Putin and Merkel screw up Netanyahu’s Iran plan

Both Merkel and Putin have obviously rejected Netanyahu’s risible proposal by agreeing that the Iran nuclear deal stands! Merkel declared that “everything must be done to keep the JCPOA going.”


…by Jonas E. Alexis

Both Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel obviously know that Benjamin has been running like a wild animal saying crazy things about the Iran nuclear deal. The mad man in Tel Aviv has said ad nauseam that the nuclear deal is based on lies. “Iran did not come clean on its nuclear program,” Netanyahu declared two years ago. “The deal is based on lies.”[1]

Netanyahu, like Wile E. Coyote of the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons, invented his own picture of a nuclear Iran and expected everyone to believe him. Back in 2018, Netanyahu went to work in order to prove that the Iran deal is based on lies. In order to do that, Netanyahu had to invent his own lies: “Atomic Archive: Iran’s Nuclear Files.” Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, responded then by saying: “BREAKING: The boy who can’t stop crying wolf is at it again. Undeterred by cartoon fiasco at UNGA. You can only fool some of the people so many times.”[2]

This is Netanyahu at his best: “After signing the nuclear deal in 2015, Iran intensified its efforts to hide its secret files. In 2017 Iran moved its nuclear weapons files to a highly secret location in Tehran.”[3] Netanyahu’s “documents” show that Iran’s nuclear plant was “designed from the get go for nuclear weapons for project Amad.”[4] Netanyahu continued:

“Iran lied about never having a secret nuclear program. Secondly, even after the deal, it continued to expand its nuclear program for future use. Thirdly, Iran lied by not coming clean to the IAEA. The nuclear deal is based on lies based on Iranian deception.”[5]

Who has the capability to decipher the “documents” that Netanyahu put on one beautiful slide after another? Only Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet and no one else. In fact, not a serious intelligence agency has fully agreed with his crazy idea. The only person who applauded Netanyahu was Donald Trump:

“U.S. President Donald Trump, who spoke publicly 30 minutes after Netanyahu’s speech, said that Netanyahu’s speech ‘showed that I was 100% right’ in criticizing the nuclear deal.

“Prior to Netanyahu’s conference, Trump spoke with Netanyahu over the phone on Sunday to discuss the current situation in the Middle East, the White House said. The reach out of their phone conversation stated that they ‘discussed the continuing threats and challenges facing the Middle East region, especially the problems posed by the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activities.’”[6]

Trump declared: “In seven years that deal will have expired and Iran is free to go ahead and develop nuclear weapons. Seven years is tomorrow. I am not saying what I am doing, (but) it’s a horrible agreement.”[7] One White House official declared then:

“This information provides new and compelling details about Iran’s efforts to develop missile-deliverable nuclear weapons. These facts are consistent with what the United States has long known: Iran has a robust, clandestine nuclear weapons program that it has tried and failed to hide from the world and from its own people. The Iranian regime has shown it will use destructive weapons against its neighbors and others.  Iran must never have nuclear weapons.”[8]

The interesting thing is that “Netanyahu spoke on the phone this evening with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the information he revealed concerning Iran’s nuclear weapons program.”[9] Netanyahu was just getting started. “Even after the deal was made,” he opined, “Iran continued to preserve and expand its nuclear know-how for use at a later date.”[10]

So the death of the General Qassem Soleimani is the culmination of what Israel has been saying for years. Netanyahu again declared back in 2018, when the deal was taking place: “This is a terrible deal. In a few days time, President Trump will make his decision. … I am sure he will do the right thing, the right thing for the United States, the right thing for Israel and the right thing for peace in the world.”[11]

But both Merkel and Putin have obviously rejected Netanyahu’s risible proposal by agreeing that the Iran nuclear deal stands! Merkel declared that “everything must be done to keep the JCPOA going.” She will do everything in her power to use “all the diplomatic tools to help this agreement.” In a similar vein, Putin said: “It is not perfect but it is still an agreement and it involves responsibilities for all the parties involved. And we want to keep it.”[12]

Keeping the Iran deal means Benjamin Netanyahu needs to take a back seat. Merkel in particular must have had enough of Netanyahu’s perpetual lies. As the Times of Israel itself put it back in 2018:

“German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a decision by the United States to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal could plunge the Middle East into war.

“During their January meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the German leader told the Israeli premier that an American withdrawal would also split the West, pitting the US and Israel against Germany, France, and the UK, along with Russia, China, and Iran, according to Israel’s Channel 10 news. ‘Do you want that to happen?’ she was quoting as asking Netanyahu. January 24, 2018. (Amos Ben Gershon/ GPO). Merkel also told the prime minister that Germany, the UK, and France will object to making any significant changes to the 2015 accord.”[13]

A nuclear Iran, said Netanyahu, will “endanger the entire world,”[14] but much of the world doesn’t give a damn about what the mad man in Tel Aviv is saying now because serious politicians know that this man is a pathological liar. Let us hope that both Merkel and Putin continue to give the mad man in Tel Aviv some carrots and slowly kick him off the political stage.

[1] Noa Landau, “Netanyahu: Iran Nuclear Deal Is Based on Lies – Here’s the Proof,” Haaretz, April 30, 2018; John Bacon, “Netanyahu: Evidence proves Iran deal ‘based on lies and Iranian deception,’” USA Today, April 30, 2018.

  • [2] Landau, “Netanyahu: Iran Nuclear Deal Is Based on Lies – Here’s the Proof.”
  • [3] Ibid.
  • [4] Ibid.
  • [5] Ibid.
  • [6] Ibid.
  • [7] Bacon, “Netanyahu: Evidence proves Iran deal ‘based on lies and Iranian deception.’”
  • [8] Ibid.
  • [9] Landau, “Netanyahu: Iran Nuclear Deal Is Based on Lies – Here’s the Proof.”
  • [10] Bacon, “Netanyahu: Evidence proves Iran deal ‘based on lies and Iranian deception.’”
  • [11] Ibid.
  • [12] “Merkel and Putin agree Iran nuclear deal should be preserved by all means,” Russia Today, January 11, 2020.
  • [13] “Merkel said to warn Netanyahu nixing Iran deal will lead to war,” Times of Israel, March 20, 2018.
  • [14] Noa Landau, “Netanyahu Told Merkel: ‘Only Option’ Is to Amend Iran Deal to Prevent Nuclear Tehran,” Haaretz, January 24, 2018.

Jonas E. Alexis has degrees in mathematics and philosophy. He studied education at the graduate level. His main interests include U.S. foreign policy, history of Israel/Palestine conflict, and the history of ideas. He is the author of the new book Zionism vs. the West: How Talmudic Ideology is Undermining Western Culture. He is currently working on a book tentatively titled, Kevin MacDonald’s Abject Failure: A Philosophical and Moral Critique of Evolutionary Psychology, Sociobiology, and White Identity. He teaches mathematics in South Korea.
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  1. What American’s should be asking themselves is was this a smart thing to do….we obviously aren’t that influential in the world

    Bibi never looked more like Wile E Coyote than when he drew that idiotic bomb picture in the U.N. He’s been lying for decades saying Iran has nukes. How could you miss that?

  2. Why on earth would Iran NOT want to acquire nuclear weapons? The whole issue of JCPOA is a sham, unless it is applied to every nation on earth including our fatuous U.S. of A. and its partner Israel.

  3. The Iran Event: Soleimani killed * US base attacked in Iraq * Ukrainian plane shot down in Iran…. The Curious Parts: The ‘official’ picture of Solemani’s hand/ring is not the same ring he really wore * Iran did no real damage in Iraq * the plane crash site in Iran,(the evidence video is a video filmed by someone driving down the road filming a plane in flight???) looks about as real as the site in Shanksville Pa. on 911… Everything I point out is provable and video documented. Has the Iranian GOV already fallen to the US/ZIO state and they are now trying to conquer the people?

  4. They are launching mini satellites from Mahia in some Joint Venture. David Mitchell told me to read Tom Clancy, back in the eighties and kinetic intercepts of relaunch capacity on the first low pass was in one book. I know a little about Radio Frequency and tried to stop our stupid Govt from giving it away. That is another important area for filling the Void around us.

    • The Aussie Jindalee Over The Horizon Radar is pointed up toward Asia to track Incoming. Pilger reckoned that Pine Gap was America’s most important overseas base, in Central Aussie. Poor old Fiji copped the Boycott because the Optic Fibres pass bye there, but that was another stupid move because China moved into the Influence Vacuum. One Aussie Prime Minister refused to let Aussie Personnel work at Pine gap because of the Extra Judicial Murders in the Middle East that were operated through Pine Gap from some containers near Sioux Mountain or some place, that depend on the satellite feed from over the Indian Ocean and the trigger signal via fibre back from the States. Pilger reckoned that the biggest Super Computers outside the States were at Pine Gap to process the Satellite Feeds. I did read that this was done from Germany for The Levant and I may be talking Crap. These are the sorts of stuff that murdered Soleimani and it appears all about Kol Nidre Foreign Policy and consequent Chutzpah leading to Hubris and flying too close to the Sun. The latest round also involves China moving into the Power Vacuum generated by the Unimaginative Chaos Generating Balkanisation of The Middle East. It is as if the Death Cult Operators are One Trick Ponies and God’s Hand Moves in Mysterious Ways.

  5. If Iran is smart, they will develop nuclear weapons. It’s the only way they will survive Israel/US striking them.

    It is so frustrating that we have allowed a foreign government (Israel) to overtake our country. When will Americans wake up??!!

  6. The good thing was his slip of the tongue about “Israel has nukes”, while lying through his teeth. Shall we believe this pathological or not ?

  7. While Bush and Blair were rabbiting on about “Weapons of Mass Destruction” to start the latest round of this whole mess after 9/11, I talked to a Medical Brigadier who had only just returned from Weapons Inspection in Iraq. The exact words that he used were: “that’s Bull Shit”.

    One other thing that I picked up is that a suggestion was made that Back Doors are put into USA and Russian weapons system design to enable disablement or independent data feeds. Dose this mean that the $2.5 Billion Dollar purchase of four modern American Ocean Surveillance planes are just doing this as part of a USA Corporation Operation, especially when you consider that the Hemispheric Oceanic Naval Circle of NZ/Aotearoa only has about 50 million people in it and is Geo Strategic. George Schultz said that NZ/Aotearoa was: ” a dagger pointed at the heart of the Antarctic”. Could someone approach Mr Putin and ask him to give us four Ocean Surveillance Planes for Free? Chuck in some S500s for free too and it’s a deal. I think it is called Area Denial. We don’t want The Yanks, or any Armed Forces for that matter: “overpaid overfed and over here”.

    • Not sure if you are aware but New Zealand is the white mans name for that country. Aotearoa is the Maori natives name for NZ which translates to land of the long white cloud. The population is approx. 4.7million people and about 9.4 million sheep ( jokes). Cheers.

    • They try to Bull Shit us locals by saying that Zealand was named by the Oxford Boys for a part of Holland. Paul is a Viking Name, via the Clan McKay, and Zealand is the island that controlled the Critical Choke Point at the entrance of The Baltic, gleaning a 10% Tariff for whichever king controlled that vital Strait. Our Tiny Country has even greater Geo Political Significance in the long run, especially for ASAT action, but also for alternative sea lanes for China to Africa and South America. Not to mention Australia and Antarctica, which are about the only Land masses in our Hemisphere, which contains only 50 million or so people, versus 7 Billion for the other half of the World. I once told Captain Northwood, the Naval Attaché in Wellington at the time, that Australia was “a Claymore Mine” (Mr Duff will get my joke – it is not about Mineral Exports). He said: “Whaaaaat?” George Schultz said that NZ/Aotearoa was “a Dagger pointed at The Heart of Antarctica”.

    • Someone told me that The Antarctic had “Thermals” that were good for Submarines to hide. Above my Pay Grade. I know the father of some bright young chap who has gone off to The States to study Aeronautical Engineering at some fancy College over there. Guess what his area of expertise is? Remote controlled underwater vehicles. It is no coincidence that Cameron the Film Make lives just over the hill near me.

    • I remember during senate hearings UNSCOM weapons inspector, Captain Scott Ritter, testifying that no WMD’s were found in Iraq, to which the committee chairman, Joseph Biden (a total assclown) condescendingly remarked, “what do you know, you’re just a weapons inspector?”

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