If someone had asked you a year ago what would be the most efficient way to cause a major war in the Middle East, you might well have said: Giving the mullahs in Iran the opportunity to get advanced conventional weapons, ICBMs, nuclear weapons and tens of billion of dollars to fund terrorist organizations and destabilize other countries in the region. You might have argued that a regime that does not hesitate to attack targets in Washington or Berlin might not be the most prudent one to shower with gigantic quantities of money and the deadliest weapons.
If one knows anything about the regime in Iran, it is difficult to understand how U.S. President Barack Obama’s agreement with Iran could create anything other than chaos and war in the Middle East.
The content of the Iran nuclear agreement creates the perfect conditions for a major war in the Middle East — one that could spread and start a major regional conflict.
Despite what President Obama likes to say, it is not true that the agreement “permanently prohibits Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon” or “cuts off all of Iran’s pathways to a bomb”. The agreement means that the U.S. has accepted that after 15 years, or sooner, Iran may build as many bombs as it likes.
1.He Can Do It!
The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress has been unable (or unwilling) to oppose the dictates of a power-grabbing President. This spells the end of the voters’ confidence in Republican promises, opening the door for a new second party (led by Donald Trump?) and relegating the weak and ineffective Republicans to third party status.
2.He Doesn’t Want to Do It!
Trump is having more fun and attention than he ever dreamed of having, but if he were elected President it would be a disaster to his financial empire and his career as an incredible businessman. As President he’d have to work around the clock for peanuts. The millions that he could grab as President that lure his opponents, Democrat and Republican alike would be (for him) just chump change, so although he’s enjoying the campaign, he really doesn’t want to win the Presidency.
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Afsana Lachaux, now 47, had been a successful civil servant and worked as a policy adviser for Gordon Brown and David Blunkett when she met French engineer Bruno in 2008.They married two years later, moved to Dubai and had a son, Louis, but when the marriage broke down in 2011 Afsana’s dream turned into a nightmare as she was branded an unfit mother and falsely accused of kidnap before her little boy was cruelly taken away from her.Reasons given by the court for awarding custody of the child to his father rather than Afsana include her inability to breastfeed, the fact that Louis suffered from eczema, that some of her friends are gay, and that she sent an “un-Islamic” text message to her ex-husband wishing him a happy Christmas.