Race for Iran / Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leveret
31-May-2010 (7 comments)

President Obama’s already diminishing chances to “steam roll” the Iran-Turkey-Brazil Joint Declaration by ramming new sanctions against the Islamic Republic through the United Nations Security Council during the next few weeks got even smaller this morning, when Israeli naval commandos stormed Turkish-flagged ships in international waters off Gaza, killing at least 16 people in the process. Turkey—currently a non-permanent member of the Security Council—promptly asked that the Council convene in emergency session; this session convened in New York at 1 pm today.

Prime Minister Erdoğan’s government will surely demand a response from the Council which the Obama Administration will just as surely be unwilling to support. Even before this incident, during a visit to Brasilia this past weekend, Erdoğan publicly criticized the United States and its European partners for refusing to take a “fair, sincere, and honest approach” to the Iranian nuclear issue. If the United States declines to condemn Israel for attacking Turkish vessels on the high seas and killing civilians in the process, but still insists that the Security Council sanction Iran over enriching uranium, one can only imagine the reaction of Erdoğan’s government—and, for that matter, many other governments around the world—to such an egregious display of hypocrisy and double standards.

The Israeli attack on the Turkish ships comes at a particularly inopportune moment, ... >>>

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IMF, or is it Sargord Baazandeh?

by Cost-of-Progress on

Anyone who speaks out against the Islamic Thug Regime is pro-Iran and an Iran lover.





Veiled Prophet of Khorasan


by Veiled Prophet of Khorasan on

Being opposed to getting our people killed in your cause ain't being anti Iranian!

Wasn't IMF a secret US spy organization: Mission Impossible? Are you some sort of US agent. Trying to lure us into a war that we do not want.



Watch out for the self destruct cassette tape. Samad says: Hamle be helicopter!



Thank you all !

by IranMilitaryForum.net on

You self proclaimed anti Iran "Iranians" make my posts flourish by your antagonistic idiotic posts in addition to making my task easier to deface imposters like you. 





IMF- You are such

by Onlyiran on

a delusional clown...

Veiled Prophet of Khorasan

Heh heh

by Veiled Prophet of Khorasan on

I am sure US is shivering in fear of Turkey; not to mention China. Turkey is a total puppet of the US and  does not "challenge" it. They are still pretending to be an European Nation and don't want to make the big daddy US mad! Or else they may get kicked out of Nato. Or worse get their US "assistance" aka giveaway cash cut or god forbid stopped!
No, Turkey don't do jack!

China as well knows which side of its bread is buttered. Their economic deals with US are way to lucrative to ruin. Besides China has its own issues: Tibet and Taiwan. They need US to support them on their claim. No reason to make Uncle Sam mad.

IRI is *alone*. With nominal friends but no real ones.

As Frank Zappa said in Chunga's Revenge: (redirected to IRI) You got nothing but groupies and promoters to love you! And a pile of laundry by the motel door! Don't it ever get lonesome? Don't it ever give a young man the blues? Don't it ever get lonesome? Don't it ever make a young man wanna go back home?


IMF, you are the one who needs to get some sleep dude.

by پیام on

Your posts and captions get more delusional by day.


On the contrary

by cyclicforward on

You should take the sleeping pills. Things are not so nice for your IRI either.