Obama-Iran October surprise

Fred
by Fred
22-Oct-2012
 

On Saturday a frontpage New York Times article reported:

“The United States and Iran have agreed in principle for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration officials, setting the stage for what could be a last-ditch diplomatic effort to avert a military strike on Iran.”

Few hours later White House denied the report.

The third and final U.S. presidential debate is to take place tonight. The scheduled topic is foreign policy; it is a sure bet the illegal weaponized nuke program of the Messianic Islamist regime ruling over Iran will be on top of the discussion.

On numerous occasions both candidates, President Obama and Mitt Romney, have declared their firm stance against the Messianic terrorists going nuclear.

Meanwhile, the Messianic Islamist terrorists are going full steam ahead with their weaponized nuke program.

To avoid war, given the patently clear unpopularity of the regime with the enslaved Iranians, what is the point beyond which alongside the failed policy of making good with the Messianic Terrorists, supporting regime change by Iranians for Iranians with logistical help from Democracy Central, DC, becomes an actionable option?

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amirparvizforsecularmonarchy

With Dumb Yanks the process could take forever.

by amirparvizforsecularmonarchy on

what is the point beyond which, alongside the failed policy of making good with the Messianic Terrorists, supporting regime change by Iranians for Iranians with logistical help from Democracy Central, DC, becomes an actionable option?

First the USA needs to stop loving IRI and extremists for Iran and the region above all else.  Lies are a tough habit to break for the USA.  Next the USA needs to take its hands off extremists (like MeK) and support the largest and most popular groups within Iran.  Sadly among the non-extremists the largest group are secular democratic monarchists and they have been betrayed for the last 33 years and the USA is therefore 100% opposed to helping those who they have thwarted and destroyed their alliance with coming to power.  Its about Stupidity built upon even more stupidity, to explain where the USA finds itself.  Its the biggest elephant of all with its head stuck between branches and it can't do a thing.