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Dec 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: Washington Free Beacon reporter Adam Kredo discussed the growing possibility that the U.S. would allow Tehran to partially keep its uranium enrichment program as part of a final deal with Tehran in a segment on FoxNews.com Tuesday. Speaking with Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland on DefCon3, Kredo discussed his talks with ...

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Dec 15, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Daniel Levinson shows picture of his father, FBI/CIA agent Robert Levinson Washington (AFP) - A retired FBI agent who disappeared more than six years ago during a visit to an Iranian island in the Gulf is not incarcerated in Iran, the country's foreign minister said Sunday. Robert Levinson was in the news here this week following reports ...

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Dec 14, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Times: A program that gives coveted immigrant green cards to wealthy foreign investors was so susceptible to fraud and abuse that it was used by an Iranian network that sought to send banned high technology home and spread terrorism abroad, federal investigators said. The EB-5 program was used by “a network involved ...

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Dec 14, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Blaze: Naghmeh Abedini, wife of imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini, told TheBlaze on Friday that she believes President Barack Obama has “shown in his heart that he doesn’t care” about her husband’s continued detainment in Iran — and that, to date, no high-ranking U.S. officials have contacted her to speak about Saeed’s ...

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Dec 14, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: White House press secretary Jay Carney intimated new sanctions for Iran could be possible today in the White House press briefing. The revelation was somewhat surprising considering the administration’s very public push against additional sanctions in Congress. Recent reports indicate the administration began secretly courting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in weeks and months ...

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Dec 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The wife of an American pastor imprisoned for his faith in Iran said she was shocked to learn the U.S. government had been conducting secret negotiations with Iran even as State Department officials told her they could do little to free her husband because the nations have no diplomatic relations. Naghmeh Abedini, ...

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Dec 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: White House press secretary Jay Carney conceded the six month time frame in which Iran has pledged to curb some of their nuclear activities has not yet begun Thursday in the White House press conference. CBS News’ Major Garrett asked Carney why the administration is concerned about Congress passing new sanctions under the ...

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Dec 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer withdrew his support at the last minute for a resolution calling for additional sanctions on Iran, according to a source familiar with the discussions. Hoyer (D-Md.) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), along with Reps. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Elliot Engel (D-N.Y.), chairman and ranking member of ...

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Dec 11, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned Congress against levying additional sanctions on Iran, warning such action could provoke the regime to pursue nuclear weapons Tuesday in the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing: Keep reading

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Dec 11, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Breitbart: Executions in Iran have skyrocketed since "centrist" President Hassan Rouhani came to power in June. According to UPI, "there were 190 executions carried out during the first half of 2013" while Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was president. However, there have already been 370 more executions under Rouhani since June of this year. Keep reading

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Dec 10, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry argued against including a provision in the Iranian nuclear deal for the Americans detained or missing in Iran on Tuesday, arguing that this kind of linkage would be a disadvantage to their situation. Rep. Chris Smith, a New Jersey Republican, asked during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on ...

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Dec 10, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 10, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: Secretary of State John Kerry said he has no knowledge of where money from sanctions relief will be directed in Iran Tuesday in the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, right, stands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, before their meeting at Tehran's Saadabad Palace in Iran, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Karzai arrived in Tehran for a one-day visit on Sunday to discuss regional and international issues with Iranian officials. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Afghan President Hamid Karzai agreed on ...

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Tehran (AFP) - The funeral service of Nelson Mandela could be a "trap" for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani because he could run into US President Barack Obama, a hardline Iranian daily warned Sunday. The Islamic republic has yet to announce who will travel to South Africa for Tuesday's memorial service and next Sunday's funeral for the ...

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Dec 8, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Representative Michael McCaul (R., Texas) appeared on CNN State Of The Union to discuss President Obama’s recent remarks regarding Iran’s nuclear program. While at the 10th annual Saban Forum, President Obama stated, “we can envision a comprehensive agreement that involves extraordinary constraints and verification mechanisms and intrusive inspections, but that permits ...

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Dec 8, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: While at the 10th annual Saban Forum President Obama stated, “we can envision a comprehensive agreement that involves extraordinary constraints and verification mechanisms and intrusive inspections, but that permits Iran to have a peaceful nuclear program.” Keep reading

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Dec 8, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Global Affairs: President Obama is sending two of his top diplomats to Capitol Hill next week in a final bid to stop new sanctions on Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry and his lead Iran negotiator, Under Secretary Wendy Sherman, will testify in public before House and Senate panels about the preliminary deal reached ...

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Dec 8, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) – The United States and other NATO members have shot down suggestions by Russia that the nuclear deal struck with Iran last month removes the alliance’s declared justification for a missile defense shield in Europe. Designed to defend European allies and U.S. forces from the threat of ballistic missile attack from Iran, the defense system ...

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Dec 8, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: UN inspectors visited an Iranian plant on Sunday linked to a planned heavy-water reactor that could yield nuclear bomb fuel, taking up an initial offer by Tehran to open its disputed nuclear program to greater scrutiny. The increased transparency is the result of a thaw in relations between Iran and the ...

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Dec 8, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

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Dec 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

President Barack Obama at the Saban Forum in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Photo by AP Excerpted from THE WIRE: On Saturday, after Saban cited polls that suggested that 77 percent of Israelis don't believe the interim deal will stop Iran from producing nuclear weapons, Obama reiterated his faith in diplomacy. He did hedge, however, that ...

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Dec 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is moving ahead with testing more efficient uranium enrichment technology, a spokesman for its atomic energy agency said on Saturday, in news that may concern world powers who last month agreed a deal to curb Tehran's atomic activities. Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi was quoted by state news agency IRNA as saying that initial ...

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Dec 6, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Barack Obama watches as Martin Weiss, a Holocaust survivor, lights a Menorah during a Hanukkah Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his nuclear diplomacy with Iran before an audience of Israeli diplomats and senior members of the US Jewish community and officials. At a White House Hanukkah reception, Obama said that it was ...

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Dec 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from James Rosen/Fox News: Before he paused to allow reporters to ask questions about the nuclear deal with Iran that he had just announced in Geneva, Secretary of State John Kerry seemed to anticipate one line of criticism about the accord -- that it effectively cedes to the Islamic regime the right to enrich ...

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