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Kerry Warns Iran: The Clock is Ticking
Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/6/13 | Elad Benari

Posted on 06/01/2013 2:26:49 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

“The clock is ticking,” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Iran on Friday, adding that Israel will do what is necessary to defend itself against the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.

Speaking to reporters at a joint news conference with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, Kerry said that he is not optimistic that Iran's upcoming presidential election will result in any change in the country's nuclear ambitions.

"I do not have high expectations that the election is going to change the fundamental calculus of Iran," Kerry said. "This is not a portfolio that is in the hands of a new president or the president; it's in the hands of the supreme leader. And the supreme leader ultimately will make that decision, I believe."

Kerry said the U.S. would continue to pursue a peaceful resolution to the impasse but warned that time is running out. Iran's persistent defiance of international demands to come clean about its nuclear program makes the world more dangerous, he said.

"Iran needs to understand that the clock is ticking," warned Kerry.

"Every month it goes by gets more dangerous. And the reality is that Israel will do what it needs to do to defend itself," he stressed.

Meanwhile on Friday, the departments of State and Treasury unveiled new sanctions on Iran, which hit companies in the Persian Gulf, Cyprus and elsewhere for helping blacklisted Iranian firms succeed in everything from securing new planes to concealing the origin of banned crude exports.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: election; gigolo; iran; iraniansanctions; israel; jeanfrancois; katsup; kerry; lebanon; lurch; realtoughguy; russia; ticking; vietnam; waronterror
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Translation: Israel's on its own militarily. We will do jack, but try to pretend that we are helping.
1 posted on 06/01/2013 2:26:49 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Kerry sounds “Hawkish”. Did he serve in Vietnam by any chance?


2 posted on 06/01/2013 2:28:28 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

Kerry no one takes you or your administration seriously. I could run a better foreign policy than you and I didn’t even finish high school.


3 posted on 06/01/2013 2:29:43 PM PDT by toddausauras (FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
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To: Don Corleone

Sure. Two tours of duty, because when he was in the deep water navy, his ship crossed into Vietnamese territorial waters a few times. When he switched to swift boats, he got three purple hearts and a silver star, dontcha know?/s


4 posted on 06/01/2013 2:30:41 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Kerry has put Iran on Orange Alerch.

5 posted on 06/01/2013 2:31:54 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Eleutheria5

It’s nice of Kerry to threaten Iran with what Israel will do.

Which means we won’t do squat.

Kerry has a lot of nerve threatening Iran with what Israel will do.


6 posted on 06/01/2013 2:32:12 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: toddausauras

I heard he was in Vietnam. But rumor has it he was recruited by the North!


7 posted on 06/01/2013 2:32:34 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Eleutheria5
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Iran on Friday, adding that Israel will do what is necessary to defend itself against the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.

OMG. The US threatening to unleash Israel on an enemy of civilization. I fear for the world.

8 posted on 06/01/2013 2:33:00 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Eleutheria5

Is Lurch gonna throw his medals at the Mullahs?


9 posted on 06/01/2013 2:33:56 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

As Lurch would say: Uuuuuuuuuh.


10 posted on 06/01/2013 2:34:04 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

He heard a loud noise and ducked under the table. Turned out somebody dropped a book on the floor.


11 posted on 06/01/2013 2:36:08 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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MORE sanctions! That’ll fix ‘em.


12 posted on 06/01/2013 2:36:40 PM PDT by Rio
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To: Don Corleone

I believe Kerry is more ChickenHawkish...


13 posted on 06/01/2013 2:37:48 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

Oompa-loompa-doompadee- doo

I’ve got another riddle for you...


14 posted on 06/01/2013 2:38:06 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Hoe many times can you warn someone that the clock is ticking?
15 posted on 06/01/2013 2:38:29 PM PDT by Old North State
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To: Conserev1

I can see I need to eat more ketchup so I can tan like that!
BiBi needs to issue a statement that Kerry does not speak for Isreal and They can issue our own threats.


16 posted on 06/01/2013 2:38:59 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Rio

“Art thou come to take a spoil?”

http://youtu.be/2zuYCM0g2kc


17 posted on 06/01/2013 2:39:09 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Rio
MORE sanctions! That’ll fix ‘em.

.....and if that doesn't work, Obama will draw a Red Line!

18 posted on 06/01/2013 2:39:24 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: GreenHornet

oh no! Not the RED LINE? That’s too evil!


19 posted on 06/01/2013 2:40:21 PM PDT by Rio
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To: Conserev1

Reminder to Doc a before e!! Israel!


20 posted on 06/01/2013 2:40:31 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Old North State

“Red line” was getting cliched. Now clocks tick. Later, they’ll try “one shoe has already dropped” or “our patience is getting even thinner.” As language loses its meaning, insincerity abounds. Can’t remember the poet who said that, or the exact words, so I’ve paraphrased.


21 posted on 06/01/2013 2:42:14 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

Says the huge pussy who’s campaign rallying cry was, “bring it on”. we brought it, and he wet his dress like a two year old girl. “Take it back! Take it back!”


22 posted on 06/01/2013 2:42:55 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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23 posted on 06/01/2013 2:44:10 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep one hand on my shoulder and the other over my mouth.)
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To: Old North State

It’s one of those quartz clocks. They can tick for a LONG time.


24 posted on 06/01/2013 2:44:54 PM PDT by Rio
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To: Eleutheria5

Any minute now, his boss will be reminding us that he killed bin laden, so he is to be taken seriously.


25 posted on 06/01/2013 2:45:12 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Eleutheria5

Kerry warned Iraq in 1998 yet it was “Bush’s war”. Imagine that.

FUJFK


26 posted on 06/01/2013 2:45:20 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Eleutheria5
or, what??? feh...
27 posted on 06/01/2013 2:45:52 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Old North State

Unfortunately, the ticking clock is a cuckoo clock.


28 posted on 06/01/2013 2:46:04 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: Eleutheria5

Some one needs to photoshop Kerry sitting on a
ticking bomb as he warns the mullah standing a
long ways away, “The clock is ticking, I mean it!”.


29 posted on 06/01/2013 2:46:08 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Once again, Kerry sets the global standard for inanity.


30 posted on 06/01/2013 2:47:01 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: BookmanTheJanitor
booo...

31 posted on 06/01/2013 2:47:32 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: RedHeeler

Bob Denver already passed on, so Gilligan and Maynard G. Krebbs are no longer available. Somebody’s got to do it.


32 posted on 06/01/2013 2:57:37 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

The ayatollahs in Teheran are letting out a collective “HO-HUM” at anything Jean F’in Carrie has to say.

But the Israeli air force is taxiing to the runways.


33 posted on 06/01/2013 3:04:21 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Eleutheria5

The ayatollahs in Teheran are letting out a collective “HO-HUM” at anything Jean F’in Carrie has to say.

But the Israeli air force is taxiing to the runways.


34 posted on 06/01/2013 3:04:45 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: elcid1970

Sorry for double post.


35 posted on 06/01/2013 3:05:17 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Eleutheria5

Kerry? LOL!


36 posted on 06/01/2013 3:08:02 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Q: The worst president in US history?)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Eleutheria5.
"I do not have high expectations that the election is going to change the fundamental calculus of Iran," Kerry said.
Flossing might help.


37 posted on 06/01/2013 3:09:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Eleutheria5
The 9th Century bearded,knuckledragging pig fornicators running Iran know that they have absolutely nothing to fear from China...Russia...Europe...or the US.

It will soon be evident if all the shekels Israel's spent was money well spent.We'll also see if today's Israelis learned anything since "Mein Kaempf" hit the book stores.

38 posted on 06/01/2013 3:09:53 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: elcid1970

That’s ok... Just do it again!


39 posted on 06/01/2013 3:10:05 PM PDT by SierraWasp ("Bitter Ender," "Bitter Clinger," Yes on both. COUNT ME IN!!! I love God and guns, but not gays!!!)
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To: Eleutheria5

How freaking lame is that?


40 posted on 06/01/2013 3:24:09 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

Throw him up next to boehner and they could do a pretty cool Oompa Loomp skit.


41 posted on 06/01/2013 3:27:51 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: elcid1970

Got carriers? Refueling stations? Covert forward bases? Air space permission? And we’re not getting them with any thanks to ticky-clock Kerry and his boss over there, either.


42 posted on 06/01/2013 3:30:03 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: toddausauras
Good evening.

Kerry no one takes you or your administration seriously. I could run a better foreign policy than you and I didn’t even finish high school.

I would put good money on you.

5.56mm

43 posted on 06/01/2013 3:39:12 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Don Corleone

Iran to Kerry: Welcome to Cambodia.


44 posted on 06/01/2013 4:23:18 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Really.... if we just keep our mouth shut... stay out of it... and support whatever decision Israel decides.... Israel will be just fine.


45 posted on 06/01/2013 4:25:01 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: Eleutheria5

What a joke! Kerry is the Secretary of State I imagined he’d be.


46 posted on 06/01/2013 4:30:13 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: Eleutheria5

Big-Time Terrorists Line Up To Lead Iran
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3024979/posts

Iran presidential candidate vows to resist West
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3023441/posts

The unavoidable alternative to invading and shutting down Iran’s nuclear facilities now might be nuclear exchanges in the near future.


47 posted on 06/01/2013 4:57:05 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Ooh scary  photo a2b56904-fdd2-4910-b734-b1ef6d68020d_zps16c4ccd8.jpg
48 posted on 06/01/2013 4:58:41 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: Eleutheria5

The following shows what our recent forefathers were capable of. They knew what works.

Denazification, cumulative review. Report, 1 April 1947-30 April 1948.
http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/History.Denazi


49 posted on 06/01/2013 4:59:11 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Eleutheria5

50 posted on 06/01/2013 6:44:56 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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