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  • Republican Lawmakers Rebuke Trump after Putin Press Conference

    07/17/2018 4:37:30 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 101 replies
    National Review ^ | July 16, 2018 | MAIREAD MCARDLE
    Republican lawmakers were left shaking their heads after President Trump’s Monday’s press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin, in which Trump declined to endorse the American intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Senator John McCain (R., Ariz.) called it “one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory” and a “tragic mistake” in a statement. “No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant,” McCain said. “The damage inflicted by President Trump’s naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is difficult to calculate.” House speaker Paul Ryan also...
  • The Story of How Mossad Stole 100,000 Iranian Nuclear Docs

    07/16/2018 6:38:00 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 15 Jul, 2018 | Rick Moran
    You gotta love Mossad. Agents snuck into a warehouse smack in the middle of Tehran last January and, in a 6 1/2-hour operation, managed to steal 100,000 documents that Israel says prove Iran was lying about their nuclear weapons program. Wall Street Journal: The Israeli team secretly reached the warehouse holding the materials and broke in during a tight time window when it knew the building would be unguarded, the officials said. To avoid drawing attention to the nondescript facility, Iran hadn’t posted full-time guards, they said, but rather relied on alarm systems that the Israeli agents disabled. The Israeli...
  • Hillary Emails: 2009 Iran Hostage Case Got Special Attention After Push from Clinton Confidante

    07/02/2015 8:10:17 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7-2-15 | Bridget Johnson
    As the families of U.S. hostages currently held in Iran have struggled for years to rally the determination to bring their loved ones home, newly released emails from the former secretary of State reveal the infuriating truth that those with connections get their case raised to the top. In 2009, Iason Athanasiadis was covering the protests of the disputed election win of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over Mir-Hossein Mousavi for the Washington Times. The Greek citizen was detained by Iranian authorities on June 17, 2009, as he tried to fly out of the country. Athanasiadis was thrown in Evin prison and released...
  • 20 lb. Bags of Poop, Pelosi, Feinstein, and Harris – What do These Things Have in Common?

    07/03/2018 4:33:50 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 22 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) CNN and MSNBC will demonize him for violating traffic laws.: Eric Trump caused panic among his Secret Service security detail on Monday when he rushed into New York City rush hour traffic to wave down a passing ambulance. He took this action in an attempt to aid a woman who had passed out near a train station. No word yet if Maxine Waters will now urge New York City’s drivers to run down anyone named Trump who rushes into a street to save a potentially dying woman, but it seems only a...
  • 11 Times Obama Catered to Worst Dictators in the World

    06/14/2018 8:33:29 AM PDT · by bitt · 13 replies
    independentsentinel.com ^ | 6/13/2018 | S. Noble
    Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama love statists, Islamists, and dictators. Barack Obama routinely gave away the store to thugs for nothing in return. Most of the world is either Socialist or Communist and it’s nearly impossible to negotiate and maintain peace unless it’s with someone in those groups. Some are far worse than others. The Castro brothers, the Mullahs, many African dictators, Maduro, and Kim Jong-un are among the worst. The media raved over Obama’s and Hillary’s efforts to deal with, some would say cater to, the thugs of other nations, but not so with President Trump.
  • Levin: Iran Deal Was ‘So Corrupt’ We’re Still Learning About It

    06/07/2018 2:43:44 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    CNSNews ^ | June 7, 2018 | Brady Kenyon
    The Iran Deal was “so corrupt” we’re still learning about it, noted Mark Levin on his nationally syndicated radio program on Wednesday. ... “Members of congress don’t know all the facts, and we the people don’t know all the facts. And that’s one of the reasons you run this sort of thing through the treaty provision of the Constitution, so members of the Senate can get all the facts, so there aren’t all these side deals and secret side deals, and illegalities.” Mark Levin’s comments stem from an ABC News report written by Connor Finnegan, June 6, 2018, regarding the...
  • Obama-era license aimed to let Iran convert money in dollars

    06/06/2018 7:54:26 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 06, 2018 8:29 AM EDT | Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee
    The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access — albeit briefly — to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so. An investigation by Senate Republicans released Wednesday sheds light on the delicate balance the Obama administration sought to strike after the deal, as it worked to ensure Iran received its promised benefits without playing into the hands of the deal’s opponents. Amid a tense political climate, Iran hawks in the U.S., Israel and elsewhere argued that the...
  • Surprise: Watchdog Group Discovers Secret Iranian Missile Site Hidden in Remote Desert Location

    05/31/2018 12:44:09 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 21 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/30/18 | Guy Benson
    This story broke before the long weekend, but because the corresponding news cycle was fraught screaming about NFL anthem kneeling regulations, it largely got lost in the culture war cacophony. One of the fundamental flaws of the Iran nuclear deal -- from which President Trump has withdrawn the United States, correctly, in my view -- is that the regime in Tehran simply is not a reliable partner. Even if they were to technically abide by every one of the West's temporary restrictions (it must be noted that they have not done so scrupulously, and provably lied from the very beginning),...
  • Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal

    06/03/2018 1:00:49 PM PDT · by Innovative · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 3, 2018 | Reuters
    The world should stand up to Washington’s bullying behavior, Iran’s foreign minister was quoted as saying on Sunday by state media in a letter to counterparts, as the top diplomat intensifies efforts to save a nuclear deal after a U.S. exit. U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out last month from the 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that lifted sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs to its nuclear program. The remaining signatories of the deal - France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China - still see the international accord as the best chance of stopping Tehran developing a nuclear...
  • Mike Pompeo threatens 'strongest sanctions in history' and vows to 'crush' Iranian proxies

    05/21/2018 6:39:33 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 13 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 21 May 2018 • 10:54am | Ben Riley-Smith, Nick Allen
    Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, said the Iran nuclear deal put the world at risk. He also called on on European countries to help ramp up economic pressure on Iran as he outlined America's ‘Plan B’ to the nuclear deal. Delivering his first major foreign policy speech since taking the job, Mr Pompeo doubled down on the United States’ decision to quit the agreement earlier this month. He framed the 2015 deal as allowing Iran to increase its malign influence across the Middle East on the back of funding from renewed trade with the West. He said: "The...
  • Update – America’s Sovereignty Thrown Under The Bus – The Corrupt Iran Deal – George Soros Funded.

    05/15/2018 8:48:44 AM PDT · by davikkm · 1 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    I promised an update on my previous report, which can be viewed here – www.investmentwatchblog.com/no-wonder-john-kerry-and-the-eu-leaders-are-in-a-state-of-panic-bribes-taken-on-the-iran-deal/ Information can be found by going back in time, so I am going to start with a report from 2015. I am using sources that I believe to be legitimate, as this is very serious. I always try to use sources I trust, but in today’s environment – it is difficult to trust what you read- from anyone. First of all I want to establish the fact that the breaking story comes out of Iran. Someone said that I should not be targeting Iran –...
  • Amir Tsarfati update on Gaza situation May 14

    05/14/2018 12:53:42 PM PDT · by firebrand · 12 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | May 14, 2018 | Amir Tsarfati
    With F-16s flying overhead, Amir explains with sadness about Gaza and Iran's role in that situation. He tells with joy about the American embassy. Also a little about the coming war.He is now on his way here. Welcome, Amir.
  • Where’s the outrage over Kerry’s secret meetings on the Iran deal?

    05/14/2018 9:39:17 AM PDT · by ETL · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 11, 2018 | Marc A. Thiessen
    Democrats routinely express outrage over claims of collusion with a foreign power to undermine our democracy. So where is the outrage over revelations that former secretary of state John Kerry held not one but two secret meetings with Iran’s foreign minister to strategize over how to undermine President Trump’s plans to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal? An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman confirmed the meetings after the Boston Globe broke the news, declaring , “We don’t see the U.S. just as Mr. Trump; the United States is not just the current ruling administration.” Think about what this means. Iran is...
  • JOHN KERRY Continues Shadow Diplomacy — Pictured Leaving Meeting with Iranian Officials in Paris …

    05/12/2018 11:08:48 AM PDT · by bitt · 131 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 5/12/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama’s former Secretary of State, John Kerry has been secretly meeting with Iranian officials to salvage Iran’s nuclear weapons program. After the news broke last week Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee called on G-men to arrest John Kerry for his treasonous acts. Kerry was working against the Trump administration to salvage the Iranian nuclear deal. Earlier this week President Trump withdrew from the sham Iranian nuclear deal. President Trump knew the deal with the Iranian mullahs was not working. Several leading officials have called on the Sessions DOJ to prosecuted John Kerry for...
  • Mad Maxine: Impeach Trump For Withdrawing From Iran Deal

    05/11/2018 2:41:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 75 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 11, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    I get being against Trump. You don’t like him. He’s dangerous. He’s sexist. He’s a racist. He’s not conservative. He’s not a Republican. There are plenty of reasons both sides don’t like this man, though he’s not any of those things. And yes, he’s not a conservative Republican. He’s a right-leaning populist that has an agenda that gives conservative Republicans most of what they want.Yet, the resist fever that’s broken out among liberal Democrats is just popcorn-worthy. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) has been the face of this resist at all cost wing among progressives, which has devolved into a total...
  • Kill the Iran Deal, Open Pandora’s Box (Cato's Alarmism)

    05/11/2018 5:41:51 AM PDT · by Mafe · 21 replies
    Cato Institute ^ | May 8, 2018 | Emma Ashford
    This afternoon, Donald Trump made an announcement regarding the future of the Iran nuclear deal. Ahead of a self-imposed May 12th deadline, the President announced that he will not be waiving the sanctions. This decision places the United States in violation of the deal. But while it may not kill the JCPOA completely – European states and Iran could decide whether to keep some version of the deal going without the United States – it will start a period of profound uncertainty about the future of U.S-Iranian relations. In some ways, this uncertainty is the most concerning thing about the...
  • Trump’s Iran deal exit forces EU to confront US ‘economic policeman of the world’

    05/10/2018 9:02:57 AM PDT · by Mariner · 17 replies
    AFP ^ | May 10th, 2018 | Leela JACINTO , Sébastian SEIBT
    US President Donald Trump’s pullout from the Iran nuclear deal has put Europe under pressure to salvage the 2015 multilateral agreement. But does the EU have what it takes to stand up to US sanctions? The day after Trump announced his long-dreaded decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, EU members were hammering out measures to try to protect European firms doing business in Iran from US sanctions. The JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) – as the Iran deal is formally known – was signed between Iran, the US, Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany and the EU....
  • France's Macron Urges Iran's Rohani to Stay in Nuclear Deal

    05/09/2018 11:17:25 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 16 replies
    Haaretz ^ | May 9, 2018 | Reuters
    President Emmanuel Macron urged his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani to join France, Britain and Germany in sticking to the terms of their 2015 nuclear agreement, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the accord. In a telephone call a day after Trump unilaterally announced he was pulling out of the agreement and would reimpose sanctions on Iran, Macron said his aim was to "preserve regional stability." "The French president emphasized the willingness of France to continue enforcing the Iran nuclear agreement in all respects," the Elysee said in a statement after the call. "He underlined the importance that...
  • EU tells Trump he doesn’t have the power to unilaterally scrap the Iran nuclear deal

    05/09/2018 8:28:28 AM PDT · by Mariner · 108 replies
    The Independent via Yahoo ^ | May 9th, 2018 | Jon Stone
    The European Union has rebuked Donald Trump over his move to break the Iran nuclear deal, telling the US president he does not have the power to unilaterally scrap the international agreement. In a statement delivered on Tuesday night EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said the US should reconsider its position, but that it was not within the power of the country’s president to end the accord. Mr Trump ended the US’s commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action negotiated between Iran, the EU, US, Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany, which was signed by his predecessor Barack...
  • Trump has sent an earthquake through the Middle East by pulling out of Iran deal

    05/09/2018 6:25:37 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    Sky News ^ | May 9, 2018 | by Alex Rossi
    It was well telegraphed in advance but that didn't make the punch of the US withdrawal from the Iran deal any less powerful. President Donald Trump has just sent an earthquake through the Middle East and risked alienating key European allies. Anyone who thinks there was a glimmer of optimism, and the door is left open for a new deal, wasn't really listening to what the President had just said. Virtually every aspect of the Iranian regime's foreign agenda was attacked. This was not just about the deal. This was about Iran's aggressive behaviour across the region. The problem with...