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The Source of Obama´s Quest for
Detente with Iran

Power Line, by Paul Mirengoff

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 1/8/2014 4:56:22 PM

It has been my contention that President Obama’s deal with Iran on nuclear weapons had little to do with stopping Iran from obtaining them, and much to do with his desire to achieve detente with the mullah-run Islamist regime. As I put it here: Obama isn’t motivated, as Israel and Saudi Arabia are, by a strong desire to keep Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. That’s not the purpose of this deal. If it were, Obama would have held out for far more than what the mullahs gave him.

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This is an excellent article which unpacks and demystifies, if you will, the mindset behind 0bama´s foreign policy. But the possible "deeper psychological underpinnings" of 0bama´s attraction to the strength of "progressive" rulers mentioned in the third to the last paragraph should send a collective chill down our spines.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: billp, 1/8/2014 5:32:05 PM     (No. 9684873)

What he really wants, is ´détente´ with Muslim Brotherhood.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Distorted, 1/8/2014 6:19:19 PM     (No. 9684923)

There is an Iranian-born policy-maker deep in the Administration hierarchy. Why doesn´t someone ask her what the point is?

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