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Obama: Adding hostages to negotiation would have been ‘complicated’

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At a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, the President said that the release of American hostages was not entered into the nuclear negotiations because it would have complicated the process. CBS News’ Major Garrett asked the President why the release of American hostages had not been part of the agreement between the western nations and Iran. After angrily admonishing Garrett for the ...

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Obama: Congress will be to blame for nuclear Iran

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President Obama, in a press conference on Wednesday, again reinforced the false choice of a bad deal or war that is echoing through the media, but it’s Obama that put the world in this predicament. In the press conference, Obama once again said that the now finalized nuclear deal was the only good option because sanctions were about to unravel and ...

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Obama Quietly Gives Waivers on Iran Sanctions Mandate

File this one under the “Obama says one thing, and then does another” file of 2012. From NightWatch,  we see that Hillary Clinton’s State Dept., along with President Obama have told another blatant lie to the American and world citizenry concerning the latest “get tough” Iran sanctions  announced with much fanfare back on Nov. 21st, 2011: (emphasis added) The Obama administration on ...

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U.S. Navy Brushes Off Iranian Threats

In what the State Department and White House say is a result of Iran’s nuclear program, the U.S. rejected warnings from Iran to not return aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis to the Persian Gulf region. A U.S official told Fox News the Navy will “certainly not disrupt any of its planned movements based on this latest threat,” adding that Iran’s ...

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Iran Test Fires 'Long Range' Missile

On Monday, it was reported that Iran successfully tested a long range missile called the Ghader. It is believed to have a range of 120 miles and is considered to be a mid to short range weapon even though Iranians call it long range. Rear Adm. Mahmoud Mousavi, of the Iranian Navy, told the official Islamic Republic News Agency, “We ...

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Iran Sanctions Bill Sits on Obama's Desk Despite More Aggressive Posturing by Iran

On Dec. 15th the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, which included stiffer sanctions against Iran. The Iran sanctions measure, named the Kirk-Menendez amendment for its sponsors Senator Mark Kirk (R-illinois) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) strengthens existing sanctions and penalizes foreign banks for doing business with Iran. The sanctions are in direct response to ...

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