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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Warning: Nuclear Deal With Iran Prelude to War, Not “Breakthrough”:
http://www.globalresearch.ca/warning-nuclear-deal-with-iran-prelude-to -war-not-breakthrough/5462428

By Tony Cartalucci Global Research, July 14, 2015 Land Destroyer Report

'Originally posted in November of 2013, the article, “Nuclear Deal With Iran Prelude to War, Not “Breakthrough,”” warned of a premeditated, documented conspiracy to use a monumental “deal” with Iran as a pretext not for peace, but in fact, for war and regime change.

Hysteria now sweeps the headlines across the Western media regarding a “historical nuclear deal” that “Obama made” that vindicates the Nobel Peace Prize he was “prematurely awarded” so many years ago. For those aware of the ruse at play, such sentiments are to be inevitably and completely betrayed by what is sure to follow.

The global public must remember there is currently a war raging in Syria on Iran’s doorstep. The sole purpose of this war, organized and directed by the West, fueled by billions in cash, weapons, and flooded with fighters organized and trafficked from across the globe by NATO and its allies, is to destroy Iran’s chief regional ally before inevitably destroying Iran itself. If the war in Syria is still raging, then one can be assured that the proxy war in turn being waged against Iran is still raging.

The “nuclear deal,” as it was planned to be all along, is a ruse. The 2013 article, “Nuclear Deal With Iran Prelude to War, Not “Breakthrough,”” in its entirety, explains:

“…any military operation against Iran will likely be very unpopular around the world and require the proper international context—both to ensure the logistical support the operation would require and to minimize the blowback from it. The best way to minimize international opprobrium and maximize support (however, grudging or covert) is to strike only when there is a widespread conviction that the Iranians were given but then rejected a superb offer—one so good that only a regime determined to acquire nuclear weapons and acquire them for the wrong reasons would turn it down. Under those circumstances, the United States (or Israel) could portray its operations as taken in sorrow, not anger, and at least some in the international community would conclude that the Iranians “brought it on themselves” by refusing a very good deal.”.........'

Just like Obomba's 'cosying up' to Cuba, and the West's 'cosying up' to Qaddafi. Israel playing the 'bad cop', Obomba posing as the 'good cop'.
Now, if Russia was to make a 'Defence Pact' with Iran and China, and Iran agreed to Russian and Chinese military bases in Iran, that could be a 'game changer'. Both Russia and China would be at a much bigger disadvantage if NATO controlled Iran, both financially and militarily. Both, I suspect, that they will be targeted for takeover, and it would be better to present a united, unified front than to be picked off one by one.
Iran would have no reason to even consider a nuclear weapons program, with nuclear armed Russia and China standing shoulder to shoulder, and profiting from Iran's vast oil, gas and other raw materials.
Israel would then be limited to threatening BDS with nuclear annihilation!

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 5:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just received this email from 'Code Pink':

URGENT: Just a few moments ago, we got an email from a contact at a pro-diplomacy Senator's office -- and he told us that his office is hearing 10-1 from OPPONENTS of the Iran nuclear deal. We need you to do two very important things right now:

•Call the Senate and urge them to defend the nuclear deal! Use this number and it will automatically connect you to the most important offices to reach out to: (415) 234-1515.
•Sign this petition that already has over 100,000 signatures and urge your Representative and Senators to support the deal!
http://www.stopwarwithiran.com/?source=codepink

Unfortunately, the US Congress now has 60 days to sabotage the deal, putting us back on the path to confrontation with Iran. But the nuclear agreement is a great victory for peace-loving people around the world. We saw what happened when the US invaded Iraq and Afghanistan: devastated and impoverished communities; hundreds of thousands dead; our country economically bled; and the spread of ever more extremist groups like ISIL. That’s why the American people are so supportive of this Iran deal!

Over the next two months, Congress will review and likely vote on this deal, and already hard-liners in Congress are threatening to kill the agreement and a handful of billionaires are funding multimillion-dollar ad campaigns against the deal.

These next two months are crucial, and we need all hands on deck. Join us to call on our congressional representatives to represent the interests and desires of the American people by supporting this historic deal-- sign the petition now!
In peace,
Alli, Chelsea, Janet, Jodie, Lia, Medea, Michelle, Mike, Nancy, Tighe, and Sergei


Obviously, AIPAC is using it's 'Rent-a-Lobby' email list to swamp Congress with anti-Iran deal emails; a Russia/China/Iran pact would seriously up the anti for the Warmongers, and could be the one thing that saves the world from catastrophe, at least for a while.....

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Smaller nations have to make alliances with Russia & China or face being obliterated by NATO Israeli alliance
Yours truly on Press TV discussing the latest in this conflict today

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just received this newsletter from Codepink; though we in the UK won't be able to 'call our Senators', it is useful to keep up with AIPAC machinations Stateside re Iran:

'Have you seen the shameful position taken by Senators Schumer and Menendez giving into AIPAC's lobbying against the nuclear deal with Iran? We have to make sure that other Democratic Senators don’t join them (since ALL the Republican Senators plan to reject the deal!). Can you help by making a few calls?

As young people who have grown up with war all our lives, we are determined to move our government on another path. Will you help us save our future from the devastation of another war by supporting the Iran deal?

Call these undecided Democratic Senators and tell them not to follow the likes of Democratic Senators Menendez and Schumer. Urge them to defend diplomacy and vote in favor of the deal! Call the Congressional switchboard now: (202) 224-3121.


Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA)
Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE)
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI)
Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA)
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)

We, the youth of the CODEPINK staff, have written a statement expressing our support for the Iran deal. If you are a young person under 35, please sign it and share it with your friends, or if you’re older, pass it on to young folks you know.

The Iran nuclear deal will be top on the agenda when Congress returns from August recess on September 8. AIPAC is flying hundreds of people to DC to greet Congress with the message: VOTE DOWN THE IRAN DEAL. Will you join us to counter their message?

We’re launching a peace insurrection outside Congress from September 8 until the final vote (which must happen by September 17). We’ll kick it off with a “Hands Around the Capitol” action at noon on September 8, where we’ll join hands and surround the Capitol Building to show support for the Iran Peace Deal! Please come and invite your friends.

After “Hands Around the Capitol,” we encourage folks to stay in DC for the peace insurrection encampment, where we will lobby Congress as well as be outside to show visible support for the deal. The encampment will stay erected until September 17, when Congress is required to finish voting on the Iran deal.

Housing board request for people in DC area: We will be having folks joining from all over the country, and they need places to stay. Can you host one or more activist from out of town? Do you need housing? If so, please email Mike@codepink.org and let him know how many people you can host for how many days, if you have pets (for allergy purposes), and if your house is handicap accessible. Save the date for the vigil and RSVP on Facebook now!

Please take the time to call these undecided Senators. Your voice and their vote could mean the difference between war and peace.

For a peaceful future,
Alli, Mike, Michaela, Chelsea, Michelle '

On a similar note, from Jewish Voice for Peace:

'Don't let the opponents of the Iran Deal get the upper hand -- send a message of peace from around the world.



Netanyahu wants war.
If you want peace add your name now.

Take Action!

The Jewish Federation of Detroit? Opposed to the Iran Deal.
The Jewish Federation of Miami? Opposed to the Iran Deal.
The Jewish Federation of Orange County? They find it “Extremely troublesome.”

AIPAC? Don’t get me started.

When these major Jewish communal organizations oppose the Iran deal, they’re not speaking up for their members: most Jews in the U.S. support the Iran Deal. They’re not speaking for security experts and foreign-policy analysts: hundreds are on record for the deal. They’re speaking for their donors, and for the old guard of Jewish institutional gatekeepers.

In the last couple of weeks, two prominent Senators - New Jersey's Bob Menendez and New York’s Chuck Schumer - have announced they'll oppose the deal. That means there are now two senior Senators who’ve said they’d rather march into another horrific, pointless war like Iraq than stand up to Netanyahu -- and they could bring others with them. We need to work harder than ever to convince Congress to support the deal.

JVP is fighting back, and we need you standing with us. U.S. policymakers do listen to international opinion -- they might not say it, but we know they feel the pressure. That's why we need to send a loud and clear message -- we support Diplomacy, not War.

Add your name now. We're going to show that millions of people around the world support the deal with Iran -- people like you.


We can’t let them win -- not with so much at stake. Several Senators are still on the fence, so we need to make sure they hear our message: As Jews and allies, as Americans and others, we stand strong for peace.

We’ve already sent over 50,000 messages to Congress, urging Senators and Representatives to support the Iran Deal. But that’s nowhere near enough. AIPAC is dumping millions of dollars into slick campaigns to bully elected officials into voting their way. We don’t have Sheldon Adelson’s big bucks, but we do have you. And your voice matters.

Will you add your name to our open letter now?
http://org.salsalabs.com/o/301/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY =18356
Millions of people around the world stand for peace -- let's make that clear.

This deal can stand - it has to stand. And we’re the ones who have to make it happen.

Onward,

Rebecca



Rebecca Vilkomerson
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

AIPAC spending estimated $40 million to oppose Iran Deal:
http://mondoweiss.net/2015/08/spending-estimated-million

'The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is throwing mountains of money around in an attempt to derail the Iran nuclear deal. Mondoweiss reported in early August that AIPAC’s education wing was taking all but three freshmen House Representatives on a visit to Israel in hopes of sabotaging the US government’s negotiations with Iran. A few days later, the New York Times picked up the story. It reported that 58 congresspeople—including 22 Democrats and 36 Republicans—in total would be traveling to Israel in August. The Times also revealed just how much money AIPAC is hemorrhaging in hopes of stymieing the international diplomacy between the P5+1 (the US, the UK, France, China, and Russia, as well as Germany) and Iran. In the first half of 2015, AIPAC spent approximately $1.7 million lobbying Congress to oppose the deal. Yet this is mere chump change compared to what it has since funneled into advertisements and lobbying. AIPAC created a new tax-exempt lobbying group in July called Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran. The sole purpose of the organization is to oppose the Iran deal—which, in spite of the name of the group, will in fact prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons (weapons the Iranian government denies ever even seeking in the first place, and for which there is not a shred of evidence) in return for an end to Western sanctions on the country. Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran is spending up to $40 million to place anti-Iran deal ads in 35 states, according to the Times, up from a previous estimate of $20 million. This figure may increase even more as the 60-day period in which Congress can review the deal draws to a close....'

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why Would ‘The New York Times’ Try to Torpedo the Iran Deal?:
http://www.thenation.com/article/why-would-the-new-york-times-try-to-t orpedo-the-iran-deal/

'Today, The New York Times ran a piece by David E. Sanger and Michael R. Gordon calling attention to the alleged weaknesses in the Obama administration’s case for the Iranian nuclear accord. While, editorially at least, the Times has come out strongly for the deal, today’s report mostly consists of the latest neoconservative talking points, and is featured on page A1, repackaged as “News Analysis.”

Readers are informed that President Obama’s problem is that “most of the significant constraints on Tehran’s program lapse after 15 years—and, after that, Iran is free to produce uranium on an industrial scale”

The piece purports to poke holes in the administration’s case by relying on statements from the likes of Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff of California, who claims he will support the deal, because he believes that the “deal is in the best interest of Israel, as well as the best interest of the United States.”

According to Schiff, in 15 years, Iran “will have a highly modern and internationally legitimized enrichment capability…and that is a bitter pill to swallow.” Schiff, a seven-term congressman and ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, is surely aware that Iran, as signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty since 1968, has had a “legitimized enrichment capacity” for close to half a century.


That the Iranians would pursue a nuclear weapon at the risk of a war with both Israel and the US strains credulity.

Dennis Ross, who during the late Clinton years earned a reputation as “Israel’s lawyer,” also spoke to Sanger and Gordon. Regurgitating claims he’s already made to The Washington Post, Politico, and Time in July, Ross insists that he sees “vulnerabilities” that “must be addressed. The gap between threshold and weapons status after year 15 is small.”

Perhaps. But not nearly as small as the threshold would be if Iran were allowed to continue with its pre-deal program, where it possessed around 19,000 centrifuges (which the deal cuts to roughly 6,000) and a stockpile of 12 tons of enriched uranium (which the deal cuts to 660 pounds). Ross, much like his interlocutors at the Times, also seems to assume that Iran, 15 years hence, will forthwith turn its attention to producing a nuclear weapon, thereby putting at grave risk any economic progress it may have achieved during those years. To take it as “for granted” that the Iranians will pursue a nuclear weapon at the risk of a war in which it would possibly be facing both Israel and the United States strains credulity.

Sanger and Gordon also turn their attention to the so-called 24-day delay, writing, correctly, that it is “the issue that has garnered the most attention” in the debate so far. Yet Sanger and Gordon, relying on unnamed “experts,” paint a bleak picture of the 24-day period, warning that the delay may allow Iran to “cover up…work on the specialized high-explosives that might serve as a trigger in a nuclear bomb.”

Of course, Sanger and Gordon fail to mention that, regardless of the much-touted 24-day delay, the International Atomic Energy Agency can request access to any suspicious site within 24 hours. The 24 days is the limit which Iran can delay, and without it, Iran could conceivably push off inspections indefinitely.....'

Linked: 'The Same People Who Pushed for the Invasion of Iraq Now Want to Scrap the Iran Deal': http://www.thenation.com/article/the-same-people-who-pushed-for-the-in vasion-of-iraq-now-want-to-scrap-the-iran-deal/?

'.....The campaign for the Iraq war of 2003, the purest example of their handiwork, began with a strategy memorandum in 1996, so it is fair to say that they (Cheney and Addington) have been pitching to break up the Middle East for a full two decades. But fortune played them a nasty trick with the signing of the nuclear agreement between the P5+1 powers and Iran. War and the prospect of war have been the source of their undeniable importance. If the Iran nuclear deal attains legitimacy, much of their power will slip through their fingers. The imperialist idealism that drives their ventures from day to day will be cheated of the enemy it cannot live without....'

'.....Because the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has scorned the nuclear deal without any attention to detail, the president felt compelled in his speech to recognize candidly the difference of national interest that exists between Israel and the United States. Though we are allies, he said, we are two different countries, and he left his listeners to draw the necessary inference: it is not possible for two countries (any more than two persons) to be at once different and the same. Obama went on to connect the nations in question to this premise of international politics:

“I believe [the terms of the agreement] are in America’s interest and Israel’s interest. And as president of the United States, it would be an abrogation of my constitutional duty to act against my best judgment simply because it causes temporary friction with a dear friend and ally.”

The last affirmation is critical. A president takes an oath to “preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the United States”—that is, to attend to the interest of his own country and not another.

The danger of playing favorites in the world of nations, with a partiality that knows no limits, was a main topic of George Washington’s great Farewell Address. “Permanent, inveterate antipathies against particular nations, and passionate attachments for others, should be excluded,” said Washington, because “a passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a variety of evils. Sympathy for the favorite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest in cases where no real common interest exists, and infusing into one the enmities of the other, betrays the former into a participation in the quarrels and wars of the latter without adequate inducement or justification.”

There are Americans today who submit to a ruling passion that favors uniquely the interests of Israel, and the president had them in mind when he invoked his duties under the Constitution toward the only country whose framework of laws and institutions he had sworn to uphold. Genuine respect for another democracy formed part of his thinking here. Not only was Obama not elected to support Netanyahu’s idea of America’s interest, he was also not elected by Israelis to support his own idea of Israel’s interest.....'

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Destabilised Lebanon to fall soon? ISIS in Syrian as Israel, UK/US terrorist puppets. Iran/NATO common cause?

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All SEEMS a bit calmer - - so good point to start a NEW Iran thread here
Iran - US does deals with Rouhani but why & for how long
http://www.911forum.org.uk/board/viewtopic.php?t=23030

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http://awdnews.com/top-news/saudi-prince-al-waleed-bin-talal-in-case-o f-outbreak-of-palestinian-uprising-i-ll-side-with-israel,-saudi-arabia -has-reached-a-political-maturity-to-constitute-a-durable-alliance-wit h-the-jewish-nation-to-lay-the-ground-for-a-peaceful-and-prosperous-mi ddl

Saudi prince al-Waleed bin Talal: In case of outbreak of Palestinian uprising I'll side with Israel, Saudi Arabia reached a political maturity to constitute durable alliance with Jewish nation

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The Saudi Arabia has reached this political maturity to constitute a durable alliance with the Jewish nation in order to lay the ground for a peaceful and prosperous Middle-East
Kuwait City — According to Kuwaiti Al Qabas daily, the flamboyant Saudi Prince and entrepreneur, al-Waleed bin Talal posited that his country must reconsider its regional commitments and devise a new strategy to combat Iran's increasing influence in Gulf States by forging a Defense pact with Tel Aviv to deter any possible Iranian moves in the light of unfolding developments in the Syria and Moscow's military intervention.
"The whole Middle-East dispute is tantamount to matter of life and death for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from my vantage point ,and I know that Iranians seek to unseat the Saudi regime by playing the Palestinian card , hence to foil their plots Saudi Arabia and Israel must bolster their relations and form a united front to stymie Tehran's ambitious agenda," Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) quoted Prince al-Waleed as saying on Tuesday , adding, Riyadh and Tel Aviv must achieve a modus vivendi , for Saudi policy in regard to Arab-Israeli crisis is no longer tenable.
Iran seeks to buttress its presence in the Mediterranean by supporting Assad regime in Syria, added Prince al-Waleed, but to the chagrin of Riyadh and its sister Gulf sheikhdoms , Putin's Russia has become a real co-belligerent force in Syrian 4-year-old civil war by attacking CIA-trained Islamist rebels. Here surfaces the paramount importance of Saudi-Israeli nexus to frustrate Russia-Iran-Hezbollah axis.
" I will side with the Jewish nation and its democratic aspirations in case of outbreak of a Palestinian Intifada( uprising) and i shall exert all my influence to break any ominous Arab initiatives set to condemn Tel Aviv , because I deem the Arab-Israeli entente and future friendship necessary to impede the Iranian dangerous encroachment," Al Qabas cited the Saudi media tycoon as he is in a regional tour, visiting the other Gulf Arab littoral states--Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman--to muster support for Saudi-backed Islamist rebels in Syria.
No longer able to justify its illegal military presence in Bahrain – a tiny Arabian Gulf Kingdom, occupied by Saudi forces to stifle the 2011 pro-deaconry movement–, some high-profile Saudi officials, namely Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, voiced their willingness to annex Bahrain. These flagrant statements drew wide condemnation from nearly every quarter of the Arab world.
"…you know the union with Bahrain doesn't explicitly mean to annex our dear neighbors, but in fact we are wary about the future of Bahrain, its people security and well-being. Bahrain is the home to U.S. fifth fleet which its presence is of vital interest for Saudi Arabia, thus we can not permit Iran to wreak havoc in our back yard," said the Saudi Prince, vindicating his previous brash comments regarding the annexation of Bahrain.


Worrying words indeed in light of this next article :-

http://972mag.com/shhhhhh-were-annexing/117421/

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A new position paper by human rights organization Yesh Din looks at steps being taken by the Israeli government toward the de facto annexation of the West Bank.

By Yesh Din, written by Yossi Gurvitz


Israeli settlers attempt to establish a new outpost in response to the killing of two settlers the night before, near the settlement of Itamar, West Bank, October 2, 2015. (photo: Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)

Last week Yesh Din published its position paper, “From Occupation to Annexation,” which deals with the way the Israeli government is implementing the conclusions of the Levy Commission Report without any public debate or even an official government decision — a process which is dragging Israel into de facto annexation of the West Bank, without granting the annexed people their rights.

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Illegal settlements aren't rogue, they're government policy By +972 Blog | November 24, 2015
First, we must distinguish between annexation and occupation. International law recognizes the legitimacy of an occupation, i.e. a state in which one power occupies a territory where a local population lives. But the assumption of international law is that occupation is a temporary affair; the occupier is considered to be a trustee who maintains what he has conquered until the conflict is over. Furthermore, the occupier is not allowed to make long-term changes in the region. Annexation is a unilateral takeover by a state of a territory by use of force or threats of it, and is impermissible under international law — a result of lessons from the Second World War on which so much of international law is built.

The new position paper does not deal with the Levy Report itself (to which we dedicated a whole report of its own) but rather with its implementation. Nevertheless, we must say a word about the report itself: it is nothing less than a revolution in the how the State of Israel has come to regard the occupied Palestinian territories. According to the report, the state’s legal position is that the occupied Palestinian territories are not occupied, since they were promised to the Jewish people by the British Mandate.

The Israeli government never officially adopted the Levy Report. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Levy (former minister Silvan Shalom noted the prime minister knew precisely why he was appointing him) but never dared to officially adopt his document. Why? To begin with, the present situation of occupation is actually good for Israel. It confers partial legal legitimacy to its military presence (not its civilian presence) in the West Bank. If the West Bank is not occupied, then the situation looks suspiciously like annexation. And as we noted earlier, annexation is prohibited.

Secondly, no one in the world would accept the legitimacy of Israeli control that leaves Palestinians devoid of rights. Officially adopting the Levy Report would be a hasbara catastrophe; no one in the world would accept the Israeli claim that nearly 50 years of military control does not constitute occupation.

But even though the government never officially adopted the report, it effectively began implementing it. On the legal front, the Foreign Ministry published a document in late 2015 that adopts the spirit of the Levy Report. According to the document, Israel has a right to build settlements, based on the British Mandate charter. This claim became part of the Foreign Office Cadet Training Program and was distributed to every Israeli delegation in the world, accompanied by a directive saying this is the Israeli position and that it should be translated and published on the website of every delegation.

The Justice Ministry also adopted the spirit of the Levy Report and its position vis-à-vis the legality of illegal construction in the settlements and outposts, particularly when it relates to the possibility of future legalization.

At the same time, on the more practical (if long-term) side, the Justice Ministry began carrying out one of the report’s recommendations: it began creating a new court to deal exclusively with issues related to land in the West Bank. This court will only include Israeli judges, as it will likely be a military court. The meaning for a Palestinian who wants to protect his property will be clear: don’t waste your time. Palestinian trust in the Israeli military courts is already low and is in decline.

But the more immediate aspect of the Levy Report, which was also noted by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, is the retroactive legalization (in Hebrew, “kosherization” — turning something impure into something kosher) of the illegal outposts in the West Bank. Some 80 out of around 100 outposts are built, at least partially, on private Palestinian land. As such they are illegal intruders, and in addition most of the buildings have been served with demolition orders due to illegal construction. Until recent years the government did not bother to enforce its own orders, telling the courts that the buildings are in fact illegal and that they would be demolished at some future date, and according to its own preferences. This happened only in the relatively few cases in which an appeal was filed against the illegal construction. As for illegal construction that did not make it to the courts? The government had no plan of doing anything about it.

The government has changed its position since the report was published: now it tells the courts, time and again, that those same outposts are intended for legalization. True, even in the past the government delayed the evacuation until the arrival of the messiah, but at least it stated its intent to evacuate them. Not any more.

In order to legalize the outposts, the Netanyahu government has taken two main steps. In July 2015, Netanyahu ordered the creation of a “re-organizing committee” — a governmental team whose goal is the purification of the impure through “re-organizing” the legal situation vis-à-vis land, thus granting a legal cover for the outposts. This team is supposed to finish its work in the coming weeks. Needless to say, changing the rules in order to create settlements in the West Bank is a violation of international law. But international law is for the gentiles — we have the Balfour Declaration.

The second tool used by the Netanyahu government is the “re-ordering law.” This law is supposed to force the Palestinian owners of land to accept compensation for giving up their legal rights to the land they own, so as to prevent the evacuation of outposts and illegal structures. The Netanyahu government believes in private property, unless the person in question is Palestinian. The “re-organizing” law is an attempt to turn the Levy Report into legislation. The bill, as presented by MK Yoav Kish, specifically names four settlements and outposts whose evacuation or partial evacuation was ordered by the High Court of Justice. Such a law, were it to pass, would lead to land confiscation not intended for pressing military needs — an act prohibited by international law. In addition, the law itself is a declaration by the Knesset that it has the right to pass legislation regarding the West Bank — a sign of annexation. It is an acceptance of the Levy Report’s position that the laws of occupation are invalid in the West Bank, and that the territory is under the sovereignty of the Knesset.

Beyond all these tricks, the purpose of which is to prevent the evacuation of Israeli land invaders, the government is busily working on enlarging the pool of state land, in a way that will permit the enlargement and legalization of outposts. This is done under the so-called “blue line team” – a team whose duty is to examine and fine-tune the boundaries of land that had previously been turned into “state land.” Between 2012 and 2015, state land in the West Bank grew by 63,771 dunams; state land is not allocated to the Palestinian communities in the occupied territory, as might be expected of an occupying force that obeys its legal obligations. Instead, most of it goes to the settlements and outposts. According to the data supplied by the government, the Civil Administration allocated only 7 percent of state land for Palestinian use.

And these are only a few of the examples presented in our position paper. When it comes to dispossessing Palestinians of their land, the Netanyahu government and its jurists are showing impressive creativity. The final result of all these processes is the creeping, de-facto annexation of large swaths of the West Bank. Beyond the fact that this is in direct contravention of international law, it is all happening without any public debate. After all, it’s taking place behind closed doors by committees whose work is anything but transparent, let alone open to public criticism. Most of the time we only hear of it after they have made their decision.

Contrary to what is often said, the Netanyahu government does have a policy in the West Bank. It simply prefers you don’t hear of it. So here it is.

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Trump Will Try To Smash The China-Russia-Iran Triangle ... Here’s Why He Will Fail

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The hand of Henry Kissinger suggests US foreign policy will use a ‘divide and rule’ strategy with Beijing, Moscow and Tehran. But this could backfire, spectacularly ...

BY PEPE ESCOBAR 22 JAN 2017

A Chinese military vehicle carrying a “carrier killer&#82A Chinese military vehicle carrying a “carrier killer” DF-21D missile. The missiles are one reason the US cannot afford a war in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP

China, Russia and Iran are the three key players in what promises to be the Eurasian Century.

Donald Trump may be The Joker; The Fool; The Ace of Spades; the ultimate trickster. What nobody can tell for sure is how this shifty chameleon will seduce, cajole, divide and threaten these three countries in his bid to “Make America Great Again”.

Considering the composition of his cabinet, as well as his motormouth twittering, the world according to Trump sees radical Islam as the No 1 threat, followed by Iran, China and Russia.

The strategy of Henry Kissinger, Trump’s unofficial foreign policy guru, is a mix of “balance of power” and “divide and rule”. It will consist of seducing Russia away from its strategic partner China; keeping China constantly on a sort of red alert; and targeting Islamic State while continuing to harass Iran.

WATCH: Trump versus China: winners and losers

All this has the potential to backfire splendidly. Even a real “reset” with Russia, of the non-Hillary Clinton kind, is not exactly assured.

Is a Trump-Putin bromance enough for a miracle in US-Russia ties?

Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, may in fact be a cipher, a privileged ExxonMobil dealmaker, or a Trojan Horse for Kissinger’s views. Tillerson is a trustee of the hardline Centre for Strategic and International Studies think tank, along with Kissinger.

Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a former Exxon Mobil executive. Photo: AFP

So let’s see how Kissinger’s shadowplay might develop on the new geopolitical chessboard.

Trump starts out already pitted against America’s vast and powerful intelligence apparatus. The American “deep state” – the military-industrial complex that survives regardless of what political party is in power – requires an existential threat to operate. And that threat, according to the Pentagon, is Russia.

The ever-shifting “war on terror” is dead. The new normal, as demonstrated by the Obama administration, is the second cold war.

Why China’s ‘Trump fever’ has cooled so quickly

It all hinges on how – and if – Trump will be able to inflict pain on the US deep state, and how this might affect its “humanitarian” imperialist leanings.

Kissinger’s strategy implies having closer relations with Russia, whilst cajoling Moscow to betray its Eurasian ally Iran. Moscow is unlikely to betray Iran, and pursuing that strategy will only exacerbate Trump’s conflict with the deep state.

A Russian soldier talks with Syrians in al-Qaryatain, a town in the province of Homs in central Syria. Photo: AFP

A Trumpian trade-off though is already on the cards; no more US sanctions on Russia if Moscow and Washington manage a common mechanism to smash Islamic State, as well as a new framework on nuclear disarmament.

There’s guarded optimism in Moscow that Trump’s business acumen will eventually lead him to discard counterproductive containment of Russia, freeing it to profit from the real deal across Eurasia: economic integration, via the Beijing-backed One Belt, One Road trade initiative to link economies into a China-centred trading network, and the Eurasian Economic Union.

Sensing a credible opening, Moscow has invited the Trump administration – represented by national security adviser Michael Flynn – to join the Syrian peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, alongside Iran, Turkey and the regime of Bashar al-Assad, due to start on Monday, only three days after Trump’s inauguration.

Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn has been invited by Moscow to join the Syrian peace talks in Astana. Photo: AFP

Russia and Iran are working as one in Syria. Russia has actively campaigned to bring Iran into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the regional security group. Bilateral trade – from energy to railways, mining and agriculture – is booming. Russia and Iran are set to ditch the US dollar and use rials and rubles for trade. This means bypassing the usual US weapon of choice: sanctions. Thus, betraying Tehran is out of the question for Moscow.

A peek into the Chinese factory that makes a fortune from Donald Trump masks

Trump, for all his rhetoric, cannot renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal signed by the members of the UN Security Council plus Germany in 2015. Tehran has met all its obligations. Trump also cannot fulfil his campaign promise to smash Islamic State, without Iran. Instead of his army of Iranophobic generals, he would do better to listen to the National Iranian American Council in Washington, which really understands Tehran’s stakes in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and the volatile Iran-Saudi cold war.

And Trump “getting tough” on China will hit a BRICS wall. The next summit between those five leading emerging market economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) is in Xiamen ( ), southeast China, next autumn, and the hosts will press for further integration.


A Chinese military vehicle carrying a “carrier killer” DF-21D missile. The missiles are one reason the US cannot afford a war in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP

Trump’s generals will also have to inform him that America cannot afford a war in the South China Sea or the western Pacific, wars it would have no guarantee of winning.

Trump’s advisers – even the Sinophobes – must have told him that Taiwan and the South China Sea are Beijing’s top priorities.

As Beijing’s foreign ministry put it: “The one-China principle… is non-negotiable.”

WATCH: Xi Jinping’s master class at Davos

Then there’s the 45 per cent tariff that might be slapped on Chinese products, and possible import quotas. Chinese scholars have concluded it is the United States that has most to lose in a trade war.

After Xi Jinping’s ( ) masterclass at Davos, is that all there is? Kissinger, 93, had better get back to the drawing board.

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President Trump puts Iran 'on notice' after it tested new ballistic missile

THE White House has officially put Iran "on notice" following reports the Muslim-majority country has tested several new ballistic missiles.

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Iran has been accused of "destabilizing activity" after it test-fired a nuclear ballistic missile over the weekend.

The US claims the missile launch was in defiance of a UN Security Council resolution that called on Iran not to undertake any activity designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons.

Now Washington has lashed out at President Hassan Rouhani and his country, blasting them for totally disregarding the deal.

President Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flyn told a White House briefing: "As of today, we are officially putting Iran on notice."

He also said the firing demonstrated that it is "emboldened" by the controversial nuclear agreement, rather than "thankful" for the deal.

The retired US Army lieutenant general added the Trump administration was taking a stand over the launch "that puts American lives at risk."

But it is unknown what the miitary boss means by the term "on notice".

White House press secretary Sean Spicer later added that the administration "wanted to make very clear that we felt that [Iran's] actions are both provocative and in violation [of the nuclear deal] and make sure they knew that were not going to sit by and do nothing.

Who has Nuclear Weapons?
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These are the countries in the world's nuclear weapons club.

Russia is estimated to have around 7,300 nuclear warheads. Of these, an estimated 1,790 are strategically deployed.

Both Trump and Flynn have been vocal opponents of an international deal that saw Iran curb its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief.

In his first public remarks since taking office, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn accused former president Barack Obama's administration of having "failed to respond adequately to Tehran's malign actions".

A US official confirmed the deadly missile exploded 630 miles away from where it was fired, claiming the Iranians were "testing Trump".

The test took place at a test site near Semnan, according to the official who would only speak on condition of anonymity.

Iran is banned from any activity designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons

A US official confirmed the deadly missile exploded 630 miles away
Instead of being thankful to the United States for these agreements, Iran is now feeling emboldened
Trump's national security adviser Michael Flyn
The last time this missile was launched was July 2016, meaning this latest detonation could well be in response to Trump's executive order slamming shut the borders to anyone coming from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya.

Earlier, Iranian defence minister Hossein Dehghan confirmed a medium-range ballistic missile was launched and exploded after travelling 630 miles.

However, he said the test did not violate a UN Security Council resolution that bans Iran from developing missiles.


He added: "We will not allow foreigners to interfere in our defence affairs".

Mr Flynn said Tehran had defied the resolution and hit out at Iran's "destabilising behaviour across the Middle East".

He said: "President Trump has severely criticised the various agreements reached between Iran and the Obama Administration, as well as the United Nations - as being weak and ineffective.

"Instead of being thankful to the United States for these agreements, Iran is now feeling emboldened."

While the new US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called the test "unacceptable".

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The row comes amid a 90-day US ban on visas for migrants or visitors from Iran, as well as six other Muslim-majority countries.

Tehran said it will take "proportionate legal, consular and political action" while President Rouhani warned Mr Trump "will cost the US a lot until he learns what is happening in the world".

He said: "(Mr Trump) is new to politics. He has been in a different world. It's a totally new environment to him."

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Tehran: Israel's nuclear arsenal biggest threat
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Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman dismisses U.S. and Israeli allegations against the country’s nuclear program as baseless. Bahram Qassemi says the Israeli regime’s nuclear weapons arsenal is the biggest threat to the peace and security of the region and the world.
The comments come after the US president and the Israeli prime minister renewed their criticism of Iran nuclear program and the nuclear deal at a joint presser in Washington. Qassemi noted that the International Atomic Energy Agency has repeatedly confirmed the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program. He said that Israel accuses Iran while it does not abide by international law and regulations as it keeps hundreds of nuclear warheads in its arsenals.

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Israeli leader presses UK to impose new sanctions on Iran
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, right, meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Downing Street, London, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Prime Minister Theresa May in London on Monday for talks he hopes will focus on Iranian weapons, and not Israeli settlements. Britain, meanwhile, wants the talks at 10 Downing St. to discuss boosting trade ties between the two countries.

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'Iran, China to hold joint naval drill in Strait of Hormuz':
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'The Chinese Navy fleet, which docked at the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas on Thursday, will take part in the joint exercises in waters of the Islamic Republic on Sunday.

The Iranian and Chinese naval forces will display their military capabilities and share experience during the drill.

China’s Navy fleet, comprising of guided-missile destroyer Chang Chung, replenishment ship Chao Hu and guided-missile frigate Jin Zhou as well as a helicopter, is in Iran to boost relations and marine interaction between the two countries’ naval forces.

In recent years, Iran has made major breakthroughs in its defense sector and attained self-sufficiency in the production of important military equipment and systems.

The country has also conducted major military drills to enhance the defense capabilities of its Armed Forces and to test modern military tactics and state-of-the-art equipment.

The Islamic Republic maintains that its military might poses no threat to other countries, and that its defense doctrine is merely based on deterrence.'

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Sorry, our maniac leaders are preparing for war on all fronts https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201707081055362791-germany-iran-rep ort-missiles/ via @SputnikInt

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What Secret Tool US, Israel Have in Stock for Their Plot Against Iran
MIDDLE EAST 08.07.2017

The German Intelligence Agency (BND) claims that Iran is "actively seeking products and scientific know-how" from German companies "for developing weapons of mass destruction and missile technology," but Iranian political observer Hassan Beheshtipour dismissed the accusation as a "US-Israeli conspiracy against Iran" where BND is merely a pawn.
A ballistic missile is launched and tested in an undisclosed location, Iran, in this handout photo released by Farsnews on March 9, 2016
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Rouhani: Iran's Missiles 'Exist for Peace'
On Thursday, Fox News reported that German intelligence agency BND has prepared a report on Iran, warning that the Islamic Republic "is actively seeking products and scientific know-how for the field of developing weapons of mass destruction as well as missile technology.” For the purpose, the country is "targeting German companies through various fronts."
The 181-page manual, the broadcaster said, was published last month and released on Tuesday by officials from the heavily industrialized southern German state of Baden-Württemberg. According to it, "in one case, Iran allegedly worked through a Chinese front company to seek 'complex metal-producing machines' from a German engineering firm. German intelligence officials blocked the sale when they told the engineering firm the merchandise was slated to be unlawfully routed to Iran."

Sputnik Iran discussed the issue with Hassan Beheshtipour, Iranian political observer, an expert on nuclear issues and foreign policy contributor for PRESS TV Network, who called the accusations absurd.

"From the ideological point of view, the 181-page report could be regarded as a new attempt of the Israeli and American intelligence services and the Zionist lobby to discredit Iran with the help of Germany. It looks like a new scenario for the implementation of their schemes which they plotted back in 2001 and which they later modified into the anti-Iranian dossier on the nuclear program. However they failed," Hassan Beheshtipour told Sputnik.

Iranian military trucks carry surface-to-air missiles during a parade on the occasion of the country's Army Day, on April 18, 2017, in Tehran
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Iran Showcases Long-Range Sayyad-3 Missiles at Military Parade in Tehran
Not a single evidence has been submitted that Iran is trying to develop nuclear weapon. Moreover, the expert said, it has been proved that Iran's nuclear research pursues purely peaceful purposes. Therefore the above services decided to concentrate their efforts on [Iran's] missile program and allege it the capacities of the weapons of mass destruction.
Hassan Beheshtipour pointed out at a number of mismatches which reveal a framing-up.

First of all, Iran was one of the first countries to sharply condemn and oppose the spread of weapons of mass destruction. It actively cooperates with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). It has also stepped up its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the various stages of control and inspection, especially after the signing of the nuclear deal. Iran strictly fulfils all the protocols with regards to Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) under the full control of IAEA. No doubts have been left with regards to its nuclear program. And there are no doubts that Iran makes no attempts to develop a weapon of mass destruction.

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At the Ready: Iran Testing Ballistic Missiles 'To Counter Growing Threats'
The expert also reminded that Iran's missile program is of purely defensive, not offensive nature.
With regards to the defensive program, which also includes the missile program, it is even more transparent. Iran repeatedly reiterated that it has the right for the self-defense and will neither discuss this issue with anyone nor negotiate on it.

The country's missile program, he said, falls within the so-called conventional weapons. Iran has condemned any productions of the chemical weapons at the highest level. This decree of Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei has been protocoled in UN. It has been repeatedly referred to during the negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. Thus Iran, apart from nuclear and chemical weapons, has no other restrictions for its defense industry.

Iranians walk past a Ghadr-F missile displayed at a Revolutionary Guard hardware exhibition, marking 36th anniversary of the outset of Iran-Iraq war, at Baharestan Sq. in downtown Tehran, Iran (File)
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Iranians walk past a Ghadr-F missile displayed at a Revolutionary Guard hardware exhibition, marking 36th anniversary of the outset of Iran-Iraq war, at Baharestan Sq. in downtown Tehran, Iran (File)
Iran's defense industry, which also includes the missile program, had taken the center stage during the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988) when the regime of Saddam Hussein was bombing Iranian cities. Iran then was forced to turn to many countries with the request to supply missile weaponry to be able to defend itself. It had no missile engineering at that time. However practically no one (except for 2 countries) responded to its requests. It gave an impulse to Tehran to set up and further develop its missile engineering.

Since then Iran has reached high success in this area, it now possesses its own developments and technologies. Thus it simply does not need any know-hows of German or Chinese companies, especially bypassing the sanctions, which are still partially in place.

Thus, the expert said, all the accusations of Iran, put forward in this report, are absolutely absurd. Iran is developing missiles of various ranges purely for its defensive purposes in case of an external attack. Iranian missile program is of defensive and not of offensive character. It is a mean of containment, and not of aggression, Hassan Beheshtipour finally stated.

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Martin Van Creveld: Let me quote General Moshe Dayan: "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother."
Martin Van Creveld: I'll quote Henry Kissinger: "In campaigns like this the antiterror forces lose, because they don't win, and the rebels win by not losing."
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US launches global economic war as Pentagon war crime suspect takes over at the White House. on presstv

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Martin Van Creveld: Let me quote General Moshe Dayan: "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother."
Martin Van Creveld: I'll quote Henry Kissinger: "In campaigns like this the antiterror forces lose, because they don't win, and the rebels win by not losing."
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rouhani, Xi & Putin. Now stop faffing about & put out an official global warning to humanity about the looming WWIII
Read the signs
WW3 is coming
a Zionist crusader war with Russia for Israel, in which China will support Putin/Assad

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An Iranian committee monitoring the implementation of the nuclear deal has stressed Tehran’s powerful response to recent US sanctions.
During a meeting on Monday, the committee chaired by President Hassan Rouhani discussed Washington’s recent actions against Tehran. The committee noted that the US sanctions clearly violate Washington’s obligation under the 2015 landmark nuclear deal. It stressed the necessity of a strong, appropriate and intelligent response to the measure. The committee also made some decisions in reaction to US provocative measures, which will be handed over to Iran’s foreign ministry and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Last week, the US Congress approved fresh sanctions against Iran over its missile program.
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General John Kelly oversaw the Guantanamo Bay prison.
As head of Southern Command, Kelly’s area of responsibility included the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he facilitated the prisoner swap for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, according to Defense One, a move he called “unusual.”

He has swatted away criticism about inhumane treatment of prisoners, the New York Times reported. Force-feeding prisoners on hunger strike, for instance, was a humane approach, according to Kelly.

He also insisted that one of the arguments for closing the prison — that it serves as a recruitment or propaganda tool for terror groups — is a nonsense argument.

“Bombing the living * out of ISIS in Iraq and Afghanistan, Syria, that would maybe irritate them more than the fact we have Guantanamo open,” he told Defense One.

Before becoming Chief of Staff, he would have likely been responsible for building Trump’s promised wall.

The job of planning and building Trump’s wall between the U.S. and Mexican will likely fall on Homeland Security, according to the Washington Post. And Kelly seems to share Trump’s view of border security — something he would’ve had a unique view of during his time heading up Southern Command.

In a 2014 interview with Defense One, he described illegal drug trade and the flow of undocumented immigrants into the U.S. as an existential threat to the nation.

And, in congressional testimony in 2015, he suggested smugglers could be bringing terrorists into the country. “Despite the heroic efforts of our law enforcement colleagues, criminal organizations are constantly adapting their methods for trafficking across our borders,” Kelly told the Senate Armed Services Committee. “While there is not yet any indication that the criminal networks involved in human and drug trafficking are interested in supporting the efforts of terrorist groups, these networks could unwittingly, or even wittingly, facilitate the movement of terrorist operatives or weapons of mass destruction toward our borders.’’

During a 2014 hearing, he told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he didn't have the ships or surveillance assets to get more than 20 percent of the drugs leaving Colombia for the U.S. He said he often had "very good clarity" on the drug traffickers, but much of the time, "I simply sit and watch it go by."

At his confirmation hearing, he indicated that a wall alone wouldn't be enough to defend the southern border. “It has to be a layered defense,” he said. “If you build a wall, you would still have to back that wall up with patrolling by human beings, by sensors, by observation devices.”

Some White House insiders are reportedly already concerned about his new job.
Reporting the news of Priebus's exit, The New York Times notes some of President Trump's advisors "oppose that idea [of Kelly's move], arguing that Mr. Trump needs someone more in tune with the nationalist political movement that helped propel him to the White House."

He made a splash on his first day.
On July 31, his first day on the job, Kelly was reportedly the force behind pushing out Anthony Scaramucci, the blink-and-you-missed-him communications director who was announced just 11 days earlier. According to the New York Times, Kelly made clear at a meeting Monday morning that he is in charge.

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Iran could quit nuclear deal in 'hours' if US imposes new sanctions: Rouhani
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Iran's President Rouhani said his country could quit its deal curbing nuclear work "within hours" if the U.S. imposes new sanctions
The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on six Iranian firms in late July over a ballistic missile program after Tehran launched a rocket capable of putting a satellite into orbit
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Iran could abandon its nuclear agreement with world powers "within hours" if the United States imposes any more new sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

"If America wants to go back to the experience (of imposing sanctions), Iran would certainly return in a short time - not a week or a month but within hours - to conditions more advanced than before the start of negotiations," Rouhani told a session of parliament broadcast live on state television.

Iran says new U.S. sanctions breach the agreement it reached in 2015 with the United States, Russia, China and three European powers in which it agreed to curb its nuclear work in return for the lifting of most sanctions.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the new U.S. sanctions were unrelated to the Iran nuclear deal and that Iran must be held responsible for "its missile launches, support for terrorism, disregard for human rights, and violations of U.N. Security Council resolutions."

"Iran cannot be allowed to use the nuclear deal to hold the world hostage ... The nuclear deal must not become 'too big to fail'," Haley said in a statement on Tuesday, responding to Rouhani.

Haley will travel to Vienna next week to discuss Iran's nuclear activities with U.N. atomic watchdog officials as part of Washington's review of Tehran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "considers the (Iran nuclear deal) to be one of the utmost diplomatic achievements in our collective search for peace and security," U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters.

"We need to do whatever we can to preserve it," Dujarric said.

Gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf.
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Gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf.
The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on six Iranian firms in late July for their role in the development of a ballistic missile program after Tehran launched a rocket capable of putting a satellite into orbit.

In early August, U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law new sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea passed by the U.S. Congress. The sanctions in that bill also target Iran's missile programs as well as human rights abuses.

The United States imposed unilateral sanctions after saying Iran's ballistic missile tests violated a U.N. resolution, which endorsed the nuclear deal and called upon Tehran not to undertake activities related to ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such technology.

It stopped short of explicitly barring such activity.

Iran denies its missile development breaches the resolution, saying its missiles are not designed to carry nuclear weapons.

"The world has clearly seen that under Trump, America has ignored international agreements and, in addition to undermining the (nuclear deal), has broken its word on the Paris agreement and the Cuba accord ... and that the United States is not a good partner or a reliable negotiator," Rouhani said.

Trump said last week he did not believe that Iran was living up to the spirit of the nuclear deal.

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