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    Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    While those negotiations now appear on the verge of a breakthrough the key condition for Iran—relief from crippling sanctions—began quietly and modestly five months ago. A review of Treasury Department notices reveals that the U.S. government has all but stopped the financial blacklisting of entities and people that help Iran evade international sanctions since the election of its president, Hassan Rouhani, in June.

    On Wednesday Obama said in an interview with NBC News the negotiations in Geneva “are not about easing sanctions.” “The negotiations taking place are about how Iran begins to meet its international obligations and provide assurances not just to us but to the entire world,” the president said.
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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
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    One more thumb in the eye of Israel...I hope Netanyahu (sic) realizes that Isreal is on its own with this sympathizer in the WH.
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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    we should stop demonizing Iran and normalize relations. That Iran made America look weak thirty years ago is hardly an excuse to perpetuate policies designed to punish them and shield Saudi Arabia for its oil when so much terrorism today against the US has strong ties to Saudi Arabia.

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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    Obama wats to transform Israel also....into glass.

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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    we should stop demonizing Iran and normalize relations. That Iran made America look weak thirty years ago is hardly an excuse to perpetuate policies designed to punish them and shield Saudi Arabia for its oil when so much terrorism today against the US has strong ties to Saudi Arabia.
    Sure....Why not facilitate the caliphate that the Ayatollah's want, and just Nuke Israel ourselves! [/SARCASM]
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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Sure....Why not facilitate the caliphate that the Ayatollah's want, and just Nuke Israel ourselves! [/SARCASM]
    If that is what it takes to have them stop blowing up US crap, then sure.

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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
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    Neville was a true optimist and I would have trusted him as far as I trust Obama.

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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    how is our exclusive alliance with the Sunni's working out for us? we have a naval base in the UAE, and military ties to Saudi Arabia.

    We also have a crappy relationship with the Shiite Crescent states -how does this benefit the US?
    In other words, if we want to spread or sphere of influence, it makes no sense to deal only with the Sunni states/population.

    Iran is a major power, do we just cede all influence to Russia? Do we let Israel or saudi Arabi control our foreign affairs.

    Not much I like about Obam's foreign interventionism - but if actually succeeds in opeing up some normalization of relations with Iran, it can't hurt.

    We don't have to be allies, but we sure can go into a detente' situation with them.
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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    If that is what it takes to have them stop blowing up US crap, then sure.
    Nope, they'll take your concession and continue to blow up US stuff, and kill Americans. You can't negotiate with people that believe that you are to be killed because you don't follow what they follow.
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    Re: Exclusive: Obama’s Secret Iran Détente

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    we should stop demonizing Iran and normalize relations. That Iran made America look weak thirty years ago is hardly an excuse to perpetuate policies designed to punish them and shield Saudi Arabia for its oil when so much terrorism today against the US has strong ties to Saudi Arabia.
    Iran's stated their mission, if you think it's bluster, just talk, you're naive. Question for you, are you willing to risk a mushroom cloud over Israel for "peace"?
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