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NEW YORK, NY- You literally cannot make this stuff up. As anyone with more than a couple of brain cells to rub together knows (which eliminates Biden), Iran is one of the biggest…if not THE biggest state sponsor of terrorism in the world.

That is why one has to wonder why on Earth the U.S. Secret Service decided to tweet out a photo of agents protecting Iran’s murderous president this past week in New York City.

While the agency is tasked with helping to protect foreign dignitaries who were in the Big Apple at the U.N. General Assembly meeting last week, the attendance of the Iranian president, who has been sanctioned by the United States, was met with a great deal of controversy, CNS News reports.

Why then did someone in leadership at the Secret Service think broadcasting that to the world was a good idea?

“This week, we are all hands on deck in NYC for the 77th UN General Assembly, working with our partners including [the NYPD], [State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service], [U.S. Coast Guard ] and more,” they tweeted to their 1.1 million followers.

Among the photos included was one which showed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi emerging from a black Chevy Suburban along with members of his delegation, protected by what appears to be Secret Service agents.

The tweet gathered sharp criticism from a number of people, including at least one member of Congress.

“The US Secret Service, directed by the Biden Administration, is providing security for a murderous, terrorist dictator who has declared death to America,” said Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY).

“They TWEETED a picture of them guarding Raisi?” tweeted Heritage Foundation senior fellow Victoria Coates, who served as senior director for strategic assessment in the Trump administration’s National Security Council.

The Secret Service, however defended their role.

‘The Secret Service is the global leader in protective operations,” Secret Service spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said when asked for comment.

“The primary role of the agency and our partners during the General Assembly is to create a safe environment and protect all world leaders that are recognized by the United States and the United Nations so that they can focus on their important diplomatic work,” he said.

“That is not only part of the mission of the Secret Service but it is also mandated under federal law.”

How about this guy?

CNS noted that agency had issued a previous statement about their role at the General Assembly’s so-called “high-level” week,” designated as an annually recurring National Special Security Event.

“The U.S. Secret Service has assumed its role as the lead agency for the design and implementation of the operational security plan to ensure the safety and security of all those participating in the 77th United Nations General Assembly,” it read.

“As the 77th UNGA gets underway, the U.S. Secret Service is working closely with its law enforcement partners at every level to safeguard hundreds of diplomatic delegations from around the world, providing the protection for which the agency is renowned.”

The Secret Service couldn’t have had worse timing to broadcast the fact they are protecting one of the world’s leading tyrants.

Currently, security forces in Iran are putting down a number of protests sparked by the killing of a 22-year-old woman for the “crime” of not wearing a hijab in public, a “morality” crime. She was literally beaten to death.

Raisi has been president since June 2021. A former judiciary chief, Raisi was “elected” after the Iranian regime banned hundreds of candidates from running.

Iran has been under U.S. sanctions since 2019, put in place under the Trump administration, cited for human rights abuses which involved thousands of executions outside the judicial system in 1988, and violent suppression of protests emanating from a disputed 2009 presidential election.

The Israeli ambassador was having none of Raisi’s appearance before the UN General Assembly:

Republican senators have long urged the administration to ban Raisi from obtaining a visa to attend U.N events. Last September he did so by video link, however this year he decided to pollute the UN with his presence.

This year, a group of 48 Republicans, led by California Rep. Young Kim, as well as three Democrats wrote a letter to Biden asking him to ban Raisi from attending.

“Given Ebrahim Raisi’s record of supporting terrorism and violating human rights, he should not be afforded the privilege to step onto American soil nor the privilege to address the United Nations General Assembly,” they wrote.

In addition, hundreds of Iranian-Americans wrote Biden, asking him to “stand with the people of Iran in their demands for peace, freedom, and a non-nuclear, secular Republic of Iran.” A number of Iranian Americans and others planned to protest Raisi’s Wednesday appearance before the General Assembly.

Biden is of course prepared to hand the farm over to Iran by re-engaging in the nuclear deal axed by former President Donald Trump. Opponents of the deal fear that by allowing Iran to enrich uranium, they will use it for the purposes of weaponizing it for a possible nuclear attack most likely on Israel, but also possibly on the United States. Israel has repeatedly said it will not allow a nuclear Iran.

Among those planning to appear at the protests against Raisi are former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, chairman of the advocacy group United Against a Nuclear Iran, and Sam Brownback, former governor and senator from Kansas, who also served as the former ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

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MIDDLE EAST- In the same week when we learned the terrorist country of Iran is allegedly planning assassination plots against former President Trump and other officials, we now learn that the Brandon…er Biden administration is proposing a deal which would net that country over $1 trillion dollars over the next half-dozen years, according to Gateway Pundit.

According to Richard Goldberg, senior advisor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a proposal would give Iran $1.075 trillion. It looks like being one of the chief state sponsors of terrorism has its perks.

“Under the deal, Iran gets a financial package worth up to $275 billion in the first year and as much as $800 billion over the next five,” Goldberg writes.

The “deal” is the ill-fated 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal made by Obama with the terrorist nation, a deal which saw the US send $100 billion to Iran and included a C-130 Hercules delivering $400 million in cash on Jan. 15, 2016, as reported at the time by CNN.

Biden this week confirmed the desire of his administration to revisit that deal, which was smartly canceled by former President Trump.

It is widely held that Iran used the money given by Obama in order to wage terrorist attacks and engage in other subversive activities in Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq and Gaza as well as other locations around the world; in other words using American taxpayers’ money to destabilize the globe.

“With a trillion dollars available by 2030 for Iran’s missile program, sponsorship of terrorism and Revolutionary Guard, the agreement enables Tehran to set a dozen more fires around the Middle East that force a US response to defend American citizens, embassies, and allies,” Goldberg continued.

“And in the end, without demanding a full accounting of Iran’s nuclear activities or destroying a single centrifuge, the deal’s expiration dates all but guarantee Iran will still cross the nuclear threshold at a future time of it’s choosing.”

The latest revelation comes during Biden’s trip to the Middle East, which saw his usual assortment of US-embarrassing blunders, such as referring to the Holocaust as an “honor.”

He then chose to spit in the face of one of our greatest allies, Israel, by removing the Israeli flag from his presidential limo as he visited Palestinian terrorists in East Jerusalem. By so doing, Biden became the first American president ever to visit that area.

Biden’s promise to reenter the Iran nuclear deal comes after it was revealed that despite his statements to the contrary, he is more than “aware” of his son Hunter’s overseas business dealings, which included involvement with CEFC China Energy, a Chinese-government controlled enterprise.

The revelations came about from a voicemail Biden left on his son’s phone in which he expressed knowledge of his foreign business involvements. Biden has repeatedly said that he had no knowledge of Hunter Biden’s foreign business arrangements.

As Goldberg noted, getting the US involved in the Middle East, bogged down by continuous threats from Iran and other bad actors would be applauded by Beijing and Moscow, with both China and Russia advocating for the nuclear deal between the US and Iran.

“To be sure, Russia and China would like nothing more than to see an America bogged down by never-ending Iranian nuclear extortion and escalation. That is why they are the strongest proponents of a nuclear deal with Iran,” Goldberg writes.

“They know that the more money Iran has available for terrorism, missiles and nuclear expansion in the Middle East , the more American time and resources will consistently be diverted from Asia and Europe to mitigate the latest Iran-sponsored crisis. That, unfortunately, is a strategic reality supporters of an Iran nuclear deal fail to grasp,” he finished.

Remember when Donald Trump was twice impeached? What Biden is attempting to do with Iran is nothing short of treason. If we had a real Congress that was interested in the best interests of the United States, articles of impeachment would be getting drawn up charging Joe Biden with treason.

He is playing a dangerous game with our national security. Hopefully, this is brought to a screeching halt before it is too late.

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For more on Iran and the threat they pose should the acquire nuclear weapons, we invite you to read our prior piece on the topic.

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While Democrats in Congress and the occupant of the Oval Office concern themselves with proper pronouns and a bogus “insurrection from 18 months ago, gasoline prices have doubled, tampons are nowhere to be found, mothers cannot find baby formula, Vladimir Putin is threatening nuclear war, and the insane regime in Iran is within possibly weeks of being able to weaponize uranium via a nuclear weapon.

Thank God our leaders have their priorities straight.

According to an opinion piece in The Hill, the writer, Mark Toth says that late last month, the Atomic Energy Agency, the UN agency which oversees global nuclear technology and use, issued a report which said the radical Iranian regime at that time possessed enough fissile material to construct a nuclear bomb.

This is a development that former President Trump and former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned about.

Toth notes that Tehran has developed some 95 pounds of highly enriched uranium (HEU), which may not seem like that much, however as he notes, that development is “deeply concerning.” In order for a nuclear chain reaction to sustain itself, “sufficient HEU mass” is required and Iran has crossed that dangerous threshold.

Moreover and even more ominous, Tehran is enriching that country’s HEU stockpile to 60 percent—which is significantly higher the three to five percent HEU level needed to produce fuel for medical experiments and nuclear power plants.

What that tells us that despite having been told by the Obama administration previously and the Biden administration currently, Iran has zero interest in using their uranium stores for either medical use or nuclear power plants.

They are “clearly aiming for 90 percent HEU enrichment,” Toth writes which is the amount necessary to build an atomic bomb.

Israel has been down this road before, the last time in 1981. This was when then-Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and his security cabinet implemented a program called Operation Babylon to take out Saddam Hussein’s Osirak nuclear facility. Back then, the atomic threat posed by Iraq was much more theoretical than that posed by modern-day Iran.

Today’s threat is significantly more serious and therefore much more problematic to dispose of.

The current threat posed by Iran is also nothing new for that country, where they had previously targeted both Israel and Saudi Arabia for nuclear attack.

The previous plan, known as the Amad Plan would have seen Iran build five 10-kiloton nuclear warheads by 2003, according to documents seized by Israel’s Mossad from a Tehran warehouse in 2018.

In fact, although the plan never came to fruition, Iran had gone so far as to develop an atomic test site in the “Mars-like dead zone” of the Lut Desert, located about 500 miles northeast of Dubai or 1,500 miles east of Tel Aviv.

The Obama administration had implemented a plan that was allegedly designed to curtail the regime’s ability develop nuclear weapons. Known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Trump administration terminated the United States’ participation in the deal, claiming it was a “bad deal” for the U.S.

According to a White House release issued by the Trump administration, the JCPOA would have admittedly “delayed” Iran’s ability to pursue nuclear weapons, however the reason they were still able to do so is because it permitted Iran to continue nuclear research and development.

The deal also lifted sanctions on the regime, which allowed it to once again finance its nuclear ambitions by selling oil. Trump’s action allowed sanctions against “critical sectors of Iran’s economy, such as its energy, petrochemical and financial sectors.”

The agreement also, according to Obama, rewarded Iran with a $150 billion payoff.

Joe Biden, whose foreign policy has thus far been an abject failure, has promised to return the United States to the JCPOA. However as Toth states, Biden had a five-month “window of opportunity” at the beginning of his term to reengage in the agreement, however he was busy dealing with “important” matters such as proper pronouns and making the military a woke social laboratory. Which is just as well…the deal was a bad one for the U.S.

So as Biden fiddled, Iran’s 2021 elections saw “hard-liners” gain power, with Ebrahim Raisi being elected as Iran’s new president. His regime has thus far been marked as being “combative and noncooperative.” For example, earlier this month, Rafael Grossi, director general of the IAEA told the agency’s board of governors that Iran had neglected to provide “explanations that are technically credible” concerning nuclear materials being found at “three undeclared locations in Iran.”

In addition, Tehran started installing “advanced IR-6 centrifuges” in clusters, which now allows the regime to accelerate their uranium enrichment by as much as 50 percent.

As a result, the IAEA board censured the regime, which caused Iran to cut off IAEA camera feeds tasked with monitoring the country’s nuclear activities. Grossi opines that if the IAEA doesn’t regain its ability to evaluate Tehran’s atomic sites in real time, it will likely spell the end, a “fatal blow,” if you will, to the JCPOA.

While Biden has been sleeping (probably literally) on the threat posed by Iran, the Pentagon has not. For example in March, now-retired Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, then serving as commander of U.S. Central Command, told a Senate hearing that Tehran has “3,000 ballistic missiles,” which includes variants capable of reaching Tel Aviv. He also warned that the regime’s nuclear “breakout” is now measured in “weeks,” not “months.”

For its part, Israel is well-aware of the dangers posed by the unhinged Iranian regime. On June 12, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett admitted Tehran is “dangerously close to getting their hands on nuclear weapons.”

In response, Israel admitted they have extended the range of their U.S.-supplied Lockheed Martin F-351 Adir stealth fighter-bombers for missions inside Iran. Such an admission is not typical of Israel to publicize, so it is likely sent as a warning to the Iranian regime that Israel isn’t ready to mess around should Tehran develop nukes.

Toth notes if Israel were indeed put in the position to take out Iran’s nuke program, a number of targets would need to be taken out, with the primary objective being to destroy the centrifuges enriching HEU in Natanz, Fordow and other locations—all of which he noted are buried deep underground.

Toth writes that doing such is the only military means whereby Israel can prevent Iran from reaching the 90 percent HEU enrichment level. Numerous secondary targets would also need to be destroyed. Iran Watch identifies 38 known nuclear-related sites in total in Iran.

One thing that is clear—if Israel did indeed attack Iran’s uranium production facilities, it would more than likely elicit a response from terrorist groups in the area, such as Hezbollah, Hamas, and other radical Middle Eastern militia groups. Toth notes retaliatory attacks from Lebanon, Syria, and the Gaza Strip would be expected in the form of rocket attacks. Clearly, this would erupt into a regional conflict that may be difficult to control.

Toth writes that by all appearances, the United States and Israel are “out of time,” with the threat coming from Tehran currently defined as “substantial” and “only intensifying.”

Israel has heretofore employed a more covert approach against Iran’s nuclear ambitions, using sabotage and assassinations of Iran’s key nuclear physicists. However with HEU now hovering at 60 percent, things are getting very tenuous at best.

Are the end times spoken of in Revelations at hand? It may not be but its starting to feel awfully close. But hey, how about those pronouns!

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Following is a previous piece we published about Iran’s nuke program:

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WASHINGTON, DC- As if things aren’t bad enough in Europe, now we have to worry about the lunatic jihadists in Iran. According to a former CIA operative, it may be too late for the West to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapons.

That is, unless either the United States or its NATO allies, or perhaps Israel intervenes, according to Trending Politics.

Reuel Marc Gerecht the former operative and a current senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies says it may indeed be too late.

Gerecht told John Solomon on his podcast that it is likely Iran has already reached the point in its weaponization of uranium that in order to stop it, the U.S. (or probably Israel) could stop it only be sending in bombers to take it out.

Gerecht told Solomon:

 Essentially, they’re home free, which means you either accept them going nuclear and you’re perhaps willing to engage in some type of containment strategy—think of the Soviet Union. Or you strike. You try to prevent them from becoming nuclear.

Containment strategy? We’re talking about a lunatic country that doesn’t believe Israel has the right to exist, and which has called for that nation’s destruction, as well as that of the United States.

Contain? Unfortunately, the feckless Biden administration is currently in negotiations with the jihadist regime to drop sanctions against Iran, using (believe it or not) Russia as an intermediary. You cannot make this up.

That leaves the US with the two options Gerecht spoke of. Say a prayer and hope the crazy ayatollahs don’t use the bomb if they successfully build it, or try to hit them before they do so. Neither of those is obviously desirable.

In a recent op-ed, Gerecht examined those options:

The actual options: Iran gets the nuke but America tries to deter and contain its ambitions. Or America essentially gives up (Iran becomes Israel’s problem, not ours). Or America ramps up sanctions, tries to obtain a “good deal,” or induced a nuke-stopping, popular insurrection.

Or, politically the least appealing choice, America goes to war to prevent the Islamic Revolutionary Guards from becoming custodians of nuclear-armed ballistic missiles.

Gerecht’s op-ed attempted to lay the blame on the Trump administration, claiming we “waited too long” to deal with it. He wrote:

Trump chose a stop-the-nuke sanctions strategy, which should have changed when it became obvious two years ago that Tehran had stockpiled—or figured out how to import outside of sanctions—high-tech, nuclear related components, and a lot of managing steel…

[…]

Before January 2021, anti-deal Republicans who believe an Iranian nuke is simply unacceptable should have been encouraging Trump to bomb Iran’s program. That was the only approach that offered any chance of restraining Tehran’s ambitions. Arms control always had a negligible chance of success with an oil-rich, exuberantly mendacious, revolutionary Islamic state.

Of course, Gerecht didn’t address in his op-ed the reckless policy the Biden administration is currently pursuing. The ease for which he blamed the Trump administration, which by all appearances was extremely tough on Tehran, while ignoring Biden’s recklessness is somewhat telling.

After all, as a former CIA agent, as Trending Politics noted, that agency was behind the bogus “weapons of mass destruction” garbage that got us involved in Iraq in the early part of this century.

One must wonder that if indeed Iran already (or soon will have) nuclear weapons, why the anxiousness of the Iranian regime to push this nuke deal with the U.S. and Western allies.

Is Iran indeed close to having nukes? Nobody knows, but one sure thing is that if Biden’s goal of removing sanctions from the regime comes about, they’ll have them a lot sooner than they otherwise would.

Secret Service tweets out photo of agents protecting murderous Iranian president at United Nations

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UNITED STATES – A former state department official has analyzed Biden’s planned nuclear deal with Iran, and he is raising the alarm on how the deal is “dangerous to national security.”

That official, Gabriel Noronha, is former Special Advisor for Iran for the U.S. State Department.

On March 7, 2022, he published an article for Tablet detailing his apprehension about President Joe Biden’s impending nuclear deal with Iran.

In the article, Noronha raises concerns over the part of the deal that involves the lifting of sanctions on terrorists and terrorist-supporting entities.

He writes:

“But this much is clear to me: The deal being negotiated in Vienna is dangerous to U.S. national security, to the stability of the Middle East, and to the Iranian people who suffer most under that brutal regime.

“The lack of evidence to justify a removal of U.S. sanctions is illegal, and the deal that will be foisted upon the world without the support of Congress will be illegitimate. This deal will not serve U.S. interests in either the short or long term.”

Noronha continues:

“With [U.S. Special Envoy for Iran] Robert Malley in the lead, the United States has promised to lift sanctions on some of the regime’s worst terrorists and torturers, on leading officials who have developed Iran’s WMD infrastructure, and has agreed to lift sanctions on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) itself.

“In exchange, Iran will receive fewer limitations than those imposed under the JCPOA [Obama’s Iran deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action], and the restrictions on its nuclear program will expire six years sooner than under the terms of the old deal.”

Noronha lists several examples of terrorists who would receive sanction relief.

One of these is Iran’s own Ayatullah Khamenei, who, Noronha writes, “is ultimately responsible for every act of terror and murder committed by the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

He continues:

“We know that Khamenei has personally ordered the massacre of Iranians by his security forces.

“In November 2019, as brave Iranians took to the streets to protest the 40 years of corruption and oppression at the hands of the clerics, Khamenei assembled his top security team together and told them: ‘The Islamic Republic is in danger. Do whatever it takes to end it. You have my order.”’

“In the ensuing days, about 1,500 Iranians were killed by the regime’s brute squads, including dozens of children and hundreds of women.

“This mass murderer will also be free of sanctions.”

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Noronha adds that in his role in the State Department, he documented horrific massacres perpetrated by terrorists like Khamenei, and muses:

“I hope to never see such things again, but I fear that because of this deal, we all will….

“Sanctions are not merely economic, political, or diplomatic tools—they speak truth to evil.”

Biden’s impending deal does not merely lift sanctions on persons, Noronha continues.  It also “lifts sanctions on the various economic entities that fuel the regime’s machinery of repression.”

For example, they will be lifted on the Central Bank of Iran and the National Development Fund, both of which “still fund terrorism.”

Noronha goes on to observe:

“So what have we received in exchange for all these concessions to the most vile men and institutions in Iran?

“Has the regime come clean about its clandestine nuclear activities or committed to stop nuclear enrichment?

“Has the regime committed to stop supporting terror and taking American hostages?

“The short answer on all counts is no.”

Another concern is that, with Biden’s deal, Iran is set to access a “massive windfall of cash.”

Noronha estimates that Iran will have:

“$90 billion in access to foreign exchange reserves, and then a further $50-$55 billion in extra revenue each year from higher oil and petrochemical exports, with no restrictions on how or where the money can be spent.”

Not only that, but, to Noronha, “most troubling transfer of funds” is the planned $7 million dollars to be paid to Iran to ransom four Americans from an Iranian jail.

Noronha notes:

“Now, let me be clear: I would be extremely glad to bring these Americans back home safely as quickly as possible. They are innocent victims who, along with their families, have suffered unjustly for far too long.

“But make no mistake: Biden’s payment will only supercharge Iran’s hostage-taking industry.”

Noronha is far from alone in his open concerns about the impending Iran deal.

Fox News reports that a group of 21 House members, including 10 Democrats, penned a letter of concern on Thursday, March 10, addressing Biden.

The letter stated, in part:

“Among other issues, we are highly concerned about reports indicating the potential lifting of the Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and of the sanctions placed on members of the office of the Supreme Leader.

“Without adequately addressing Iran’s role as the world’s leading state-sponsor of terror – which was noticeably absent from the 2015 JCPOA – and simultaneously providing billions of dollars in sanctions relief, the United States would be providing a clear path for Iranian proxies to continue fueling terrorism.”


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