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Trump already has Iranís villains screaming
NY Post ^ | October 9, 2017 | Post Editorial Board

Posted on 10/09/2017 8:49:21 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom

President Trump certainly seems to have struck a nerve — given Tehran’s over-the-top response to reports he’s about to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group.

“If the news is correct about the stupidity of the American government . . . then the Revolutionary Guards will consider the American army to be like Islamic State,” declared the group’s commander, Gen. Mohammed Ali Jafari. Trump reportedly will make the designation as part of a new strategy that’s to start with decertifying President Barack Obama’s deeply flawed nuclear deal.

It’ll hurt Tehran where it counts: The Guard controls some 15 percent of Iran’s gross domestic product. Its tentacles stretch into such key sectors as oil, gas, telecommunications and construction.

All of which will become danger areas for foreign companies looking to invest and do business in Iran.

Shortly before leaving office, Obama loosened Treasury Department rules banning investment with the Revolutionary Guard. Now, as Eli Lake noted last week, those companies will run a significant risk of doing business with a terrorist organization — with all that implies.

The Guard, after all, uses its business end as a cash cow to fund its activities abroad — including funneling money to such terrorist allies as Hezbollah and Hamas.

Until now, Washington has targeted components and individuals within the Guard — but not the organization itself.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: hezbollah; irandeal; revolutionaryguards; winning
Is there a Muslim organization on the planet Obama didn't kowtow to?
1 posted on 10/09/2017 8:49:21 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Oshkalaboomboom
More Winning for Team Trump
2 posted on 10/09/2017 8:58:27 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher
Article talks about Hezbollah. Recently, the ISIS group that was stranded in the desert was Hezbollah backed and headed to Iran.

They could not head to Iraq or Syria, as US backed groups would have slaughtered them...

3 posted on 10/09/2017 9:00:33 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

The US has immense power. If it imposes sanctions on Iran in any form and chooses to enforce them, it will stop most international trade with Iran. If a company , bank or any economic entity does business with Iran they would then be prevented from any dealing with a US bank or corporation. For instance if Deutsche Bank, Volkswagen , Airbus etc deal with a sanctioned entity in Iran, their interests in the US might be ordered shut or even seized. International economic entities are very reluctant to violate US law. At the least it puts a huge crimp in doing business with Iran. Iran was hurting badly just before Obama unilaterally lifted the sanctions. If Trump imposes sanctions, it will hurt Iran badly.


4 posted on 10/09/2017 9:04:09 PM PDT by allendale (.)
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To: topher

Hezbollah, ISIS, Al Qaeda, same stuff. All backed by the CIA. /s


5 posted on 10/09/2017 9:06:38 PM PDT by sagar
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To: allendale

HURT em. hurt bad, hurt often, sink a coupla of those pesky assed corvettes that roam the straights of hormuz for good measure.

There is a new sheriff in town and he is unhappy.


6 posted on 10/09/2017 9:47:54 PM PDT by ping jockey
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To: ping jockey

All the moozlums will know how Corker feels.


7 posted on 10/09/2017 10:13:54 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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We need to just drop a couple of MOAB's into Iran!

Tell them if there is any retaliation, they will be all gone!

8 posted on 10/09/2017 10:42:23 PM PDT by KavMan
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To: Oshkalaboomboom
Is there a Muslim organization on the planet Obama didn't kowtow to?

You act surprised that a clown with a Muslim name, was raised a Muslim in Indonesia, had a Muslim father and step father, school records show he was a Muslim......

America's FIRST Muslim President treats Americans like they are idiots. In many cases, Hussein appears to be right on.

9 posted on 10/10/2017 12:53:05 AM PDT by politicianslie (Lying to Americans is easy-Presstitutes listen to what they are told to say and they 24/7 repeat it)
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