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INSIGHT - IRAN/US: More on pro-democracy group funding

Released on 2012-06-18 08:00 GMT

Email-ID 1129067
Date 2010-01-05 18:19:08
PUBLICATION: background/analysis
SOURCE: CANVAS leader SR 501
(This is now Marko's translation):

Here are a few more details about this whole thing... From the meetings I
had with this administration and according to my fellow pro-democracy
contacts, I can tell you that this Administration is acting like an
elephant in a china store. From one side you have these cuts of
pro-democracy programs so as to protect from Tehran's assertions that DC
is funding revolution, but from the other side you have the tactic
negotiations-sanctions-engagement will bring the situation exactly where
Cheney wanted it: war.

I mean imagine the scenario where negotiations failed, deadlines have
passed and now is time to threaten war. Iran knows that with Russians
behind their back and thousands of kilometers of border that cannot be
controlled, Iran has nothing to fear from US. Sanctions will obviously
follow but they will be A) inefficient, B) strengthen the regime (if you
do a comparative analysis of how UN sanctions against Serbia strengthened
Slobo's and Arkan's regime by giving them monopoly over gasoline and
foreign trade you will see that Tehran CANNOT WAIT for sanctions [MP:
Arkan is petty thief, war criminal turned OC boss who ran Milosevic's
paramilitaries and ran the gasoline black market during sanctions, making
himself and Slobo BILLIONS)). At the end, Israel loses its nerve and

Which is exactly how Cheney would have wanted! Hilarious isn't it...

By the way, Republicans are already all over this. Find McCaine's
performance on Fox over the weekend when the healthcare bill passed where
on the question of Iran he openly answers that Democrats have left the
people of Iran to suffer and that the Republicans will ask for a new law
to help the Iranian opposition...