Iranian defector claims U.S. negotiating for Iran in nuclear weapon talks

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Whose side is Obama on? A media aide for the Iranian President has defected, noting as he did so that in the negotiations the U.S. team has mostly been taking Iran’s side.

In his television interview, Mr Mottaghi also gave succour to western critics of the proposed nuclear deal, which has seen the White House pursue a more conciliatory line with Tehran than some of America’s European allies in the negotiating team, comprising the five permanent members of the UN security council and Germany. “The US negotiating team are mainly there to speak on Iran’s behalf with other members of the 5+1 countries and convince them of a deal,” he said. [emphasis mine]

Words fail me. Either Obama and Kerry are incredibly naive and incompetent, or they have no loyalty to the U.S. and wish to provide aid and comfort to those who wish to destroy us. In either case the citizens of the U.S. and the rest of the world are in serious trouble.



  • Al

    I believe it’s the second option. Both Kerry and Obama have demonstrated over and over a hatred for their own country. And I agree, we are in serious trouble.

  • PeterF

    “Either Obama and Kerry are incredibly naive and incompetent, or they have no loyalty to the U.S.”

    Perhaps all three? They have only gotten this far because of the spineless squish RINOs. Any other president would have been impeached YEARS ago. Like the Clinton’s they will keep getting away with it until they don’t. If any of you survive to write a history of these times, please be sure to include the RINO enabling.

  • Cotour

    Whats with some Jews?

    I know some of them as friends, they are unable to see Obama as Israels worst existential nightmare but they still doggedly support him? Even today with story’s like this for all to see (and we understand that “story’s in the news” can be / are in part propaganda)

    H. Weinstien who is certainly a major player in shaping opinion in America and the world and has no negative Obama comment on this subject? If anyone of Jewish heritage could explain this to me I would appreciate it because the rational explanation evades detection by me. Whats up with some Jews?

  • Publius 2

    We have reached the point in our lives where the United States is in the greatest danger since World War II. We now face twin existential threats, or should I say mirror-image existential threats, one from radical Sunni Islam in the form of ISIS and al-Qaeda, and the other from radical Shia Islam in the form of the resurgent Persian Empire. In both case our president and his administration are not preparing to meet and defeat these threats to protect the United States and the free world. Instead, they are capitulating and appeasing — seemingly with enthusiasm.

    There is only one course left for the American people in such a situation: remove this man from office. The longer he continues with his plan to cripple this nation, the more difficult it will be to defeat the powers intent on destroying us. There is a traitor in the White House, and every member of our military has sworn to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution against all enemies — foreign and domestic.

  • wodun

    Could you imagine this happening in the 80’s? A Russian on the negotiating team defects and then says that Reagan was negotiating on behalf of the Russian perspective? You would have to use your imagination because it would never happen. Oh sure the chance of a defection is always high because the USA is awesome while these countries we knock heads with suck terribly but our President taking the side of our geopolitical foes?

    I guess the silver lining here is that it will be much harder to become “The Worst President the USA Has Ever Had” after Obama leaves office. Hopefully no one decides to one up him through incompetence or, as in the case of Obama, malice.

  • Cotour

    Well said, and I agree.

  • D.K. Williams

    Par for the course from a president whose statements about his own country are largely critical. Same can be said for Kerry.

  • JoseJ

    Obama is hell bent on destroying the nation from within and Kerry is just puppet (nice mental image of Obama’s hand up Kerry’s ass)… OK back to the previously scheduled program. I don’t think incompetence is the problem the WH knows exactly what they are doing.

  • Ayatholla

    The Iranians could only use their nukes against Saudi, they couldn’t send them much further than that. So what’s the problem with having Iran getting nukes at the same time as the Saudi does it? (By importing them from US allied Pakistan). Iran and Saudi would devastate each other, and the world would become a better place to live in (for non-arabs, i.e. sane human beings).

  • Publius 2

    Some holes in your argument, Mr. Ayatholla. First, Iran’s missile technology is developing rapidly — and it is not being included in the so-called deal between the mullahs and the West. They are on the verge of deploying missiles capable of hitting the U.S. West Coast. Second, even with intermediate-range missiles, the Iranians can transport them to secret bases in Latin America, which they have been attempting to develop for years in cooperation with Venezuela, Nicaragua and possibly Cuba. Third, a nuclear detonation in the upper atmosphere over the United States would trigger an electromagnetic pulse that could cripple our electricity grid for months if not years. Fourth, a nuclear exchange confined to the Middle East would send clouds of dangerous radioactivity dispersing for thousands of miles. Fifth, Iran’s primary target would not be Saudi Arabia but Israel, still our strongest ally in the region and the only democracy in the Middle East. Shall I go on?

  • 1. You assume that any nuclear war would be contained. That is a very dangerous position to take. Such conflicts almost always do not stay contained, but expand to engulf the world. One need only look back to both World Wars to see how this unfolds.

    2. Your position, to me, seems very bigoted. You have no problem with millions of innocent Middle Eastern citizens being killed, merely because they are stuck living in a corrupt cultural, religious, and political backwater. This is a horrible position. Western civilization should advocate protecting and providing justice for all humans, not just ourselves.

  • Max

    I’ve given it the smell test and something here definitely stinks.
    The US negotiating on the behalf of Iran? Who is setting up whom? The negotiating team will not allow them to have nukes without consequences for using them. A nuclear weapon will be used, and the punishment will be severe. Whether the bomb is theirs or not is immaterial, it will be the excuse we need to Attack and pacify an old enemy allowing Saudis, and the militant arm of the Sunni Muslim (ISIS) to conquer the Middle East.
    But there is a worst case scenario, if they launch a nuke straight up into the ionosphere and set it off, it will immediately blind us for at least a while. All non-hardened satellites will immediately burnout. The space station and all aboard will die. The radiation will continue for sometime keeping the military blind, and GPS will be down or destroyed.
    They can use our blindness to lunch at any target, to cause the largest distraction and prevent retaliation on them. Such as a launch towards Cashmere, or the DMZ between North and South Korea, or on the troops at the Russian border. Each place would immediately do a counter strike against innocent, unaware people. The Russian counterstrike would mediately be followed by a NATO and US retaliation. The submarine boomers under the ocean would finish off the rest.
    Tensions are high and everyone has an itchy finger right now. In the US, banks and the electrical grid all cease to work. Scared men with guns will hijack food being delivered to the cities and life as we know it will soon crumble. How much the world will be affected is in direct relationship to how much they rely upon modern computers, power, and communications. Russia has prepared for this scenario and uses modern tube technology in much of its hardware and military. (electro magnetic pulse does not affect vacuum tubes)
    If Obama continues blocking the purchase of transformers and spare parts in preparation for an EMP, our country will not survive even the simplest of attacks. And he will achieve his ultimate goal of bringing down America. There are more resources here than anywhere else in the world, who will rush in to take the prize?
    Most likely, the enemy will be from within. And a new dynasty will be born from the ashes of the old America. Let the hunger games begin…

  • pzatchok

    I don’t tend to agree with this whole scenario.

    At least not the fall of civilization aspect of it.

    ‘But I do agree that Iran is one of the few nations I have absolutely no trust of.
    In my mind their leaders are just crazy enough to think they themselves might live through a nuclear counterstrike.
    And they just devout enough to believe that any Muslim killed in such an exchange would be happy to wake up and find themselves in heaven.

    Even Russia at the height of the cold war was not that insane.

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