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Iranians test warship defenses by chasing U.S. destroyer

Iran uses fast boat chases to learn U.S. defense tactics

News reports make Iranian chases of U.S. warships look trivial – but they aren’t. Defense officials have confirmed that the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) was followed and harassed by four Iranian patrol boats with uncovered (ready-to-use) weapons Tuesday in the Persian Gulf The Nize tried every available outlet to inform the fast boats that they were approaching a U.S. Navy ship ...

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State Dept Wires $1.3Billion to Iran despite not having a ‘banking relationship’

Mark Toney on 1.3billion payment to iran

Oh the transparency… Using information available on a publicly visible website, Claudia Rosett of the New York Sun discovered that $1.3Billion in wire transfers to Iran happened just two days after a mysterious cash transfer had taken place using something called ‘The Judgement Fund.” The 13 payments that may explain what happened are found in an online database maintained by the ...

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NYT: Obama more a war-monger than Bush

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Karma is a bitch and Obama is dealing with every bit of her that he can handle .. or maybe more. First, The New York Times is reporting that Obama has now been involved in military conflict longer than President Bush. We all remember that Obama pledged to end these wars .. sometimes reality changes everything. WASHINGTON — President Obama came ...

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Middle East melting down after Saudi executions

Iranians burn Saudi Arabian embassy

Iranians stormed, then set fire to the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran this evening in protest to Riyadh’s execution of several terrorists. Video shows protesters inside Saudi embassy in Tehran pic.twitter.com/DEmsNLI6ZG — Sobhan Hassanvand (@Hassanvand) January 2, 2016 Saudi Arabia executed 47 people. Almost all were Al-Qaeda terrorists, but one was a Shi’ite Cleric – Nimr al-Nimr. In Iraq, former ...

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EU joins the fight against radical Islam

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The radical Islamic terror attacks on Paris and the huge influx of Syrian refugees have many members of the European Union joining the bombing campaign against the Islamic State and another nation assisting Israel in its defense against Iran. France was pulled into the air war on ISIS in September after a series of attacks including the brutal attack on ...

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ISIS planning largest religious cleansing in history – with nukes

Nuclear Iran

With President Obama’s Iranian nuclear deal just recently complete, ISIS is planning a ‘nuclear tsunami’ against the west. Nuclear annihilation across the globe. This is what a German reporter who successfully embedded with the Islamic State says the terror group is planning. Jurgen Todenhofer released his findings in a book titled “Inside IS – Ten Days in the Islamic State,” ...

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Time to bring back ‘The Axis of Evil’?

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President Bush made the meme “Axis of Evil” a part of American culture in his 2002 State of the Union address, but Obama’s bumbling in the middle-east has made the moniker valid again. As President Obama’s middle-east strategy falls apart, our current and former adversaries are joining forces to deal with the catastrophe Obama’s failings have left. Hezbollah welcomes Russian buildup ...

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Cirincione caught lying about the Iran deal

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The proponents of the Obama administration’s deal with Iran are getting very desperate. Unable to defend the deal on its substance, they are resorting to blatant lies and ad hominem attacks. This propaganda is being orchestrated mainly by the treasonous Ploughshares Fund (an organization which seeks to disarm America unilaterally), in tight concert with the Obama White House. Ploughshares’ president, ...

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Verbal Sparring Over Iran Deal Highlights Larger Political Common Sense Deficit

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With the reputation of the Obama administration over its negotiated deal with Iran, the heated defense mounted by Kerry and other officials is hardly surprising, nor is the equally impassioned response by Republican candidates. Both sides display an utter deficit of common sense. Most notably, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee rather bombastically likened Obama’s actions to leading the Israelis to ...

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Obama gets thumbs up from U.N. council on Iran Deal

Detroit asks for United Nations help

In a unanimous vote today that surprised absolutely no one, the U.N. Security Council endorsed President Obama’s Iran nuclear weapons agreement even before Congress votes on the deal. While the President argues that the implementation of the deal won’t start for another 90 days, many in Congress believe Obama is bypassing the legislative branch of the government in order to guarantee a ...

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Crap that pissed me off this week (op-ed?)

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I am usually constrained by the limits on my time as an editor-in-chief with many contributions to review. Friday night .. not so much. These are in no certain order of importance – just as I felt like writing about them. Be forewarned – you will not agree with me on everything, or anything – this is about starting conversation (please comment ...

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Kerry on Iran Hostages: We raised the issue

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Secretary of State John Kerry is fighting back claims that he failed to negotiate strongly-enough for the release of four Americans being held by Iran. In an MSNBC interview, Kerry said that he brought it up several times in the last few weeks when asked about negotiating for the release of hostages. “There was not a meeting that took place ...

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