act of a non-uniformed enemy combatant.

But that's just me...

6 posted on 10/18/2013 12:11:14 PM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Sub-Driver

“The plan would not scale back the international sanctions regime designed to strangle Iran’s oil industry but would allow for money to be returned to ease the sanctions’ economic damage. “

“...but would allow for money to be returned to ease the funding of terrorism “


7 posted on 10/18/2013 12:11:17 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Sub-Driver
Do I miss something, or is Mister Obama more interested in compromise with the Iranians than American Republicans?

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8 posted on 10/18/2013 12:11:55 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sure, suck on their a$$ a little more. They’re bound to start paying attention to you eventually...

...you useless piece of pig sh!t.


9 posted on 10/18/2013 12:12:59 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s clear to the muslim-in-chief he can do whatever he pleases.


10 posted on 10/18/2013 12:15:31 PM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: nuconvert
“The plan would not scale back the international sanctions regime designed to strangle Iran’s oil industry but would allow for money to be returned to ease the sanctions’ economic damage. “

Wow! Talk about talking out of both sides of your mouth.

"We tried to hurt them before we tried to ease their pain"

11 posted on 10/18/2013 12:16:27 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: Sacajaweau

Obama has yet to do anything that’s good for America and I don’t expect him to start now.


12 posted on 10/18/2013 12:16:32 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

@#$%^&*!


13 posted on 10/18/2013 12:16:55 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Sub-Driver

This would be accompanied by a DEEP BOW!


14 posted on 10/18/2013 12:18:06 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sub-Driver

Amazing....not really...

Wonder if Obama checked with Bibi to see what he thinks..../s

This is a trial ballon most likely...to see the Iranians response....


15 posted on 10/18/2013 12:18:07 PM PDT by Popman (Liberal wars are about killing people for humanitarian reasons...)
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To: brownsfan; All

M-I-C and a COMPLICIT Congress AND a complicit Media.

‘We The People’ will be going up in nuclear smoke within the next decade. Count on it.


16 posted on 10/18/2013 12:19:13 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Sub-Driver
White House 'considering unfreezing Iranian funds'

Just a "Helping Hand" from Hussein so the mullahs can complete their bomb, no TREASON here, nothing to see, move along. /sarc

17 posted on 10/18/2013 12:20:00 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Jarret runs the show, so why not!?


18 posted on 10/18/2013 12:23:31 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

“Western diplomats said they were significantly more productive than those held while the combative Mahmoud Ahmadinejad held the Iranian presidency”

Bull! The new guy might not be as big an a-hole as the last guy,,,, but neither has/had any power. They’re just frontmen for the ayatollah council, and the supreme leader.


19 posted on 10/18/2013 12:28:12 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: null and void
One can only be a traitor to one's own country.

It is probably sabotage too, but to do this, I believe, also puts us in danger too.

20 posted on 10/18/2013 12:38:57 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: Mark17

I’m only referring to the danger to us.


21 posted on 10/18/2013 12:42:07 PM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama was considering replacing his cabinet with a contingent from China, Russia, and Iran.

Then, he’d sign an executive order abolishing the House and Senate.

While this would be a quicker path to his end objective, he decided it might be too sudden......


22 posted on 10/18/2013 12:44:31 PM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Sub-Driver

Stellar plan.


23 posted on 10/18/2013 1:09:23 PM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Sub-Driver

Think of the funds as a slushie. They won’t be unfrozen without being sampled. I wonder how much, and how the take will be routed and hidden.


24 posted on 10/18/2013 1:53:25 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Sub-Driver

The White House is reportedly considering a plan to unfreeze billions of dollars in Iranian assets if Tehran is prepared to show it is taking credible steps to dismantle its nuclear programme.

Who does he think he is, a republican?

He’ll negociate with Iranian terrorists but
put’s his foot down when it comes to Americans.


25 posted on 10/18/2013 1:59:51 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The repulsive moron is probably online right now trying to figure out how much the interest payments are.


26 posted on 10/18/2013 3:38:56 PM PDT by cyclotic (Hey BSA-I'm gone. Walk Worthy-traillifeusa.com)
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To: tet68

Sorry, “puts”.


27 posted on 10/18/2013 3:39:49 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hussein needs to provide aid to Iran as the war drums with Israel beat louder.


28 posted on 10/18/2013 3:57:08 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Obama: A dark spot in this country's history.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

thanks Sub-Driver.

Two Decades of “Negotiations” and “Talks” with Iran
FrontPage Magazine | October 18, 2013 | Majid Rafizadeh
Posted on Fri Oct 18 10:18:57 2013 by SJackson
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3080534/posts


29 posted on 10/18/2013 8:18:43 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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