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Bombing Victims Say Obama Administration Siding With Iran

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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:29 AM
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Why would the Administration NOT back the victims in this??



American families and survivors of Iranian terrorism today accused the Obama Administration of blocking legislation that would hold Iran accountable for its unpunished attack on U.S. peacekeeping soldiers in Lebanon 30 years ago.




"This Administration talks a lot about sanctions, but we know Iran is watching this case closely and, astonishingly, Obama's people are taking Iran's side," said Lynn Smith Derbyshire, whose brother Marine Captain Vincent Smith was killed in the 1983 bombing.


Beirut Bombing Victims Say Obama Administration Siding With Iran in Opposing Amendments to Sanctions Bill




posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:31 AM
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From above source......



"We're fighting in the courts some major global financial and government institutions, including the Government of Iran. We can show that international banks have moved billions of dollars of funds from Bank Markazi, Iran's central bank, through banks in the U.S. So far that money has been untouchable. We believe that is wrong. We are confident that most Americans would agree. Yet, the Obama Administration is thwarting our efforts," Ms. Derbyshire said.


241 American Marines Dead,and still no closure......




posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:37 AM
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30 years ago? Come one... talk about grasping at straws.

And why no mention about all the transgressions performed against Iran during the same time, and even earlier, with the overthrow of their entire government and infusion of the shah-puppet?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:44 AM
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And this comes as a surprise?

AG Holder is too busy fighting voter fraud, inhibiting voter ID and dodging F&F questions, anyone else in the Obama administration either weren't born yet (so it didn't happen) or are finding ways to blame the deaths on America or Israel.

*bah*



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:45 AM
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So the victims family's have no say?

Is it that hard for the administration to actually do the right thing on this one?

Hell,they have sanctions on EVERYTHING else Iranian...........


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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:46 AM
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Originally posted by sonnny1
Why would the Administration NOT back the victims in this??


Because of Operation Ajax.
[59 Years Ago]

We bombed the snot out of Germany, now, they are our allies, We bombed the crap out of Japan and dropped two nukes on them and they are one of our strongest allies in the Pacific. We flattened North Vietnam and now we have a good relationship with them. The Soviet Union and the US faced each other with their fingers on the Armageddon button and now Russia and the US are talking Nuclear weapons reductions...

Iran...?

We were involved with Operation Ajax [59 Years Ago] and they cant get passed it
couple that with the fact that the US/West have been crucified in public opinion for a military attack on Iran [Which hasn't happened].


Obama is just trying to play it cool to appear to be the nice guy towards Iran.

Too late...

Cue the dramatic Star Wars Imperial soundtrack...



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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:47 AM
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Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by sonnny1
 


And this comes as a surprise?

AG Holder is too busy fighting voter fraud, inhibiting voter ID and dodging F&F questions, anyone else in the Obama administration either weren't born yet (so it didn't happen) or are finding ways to blame the deaths on America or Israel.

*bah*



Thats how I see it also..........

(so it didn't happen) or like others have said......30 years ago,who cares.......




posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:51 AM
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In effect, those reparations are on the part of private citizens. There is no point in complicating a diplomatic initiative with them. If accommodation with Tehran can be achieved, private grievances can be settled through normalized channels.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:53 AM
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And why no mention about all the transgressions performed against Iran during the same time, and even earlier, with the overthrow of their entire government and infusion of the shah-puppet?


Oh yeah? Why not mention the way Xerxes attacked Greece? They started it all!



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:55 AM
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Originally posted by DJW001
In effect, those reparations are on the part of private citizens. There is no point in complicating a diplomatic initiative with them. If accommodation with Tehran can be achieved, private grievances can be settled through normalized channels.


Problem is this........


"We're fighting in the courts some major global financial and government institutions, including the Government of Iran. We can show that international banks have moved billions of dollars of funds from Bank Markazi, Iran's central bank, through banks in the U.S. So far that money has been untouchable. We believe that is wrong. We are confident that most Americans would agree. Yet, the Obama Administration is thwarting our efforts," Ms. Derbyshire said.


This says it all..........


"Everyone agrees that the most effective way to hold Iran accountable, short of war, is to deliver a blow to its government finances. The Obama Administration has been encouraging other nations to impose economic sanctions on Iran. Incredibly, however, it is opposing a clear and effective way to take $2.65 billion out of the Iranian financial system and directly punish Iran for a specific act of terrorism Iran would like America to forget."



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 09:02 AM
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I think Sibel Edwards has shown a little light in the right direction when it comes to the home of the real powers behind other powers .Turkey is no small power and is home to some very curious connections . Seemingly always wanting but always shifting .Not having enough power but always on the top of it ...things that make you go UMMM ? Oh and in the bible,its stated that that is where Satan's seat is ...I wonder if he ever really moved? peace ps .alot of roads from Turkey to CHARIAGO..



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 09:04 AM
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Originally posted by DJW001
Oh yeah? Why not mention the way Xerxes attacked Greece? They started it all!



Classic...

Pun intended.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 09:15 AM
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Even NDAA has a play in this.......




Iran's effort to recover some $1.75 billion frozen in a U.S. bank faces a new obstacle due to a law President Barack Obama signed last month, potentially further squeezing Tehran's economy and exacerbating tensions between the two countries.



"You'll see the funds frozen or remain frozen, but that Washington would be reluctant to see a payout at this particular moment in time," said Suzanne Maloney, a former State Department adviser and now a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.


Analysis: U.S. sanctions hamper Iran bid to recover $1.75 bln

Sad.....



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 10:15 AM
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The war will change all that stuff...so why bother now?
Obama will scoop the whole 1.7 bill after the bombs start falling anyways....The survivors can get pieced off then.....
They wont get their loved ones back however.....But the goverment knows no remorse ever..........
The whole scene is fraught with such hypicrisy and lies it makes one feel to puke.
Does anyone else think that the whole effin world has gone mental?
maybe a little too much haarp or ELF?
Does anyone else think that we are getting more insane by the day?Like somebody is turning up the volume of some crazy making broadcast just a little every day?
Perhaps we are getting close to the tipping point?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 10:20 AM
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Originally posted by stirling
The war will change all that stuff...so why bother now?


What war?


Obama clearly could have done,what other Presidents havnt done.

He swept it under the rug also. The victims,their families need closure.


Hope and Change?

Pfft................



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 10:52 AM
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The problem with this situation is that the United States had a hard time labeling it as terrorism, and usually the argument rests on fact that the soldiers were sleeping, in which the U.N. doesn't give soldiers non-combatant status just because they're resting. You also need to take a look at who was president then, Reagan, The so called hero of freedom with his 'Reagan Doctrine'. At the end, him of all people tucked his tail and withdrew our forces from Lebanon. The higher-up generals are the ones responsible, for it was their orders that called for supporting the The splintered Lebanese army when the majority of their command sided with the Phalangists/SLA. The Generals were warned by officers, etc not to intervene militarily for that exact reason and they reaped what they sowed.

youtu.be...
I think the part of about the bombing is at the end of this video.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 11:00 AM
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When you set up shop in other folk's countries and kill their kin and friends, you should expect deadly opposition. I do not understand people who think their anger is righteous when the US forces themselves into foreign countries affairs.

Bring the troops home. Close bases on foreign soil. Then we can have a balanced budget for a change. If you want to send troops to someone elses country, then legally declare war.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 11:07 AM
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Sorry about the marines that died, no disrespect.

But come on man.

An attack occurred on 911, all conspiracies aside, the families wanted to know what happened, on US soil for Cripes sake, and they got white washed.

Three Thousand..............



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 11:32 AM
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This story actually seems to contradict itself, unless I am reading this wrong.



We can show that international banks have moved billions of dollars of funds from Bank Markazi, Iran's central bank, through banks in the U.S. So far that money has been untouchable.


Then this:



Incredibly, however, it is opposing a clear and effective way to take $2.65 billion out of the Iranian financial system


I thought the money had already made it's way into US banks and out of the hands of the Iranians. This group just cant get their hands on it.



The Administration's opposition will make it harder for future victims of Iranian terrorism to obtain justice as well, explained Ms. Derbyshire.


Huh? This statement really throws a red flag for me! Is it possible that this is not really about the "victims of terrorism" and more about the lawyers, this group and their big pay day?

Lets not forget that this is the same group that wants to sue Iran for.....can you guess?......9/11!
Why? Because 9/11 was a terror attack, and Iran supports terrorism! I'm sorry. This looks like hogwash!

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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 12:31 PM
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edit on 30-1-2012 by neo96 because: holy batman post overload.



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