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Submitted by MIchael S (United States), Feb 22, 2016 at 05:47

Hi, Michael

I agree, that "tearing up the deal" will have little effect on anything. What good is the deal, if four of the seven parties (the US, UK, France and Germany) are so weak and confused, they can't do anything if and when Iran decides to openly flaunt it. The Middle East seems headed on a course of intensifying chaos and destruction, which outside powers can have little effect on. The West, meanwhile, is becoming so embroiled with problems of its own that I doubt any of them will want to get involved anyway: They don't want to be in this mess, but can't get out of it. They have the migrant crisis, which is destroying the Schengen area and entangling NATO into situations it can't handle.

I'm actually glad to be alive during these times, because we are about to witness the humbling of the "wise" and "mighty" of the earth: men in tuxedoes in Oslo, handing out Nobel prizes to people while women are getting raped outside, men are being knifed and children are getting hooked on drugs -- all of this, courtesy of people- and contraband- smuggling gangs from Afghanistan, Syria and Africa who are running rampant in a Europe that has broken down; and in the US, who knows? Anything can happen here; but one thing's for sure -- it won't work, despite plattitude-spouting politicians and a press that dishes out rose-colored glasses. This is the vanity of mankind, crashing into its iceberg; and I am glad to see it coming.


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Title Commenter Date Thread
responsibility of European Union's policy vis à vis Turkey and Iran [34 words]Yael FFeb 25, 2016 07:18228229
1Erdogan and Khammeini are only human; but Israel is like something from out of this world! [642 words]Michael SMar 4, 2016 15:08228229
Collapse of Iran Deal [36 words]MichaelFeb 19, 2016 13:53228148
Good times to be alive [256 words]MIchael SFeb 22, 2016 05:47228148
Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Donald Trump [695 words]Michael SFeb 18, 2016 23:56228132

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