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A New Year’s Revolution For Iran

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Posted By: RockyTCB, 1/2/2020 7:59:00 AM

The year 2020 looks to be a watershed for American power and prestige in the world. In the coming months, both North Korea and China will get a better idea of how far they can push the U.S., be it in different strategic venues: nuclear for Pyongyang’s Kim Jong-un, and primarily economic (for the time being) for Beijing’s Xi Jinping. In the Middle East, however, the answers regarding the nerve of the world’s lone superpower, and consequently the balance of power between Islamic forces, appear to be just around the corner. Will President Trump allow Iran to gain a permanent

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Strike3 1/2/2020 8:27:47 AM (No. 276304)
The writer doubts the abilities of Donald Trump to squash a bug while praising a speech GWB gave a decade ago but took no action. Iran is hurting from the sanctions and its people are angry. Stay the course and give it time.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jar 1/2/2020 8:53:39 AM (No. 276324)
Iran is not hurting as much as is publicized. What allows them to weather the sanctions is their ability to steal oil money from Iraq, said to be 50% worth, and to use the CBI (Central Bank of Iraq) auctions to obtain dollars illegally. Iraqi Parliament is controlled by Iran. Its Prime Minister (now caretaker PM) is an Iranian puppet. Get rid of the Iranian sympathizers and give the country back to its people is the reason so many have been demonstrating since October 1.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 1/2/2020 9:29:47 AM (No. 276362)
I & I thinks a propaganda war would do it. Trolling the Iranian regime will only work if communications infrastructure in Iran is left intact. And the mullahs know this.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Vaquero45 1/2/2020 2:14:59 PM (No. 276601)
If anybody can pull this off, it's President Trump. We have the right guy in the White House for this game.
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