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Trumpís Iran Sanctions Already Biting
The New American ^ | 07 August 2018 | Bob Adelmann

Posted on 08/07/2018 2:41:06 PM PDT by detective

In announcing the imposition of the sanctions against Iran promised back in May, President Trump tweeted on Tuesday: “The Iran sanctions have officially been cast. These are among the most biting sanctions ever imposed, and in November they will ratchet up to yet another level. Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States. I am asking for WORLD PEACE, nothing less!”

On Monday the president explained why he was imposing the sanctions, and asking other nations to cooperate: “We urge all nations to take such steps to make clear that the Iranian regime faces a choice: either change its threatening, destabilizing behavior and reintegrate with the global economy, or continue down a path of economic isolation.” He added: “To this day Iran threatens the United States and our allies, undermines the international financial system, and supports terrorism and militant proxies around the world.”

The language in the Executive Order was similarly blunt: The sanctions imposed at midnight Monday seek “to advance the goal of applying financial pressure on the Iranian regime in pursuit of a comprehensive and lasting solution to the full range of threats posed by Iran, including Iran’s proliferation and development of missiles and other … weapons capabilities, its network and campaign of regional aggression, its support for terrorist groups, and the malign activities of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and its surrogates.”

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"Threats of those sanctions are already being felt inside the Muslim country: Food prices are rising as the value of the rial has fallen by nearly 50 percent since May; unemployment has increased sharply; and massive protests have increased in intensity, with demonstrations in Tehran in June said to be the largest in the nation’s capital in six years.

When the second round of sanctions hits in November, the pressure for “change of behavior” by Iranian leaders will increase sharply. Focused on Iran’s oil exports and its central bank’s operations, those additional sanctions could cut the country’s crude oil exports by a million barrels a day.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed little hope that the increased sanctions will bring about the desired change in behavior: “We’re hopeful that we can find a way to move forward, but it’s going to require enormous change on the part of the Iranian regime. They've got to [start behaving] like a normal country. That’s [all we] ask. It’s pretty simple.”

1 posted on 08/07/2018 2:41:06 PM PDT by detective
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To: detective

I’m currently on EBay, hoping to score some cheap kidneys.


2 posted on 08/07/2018 2:43:44 PM PDT by dead
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To: dead

I’m so glad President Trump is taking Iran to the woodshed!


3 posted on 08/07/2018 2:59:31 PM PDT by EnglishOnly (Fight all out to win OR get out now. .)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Thanks detective.
Oh, and BTW, Hamas is and has long been a client of Iran's:

4 posted on 08/07/2018 3:13:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: detective
the day they can't sell their oil, is the day they will try to ensure nobody else can theirs either
5 posted on 08/07/2018 4:02:05 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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6 posted on 08/08/2018 5:40:00 AM PDT by SJackson (The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement)
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To: Chode

“the day they can’t sell their oil, is the day they will try to ensure nobody else can theirs either”

The corollary to your axiom is:

The day Iran tries to block the Strait of Hormuz, is the day they lose their Navy.

Persians invented chess. They can look two moves ahead.


7 posted on 08/08/2018 8:26:11 AM PDT by BeauBo
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To: BeauBo

well and good, but the muleahs might not play chess


8 posted on 08/08/2018 3:25:59 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: Chode

Even if the mullahs were chess masters, they really don’t have good moves available to them. That regime is circling the drain.

Easier to escape extradition from your bolthole overseas, if you don’t have some last minute, high profile, crime against humanity to live down.


9 posted on 08/08/2018 3:38:23 PM PDT by BeauBo
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To: BeauBo

100%


10 posted on 08/08/2018 4:01:39 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: SJackson; SunkenCiv; Ezekiel
Shift to Saudi Arabia

Check this out...

The Debka File- August 6, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEqXYQwz5Z8&t=2s

Is it me? Or does Mohammad bin Salman sneer at President Trump?
1:06 mark

Debka File, once a week on ILTV

11 posted on 08/09/2018 6:06:49 PM PDT by Tzaphon (EL CHIIM)
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To: Tzaphon
Answer is, Debka sucks.

12 posted on 08/09/2018 10:16:55 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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