GIVING TERRORISTS THE STORE
The United States’ patience with Iran is up against some really bad behavior of late.
Last week, Iran bombed two oil tankers, one from Norway, one from Japan, all carrying oil to US allies.
They successfully shot down one US drone. They came very close to getting a rocket or two in their pockets. To his credit, Trump decided to practice strategy and now has them guessing.
Since the Shah of Iran passed in the 1970’s, we have struggled with Iran.
Our problem is not with the majority of her people, but with her radical religious leaders, and the fanatics they create.
Jimmy Carter was president when radical students took over the American Embassy, taking the staff hostage. They held the entire consulate staff for 444 days until Ronald Reagan took the presidency. The hostages were promptly let go, knowing that Reagan would never tolerate the situation.
Since Reagan, the policy has been strong financial and other sanctions against Iran.
Supposedly, the US does not negotiate with terrorists, or did we?
Ex-president Obama and John Kerry negotiated with Iran to release some of the financial sanctions that we have held against them in the horrible deal that President Trump withdrew from in May of 2018.
This agreement would have released 7 billion dollars over a period of time if they cooperate with the criteria set down by the US, et al.
Without the permission of Congress, then president Obama sent the rogue regime pallet of cash to the tune of 1.7 billion, plus 400 million in an initial settlement.
What exactly has Iran agreed to do?
According to Iran, they have really agreed to do nothing. They have agreed to dismantle nothing.
In fact, they touted a major win over the United States and her allies. They felt the deal had given in to their demands, not vice versa.
Since Iran is the leading exporter of terror and terrorists, what did the 1.7 billion dollars buy?
That kind of money seriously financed many more terror cells and terrorists, such as Hamas and Hezbollah, already known to be on Iran’s payroll. Not to mention buy more nuclear materials and scientists to enrich them to weapons grade.
Now, they are desperate for money to continue to fund their terrorist cells, while they still quest for a nuclear weapon.
New sanctions under the Trump administration are really cramping their cash flow. This week, President Trump put PERSONAL sanctions on Rouhani, Iran’s religious leader. His assets have now been frozen.
Rouhani and his followers are invested in the hatred of the US and Israel.
The people chant “Death to America.”
Isn’t it time to listen to what this nation is saying?
They lust to wipe Israel out. They threaten her daily.
Why do the European Allies cling to the original deal to give Iran everything they want without much in return? Is it just for the oil, or something more?
Germany is in Russia’s pocket for a pipeline, another deal that will most likely end in tears.
If this train wreck of an agenda thrives in Europe, they will regret it as well.
Iran is a loose cannon, and thankfully, this administration is treating it accordingly.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that he will not accept Syrian refugees in Georgia and called upon President Obama to suspend the resettlement program in the United States. Since 2012, Deal has demanded that the federal government limit the number of refugees sent to Georgia.
“In light of the terror attacks in Paris, I’ve issued an executive order directing state agency heads to prevent the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Georgia,” said Deal. “Further, I call upon the Obama administration to work with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security to confirm the backgrounds of the 59 Syrian refugees recently resettled to ensure they do not pose a security threat to our citizens. Until the federal government and Congress conducts a thorough review of current screening procedures and background checks, we will take every measure available to us at the state level to ensure the safety of Georgians.”
. Deal’s letter to President Obama is attached. Read the executive order here.