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January 30, 2015 4:59 pm

Obama Has Given Iranians ’80 Percent of What They Want,’ Israeli Officials Reportedly Claim

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The Obama Administration has given Iran “80 percent of what they want,” unnamed Israeli officials have told broadcaster Channel 10.

Jerusalem officials appear alarmed at the prospect that the United States will soon strike a deal with the Iranian regime that will leave it with a “breakout capacity” of months during which it can gallop toward a nuclear bomb, the Jerusalem Post reported.

The practical significance of the American compromises in the talks is that Iran will be permitted to keep over 7,000 centrifuges, enough for the Iranians to produce enough enriched material to sprint toward the bomb within a matter of months.

These developments have apparently fueled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s sense of urgency in traveling to Washington and addressing Congress in hopes of lobbying American lawmakers to pass tougher sanctions against the Islamic Republic, the Post said.

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However the mood on Capitol Hill is turning decisively against the negotiating process inaugurated with the Joint Plan of Action (JPOA) agreed in Geneva in November 2013.

As The Algemeiner reported yesterday, President Obama’s threat to use his veto against new Iran sanctions legislation could potentially backfire, following a decisive vote by the Senate Banking Committee to advance a bill proposed by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill) that would impose fresh penalties on the Tehran regime should there be no final agreement on its nuclear program in the coming months.

According to Defense News, “the 18-4 committee vote suggests there may be the 67 required votes in the chamber to overturn” any use of the veto by the president.

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  • Seeing that this is Obama that we are talking about, I’m honestly surprised that he didn’t give them 100% of what they want.

  • Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg SAYS President Obama … – YouTube

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ig8c795KymA

    2 min – Dec 2, 2013 – Uploaded by Bernhard Rosenberg

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  • dante

    the problem is that obama could really wow them at harvard law, at chicago, and in washington. let’s not forget that he managed to fool the American public twice.

    so, he thought he was ready for the world. but, the little man in the big office wasn’t ready for the world. he’s been a disaster: every place that he has invested his attention has turned out significantly worse for that attention.

    and, in particular with respect to iran, the mullahs have out-played him, out-smarted him, out-maneuvered him at every turn. so, obama resorts to the one thing that he can actually do, i.e. spin. he’s been defeated by iran and that means that the US, the West, and europe have been defeated. and, the results (if uncontested) will be devastating. but that won’t stop obama from trying to put one over on the public. that might even work for awhile. but, if the US and the world are not saved by the US Congress, obama will bear the blame for one of the most consequential defeats in American history and, perhaps, world history. Heaven help us

  • ted

    get the mufti out of the white house now !!

  • Jonah

    And he would give them 120 percent if he could get away with it.

  • BARBARA SHABO

    Thank G-d for Congress.

  • Bernhard Rosenberg · Top Commenter · Rabbi at Congregation Beth El, Edison NJ

    It is being reported that Obama has reached 80% OF A DEAL WITH Iran….I warned you but you would not listen….Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg SAYS President Obama … – YouTube

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