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Obama´s misguided Tehran-
bound ´Peace Train´

United Press International, by James Zumwalt

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/3/2013 9:14:24 AM

HERNDON, Va.- Listen closely as the Obama administration touts the Nov. 24 Geneva nuclear deal struck between the P5+1 countries (the United States, Britain, France, China, Russia, plus Germany) and Iran. The distant echo, "history repeats itself," resonates. Obama spin doctors will credit diplomacy with prevailing -- the world taking pause to step back from the precipice of war. But U.S. compliance will eventually cause 21st-century historians to tell a different story: As the P5+1 countries stepped back, Iran stepped forward. Once again, future generations will wonder how obvious warning signs were ignored. Democracies will be ostracized for failing to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doctor P, 12/3/2013 10:49:51 AM     (No. 9638218)

This is a peace train on the same order as Cat Stevens is now Yusuf Islam

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