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… Appeasement never Works [#Iran nuke dealing]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,January 12th,2017

.. especially with the Mullahs in Qum , Iran ..

.. what could people have been thinking making such concessions to these scumbags . Doing it just to continue meetings ? Are you folks nuts ?? …

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon]..
.. [link] to the article ..

.. especially apparantely making the concession on nuclear materials enrichment . That is insane ….

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… What Part of ” No ” does North Korea not Understand ?? [#missile tech]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,January 1st,2017

.. those idiots have been told , time and time again . You are not to develop ballistic missile tech , not ever . So , what did the DPRK do ?? ..

.. ignore the admonition . Why ? ..

.. because they do not believe the Security Council members , specifically the U.S. , are not serious about backing up their words with concrete actions . It will take those concrete actions if the North Koreans are going to be brought to heel ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the significant factor is that the DPRK has just about perfected the development of ballistic missile tech . Doing so can be done in a dual use fashion , by focusing on developing the tech to launch satellites into space . This is something that North Korea appears to have mastered ..

.. they still have to master what is known as miniaturization of warheads . Conventional nuclear warheads are one thing , but you have to shrink the size of the warhead in order to affix it onto the delivery system end of a ballistic missile . The only difference between a ballistic missile and a space – targeted booster is the point of the payload …

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… The Arab Nations have Good Reason to be Worried [#Iran & nukes]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,December 8th,2016

.. considering the actions of His Lordship , who would not be worried ..

.. it seems like POTUS is giving away the store [lock , stock , and barrel] to Iran . The security risk to Israel , the Arab states , and to us all , is beyond belief …

.. [h/t — TomFernandez.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. someday soon , this country is going to have a day of reckoning with Obama & the DemoCraps . Hopefully , people will realize the grievous mistakes that they made and punish the DemoCraps appropriately …

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… Strategic Retreat , Political Damage [# ] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,November 27th,2016

.. and moral surrender ..

.. all of the sucking up and toadying to the Mullahs in Qum are a disgrace . We look far below and way beyond weak in the process ..

.. not only that , it sets a horrible precedent for the future . Who will trust us ? Who will trust our reputation and our word ? …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..

.. the moral angle of all of this makes me want to throw up ! …

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… Nicely Done , Mossad [#Israeli intelligence]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,November 26th,2016

.. well , they did it again .

.. they are the best in the world . They have to be . Given the threats that Israel faces from outside and inside powers , Mossad always has to be on top of its game . It cannot afford a letdown . Ever ..

.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..

.. Mossad [I am pretty sure that it is them] nailed Hizbullah with one of the oldest intel ops in the book. Yea , the honey pot . The Mossad was thinking long – term . Not only were they targeting Hizbullah , but the op targets Iran ..

.. squeezing the smuggling and money laundering of both Hizbullah and Iran will do untoward damage . The damage toll is just beginning …

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… The Iran – Sanctions Deal is a Fool ‘ s Errand [#stupid]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,November 25th,2016

.. and it should not happen .

.. somehow , the wheels of diplomacy are moving in that direction . The wheels of business want to re – open the doors of commerce with Qum and Teheran . But , should they ? At least , should they with the Mullahs still in control ?

.. [h/t — NYSlimes.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. I would say no . It makes our world a far more dangerous one . It has already set off a nuclear arms race in the most unstable region in the world [the Middle East] …

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… Since When should our Country be Playing Footsie with the Mullahs [#Qum]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 24th,2016

.. it appears that we are .

.. that makes many people nervous , including me .

.. it makes you wonder , what the hell is the ObamaCrap Administration doing and thinking . Not only that , but why ? …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..

.. negotiating with the Mullahs in Qum over their nuclear weapons programs is bad enough . Playing diplomatic footsie with them over other issues is worse …

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… When the Time Comes [#PM Bibi][#military strike on Iran]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,November 22nd,2016

.. Bibi will not hesitate to give the go order .

.. any agreement between the P5+1 and Iran would , one would think , effectively handcuff Israel from a military strike on Iran . That is most everyone ‘ s operating assumption . however , the conventional wisdom has a nasty habit of often being badly mistaken …

.. They have not understood or really studied the man that is Benjamin Netanyahu . he understands the responsibility that he holds as Israeli pm . he knows the military score . He has to make a heavy decision …

.. [h/t — ReclaimOurRepublic.wordpress.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. to attack , or not . When the time comes , and the situation presents itself , he will not hesitate . He will give the go order , when it is called for , and not until it is absolutely necessary …

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… Hizbullah and Iran are Playing a Dangerous Game [#intelligence]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,November 16th,2016

.. recently , it was revealed that hizbullah was penetrated — and at a very high level . iran and Hizbullah really have to wonder , what is the continuing cost of this strategic blunder …

.. both of these parties got caught trying to sneak missiles and flunkies into the Golan . Israel had made it clear [through diplomatic channels] that to do so would meet with severe and immediate reprisal …

.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..

.. well , they did , and Israel struck back . Israel struck and hit a gold mine , killing 12 key operatives …

.. the big problem is that the Middle East is always at a ” hair trigger . ” You never quite know what may well set off a new Middle East conflict , or even a regional war …

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… The U.S. is in More Trouble than it Thinks [#Gaza Strip]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,November 13th,2016

.. it is even to the point that Egypt and Israel are working together , and with Hamas . Yes , it is that bad ..

.. basically , Hamas was far more weakened over the summer offensive with Israel than it is [was] letting on . It has lost hundreds , maybe a few thousand fighters to war death and destruction , along with assassination . It still has its rocket stocks , though . At least while it still has them …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]…
.. [link] to the intelligence report …

.. it seems that I.S.I.L. has been finding many of Hamas ‘ rocket stocks . They haven’t been letting them go to waste , though . A considerable number , no doubt , have been diverted to the war in Syria . Others have been relocated and put into storage . There are now others which have been fired at Israel , or have been positioned at Israel from I.S.I.L. territory in Syria . So they are not being wasted ..

.. what is scary for the U.S. is both the increasing threat TO Israel and the increasing spread of I.S.I.L. ‘ s influence .  It is a situation that calls  for the full attention of the United States and all of it allies , no matter where they are located . It is something that cannot be put off any longer …

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… the Department of ” You Have To Be Kidding ” [#moral judgement]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 14th,2016

.. when you look at it , you get a pretty good fix on the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps . These guys [and , likely , some gals] are likely not a bunch of Boy Scouts ..

.. but when you look at them , you give them a pretty harsh judgement . Then and simple . There is no two ways around it ..

.. and then you get the ObamaCrap Administration ..

.. [h/t — WFB.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. thse idiots actually think that the IRGC is actually a civilized organization ..

.. as I put it , ” you Have to Be Kidding !! ” …

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… POTUS bears a Great Deal of Responsibility [#Syria tragedy]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 9th,2016

.. why , do you ask ?? ..

.. lack of action ..

.. the situation calls for action . Obama has not provided it . Even with I.S.I.L. , where the air campaign calls for kicking their ass with a doozy of a bombing campaign , His Lordship does it … drip , drip , drip …

.. cowardice ..

.. POTUS is afraid to act …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post // intelligence report …

.. bad actors actions ..

.. you name it , they do it … Russia , I.S.I.L. , iRAN . POTUS ‘ failure to take action has had severe consequences . He does not , and they do …

.. most of all , the Syrians pay the price ..

.. from 300k to 500k dead ..
.. another 300k to 750k missing [possibily dead]..
.. more than half the nation ‘ s population displaced , or fled …

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… What are the ObamaCraps Hiding [#Iran Nuclear deal]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,August 5th,2016

.. if Debka is right [and they usually are] , there are secret protocols to the poroposed Iran Nuclear deal . That is actually the ture part of the Iran Deal , by my guess …

.. I think that the ObamaCraps and the Iranian Mullahs released a different set of ” fact sheets ” on purpose . They are trying to sell the deal to their own domestic audiences , using the public details to do it . While all the while , there are secret protocols [designed never to see the light of day] , that is the actual deal …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. also , His Lordship and his minions think that they can ” waive a magic wand ” [by exec action] and abolish the Congressional – based sanctions . even those those sanctions carry the basic force of laW > Obama should know better . If he wants them gone , he is going to have to play ball with Congress. More than anything else , Congerss does not trust him …

.. does Congress really trust him enough to remove sanctions ? to be rather blunt and honest , No . So , there will be no deal …

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… How Damning is the Evidence ?!?! [#iran nuclear agreement][#side deal]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,August 3rd,2016

.. obscene , and plenty of it .

.. Iran gets to ” self – inspect ?? ” You have to be kidding .  Unfortunately from the news report , no one is laughing …

.. plenty damning ..

.. evidently the A.P. got it by sneaky and / or surreptitious means . No matter . They caught the P5 powers , the U.S. , and Iran in the act . Also , include in that the I.A.E.A. and the U.N. , to boot ..

.. [h/t — Townhall.com(Tipsheet)]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. Iran, in an unusual arrangement, will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect a site it allegedly used to develop nuclear arms under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out such work, according to a document seen by The Associated Press. The revelation is sure to roil American and Israeli critics of the main Iran deal signed by the U.S., Iran and five world powers in July. Those critics have complained that the deal is built on trust of the Iranians, a claim the U.S. has denied .

..The investigation of the Parchin nuclear site by the International Atomic Energy Agency is linked to a broader probe of allegations that Iran has worked on atomic weapons. That investigation is part of the overarching nuclear deal. The Parchin deal is a separate, side agreement worked out between the IAEA and Iran. The United States and the five other world powers that signed the Iran nuclear deal were not party to this agreement but were briefed on it by the IAEA and endorsed it as part of the larger package.

..Without divulging its contents, the Obama administration has described the document as nothing more than a routine technical arrangement between Iran and the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency on the particulars of inspecting the site.

The agreement diverges from normal inspection procedures between the IAEA and a member country by essentially ceding the agency’s investigative authority to Iran. It allows Tehran to employ its own experts and equipment in the search for evidence for activities that it has consistently denied — trying to develop nuclear weapons…Olli Heinonen, who was in charge of the Iran probe as deputy IAEA director general from 2005 to 2010, said he can think of no instance where a country being probed was allowed to do its own investigation. Iran has refused access to Parchin for years and has denied any interest in — or work on — nuclear weapons. Based on U.S., Israeli and other intelligence and its own research, the IAEA suspects that the Islamic Republic may have experimented with high-explosive detonators for nuclear arms at that military facility and other weapons-related work elsewhere. The IAEA has repeatedly cited evidence, based on satellite images, of possible attempts to sanitize the site since the alleged work stopped more than a decade ago.

.. even more damning , the actual text of the side agreement related to self – inspections ..

.. The AP was not allowed to have a copy of the draft but was allowed to transcribe the entire text, and it appears here :

Separate arrangement II agreed by the Islamic State of Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency on 11 July 2015, regarding the Road-map, Paragraph 5

Iran and the Agency agreed on the following sequential arrangement with regard to the Parchin issue:

1. Iran will provide to the Agency photos of the locations, including those identified in paragraph 3 below, which would be mutually agreed between Iran and the Agency, taking into account military concerns.

2. Iran will provide to the Agency videos of the locations, including those identified in paragraph 3 below, which would be mutually agreed between Iran and the Agency, taking into account military concerns.

3. Iran will provide to the Agency 7 environmental samples taken from points inside one building already identified by the Agency and agreed by Iran, and 2 points outside of the Parchin complex which would be agreed between Iran and the Agency.

4. The Agency will ensure the technical authenticity of the activities referred to in paragraphs 1-3 above. Activities will be carried out using Iran’s authenticated equipment, consistent with technical specifications provided by the Agency, and the Agency’s containers and seals.

5. The above mentioned measures would be followed, as a courtesy by Iran, by a public visit of the Director General, as a dignitary guest of the Government of Iran, accompanied by his deputy for safeguards.

6. Iran and the Agency will organize a one-day technical roundtable on issues relevant to Parchin.

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… the ObamaCraps could not be This Stupid [#the P.A. at the U.N.]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,June 17th,2016

.. the ObamaCraps have hinted at a policy change . You might be surprised at how stupid a policy change that it might be ..

.. given what the ” think ” were PM Bibi ‘ s comments late in his election campaign , the ObamaCraps are pretty ticked off . Even more so than you might realize . Those dummies are thinking of turning a blind eye to certain acts of the P.A. at the U.N. …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog editorial ..

.. normally , final recognition of Palestine as a state is a ” dead letter ” at the U.N. Security Council . The other members [friend or foe] realize that any attempt to do so would attract an automatic U.S. veto . So would a resolution ordering Israel to ” withdraw ” to the pre – 1967 borders . That one would also include the evacuation of eastern Jerusalem. Such an act would be a betrayal of Israel …

.. however , the ObamaCraps are actually thinking of doing this . They actually think that they can do this without consequence . Well , they are wrong . The fiercest consequences would not be in Israel . The Israelis would be pissed off enough .

.. the biggest impact would be here in the U.S. . You would likely see a Congressional move to substantially cut down funding for the U.N. . There might even be a debate over a complete cutoff of funding . A complete cutoff would not pass , but it would scare the hell out of the U.N. and its membership …

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… Boy , did She let Him Have It [#judge jeanine][#POTUS]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 22nd,2016

.. boy , oh boy , was Judge Jeanine on her game tonight …

.. her target was her favourite : POTUS . What got her so pissed off ? The proposed Iran nuclear deal ….

.. she really believes that the proposed deal is a betrayal of our values and what we stand for . She also strongly believes that it is a patent betrayal of our allies , who have stood by us through thick and thin …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the show commentary …

.. I stand by her and what she said . Especially the way that our allies have been treated by POTUS . Just because this jerk wants [ due to cheap theatrics] to make a frivolous political deal with Iran , POTUS screws over friends of ours . What a disgrace !! ….

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… You Have Problems with Iran [#negotiations]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 15th,2016

.. and find it possible to even trust that these bastards can be trusted to even come close to living up to terms of the deal …

.. [h/t — WFB.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. especially when these guys are playing fast , cute , and loose with the facts …

.. as Ronaldus magnus put it vis-a-vis the Russkies , noviyai yet proviyai , a.k.a. , trust but verify … and Iran is notorious for hiding , obfuscating , and cheating …

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… Congress must intervene in the Iran Sanctions process [#oversight]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 11th,2016

.. given the ObamaCraps actions regarding Iran , Congress should and must intervene …

.. the large mass of the sanctions are statutory . Congress enacted them , and POTUS has no lawful right to waive them . it is Congress ‘ position to defend its turf , and it needs to do so …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …

.. Congress must act , whether POTUS likes it or not . At a minimum , Congress should and must pass a new sanctions bill . It would be one that would give the body the power to review any final deal on sanctions with Iran . Yes , POTUS will veto it , but that does not matter . Congress must step in and override his veto …

.. that is only a starting point . The overall sanctions regime must be reviewed , and then must be tightened . Iran must be educated and made to understand that the United States cannot and will not back down …

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… Not Hardly ! [#Boston Globe editorial]][#iran nuclear negotiations]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 9th,2016

.. the Boston Globe seems to have a serious burr in its saddle .

.. their editorial page had a serious temper tantrum tirade over the letter that the Senate GOP sent to the leaders of Iran over the Nuclear Sanctions negotiations . They thought that they were ripping the seaators a new one over it all . Well , they ended up looking like a bunch of powerless idiots in the process …

.. the Senators are not a bunch of mindless knomes . They are not put there in the Senate for window dressing . They aer public servants themselves . They aer also part of a co — equal branch of government . so they have every right to speak their minds . They can do it individually , or they can do it collectively . The proceedings over the Kyoto Treaty debate are a classic case in point …

.. [h/t — BostonGlobe.com]..
.. [link] to the editorial …

.. Bill Clinton ‘ s people were negotiating a potential treaty over the global warming debate . It was highly unpopular to say the least . Even the DummyCraps did not like it , to a man and a woman . So , since the GOP controlled the chamber , and after lack of consultation ., the Senate GOP leadership decided to send Clinton a message : a Sense of the Senate resolution , with debate by all sides included [in public] …

.. well , that resolution was adopted by a 95 to 0 vote . The Kyoto Treaty would have been thoroughly rejected and discredited here in the United States . Ergo , it was never submitted to the Us sENATE for ratification . The Administration well knoew what would happen if it did …

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… Congress needs to Ride Herd on POTUS [#iran nuclear negotiations]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 6th,2016

.. it seems that His Lordship is trying to give away the store …

.. and then some ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. Some of the sanctions are executive in nature . Those are ones that POTUS can deal with on his own . However , the others are ones that were passed into law by statute . Those are ones that POTUS cannot waive ….

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… It is the Problem [#Iran Nuclear Talks]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 27th,2016

.. and , it is exactly the problem …

.. [h/t — [notitle]].com ..
.. [link] to the cartoon …

.. with His Lordship having his blinders on …

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… When You Bag the Bad Guys [#Iran][#illegal arms shipment][#seizure at sea][#bad guys]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 6th,2016

.. another arms seizure at sea . What a big surprise..

.. my problem is with the countries . Those idiots damn well know that those bad guys are dealing with the Government of Iran . So , those bastards are guilty as sin . So what do the OCs do ?? ..

.. let them go ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. what are you supposed to do ? Put them in jail , you damn idiots . You indict them , charge them , and try them .Once you do try them , then you make damn sure that you convict them and send them to prison…

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… An Interesting Take [#on Israel]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,January 15th,2016

.. Professor William Jacobson is a well – known academic at Cornell University Law School School [in Ithaca , NY] . I am a longtime participant and fan of his blog, Legal Insurrection . From that , I became a Facebook friend of his …

.. no , I do not know his politics . He is a philosophical conservative , that is for sure . However , he could even be conservative Democrat . To be honest , I do not mind . He is an honest philosophical broker , which to me means a great deal …

.. Professor Jacobson and his wife recently took a 2 – week long trip to Israel . They travel extensively throughout the country , talking to many people of many political and philosophical stripes , especially on the center and the center – left . His take is very intriguing ..

.. [h/t — IJReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog column ..

.. they are not enamoured with Bibi . They sure as hell did not vote for him . However , these folks do respect him . He has balls of steel . Conssidering the treatment that Israel gets on the international stge , these folks feel that Bibi is the only major Israeli leader that can stand up to these people . …

.. their opinion of His Lordship [Obama] is far worse . They like him political , which is obvious . However , they do not respect him , not one bit . They do not feel that POTUS cares not one whit for Israel , and may actually hate Israel , and with a deep passion . One in which the future security and existence of the Jewish state is in question …

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… Congress Insisted on Its Say [#Iran Nuclear Deal]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,September 16th,2015

.. and POTUS finally backed down ..

.. I think that the Office of White House Counsel reminded the President that only some of the sanctions were Executive in nature . Those type of sanctions were ones that the POTUS can change / alter / delete at his / her whim . However , there are others . The Neutrality Act of the 1930s is a precedent that the ObamaCrap to pay attention to and not ignore …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. the other Iran Nuclear sanctions are statutory in nature . Those are ones that were enacted by Congress . As much as His Lordship might want to try and waive them , he cannot . Congress is the party that must act . They must change them / alterhm , or delete them ……

.. so Congress will have its say. What that say might be is anyone ‘ s guess …

— [update] — well , they effectively have not had their say . The DummyCraps have filibustered the  one resolution in the Senate , and the House rejected its companion . The one resolution that did clear the House states that ” the clock on Congress ‘ consideration of the subject ” has not started . That one passed overwhelmingly …

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… You Dummies Got Caught [#Iran Nuclear Agreement][#side deal]..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,August 27th,2015

.. well , well ..

.. it figures ..

.. the mullahs in Qum , the p5 + 1 [including the U.S.] both agreed to “side deals ” that were not supposed to be disclosed . Whoops ! …

.. ironically , who caught these idiots ? the Associated Press , of all people . They worked their buns off , and caught the other parties in the act . The ObamaCraps are still in denial about it , though . Which figures …

.. [h/t — Townhall.com(tipsheet)]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. here is why , courtesy of the A.P. …

..  Iran , in an unusual arrangement , will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect a site it allegedly used to develop nuclear arms under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out such work, according to a document seen by The Associated Press  . The revelation is sure to roil American and Israeli critics of the main Iran deal signed by the U . S  . ,  Iran ,  and the P5 world powers in July . Those critics have complained that the deal is built on trust of the Iranians, a claim the U.S. has denied . The investigation of the Parchin nuclear site by the International Atomic Energy Agency is linked to a broader probe of allegations that Iran has worked on atomic weapons. That investigation is part of the overarching nuclear deal . The Parchin deal is a separate, side agreement worked out between the IAEA and Iran. The United States and the five other world powers that signed the Iran nuclear deal were not party to this agreement but were briefed on it by the IAEA and endorsed it as part of the larger package .

.. Without divulging its contents, the Obama administration has described the document as nothing more than a routine technical arrangement between Iran and the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency on the particulars of inspecting the site .

The agreement diverges from normal inspection procedures between the IAEA and a member country by essentially ceding the agency’s investigative authority to Iran. It allows Tehran to employ its own experts and equipment in the search for evidence for activities that it has consistently denied — trying to develop nuclear weapons…Olli Heinonen, who was in charge of the Iran probe as deputy IAEA director general from 2005 to 2010, said he can think of no instance where a country being probed was allowed to do its own investigation. Iran has refused access to Parchin for years and has denied any interest in — or work on — nuclear weapons. Based on U.S., Israeli and other intelligence and its own research, the IAEA suspects that the Islamic Republic may have experimented with high-explosive detonators for nuclear arms at that military facility and other weapons-related work elsewhere. The IAEA has repeatedly cited evidence, based on satellite images, of possible attempts to sanitize the site since the alleged work stopped more than a decade ago.

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… Iran really wants to Pick a Fight [#Israel]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 25th,2015

.. if they do , then they have a death wish ..

.. Israel ‘ s Mossad [and its military eqs] are superb . They will know the locations of every battery , position , missile , and man , to a tee ..

.. [h/t — DebkaFles.com]…
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..

.. when it comes time to give the go order , these positions will be taken out in enfilade , no matter what . The Israelis do not go in for civilian casualties , unlike the Iranians . They will hit civilian areas , no doubt .. But it will be done only because there are legit military targets at those locations ..

.. the upcoming war between the West [including both Israel and the NA.T.O. nations] will be nasty , bloody & will take time . I doubt that it will become World War III , though . Neither the Russians or the Chinese have a death wish , and thus want to get their butt kicked …

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… Oh , Dandy ! [#Obama Lies Again][#Iran nuclear deal]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,August 24th,2015

.. amazingly enough , who is the source of the information ? — Iran Supreme Leader Ali Khameini ..

.. in a speech [translated by MEMRI — the Middle East Media Research Institute] , Khameini readily admitted that the negotiations were started not during Mr. Rohani ‘ s time in office as Iranian president [since 2013] , but before that …

.. [h/t — WFB.com]..
.. [link] to the blog story ..

.. in 2011 ..

.. also , His Lordship conducted this act of treason through JohnBoy Kerry while he was still a SEnator , and not yet SecState .Which in our country is a very big no – no …

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… And the ObamaCraps want to do a ” Nuclear Deal ” with these Guys [#mullahs in iran]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,August 17th,2015

.. the Iranians keep running their mouths off .

.. even these days , even for public consumption ..

.. you think that it would give the ObamaCraps some moments of pause in dealing with the Mullahs in Qum . Unfortunately , it does not ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog article …

.. and the Administration still wants to ” talk turkey ” with these guys ?!?! …

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… I fully and Wholeheartedly Support the Senate GOP letter on the Iran Sanctions process [#tom cotton]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,March 30th,2015

.. i took quite a bit of time on this .

.. yes , I admittedly wanted to examine the fallout . No , that does not mean that I am a chicken . On something this important , I wanted to be sure of my position …

.. I am certain of it , now ..

.. [h/t — Senate.gov]..
.. [link] to the text of the Senate GOP letter ..
.. [link] to a copy of the Senate GOP letter …

.. the ObamaCrap Admininstration needed a wake – up call . To be honest , so did the Senate Democrats . They needed to understand that His Lordship is not the sole voice in U.S. Foreign Policy . Iran may think that POTUS is paramount . Most times , he / she usually is . In this case , however , POTUS holds only part of the power . Congress holds its share …

.. Congress most definitely has a role in this case . This letter remnds His Lordship of that , as much as he may not like it or remember it . Congress regulates interstate commerce [domestic] and international commerce [foreign agreements , treaties] . So POTUS cannot do whatever he / she damn well pleases . Congress has concurrent power , one which cannot be ignored . It is that simple …

.. the reaction has been a real honey . Sure , the Senate Dems [and the House Dems] are really pissed . Who wouldn’t be , but even they cooled their tempers , once they realized what was going on . So , a bipartisan bill is still most definitely in play . Whether His Lordshipp likes it or not . The only question that will remain is the number of votes that it will take to pass the bill [and get a clear veto – proof majority]…

.. here is the  printed text of the letter …

 

An Open Letter to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran:

 

It has come to our attention while observing your nuclear negotiations with our government that you may not fully understand our constitutional system.  Thus, we are writing to bring to your attention two features of our Constitution—the power to make binding international agreements and the different character of federal offices—which you should seriously consider as negotiations progress.
First, under our Constitution, while the president negotiates international agreements, Congress plays the significant role of ratifying them.  In the case of a treaty, the Senate must ratify it by a two-thirds vote.  A so-called congressional-executive agreement requires a majority vote in both the House and the Senate (which, because of procedural rules, effectively means a three-fifths vote in the Senate).  Anything not approved by Congress is a mere executive agreement.
Second, the offices of our Constitution have different characteristics.  For example, the president may serve only two 4-year terms, whereas senators may serve an unlimited number of 6-year terms.  As applied today, for instance, President Obama will leave office in January 2017, while most of us will remain in office well beyond then—perhaps decades.
What these two constitutional provisions mean is that we will consider any agreement regarding your nuclear-weapons program that is not approved by the Congress as nothing more than an executive agreement between President Obama and Ayatollah Khamenei.  The next president could revoke such an executive agreement with the stroke of a pen and future Congresses could modify the terms of the agreement at any time.
We hope this letter enriches your knowledge of our constitutional system and promotes mutual understanding and clarity as nuclear negotiations progress.

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… Today is B – Day [#Bibi]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,March 3rd,2015

.. yep , it is today ..

.. today is Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu ‘ s speech to a Joint Meeting of Congress . Yes , it is only a Joint Meeting . Why ? …

.. by Congressional tradition , only POTUS [even this louse] can speak to a Joint Session of both Houses of Congress . No one else . Everyone else , no matter who it is , speaks to a Joint Meeting of the Houses …

.. once I have it , I will post [hopefully of good quality] a video of Bibi ‘ s speech . It is important , damned important , in the debate over any possible nuclear agreement with the Mullahs in Qum [Iran] …

.. more on this , later …

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