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On Second Thought - An Iranian Nuclear Threat Will Hurt Them More Than Help Them

Reader comment on item: Today's Iran Debate Misses the Point
in response to reader comment: Nothing will strengthen the Ayatollah more than getting nuclear weapons.

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Apr 23, 2015 at 19:08

The mullahs of Iran have already strengthened their hand; and the Russians have lent lip service, if not actual materiel yet, to the processes of an Iran as a burgeoning political power in a region that cannot control individual national destinies, let alone neighboring ones. Why does anyone still think Iran is under anyone's control?

Even before announcing an inevitable crossing of the nuclear threshold, Iran's revolutionary leadership has already claimed its triumph by saying that the United States has fouled the nuclear containment agreement and therefore are not binding themselves to any attempt to honor its provisions; at least the not the English language version. But they still want sanctions eased: go figure.

Make no mistake, the Iranian Revolutionary leadership is not stopping in its efforts to wrest regional control, setting the stage for wielding caliphate power with absolute impunity towards all who would challenge their version of Islam. Thus, to gain a foothold against the adversarial Saud Kingdom, Yemen was the next logical target in order to secure more control from the south.

Therein lays a conundrum; if lifting sanctions was a foreign policy action of the US Administration to ease Iran's ambitions / tensions in one direction, how does opposing Iran in regards to Yemen's (with interposing the 'big stick') make sense: anyone? It does not; unless one heeds the Biblical tact in all of this. I know, some have a limited sense of things going Biblical, but when it is so unmistakable......

All the indications are now shifting and pointing to making Iran more of a target once they have gone nuclear.......it that what they really have in mind?

Submitting....

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