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dkf

(37,305 posts)
Tue Sep 17, 2013, 07:39 PM Sep 2013

Graham readying use of force authorization against Iranian regime

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Tuesday he's working on legislation that would give the president the green light to attack Iran if negotiations over the country's alleged nuclear weapons program stall.

Graham, one of the GOP's most prominent hawks, told reporters on Tuesday that he's worried the administration's failure to get congressional approval for a strike against Syria has emboldened Iran. He said he'll be working with Democrats and Republicans on legislation that would encourage diplomacy, threaten more sanctions and authorize military action as a last resort.

“I do believe without the threat of credible military force by us, the Iranians are going to just slow-walk,” Graham said. “So I'm trying to create the dynamic that there is bipartisan support for continued diplomacy, sanctions and the use of force as a last resort.”

Graham said Iran has been pursuing its weapons program while the Obama administration – and the rest of the world – has been focused on Syria. He said U.S. policymakers should urgently refocus their attention.


Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/global-affairs/middle-east-north-africa/322835-graham-preparing-use-of-force-authorization-against-iran#ixzz2fCEaOg7S

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Graham readying use of force authorization against Iranian regime (Original Post) dkf Sep 2013 OP
Oh, fuck this shit. I hope Iran DOES get the Bomb. scarletwoman Sep 2013 #1
Putin should get this fucking over with and supply Iran with a few short range, mobile tactical Purveyor Sep 2013 #4
I really hate these fucking assholes. Autumn Sep 2013 #2
See How This Works ??? - He Gets Attacked From The Right- Wing Loons... WillyT Sep 2013 #3

scarletwoman

(31,893 posts)
1. Oh, fuck this shit. I hope Iran DOES get the Bomb.
Tue Sep 17, 2013, 07:44 PM
Sep 2013

I think a little Mutually Assured Destruction might do a world of good in the Middle East. India and Pakistan seem to be doing okay with their own nuclear parity.

 

Purveyor

(29,876 posts)
4. Putin should get this fucking over with and supply Iran with a few short range, mobile tactical
Tue Sep 17, 2013, 08:03 PM
Sep 2013

nukes and call it a day.

Party over. Iran is safe from foreign attack for at least the life of these weapons.

 

WillyT

(72,631 posts)
3. See How This Works ??? - He Gets Attacked From The Right- Wing Loons...
Tue Sep 17, 2013, 07:51 PM
Sep 2013
And becomes a right-wing loon in the process.

No profiles in courage as far as the eye can see.


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