ByPamela Geller on January 9, 2016

As Iran continues to flout international law, Obama is set to release 100 billion dollars in sanctions relief as part of his Iranian surrender pact that was “heralded” last summer as some wonderful historic breakthrough. A breakthrough for Iran, a crushing defeat for us.

Obama has unleashed a monster, and now he has the U.S. acting as a vassal for Iran.

Khamenei says US faces ‘punch in mouth’ in upcoming Iran elections

–In a report issued by the US Department of State, Iran occupied first place for world-wide human trafficking, in particular the trafficking of children. Ad yet Obama is backing them.

–As the war between Iran and Saudi Arabia heats up, the Obama administration is favoring Tehran.

None of the following conditions and requirements have been met by Iran. It has not dismantled two-thirds of its centrifuges; it has not reduced its stockpile of enriched uranium; it has not repurposed its Arak reactor to prevent the manufacture of military-grade plutonium; IAEA inspectors have not been present at selected Iranian nuclear facilities; and, in November, Iran carried out a long-range ballistic missile test near its border with Pakistan. Also, IAEA inspectors revealed last week that Iran is in fact not keeping to its commitment to give a full report of the military aspects of its nuclear project preceding the Vienna agreement.

Most of the violations have been ignored by President Barack Obama and his Administration.

Now this:

“Navy: Video shows Iranian rockets launched near Truman, other warships,” Navy Times, January 9, 2016:

The U.S. military released a video Saturday showing what it says is an Iranian military vessel firing several unguided rockets near the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman and other Western warships and commercial craft.

The incident occurred Dec. 26 in the Strait of Hormuz. Navy officials released the video to Military Times in response to a Freedom of Information Act request. The images show what appears to be an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel firing rockets from a distance of about 1,370 meters.

Officials with U.S. Central Command first disclosed details about the incident last month. Approximately 20 minutes before the incident occurred, the Iranians had announced over maritime radio that they would be carrying out a live-fire exercise, officials said.

Although the rockets traveled away from the Truman, firing weapons “so close to passing coalition ships and commercial traffic within an internationally recognized maritime traffic lane is unsafe, unprofessional and inconsistent with international maritime law,” said Cmdr. Kevin Stephens, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet.

Iran had dismissed the U.S. claim as “psychological warfare” against the Islamic Republic.

“The Guard’s Navy had no drills in the vicinity of the Strait of Hormuz and didn’t fire missiles or rockets during the past week and the time claimed by the Americans,” Gen. Ramezan Sharif, a Revolutionary Guard spokesman, said on the Revolutionary Guard’s website.

Stephens said on Saturday that while “most interactions between Iranian forces and the U.S. Navy are professional, safe, and routine, this event was not and runs contrary to efforts to ensure freedom of navigation and maritime safety in the global commons.”


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  • Shafiq Islam

    Obama’s actions are probably cowardly rather than strategic, but if he were smart he’d quietly stoke the flames of enmity between Iran and Saudi Arabia, the world’s worst governments, and let them destroy each other without great loss of American blood and treasure. Neither country is ready for democracy, just as Iraq, Yemen and Libya are not. The best outcome would be a secular military dictatorship with relatively progressive positions on human rights but absolute intolerance of Islamism.

    • joe1429

      We need saudi arabia for the oil

      • Shafiq Islam

        During the Iran-Iraq war, both sides pumped oil furiously to make money to prosecute the war. The Saudis have nothing else so they have to sell it.

  • Iamnumber6

    Why would Iran attack Obama and his Iranian envoy Valerie Jarret? That doesn’t make sense.

    • Semore Truth

      There was no threat to the US war machine.


        The ayatollahs war machine will soon be relocated to Hell to keep kookmeni and their pervert prophet Moohammed company.

        Tehran will be utterly destroyed in retaliation, for starters (think mecca), if the US or Israel suffer a nuke attack.

      • Rob Porter

        No, but it was provocation from the world’s worst exporter of terrorism, Iran, and just typical of Islamists infantile and pathological mentality. Why would Obama be paying these Muslim lunatics $100 billion for coming to a disgraceful deal that favours them and then allow them to get away with such actions. This cowardly excuse for a man is both a Muslim schemer and a fool. I never imagined the day would come that I’d see such a disgusting person in the White House and allowed to get away with doing impressions of being a leader.

        • Obama is an agent of the muslim brotherhood and a traitor to the USA

          • Rob Porter

            This being the case, why haven’t the Republicans sunk him long ago? I considered them mostly next to useless during the last Benghazi hearing. Obama has entertained the MB in the WH despite the MB’s Muhammad Morsi long ago publicly stating that it’s goal is to “eliminate and destroy Western civilization from within”, and yet the Republicans cannot end his presidency while he consorts with the enemy, turns back on allies and has made utter messes in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan. A few weeks back I saw Rudi Juliani on tv discussing Obama entertaining the MB in the WH, the implications thereof and asking “What the hell is going on?” Something sick is going on – not least in the Republican leadership. We already know that Obama is a revolting man of low moral character. Something has gone badly wrong in the U.S..

        • Semore Truth

          No, The US government is the worst exporter of terrorism.

          • Rob Porter

            Alright then, explain how the U.S. is the worst exporter of terrorism. Tell us where is like ISIS to Christians, it gouges out the eyes of children before beheading them, or burying then alive or cutting them in two, where it enslaves thousands of girls and women as sex slaves, where it throws homosexuals off high buildings, stones to death for adultery women who have been raped, destroys buildings with almost 3,000 people inside. Now tell us the truth.

  • Nuthaus

    What kind of a US military commander would let that provocation go without sinking the ship?

    • joe1429

      One commanded by obama

    • harbidoll

      another “stand down” order from Obama, like Benghazi

    • Semore Truth

      No One, because it didn’t happen.

    • Miguel

      I’m wondering the same

    • RetiredNavyphotog

      Probably blocked by ridiculous rules of engagement.
      Look at what happened in Benghazi.

  • Mahou Shoujo

    The Americans are letting the Iranians get puffed up with their own abilities. Iran will make a stupid move citing some absurdity from the qur’an, and get clobbered. The Democrats can be pushed around, but, there are others who will not be. Iran will suffer when it tries.


      Fascist Iran is begging for its obliteration.

      • Mahou Shoujo

        It is going to get it, as Iran is a bit too arrogant, even for muslims.

      • I say give them what they want.

  • This is all a rehearsal for some sort of action in the near future.

    • RetiredNavyphotog

      Wag the dog.
      Sort of like the Gulf of Tonkin.

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    • Rick Caird

      I don’t think so. But, if Obama wanted to calm Iran down, all he would have to do is announce he is allowing the sale of bunker busting bombs to Israel and will be consulting with them on what actions to take and what cooperation would be good for both countries. Boom, Iran quits with the threats.

  • Robert Bayer

    It is all called Treason! Barrack Obama … maneuvering for Iran to launch nuclear attacks on Americans. That is why Iranian agents have fostered Obama from his early 20s onward. That is why Obama is POTUS. The leftists and Islamic Supremacists WANT America destroyed.

    Within about a year before millions die as far my watch reads …

  • Darrell Standing

    Were those American vessels “manned” by Obama brave new rainbow sailors ??? 😎

    • joe1429

      I hope the next pres go back to dont ask dont tell. The military should not be a social experiment!!

    • durabo

      Rainbow fellows are joning the Navy because they have been assured that the ships, aircraft and submarines are full of American seamen.

    • RetiredNavyphotog

      Imagine how I feel about this photo.

      • Darrell Standing

        Good grief … if it makes me sad … I can only imagine !!!

    • IzlamIsTyranny

      Gay sailors have been a thing since the 19th century for crissakes. Herman Melville was as gay as they get.

  • joe1429

    The sad part is we are giving them 150 bil, this month, and congress doing nothing

    • joker

      How can the US give money while they have a huge debt?

      • joe1429

        part of obama plan to bankrupt america. with the new budget, we are 21 trillion in hole and counting

  • Semore Truth

    I have to call BS on this! This is more US Government propaganda. Iran gave ample warning. More lies about the distance to US propaganda war machine.


      Do you call BS on the taqiyya that ‘Islam is the Religion of Peace” too?

  • Drew the Infidel

    As is well known, weakness invites aggression.

  • the_dhimminator

    I look forward to the day when the rocket misfires and lands in Mecca

    • Shafiq Islam

      My part of the world is being radicalised primarily with Saudi money, plus money from US Muslims. If Saudi Arabia and Iran got into a long, costly war that eventually toppled both theocracies, it would be good for the world, and good for us.

      • joker

        That would be a pity because Iranian women are in general quite pretty. May be we could enslaved them first.

  • noreligon

    Last on the list to destroy Iran,so sit back and watch how this unfolds.

  • Bob Smetters

    What are we waiting for? This is the perfect rationalization to bomb them off the map. It will be a piece of cake.

  • joe1429

    While most america is not paying attention, and congress is asleep, obama is full steam ahead with his social experiments on our armed services. He is demanding women now be allowed into the elite combat services, such as navy seals, and the elite marine teams, against his Generals advice , of course, which they said will lower the standards. He also is admitting open transvestites, which is going to kill unit morale. By 2017, our military, will be full steam ahead in social experimentation, and ruined!

  • aebe

    Iranian vessel not shooting rockets should have been sunk . Toleration of such BS will lead to attacks on US and others’ ships .

    Validate your 2nd Amendment Rights . Carry