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Former Reagan And Bush Adviser Supports Obama On Foreign Policy

by @ Wednesday, March 31st, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Iran, Israel, Middle East, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

James Baker who served as Chief of Staff, Secretary of the Treasury, and Secretary of State under Presidents Reagan and Bush 41 had some surprisingly supportive words for President Obama:
Former H.W. Bush Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff James Baker conveyed support for “the overwhelming majority of Barack Obama’s foreign policy agenda” [...]

Wars, And Rumors Of Wars

by @ Saturday, March 6th, 2010. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran, Israel

Speaking of Iran, this little piece of information certainly raises eyebrows:
March 4, 2010: Another sign that Israel expects to be attacked; air force ground crews are being trained to perform dangerous “hot refueling.” This procedure is used to speed up refueling of combat aircraft that have just landed, so they can take off quickly and [...]

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: 9/11 Truther

by @ Saturday, March 6th, 2010. Filed under Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Iran, September 11th, War On Terror

The President of Iran is crazier than we thought:
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday called the September 11 attacks on the United States a “big fabrication” that was used to justify the U.S. war on terrorism, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Ahmadinejad, who often rails against the West and Israel, made the [...]

Sarah Palin: Time To Crack Down On “Iraq” To A Prevent Nuclear Iran

by @ Thursday, November 19th, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Iran, Iraq, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Sarah Palin

Failed President Defends Failed Presidency

by @ Monday, November 16th, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, History, Iran

Jimmy Cater still thinks he handled the Iran Hostage Crisis just fine:
CHIANG MAI, Thailand – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday he had no regrets about his handling of the Iran hostage crisis more than 30 years ago, saying he didn’t attack the country as his advisers proposed because thousands of people would have [...]

Iranian Protestors: “Obama, Obama, You’re Either With Them, Or With Us!”

by @ Wednesday, November 4th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Iran, Politics

A new round of protests in Iran today, and the protesters have a message for the President of the United States:

Iran To Obama: We’re Just Not That Into You

by @ Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Iran, Politics

It would appear that President Obama’s idea of a dialogue with Iran is not well-received:
TEHRAN — Iran’s supreme leader, spurning what he described as several personal overtures from President Obama, warned Tuesday that negotiating with United States was “naive and perverted” and said Iranian politicians should not be “deceived” into starting such talks.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei [...]

Iran Rejects Nuclear Deal

by @ Sunday, November 1st, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran

Well, so much for that:
WASHINGTON — Iran told the United Nations nuclear watchdog on Thursday that it would not accept a plan its negotiators agreed to last week to send its stockpile of uranium out of the country, according to diplomats in Europe and American officials briefed on Iran’s response.
The apparent rejection of the deal [...]

Ron Paul: Placing Sanctions On Iran Is An Act Of War

by @ Thursday, October 29th, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

From yesterday in the House Foreign Affairs Committee:

U.S. Preparing Containment Strategy For Iran

by @ Wednesday, October 28th, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran, Middle East

It appears that the West is quickly coming to the realization that preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons is a strategy that probably won’t work:
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is quietly laying the groundwork for long-range strategy that could be used to contain a nuclear-equipped Iran and deter its leaders from using atomic weapons.
U.S. officials [...]

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