The New York Times reports (and the White House denies) that “The United States and Iran have agreed for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration officials, setting the stage for what could be a last-ditch diplomatic effort to avert a military strike on Iran.” Two of the three assertions in that lead paragraph are demonstrably false. One-on-one negotiations have been going on for years (most recently, according to my friend “Reza Kahlili,” in Doha, where, he was told, Valerie Jarrett and other American officials recently traveled for the latest talks).
I think Obama has been talking to Iran directly for along time,forget the back channel crap.There's too many Islamists counting on Iran to destroy Israel and a deal with the west would look extremely bad on the mullahs. I mean that wouldn't stop Obama from striking a phoney deal for the election but he's still in their corner in a macro sense.
Allowing inspectors in would be a fool's mission but it would be a likely part of a deal.
Seriously, is there anyone stupid enough to believe there could be genuine peace talks with the Iranians two weeks before an election that looks like it's going to take out their #1 protector? I mean come onnnnn.
If he can only get re-elected, the iranians will have the time they need to finish making the bomb and sending at least one or two to Israel. Don't even want to think where the rest will be headed. I wonder. When history is written, will obama be portrayed as the chamberlain of the USA or as the puppet for our enemies?
I can't imagine Valerie leaving Obama's side long enough to go to talks. She goes everywhere with him to make sure he follows the Party line. Afterall, he did sign on the dotted line and joined The New Party,(The Communist Party of Chicago) when he was a Community Organizer. Her father in law was a member of the Chicago Communist Party. Why didn't she have to get National Security clearance in order to see all of our National secrets. I don't like this picture. She answers to no one. He answers to her.
Well, well, well. Real information from someone who knows, who actually participated in talks with Iran. In the mid-1980s.
As Ledeen says, this talk about an agreement has been going on for some time. Condi Rice and Nicholas Burns were left holding the bag in New York , waiting for "the plane to leave Tehran" to bring the Iranians to the U.N. for the signing ceremony. Never happened. In 2006.
So Obie and his minions try a last ditch pre-election attempt to bamboozle us with this nothingburger "leak" on secret negotiations involving Iranian-American Valerie Jarrett.
As Ledeen opines,
So what is happening? The most likely explanation is that Obama is still desperately seeking his grand bargain, the one that would validate his (and the Nobel Committee’s) claim to be a talented peace maker. That deal is not available, because the Iranians don’t want it. But he wants something to show for his efforts, so he settled for a big nothingburger: an agreement to talk some more.
ValJarJarBinks is probably letting Ahmadinejad know that after the election Hussein will have more flexibility. If anyone close to Mitt is reading this, please implore him to ask Hussein (in tomorrow's foreign policy debate) what he meant when he whispered to Medvedev (and it was picked up on an open mic) to assure Putin that "after the election I will have more flexibility". That is absolutely one of the scariest, most traitorous things I have ever heard, and nobody is talking about it.
I find it "very" disturbing that valerie jarret the iranian is neogotiating for the U. S. of A.
First she was NEVER assigned the job by the Senate and the House -- AND -- she's a woman. The islamist don't like to deal with women. Okay for "qualified women -- like Condi" -- but this one was never confirmed as our representative. Of course hillary's in Peru working on woman's issues -- so I guess they had to send someone....
Talk about pathetic....no wonder the islamist fools are moving on US -- they see US as WEAK...
Communists Vernon Jarrett, Val's father-in-law, Robert Talyor, Val's grampa, and Frank Marshall Davis; Google 'em up and you've got the lover of the United States, Valerie Jarrett. Unelected, appointed by His High Holy Worshipness to represent the United States of America to Iran. 'Nuff said.
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Bad Dog, 10/21/2012 9:02:59 AM (No. 8949655)
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I trust Team R already know about this but, Joe didn't seem to know there had been congressional testimony under oath the day before his big debate performance, which completely contradicted his claims during his debate, so....
Really makes you wonder what plans he has with Vladimir. Is ValJar already on that one too?!
Even if the mullahs agree to stop their enrichment program, WHY SHOULD WE BELIEVE THEM? Liars lie. Demons deceive. And muslim orcs rampage and destroy when ordered.
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beat the press, 10/21/2012 9:35:00 AM (No. 8949723)
There's nothing more the lunatics in Iran would like better than to have the little man child re-elected. He wants to decimate our military, lead from behind, and put the US on equal footing with all the murderous regimes around the world, it's only "fair". The "professor" doesn't believe in peace through strength, because the chalkboard in the faculty lounge point towards peace through platitudes.
Nothing new to selling out America to stay in office. All the freedoms our service people from 1776 on have fought and died for are being offered up by the dirtiest most unAmerican administration in history.
My vote on the "October Surprise" will be the lame duck Contressional session after the elections to push through ratification of treaties Obama HAS ALREADY SIGNED with the UN (Agenda 21) for gun control, energy control, control of the internet, control of our waterways... essentially turning over American sovereignty to the UN.
The House can't vote on ratification of treaties; the lame duck Senate can approve it and it will be law.
From Obama's point of view....if he loses the election, he can still tell himself he achieved his essential goal. It would be the perfect "in your face" parting gesture.
The only counter I can see to it is a House pledge to impeach each and every Senator who votes for any of the sections of Agenda 21.
But then, he might not lose despite the polls... The UN has offered to oversee and ratify the vote in each of the States. The Republican governors will refuse, of course...but are there enough small states with Democrat governors to overcome the popular vote in the Electoral College?
Brilliant strategy by VJ - having spent the past 4 years telling everyone that Iran isn't a problem she now thinks the rumor of "talks" will turn the tide of the election.
1. Those who are going to vote for Obama don't care because they don't think it is a problem - maybe I should have stopped after "think". 2. Those who understand the problem know that whatever the Obama administration will do as far as national security will be to diminish it not strengthen it. These individuals are not voting for Obama come hades or high water. 3. The undecideds who don't think and don't know who to vote for who will break Obama's way just because of "talks" with Iran can be counted on one hand.
Look for Obama to make some sort of announcement during the debate thinking that he will knock Romney off his stride and make news. But whatever Obama says, does not make it true, substantial, or in the long-term interests of the USA. Obama has been claiming that he has wanted to talk with the Iranians since before he was elected. The Iranians have one mission in mind, obtain a nuclear weapon.
The NY sting of the bombers by the FBI with an after thought to say he wanted to "hit" obama first didn't bring any excitement and very little news coverage, the Lybia incident has backfired (and read Larry Sinclair's article) so now we are going to hear he has signed an agreement with Iran for them to stop nuclear enrichment by lifting sanctions (temporarily) to just cover the election time, the polls showing him in a huge lead--pollsters want to save face by actually trying to get closer to what the outcome will be, his entire administration lying every time they flap their jaws, the journ-O-Liars slightly turning on him-----nothing is giving him the desired effects of being in the lead to be re-elected. Even Crowley's help with the last debate was seen as a smoke screen. What's next? Almost forgot, bomb threat at Sidwell School didn't get much life span in media coverage.
The Iranians are sure to notice that the Jarrett thing is a woman.....and the muhammedans and their respect for the fair sex are well known.... this is all traitorous garbage and these imposters should be jailed for treason
Obama sends a Chicago slum lord to negotiate with Iran ?? Apparently Jeremiah Wright and Louis Farrakhan were unavailable. May 2008 Obama dismissed Iran as a threat to the US because it's a " tiny " country. "I mean think about it. Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, these countries are tiny compared to the Soviet Union. They don't pose a serious threat to us the way the Soviet Union posed a threat to us.." July 2007 "I would [be willing to meet separately, without precondition, during the first year of my administration ... with the leaders of Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea ". Hopefully , it's finally dawning on some voters that Obama doesn't know what the heck he's talking about . On anything . Since 2007 ,Obama has been all over the place on Iran ( and every other subject ) -taking one position and they contradicting it the next day and then taking another foolish position and then contradicting that and on and on and on. The mother of all flip floppers and failures is Barack Obama.
Who is that ghostly figure still hovering in the shadows at the 0bama's WH but, ''Valarie Jarret?!!'' ...Trick or treat time? But I digress.
Parse, ''negotiations.'' Considering the history of recent, 'negotiations,' in that region, it does not mean much. ...Certainly not any results regarding demonstrable respect for life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, ''peace and tranquility,'' respect for private property for each individual, much less any, ''good will to all,'' eh?
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Obama's open-mike statement to Medvedev was pure treason. The only thing that has kept the Cold War cold since 1945 was our offensive and defensive missile superiority. Ronald Reagan figured out when to play the final ace and the house of Russia came tumbling down. Russia's greatest goal concerning the U.S. is to eliminate that missile superiority and Obama means to give it to them. There is no quid pro quo for us, he is simply surrendering to Marxism.
As for Iran, they are nothing but an annoying flea without nuclear weapons capability. That is the only thing they have to negotiate with and they are allegedly negotiating with an Iranian who has a tight hold on Obama's short hairs. We simply can not let that happen.
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