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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    While that's true, that's not a reason to build your facilities underground and hidden away when everyone knows what you're up to there. Iran even posted official pictures of nuclear activities at underground sites. Civilian facilities don't need to be hardened or protected like that.
    They do when they are under a very real threat of being bombed by Israel.


    Have they allowed inspections into all of their facilities? If not, that's not transparent. They're doing the same thing the Israelis did. And I don't think you're going to say the Israelis don't have a nuclear weapons program. Sure, we have missing gaps in intelligence, but when their behavior resembles the type of behavior from offenders like the Israels as well as the initial secret program South Korea tried, that doesn't suggest a purely peaceful operation. We have known peaceful civilian usage around the world. We know what that looks like. If Iran was actually going about a purely peaceful operation, their behaviors would resemble that of Argentina, not Israel.
    Go ahead and provide your examples. Let's talk specifics.


    Refinement has never been totally clarified under the NPT. It's been a sticking point since the agreement. Countries have complained that the US largely arbitrarily made the rules to which they're largely correct. But it still does not change the cost factor.

    Iran could have saved billions by simply importing fuel. And that's outside of the sanctions. Remember that the sanctions only were US based. Nothing stopped Russia, French or others from agreeing to fuel arrangements. Iran under US sanctions before the round of banking sanctions would have had no problem getting such fuel agreements.
    Whether or not they are covered in sanctions currently extant is completely irrelevant. Regardless, this is really just irrelevant to the discussion.
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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    I'm liking this guy... at least via comparison to his predecessors.

    Iran's president Rouhani: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told NBC News on Wednesday that the country will never develop nuclear weapons and that he has the clout to make a deal with the West on the disputed atomic program.

    “In its nuclear program, this government enters with full power and has complete authority,” Rouhani told Ann Curry, NBC News national and international correspondent and anchor at large, in his first interview with a U.S. news outlet since his election.

    “The problem won't be from our side,” he said at the presidential compound in Tehran. “We have sufficient political latitude to solve this problem.”

    “We consider war a weakness. Any government or administration that decides to wage a war, we consider a weakness. And any government that decides on peace, we look on it with respect to peace.”

    This is not a shift in policy. Ahmadinejad made the same thing clear throughout his presidency.

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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    The Koran allows you to lie to your enemy.
    So does the constitution. Except it allows you to lie to anyone.
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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    Right.....because we held Syria to a standard......Oh wait, we let Russia take control of the Middle East. Wake up dude, this is typical Iranian rhetoric.
    puhhlleeeze you are so bent. We threatened, got the best possible result with Russia and Syria being our bitch and fulfilling our demands. Russia already has had a base off Syria for a long time. You don't seem to know the region very well.

    Like I already said, I'm hoping his shift to the left will allow the population, one that is very westernized for the region, to drive a wedge between their politicians and their ruling mullahs.
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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    This is not a shift in policy. Ahmadinejad made the same thing clear throughout his presidency.
    He's presenting a much more open and willing to communicate position. FAAAAARrrr more than Ahmadinejad.
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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    He's presenting a much more open and willing to communicate position. FAAAAARrrr more than Ahmadinejad.
    Neither one of them present anything. Ayatollah presents through his puppets.

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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    The Koran allows you to lie to your enemy.
    So does the bible.

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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Neither one of them present anything. Ayatollah presents through his puppets.
    I guess I'm just the more optimistic of the two of us.
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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    I guess I'm just the more optimistic of the two of us.
    No, not at all. I'm optimistic with you. I've never believed that Iran is building a nuke. But western/US propaganda works to further a long term US goal of "regime change" in Iran. As well as Libya, Syria and Iraq as Wesley Clark revealed, predicted and three countries can be crossed off his list as we presently work toward crossing off two more. It's a very big elephant in the room but some people don't see elephants.

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    Re: Iran: We will never develop nuclear weapons

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    No, not at all. I'm optimistic with you. I've never believed that Iran is building a nuke. But western/US propaganda works to further a long term US goal of "regime change" in Iran. As well as Libya, Syria and Iraq as Wesley Clark revealed, predicted and three countries can be crossed off his list as we presently work toward crossing off two more. It's a very big elephant in the room but some people don't see elephants.
    How can they not see elephants when they are constantly throwing noisy and pointless temper tantrums in congress?
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    The sad fact is that having a pedophile win is better than having a Democrat in office. I'm all for a solution where a Republican gets in that isn't Moore.

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