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Britain’s rush to warm up relations with Iran

From being one of the more cautious members of the P5+1 signers of the Iran deal, Britain has suddenly sprung into action in rapidly warming up its ties with Iran, up to and including a visit of the Foreign Secretary … Continue reading

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The deal is done

Despite last minute hitches and haggling in the talks between Iran and the P5+1, and notwithstanding objections from the Europeans, the nuclear deal with Iran has been agreed – and Israel is furious: The United States, Iran and five other … Continue reading

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Feeding the crocodile, hoping to be eaten last

The above headline is  a paraphrase of Winston Churchill’s memorable words warning against appeasement during WWII.  The parallels to the situation today are hard to ignore after the Western allies P5+1 group signed a deal last night with the Iranians to … Continue reading

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And again – France comes to the rescue

As predicted, the American-led sell-out of Israel and other anti-Iran Gulf allies has begun. A completely unnecessary “Peace in our Time” paper was about to be signed with Iran when, in the second time in as many months, France came … Continue reading

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The West is about to ease Iran sanctions, Russia wants Iran involved in Syria talks

As we feared last month, the West’s capitulation to Iran is indeed deepening, as rumours abound that the West, led by America, is about to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for a spurious “scaling back” of its nuclear program: … Continue reading

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And so it starts: the West’s capitulation to Iran

On the heels of the cowardly American-led Western retreat from an attack on Syria’s chemical weapons and allowing Russia to fill the political vacuum, we see a similar further retreat in the face of the much more dangerous threat emanating … Continue reading

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