“The two most active and powerful members of the enemy alliance are Russia and Iran.”
“…our hope and our desire and our preference is for the full implementation of the nuclear agreement.”
Iran, our partners in peace.
“when you give cash, we can’t track.”
Did it go to the bad Iranians or the REALLY bad Iranians?
White House: Don’t call us, we’ll call you.
“This is clearly a pattern, and it’s one we’re not happy about…”
“…some nuclear stocks and facilities were not in accordance with JCPOA limits on Implementation Day”
A toxic mix
“diplomatic historians and lawyers with expertise in international arbitration struggled to find any similar examples.”
“At one point, the Iranian boat came within 200 yards of one of the US Navy boats.”
“This stuff keeps coming out, drip, drip, drip, drip, drip.”
The fruits of paying ransom.
“Well, that’s not a word that I’ve used…”
An exercise in missing the point.
“This was Iran’s money.”
“U.S. officials have said that the prisoner release and cash transfer took place through two separate diplomatic channels.”
“A big effing deal”?
“Am I ever going to get an answer to the question about the planes?”
Help a brother out
Or did the Iranians know all along?
It’s the lies, stupid.
“That goes to show just how reckless and careless her decision was to put that kind of highly classified information on a private server.”
“This money was returned for the freedom of the U.S. spy…”
IDF: You mean Munich II – Iranian Boogaloo?
“I don’t think you’ve heard this anywhere but here.”
“there was concern the Iranians probably did consider it a ransom payment…”
The cash arrived in Tehran’ on the same day the Americans departed.
“the report identified more than 1,000 associates of Iranian-backed terror groups living in Germany…”
“I didn’t want to start a war with Iran.”
“I’ll leave it to the psychiatrists to explain his affection for tyrants.”
What could possibly go wrong?
“Iran’s treatment of the U.S. sailors…may have been much worse than what has been publicly reported.”
“it has not taken serious steps to end its own complicity in trafficking, including forced laborers from North Korea.”
Currently doing a search for “good international trade lawyers”