Just when you think the Obama administration could not bow any lower to the Iranians, more devastating news comes out for Americans concerned about Iran and its threat to American national security. With the United States military now teaming up with Iran in the fight against ISIS, and Iranian weapons and men pouring into northern Iraq, the world is watching the great American capitulation to the real Islamic state and the cementing of a Shia caliphate across the Middle East.
Iran is a global sponsor of terrorism. Our former ally (in Obama’s eyes), Israel, is constantly on the watch against Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon and across the globe. Iran is developing nuclear weapons and manipulating Obama to give it more time and money to do so with these pathetic negotiations.
Iran has developed long range delivery systems for nuclear warheads. It routinely calls for the destruction of Israel. So it comes as a shock when Newsweek reports that the administration has removed Iran from the global terror threat list.
An annual security assessment presented to the U.S. Senate by James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, has excluded Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah from its list of terror threats to U.S. interests, despite both being consistently included as threats in previous years.
The unclassified report, issued by Clapper on February 26 and entitled the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Communities, was published by the Times of Israel amid Israeli concerns that Iran was omitted simply because of Tehran’s efforts to combat ISIS.
In a previous report from January 2014, Clapper included Iran and Hezbollah in the ‘Terrorism’ section, writing that both “continue to directly threaten the interests of U.S. allies. Hizballah [sic] has increased its global terrorist activity in recent years to a level that we have not seen since the 1990s”. Iran was also given its own sub-heading in the ‘Terrorism’ section of such assessments in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
My question is, when will the actions of the Obama administration in significantly weakening the national security of the United States get called into question? When does it rise to the level of treason? I think we are already there.
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I’m sure Iranian-born Valerie Jarrett had a hand in this.
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