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White House ´considering
unfreezing Iranian funds´

Telegraph [UK], by Raf Sanchez

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 10/18/2013 2:26:17 PM

The White House is reportedly considering a plan to unfreeze billions of dollars in Iranian assets if Tehran is prepared to show it is taking credible steps to dismantle its nuclear programme. The plan would not scale back the international sanctions regime designed to strangle Iran´s oil industry but would allow for money to be returned to ease the sanctions´ economic damage. A senior White House official briefed the New York Times on the proposal after talks in Geneva between the Iranian government of new president Hassan Rouhani and the six-nation bloc known as the P5+1. While the talks in

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No one person can come up with as many--shall we say?--unhelpful notions as the current president. How many staff members does he have working on this cupboard full of notions?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cmardh, 10/18/2013 2:31:06 PM     (No. 9571459)

Oh,just pee on our shoes and tell us it´s raining. We´ll go got it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 10/18/2013 2:33:47 PM     (No. 9571464)

Well, of course! Now that former President George W. Bush has said we must not trust Iran, Obama feels compelled to prove him wrong.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: crimea river, 10/18/2013 2:42:27 PM     (No. 9571471)

Lest we forget, those funds were frozen to settle the claims of the families of hundreds of U.S. Marines killed or injured in the 1983 terrorist attack on a Marine barracks in Beirut.
Once again, Zero disses our military.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: laotzu, 10/18/2013 2:45:55 PM     (No. 9571474)

The conceited fool who occupies our White House thinks he can buy off a despotic regime like he could buy off any Chicago alderman. He thinks their love of money is greater than their hatred of the western world. Quite the bet to make.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 10/18/2013 2:53:36 PM     (No. 9571484)

I smell Val-Jar ( our shadow pREZ) at the bottom of this; "Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road."

Most likely, Zippy does not care one way one another...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: losgatos, 10/18/2013 3:05:31 PM     (No. 9571496)

Oh, Zippy loves anything to do with Muslims.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tennman, 10/18/2013 3:14:29 PM     (No. 9571510)

Re #2, I´m more afraid Obo will prove W correct. Apparently all it takes is a fake smile to melt the "smartest man" in the room.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 10/18/2013 4:47:17 PM     (No. 9571632)

# 4, he does not want to buy them off. He wants to help them because they share the same view of the U.S.A.

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