Complete unraveling: Top 5 reasons why the non-deal agreement with Iran is bad

Such a time as this.

Obama MunichThese are the top five other than the fact that it’s not a deal; it’s a surrender.  The West has agreed to lift the sanctions on Iran.  Iran has not agreed to give up anything she needs to acquire a bomb, or cease any of her aggressive behavior (e.g., arming and training Hezbollah and Hamas, fighting wars in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen).  Not one of these things – not one – is a measure of performance Iran will actually have to demonstrate to get the sanctions lifted.

1. The agreement paves Iran’s path to the bomb. The only question about Iran and the bomb now is when Iran will get it. If Iran adheres to the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement (link to full text here), she will retain the means, and improve the expertise, to build nuclear weapons throughout the next 10 years.  She would wait for that 10 years to pass, however, before enriching enough uranium to test a warhead and stockpile weapons. Continue reading “Complete unraveling: Top 5 reasons why the non-deal agreement with Iran is bad”

Islamic State burns 45 Iraqis to death outside Al-Asad air base

Interesting times.

(Image via Tea Party Tribune)
(Image via Tea Party Tribune)

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Zero to nowhere: Obama’s Syria-Iraq ‘policy’ leaves reality behind

My kingdom for a strategy.

Syria is burning. (Image: AFP via BBC)
Syria is burning. (Image: AFP via BBC)

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Israel-Hamas truce: It’s the big picture, stupid

Interesting times.

Guardians of the galaxy.  (Image: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 via Times of Israel)
Guardians of the galaxy. (Image: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 via Times of Israel)

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Obama admin throws fuel on fire, warns Israel could be dragged into Iraq conflict

A screw-up too far.

 

Image via National Journal (6 Jun 2104 article by Kevin Baron entitled "Meet the Insurgency: Inside the Liberal Takeover of U.S. National Security")
Image via National Journal (6 Jun 2014 article by Kevin Baron entitled “Meet the Insurgency: Inside the Liberal Takeover of U.S. National Security”)

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