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Kerry Sees Common Ground with Tehran’s Barbaric Terror Regime

November 20th, 2013 - 12:56 pm

Hezbollah hijackers seized a Kuwait Airlines plane on December 4, 1984, murdering four of the passengers (two Americans). Half a year later, on June 14, 1985, Hezbollah jihadists hijacked TWA Flight 847 following its departure from Greece. While diverting the aircraft to Lebanon, they discovered that one of their hostages was a U.S. Navy diver named Robert Stethem. The jihadists beat Stethem severely, then shot him to death before finally dumping his body onto the tarmac of the Beirut airport.

On February 17, 1988, Hezbollah kidnapped Colonel William Higgins, a U.S. Marine monitoring the terror organization in Lebanon pursuant to a United Nations-brokered truce. The jihadists murdered him.

By the late 1980s, al Qaeda had formed and begun redirecting its global jihad against the United States. One of Osama bin Laden’s stated priorities – as the Justice Department explained in a later indictment – was to put aside differences with Shiites so that they could join forces against the U.S. Consequently, as the indictment against bin Laden elaborated:

Al Qaeda also forged alliances … with the government of Iran and its associated terrorist group Hezballah [sic] for the purpose of working together against their perceived common enemies in the West, particularly the United States.

It is thus no surprise that when Ali Mohamed, a top al Qaeda leader operative, pled guilty in connection with the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, he stated:

I was aware of certain contacts between al Qaeda and [Egyptian Islamic Jihad, the terrorist organization headed by bin Laden’s then-deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri], on one side, and Iran and Hezbollah on the other side. I arranged security for a meeting in the Sudan between [Imad Mugniyah], Hezbollah’s chief, and bin Laden. Hezbollah provided explosives training for al Qaeda and al Jihad. Iran supplied Egyptian [Islamic] Jihad with weapons. Iran also used Hezbollah to supply explosives that were disguised to look like rocks.

Upon combing U.S. intelligence files, the 9/11 Commission learned of several meetings between Iranian officials and al Qaeda operatives, including bin Laden and Zawahiri, particularly in Sudan. Tom Joscelyn of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, who may be our country’s most knowledgeable terrorism analyst, has observed that the testimony of Jamal al-Fadl, a former al Qaeda member who became a government cooperating witness, also stressed the close ties between al Qaeda and Hezbollah. Among the top al Qaeda leaders who received Iran-sponsored training was the late Saif al-Adel, who eventually became bin Laden’s operations chief. Adel was a driving force behind aforementioned 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Eastern Africa.

In this regard, the 9/11 Commission report states:

[S]enior al Qaeda operatives and trainers traveled to Iran to receive training in explosives. In the fall of 1993, another such delegation went to the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon for further training in explosives as well as intelligence and security.

That instruction, held at Hezbollah camps, included al Qaeda’s top military committee members and several operatives who were involved with its Kenya cells long before the 1998 embassy bombings.

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Lurch is an idiot.
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Put Liberals in charge of "national security" and you shall have neither security nor national sovereignty. Nothing new here.
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Our government has been infested with mooslim operatives for years now...McCain, Boehner and others publicly attacked Michelle Bachmann and Louie Ghomert when they tried to expose the depth to which Dear Leader and Her Thighness had allowed the jihadist penetration oF NSA-CIA-FBI-State and DOD. Numerous previously identified mooslim terrorist supporters and organizers currently review and amend official government training manuals and have access to classified information. You cannot make this stuff up.....there are treasonous bastards in both parties, but the neo-communists in the current regime are active partners with many mooslims who wish to do us harm. Unbelievable.

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al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood is the connection Obamas friends and Allies that he armed so extensively in Egypt and Syria, that the Benghazi murders were connected to and still the weapons and funds flow.
Who was it that placed known members of the Brotherhood Inside of our government? Were their connections told who the CIA's spy's were in the region so they could kill them?
all I have to ask Is it treason yet?
Arming and funding the terrorist enemies of our nation, of the world. Blatant Aid and comfort to the enemy
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Kerry of Arabia? What does Arabia have to do with Iran? Iranians are not Arabs, they are Persians. Iranians speak Farsi, not Arabic. Kerry, Prince of Persia is more accurate.
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I believe AM was referring to Lurch's many travels through the arab world...Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, etc...and his many buffoonish, ignorant, coalition shattering statements along the way.
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Lurch is an idiot.
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There will never be any justification for dealing with any terrorist element or regime, but the left cares little for history or truth. Kerry of Arabia? More like Kerry the prince of idiots or perhaps more appropriate the king of Neo-Orientalism.
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This is like having to choose between supporting Hitler vs. Stalin during WWII.

Nevertheless, it seems to me that the Sunni terrorists have been more cruel, bloodthirsty and fanatic than the Shiite terrorists, and this might be a justification for dealing with Iran.
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This is only because once Hezbollah successfully bombed America out of Lebanon, their bloodlust focused entirely on Israel. If you add up the casualties caused by Hezbollah in the 1980s and all the Iranian-sponsored Shia insurgency attacks in Iraq and Afghanistan, and all the other Iranian-sponsored terror attacks in between, I bet it's a comparable number to Sunni-caused 9/11. Mr. Ledeen commented on this a week or two ago: the Shia Iranians often get Sunni Arabs to do their dirty work for them. Still as cruel, bloodthirsty and fanatical, but more interested in sticking around to see the fruits of their labor.
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The only reason we supported Stalin is because FDR was sympathetic to communism and had a bunch of communists in his administration. There was absolutely no military reason to support them at all.
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Put Liberals in charge of "national security" and you shall have neither security nor national sovereignty. Nothing new here.
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Here's the deal: let Kerry serve with the Iranian terrorists for three months. If he comes out alive, then we can listen to what he has to say. If not, then we bury him and any lingering ideas that Iran can actually be reasoned with.
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Our government has been infested with mooslim operatives for years now...McCain, Boehner and others publicly attacked Michelle Bachmann and Louie Ghomert when they tried to expose the depth to which Dear Leader and Her Thighness had allowed the jihadist penetration oF NSA-CIA-FBI-State and DOD. Numerous previously identified mooslim terrorist supporters and organizers currently review and amend official government training manuals and have access to classified information. You cannot make this stuff up.....there are treasonous bastards in both parties, but the neo-communists in the current regime are active partners with many mooslims who wish to do us harm. Unbelievable.

Remember BENGHAZI!
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"Kerry of Arabia" - hilarious! 'Lawrence of Arabia' is one of my all-time favorites, though...O'Toole, Sharif, Quinn, Guiness are all wonderful and the soundtrack and cinematography are beautiful. Its a shame they don't make movies like that anymore....or 'Dr. Zhivago' again with Sharif and Guiness along with the goddess Julie Christie. Aaaaah, the memories.

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Valerie Jarrett runs the policies of this nation.

The Nation of Islam holds great sway with Jeremiah Wright and his congregation.

Robert Malley secretly met with Hamas, and possibly others.

Rashid Khalidi and Ali Abunimah did not have interests isolated to Palestinian propaganda.

Kerry was a turncoat since Vietnam Nam. Those who are attracted to the destruction of our Constitutional self-governance tend to gravitate toward each other. The ties to our enemies are deep and wide. They now make decisions about our alliances and our allies. If we ever get this country back, we ought to take the time to unravel the plots to destroy us and the conspirators who undertook to do so from the inside. We ought to try them for treason.

But, we won't.
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Bill Clinton announced that Iran was governed by progressives like himself. And he was correct: intolerant, anti-Semitic, anti-Western, etc. Why is it a surprise that his friends, allies, and members of his party believe the same, then act on it?
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Bubba also had Sandy Burglar steal classified documents from the Library of Congress to hide his terrorist complicity....


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