ㅤ"Eight Senate Republicans voted with all 47 Democrats on Thursday to rein in President Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran, paving the way for a veto showdown with the White House."
ㅤFull story at The Hill. Posted here on 11/19/18. See "iran, chemical weapons."
ㅤ"Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed in a call with reporters that the administration will grant waivers to eight ‘jurisdictions’ when it reimposes oil and gas sanctions on Monday.
ㅤ’This part of the campaign about which we’re speaking today is simple: It is aimed at depriving the regime of the revenues that it uses to spread death and destruction around the world,’ Pompeo said.
ㅤ’We expect to issue some temporary allotments to eight jurisdictions, but only because they have demonstrated significant reductions in crude oil and cooperation on many other fronts and have made important moves toward getting to zero crude oil importation.’"
ㅤFull story at The Hill. Posted here on 11/2/18. See "sanctions, iran, nuclear deal."
Strange how Facebook allowed this foreign influence to go on, but shuts down American voices routinely…
Facebook on Friday deleted 82 pages, groups and accounts that it determined were part of an online influence operation located in Iran.
The Iranians operated 30 Facebook pages, 33 individual accounts and three groups, as well as 16 accounts on Facebook-owned Instagram, Facebook head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher said in a statement Friday.
The pages had over a combined 1 million followers and the groups had more than 25,000 members, Gleicher said.
Facebook provided several examples of the Iranian propaganda, which promoted former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s activism while criticizing President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
“The Page administrators and account owners typically represented themselves as US citizens, or in a few cases UK citizens — and they posted about politically charged topics such as race relations, opposition to…
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ㅤ"The Treasury Department rolled out financial penalties on a network of companies and banks that supports the paramilitary arm of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
ㅤThe U.S. accuses the paramilitary group, the Basij Resistance Force, of recruiting and training child solders to fight in overseas conflicts, including the civil war in Syria.
ㅤ’This vast network provides financial infrastructure to the Basij’s efforts to recruit, train, and indoctrinate child soldiers who are coerced into combat under the IRGC’s direction,’ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.
ㅤThe multi-billion network includes shell companies that mask Basij’s ownership of automotive, mining, metals corporations that have dealings in the Middle East and Europe and help fund their operations."
ㅤFull story at The Hill. Posted here on 10/16/18. See "iran, mideast."
ㅤô¿ô …Iran makes excuses to strike while its adversaries make excuses not to blow the hell out of them. Iran is led by little children.
ㅤFull story at Breitbart. Posted on 10/1/18. See “iran, conservative, politics.”
ㅤ"President Trump’s hardline position on Iran and the reimposing of sanctions on Iran is continuing to have a profound effect: On Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell announced that BASF, the German chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world, announced it would comply with the U.S. sanctions."
ㅤFull story at Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire. Posted on 9/18/18. See "richard grenell, iran, sanctions."
ㅤô¿ô …The Opportunistic Pussy Coalition has added a new member.
ㅤFull story at Newsmax, image from pinterest(.com) – 8/7/18. See "iran."
ㅤ”As the sanctions loomed Monday, the President said in a statement, ‘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.’
ㅤThe President warned that those who don’t wind down their economic ties to Iran ‘risk severe consequences.'”
ㅤFull story at The Washington Times – 8/7/18. See “sanctions, iran, conservative, politics.”
ㅤ"The first set of U.S. sanctions are targeting Iran’s automotive industry, as well as gold and other metals, following President Trump’s decision in May to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. Those sanctions had been lifted by the Obama administration under the terms of the landmark deal in 2015 that gave Tehran an infusion of cash, which the U.S. says paid for terrorist activities."
ㅤFull story at The Washington Times, image from dailycaller(.com) – 8/6/18. See "sanctions, tehran, iran, obama."ㅤHomeㅤOptionsㅤ
ㅤ"A new report from The New York Times on Wednesday revealed that weapons expert have discovered a secret Iranian missile base in the remote Iranian desert and multiple independent experts say there is strong evidence that suggests the base is developing long-range missiles…"ㅤ
Full story at Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire, image from dailywire(.com) – 5/23/18. See "iran, icbm, long-range missiles, conservative."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"He says if a deal was reached that satisfies the Trump administration, the U.S. would be willing to lift all economic sanctions. He says the U.S. would restore full diplomatic and commercial ties with Iran and allow it to access advanced technology."ㅤ
Full story at The Washington Times, image from fdncms(.com) – 5/21/18. See "iran, mike pompeo, conservative, politics."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"At a cabinet meeting Wednesday, a reporter asked the President, ‘What will you do if Iran starts up their nuclear program again?’
ㅤPresident Trump paused for a moment and said ominously, ‘Iran will find out.’
ㅤWhen pressed again by the reporter, the President said, ‘I would advise Iran not to start their nuclear program. I would advise them very strongly.’
ㅤ’If they do,’ he continued, ‘there will be very severe consequence. Okay? Thank you very much.’"
Full story and video at Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller, image from dailycaller(.com) – 5/9/18. See "iran, trump."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"Any new Iran deal must address ‘all five of the threats that Iran constitutes,’ Mattis said:
ㅤ’The nuclear issue, which is foremost; certainly the terrorism issue that I just cited; the ballistic missile efforts they have; cyber-attacks they’ve been conducting; and then the threats to international commerce, whether it be out of the Red Sea, where we have seen it most recently, or back up in the Persian Gulf, where it has relented over the past several months.’"
Full story and video at CNS News, image from cnsnews(.com) – 5/9/18. See "iran, james mattis."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"They also burned a copy of the Iran nuclear agreement and chanted ‘Death to America.’ ‘You cannot do a damn thing,’ Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said Wednesday, directing his comments toward Trump.’"
Full story and video at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 5/9/18. See "iran, iran nuclear deal."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ"Trump will reveal his decision to the public at 2 p.m. in the Diplomatic Room of the White House.
ㅤThe New York Times, citing a source, reported that the U.S. will reimpose all sanctions waived under the Iran deal and impose new penalties, a sweeping move that will almost certainly trigger a showdown with Tehran. The report was published after Trump discussed his decision with French President Emmanuel Macron."
Full story at The Hill, image from dailycaller(.com) – 5/8/18. See "iran, sanctions."ㅤHomeㅤ
NBC’S CHUCK TODD: U.S. IS ‘COZYING UP WITH KIM JONG-UN,’ WHILE ‘DEMONIZING THE IRANIANS’ㅤ
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ㅤô¿ô …Once again the MSM is ignoring the real threat of imperialist Islamic nations full of religious nut jobs who are more than willing to die for their god.
ㅤReligious zealots have always been the most dangerous people on the planet. Mutual assured destruction isn’t likely to work with Islamic nations. It might work with North Korea, as it has with Russia and China.
Full story…at CNS News, image from cnsnews(.com) – 4/30/18.
Tags: chuck todd, iran, north korea. 𑗉𑗉
ㅤ”‘It was an atrocious attack. It was horrible,’ Trump told reporters during a Cabinet meeting at the White House. ‘This is about humanity and it can’t be allowed to happen.’
ㅤThe comments were Trump’s first in-person condemnation of the attack, which reportedly killed at least 40 people in a town controlled by opponents of Syrian leader Bashar Assad.
ㅤAfter saying it could take as long as two days to decide a U.S. response, Trump later added a decision would come ‘probably by the end of today.'”
Full story and video…at The Hill, image from twitter(.com) – 4/9/18.
Tags: russians, syria, iran, russians, chemical weapons. 𑗉
ㅤ”Obama owns the disaster in Syria in a way that no one else does. Three of his policies intersected to cause the bloodshed, devastation and horrors there…”
Full story…at FrontPage Mag, image from frontpagemag(.com) – 4/9/18.
Tags: obama, iraq, arab spring, iran deal, iran, isis, muslim brotherhood. 𑗉
ㅤ”Aides to President Trump are reportedly preparing for a scenario in which Trump withdraws the U.S. from the Iran nuclear agreement next month.
ㅤTrump’s national security team is considering strategies for pulling out of the multilateral agreement and reimposing the sanctions waived by the U.S., according to The Associated Press. The moves come ahead of Trump’s May 12 deadline for key aspects of the deal to be renegotiated.”
Full story at The Hill, image from viralliberty(.com) – 4/5/18.
Tags: iran, sanctions, iran nuclear deal. 𑗉
ㅤ”Last week ex-CIA chief Michael Hayden signed a letter with a ‘bipartisan group of 115 national security leaders’ that counsels the Trump administration and new National Security Advisor John Bolton not to jettison the nuclear deal with Iran. Hayden’s justification for this advice illustrates all the stale ideas and unexamined assumptions about foreign affairs that have brought us to this crisis in the first place––and why we need the return to realism we are likely to see with Bolton at the helm.”
Full story at FrontPage Mag, image from frontpagemag(.com) – 4/2/18.
Tags: john bolton, iran, nuclear deal. 𑗉
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ㅤ”The incompetent, insecure, and malevolent government has, characteristically, resorted to shooting protesters. It is unsurprising, just as it is nevertheless shocking, that a regime which operates a global network of murder, and which foments and funds terrorism throughout its neighborhood, should lack compunction about mistreating and, if it thinks it efficacious, killing its citizens.
ㅤThese events invite retrospection here in America. They demand further scrutiny of the nuclear deal that former President Barack Obama struck with Tehran in his hapless attempt to build a legacy of foreign policy competence. The deal, sold to the public with optimistic falsehoods, looks worse each day.”