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It comes as no surprise that the EU3 has bailed on the JCPOA and, as usual, claim they are not. That begs the question of why put their shame on parade by making this statement now?
Major General Amos Gilead has noted in an interview that, although a preemptive strike on Iran may seem to be a good idea, Israel has not created the preparedness that it needs to carry out such an attack.
Six European countries, among them US NATO allies, have joined an EU scheme to bypass Donald Trump’s sweeping sanctions, which ban all trade activities with Iran, raising the ire of a notorious American ambassador in Berlin.
Israel is the #1 suspect in the JFK assassination and 9/11, both of which were related to Israeli nukes.
Jim W. Dean - Like the Russians, Iran has a low cost of production, so weapons sales on the international market can bring in hard currency funding to support ongoing research and/or to supplement its own domestic defense needs.
Jim W. Dean - As a key station on the New Silk Road, Iran's having huge amounts of oil and gas are additional bonuses for anyone thinking of attempting a duplicate development game of this size.
Jim W. Dean - The EU downturn is partly due to its own foolish moves over sanctions against Russia for "taking over" Crimea when it voted overwhelmingly to rejoin Russia rather than receiving the neo-Nazi treatment.
Iran’s deputy foreign minister says Tehran is determined to reduce more of its commitments under a 2015 multinational nuclear deal.
Jim W. Dean - While heads of state enjoyed their few minutes of limelight at the UN podium last week, the Persian Gulf continued to sizzle.
Does Pompeo really want peace with Iran? If so, can he admit his mistake and change course.
Jim W. Dean - The meetings between Trump and Macron before this new deal evolved would indicate that Macron only went ahead with the offer to Iran due to Trump's OK.
Kevin Barrett vs. Brent Budowsky of The Hill (WARNING: DEBATE GETS HEATED!)
Iran has rejected France’s proposal for talks on regional issues and Iran’s regional presence.
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif has offered to immediately ratify the JCPOA Additional Protocol in exchange for the immediate removal of US sanctions. Under the original 2015 JCPOA deal, the Protocol was intended to have been ratified in 2023.
Is the West having a meltdown over a non-issue?
The "Iran nuclear issue" is completely phony.
Jim W. Dean - Tehran will no longer buy the 'its just around the corner" story regarding INSTEX being set up to begin trade normalization.
... by Press TV, Tehran - First published ... June 17, 2019 - The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says the country will surpass...
Jim W. Dean - He who gives no quarter should expect none. Yet Trump seems to feel he can dish it out with impunity. Brennan does not think so.
In its Friday quarterly report, the IAEA said Iran's increased stocks of key nuclear materials are still within the limits set by the JCPOA.
Jim W. Dean - There was no more talk of the EU renewing sanctions if Iran leaves the JCPOA, seeming to indicate that Iran did not kill the deal, the US did.
These EU deal breakers pompously proclaim that Iran, despite not getting its economic benefits from the deal, it is still obligated to stay in or suffer full sanctions being reimposed.
Jim W. Dean - Tehran has put on the table for the first time that the US must come back into the JCPOA to establish its credibility as a negotiating partner before any new talks begin, quite a curve ball.