He's not there yet, but
he's coming. Three days of torment and venomous anti-Iranian propaganda
are planned. Big Apple residents will need decompression time when he
His kind isn't welcome. He's toxic, deadly and destructive. Expect resentment
to be expressed while he's there. It'll remain when he's gone.
He'll arrive on September 27. On the same day, he'll address the UN
General Assembly. Why they let him in who knows. He's expected to meet
Obama who'll also be there. Between them, they're a one-punch against
freedom, equity, justice and peace.
He's an ambassador of hate and ill will. He's pure evil. Maligning Iran
tops his agenda. He condemned Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei's important
NAM summit speech.
What he said bears repeating. He spoke honestly and forthrightly. He
took aim at destructive US/Israeli policies. They include torture, assassinations,
gulag injustice, imperial wars, and humanity threatening malevolence.
They spurn international law principles. Their demand their way or else.
Their media disseminate lies, not truth. They promote war, not peace.
America's 99% demands better. NAM solidarity against what they represent
is vital. So is eliminating catastrophic weapons of mass destruction.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran considers the use of nuclear, chemical
and similar weapons as a great and unforgivable sin. We proposed the
idea of 'Middle East free of nuclear weapons' and we are committed to
All countries are entitled to develop peaceful nuclear power. Israel's
nuclear arsenal menaces humanity. Iran "has never been after nuclear
weapons and will never give up the right of its people to use nuclear
energy for peaceful purposes. Our motto is: 'Nuclear energy for all
and nuclear weapons for none.' "
He called Palestine an "agonizing issue." European immigrants massacred
defenseless people. They stole their country. Crimes continue daily.
"This is one of the most important issues of the human community."
"Hardly a day passes without reports of murder, injury and arrests of
the youth who stand up to defend their homeland and their honor and
protest against the destruction of their farms and homes."
"The Zionist regime, which has carried out assassinations and caused
conflicts and crimes for decades by waging disastrous wars, killing
people, occupying Arab territories and organizing state-sponsored terrorism
in the region and in the world, labels the Palestinian people as “terrorists”,
the people who have stood up to fight for their rights."
Palestine belongs to Palestinians. Occupation threatens global peace
and security. Exiled diaspora Palestinians are entitled to return.
Global conditions face a "crucial historical juncture." NAM nations
must bond against "insecurity, war and hegemony." Cooperating for common
aims is key. So is resisting global bullies. Khamenei's comments left
no ambiguity. He took direct aim at America, Israel, and rogue partners.
Netanyahu responded predictably. He called honest comments "blood libel."
He'll "go to the UN to tell (his distorted version of) the truth about
the terror regime of Iran which poses the greatest threat to world peace."
Maybe attending leaders will greet him by walking out. He responds to
justifiable criticism with lies and hate filled rhetoric. He and like-minded
Israelis menace humanity.
Their agenda is corrosive, destructive, racist, extremist, undemocratic,
and hateful. They espouse violence, not peaceful coexistence.
They endorse confrontation over diplomacy. They advocate strength through
militarism, intimidation, and naked aggression. They're contemptuous
of ethical and moral principles. They call non-Jews unworthy lesser
beings. They consider Arabs and other Muslims Untermenschen.
Netanyahu's not welcome in polite company. Too bad he won't change his
mind and stay home. New Yorkers won't exhale until he leaves. Pockmarks
will remain when he's gone. Imagine what Israelis put up with at home.
Perhaps they'll oust him next election.
Perhaps readers will denounce hateful scoundrel media editorials. The
Washington Post's editorial board publishes some of the worst. On August
30, they again targeted Iran.
Baseless accusations followed. We've heard them all before. They long
ago wore thin. The Post barely stopped short of urging war. Time's running
out to eliminate the Iranian threat, it claimed.
Post editors know, but won't say, that Tehran threatens no one. Its
nuclear program is peaceful. It doesn't sponsor terrorism. It denounces
It promotes peace and mutual cooperation. It opposes war and divisiveness.
It urges other nations bond against America's destructive agenda and
house organ broadsheets endorsing it.
Pentagon Chief v. Anti-Iranian Propaganda
Baseless charges confront Iran regularly. War threats follow. Israeli
bombast is worst of all. Netanyahu/Barak repeat it ad nauseam.
Lies and fake threats regurgitated enough times get believed. Current
IAEA head Yukiya Amano represents Western interests. Washington installed
him to lie. He hasn't disappointed.
His latest quarterly report claims Tehran increased its uranium enrichment
capacity by 30% since May. It doubled it at its fortified Fordow facility.
With no evidence whatever proving it, he claimed it's moving closer
to weapon-grade material.
Mark Fitzpatrick is International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
non-proliferation and disarmament program director. He cites baseless
reasons for concern about Iran's "increased tempo of enrichment, the
larger stockpile of enriched uranium and, most importantly, the additional
centrifuges installed in the deeply-buried facility at Fordow."
Amano heightened tensions further. He repeated previous false charges.
He claims Iran's Parchin facility covertly conducts suspect explosives
tests. He implied nuclear related ones.
Panchin is a conventional military site. Washington and Israel have
similar ones. IAEA reports ignore them. They say nothing about the nuclear
menace both nations represent.
White House press secretary Jay Carney said Washington is "closely studying
the details of (the IAEA) report, but broadly speaking it is not surprising
that Iran is continuing to violate its obligations."
An unnamed Israeli official said Amano's new report "corroborates what
(Netanyahu) has been saying for years."
US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey downplays an Iranian
risk. "I don't want to be complicit" if Israel attacks Iran, he said.
He repeated the same sentiment earlier.
Attacking Iran's nuclear sites will delay, not destroy, its program,
he believes. He added that he's unaware of Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Intelligence suggests no weapons development activities.
Dempsey represents Obama's position. Expect eventual war on Iran. It's
longstanding US policy. Washington and Israel disagree on timing. Expect
no hints until post-November. Electoral priorities come first. So does
ousting Assad and isolating the Islamic Republic.
Washington's war on Syria rages. NAM's final document highlights mutual
cooperation, resolving the Syrian conflict, Iran's legitimate nuclear
program, Palestine, and world peace. Key is whether rhetoric becomes
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