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Old 24th Nov 2013, 17:19
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Here we go again, Iran this time.

Iran Agreement Reached With US Over Nuclear Programme... | Stuff.co.nz
Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough agreement on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in a first step towards resolving a dangerous decade-old standoff.

The deal between the Islamic state and the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia was nailed down after more than four days of negotiations.
A bunch of nuclear weapons states has made an agreement that they have no intention of keeping and Iran will use their failure to do so as justification to continue on with the activity this agreement is supposed to stop. October 21, 1994 all over again.
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 17:32
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For all the rhetoric, this deal is purely a face saving compromise by the current group of nuclear states to delay the inevitable.

Their only concern is that it does not happen on their watch, and have merely postponed the day when Iran lights up the Middle East.
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Cheers everyone, peace for our time!
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 18:26
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Their only concern is that it does not happen on their watch, and have merely postponed the day when Iran lights up the Middle East.
What have the generally astute Persians (despite some rhetoric) got to gain from using nuclear weapons unless attacked ? I would suggest none. What have they got to gain from having nuclear weapons as a deterrent ? More than most in the region. As to how that might affect Middle East politics, the answer is blowing in the wind.



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Old 24th Nov 2013, 18:31
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Seems to me it's a solution to a problem, the UK is trying to work out what to do with the 120tonne of Plutonium it has at Sellafield!

Share it out round the ME and let them all get into a huge standoff!
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If the Scott's go their own way leaving the UK without a port, perhaps your lot can donate your missile boats to the Iranians for safe keeping. Look how well it worked out for Iraq's AF.
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 18:44
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What have they got to gain from having nuclear weapons as a deterrent ? More than most in the region.
Careful SHJ, the bovver boys will be along soon to point the finger at you for supporting public stoning of female adulterers.
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 19:49
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Iran nuclear deal gets 'deeply skeptical' response from Canada - World - CBC News

I'm with Siti, and, strangely, my Government.
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 20:53
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Wonder when the discussion will be with Israel regarding its Nukes............
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 21:53
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Here we go again, Iran this time.

First time I agree with you Racedo!
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 21:55
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Wonder when the discussion will be with Israel regarding its Nukes............

I would guess that it would be at the same time that "the meek shall inherit the earth"
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 22:15
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Why would there be a discussion with Israel?
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 22:18
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A deal lasting six whole months. That's OK then.
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 22:46
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Israel doesn't have nukes as far as you can prove.
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 22:47
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Doesn't matter if they do: they're not signatory to any treaty saying they can't have them.
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 23:04
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Doesn't matter if they do: they're not signatory to any treaty saying they can't have them.
Well hell, what are we doing paying all those big Swiss hotel bills for all those big shot foreign ministers to talk about enrichment when all the Iranians had to do is drop out of the NPT then there is nothing to discuss
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Old 24th Nov 2013, 23:08
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They could have. North Korea did 10 years ago.
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John until you have killed Americans by putting grenades between their arse cheeks...

They squawk just like girls...

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Old 24th Nov 2013, 23:53
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Where's all the adoring crowds cheering for our Welfare Man?

The Welfare Man sends Lurch, who served in Vietnam as you may recall, to negotiate with Iranians.....now what could ever go wrong with a deal like that?
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As long as no Americans were injured or killed and no tax dollars are wasted sounds like everyone (except Bibi) wins. Bibi should remember their military has killed more US servicemen than Iran's.

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