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Trump Announces US Response To Iranian Missile Strikes: Empty Words And Sanctions

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For the first time since the World War 2, the United States will not provide a military answer to a direct missile or bombing strike on its military forces.

Over than a half day after the June 8 Iranian missile strike on US military bases in Iraq, President Donald Trump made an adress to the nation. During the adress, Trump was flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and several members of the military top brass.

A brief summary of what President Trump said:

  • “As long as I’m president of the United States, Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon”;
  • “No Americans were harmed in last night’s attack by the Iranian regime”;
  • “Our great American forces are prepared for anything. Iran appears to be standing down”;
Trump Announces US Response To Iranian Missile Strikes: Empty Words And Sanctions

An impact of the missile strike by “standing-down Iran” on the US-operated Ayn Al-Assad airbase in Iraq

  • The US will not respond by military measures. Instead, Washington will “will immediately impose additional punishing economic sanctions on the Iranian regime.  These powerful sanctions will remain until Iran changes its behavior”;
  • Iranian General Qaseem Soleimani assassinated by the US was avery bad man. Trump in fact equated him with with eliminated ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden;

  • The Iranian nuclear deal is dead, but Iran must abandon “its nuclear ambitions. …and we must all work together toward making a deal with Iran that makes the world a safer and more peaceful place”;
  • The US military is powerful and has many various missiles, including “hypersonic” ones. All this is thanks to Donald Trump;
  • The US defeated ISIS (once again).

Full transcript of “Remarks by President Trump on Iran” can be found HERE.

There is also a quote in the statement by the US President that should be adressed seprately. He said that there were no US and Iraqi casualties because “an early warning system that worked very well”.

“No American or Iraqi lives were lost because of the precautions taken, the dispersal of forces, and an early warning system that worked very well.”

Taking into account that Iran officially warned the Iraqi government in advdance of the strike in order to allow it to withdraw Army units from the US facilities area, Tehran de-facto warned the US military of the upcoming strike. There are also reports that another message was delivered to the US via Qatar.

As satellite images show, Iranian missiles successfully hit designated targets causing observable damage to US military structures. So, it may appear that the ‘well-working’ US early warning system was just a diplomatic signal by Iran.

This strike can be compared with the US missile strikes on Syria in 2017 and 2018, when the US spent dozens of cruise missiles to target a few buildings and an airstrip in order to claim that it defeated the ‘bloody Assad regime’.

Trump Announces US Response To Iranian Missile Strikes: Empty Words And Sanctions

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Another factor contributing to the version that all the ‘US allies’ were warned that the Trump administration is the behaviour of Gulf states. Over the past days streets in Saudi Arabia and the UAE had been full of Military Police officers. However, on January 8, they disappeared from the streets.

Regardless the reason behind the absence of the US casualties, Iran demonstrated to the United States and the world several important things:

  • Iran is capable of striking any US military facility anywhere around the Middle East and this strike will be effective;
  • Iranian missiles and electronic warfare systems (mostly provided by Russia) easily overcame US missile defense systems (both short and medium range variants).
  • The US missile defense once again failed. The previous full-scale failure of the US-made air defense was observed in Saudi Arabia in 2019;

The entire reaction of the Trump administration over the recent developments demonstrate that it was not ready to them and was cornered by its own decisions – starting from strikes on Kataib Hezbollah, a part of the Iraqi Armed Forces’ Popular Mobilization Units, to the assassination of General Qassem Suleimani and other prominent Iranian and Iraqi officers.

It’s possible that the entire situation was designed by the pro-Israeli lobby (and its globalist backers) inside the United States through its influence on President Trump and his administration.

The infographic below provides the Iranian version of the events based on Iranian sources. The claim on the 80 killed US troops has never been confirmed by any independent source.

Trump Announces US Response To Iranian Missile Strikes: Empty Words And Sanctions

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Trump Announces US Response To Iranian Missile Strikes: Empty Words And Sanctions

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There are notable chances that if the situation develops in a negative direction for the White House, Donald Trump will soon become a political corpse. Ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Trump lost his face as the strong leader and in fact admitted that Washington fears an Iranian military response to the further escalation.

On the other hand, the President’s speech tries to picture the January 8 incident for the internal audience as a victory. By demonizing Soleimani, Trump in fact claimed that the US paid a low price for the killing of the ‘terrorist number one’. Within this narrative, the US also demonstrated itself as a ‘peaceful power’ that is ready to negotate despite the ‘Iranian agression’. Depending on the actions of the White House and the reaction of its opponents, the Trump administration may successfully exploit this strategy to keep and mobilize its supporters for the upcoming presidential election. In this case, Trump will promote himself as a ‘peacemaker’, the President that did not allow to draw the United States into another bloody war.

In any case, the January 8 adress by President Donald Trump could be considered as an important signal of the decreasing US military and diplomatic power around the world.

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  • Red Pilled ThoughtCrimes

    early warning system was an iraqi grass

    dont tell iraq next time, trump kept a missile strikes secret from everybody, so should iran

    how many other bases in the ME are within Iran’s range?

    what? all of them? lets hope the rest of the USA bases are as well defended..

    • The truth has no comparable po

      Can you please shut up…
      Nobody want a new war in region …
      Iran deliberately didn’t want to kill Americans..
      It is a warning to any nation trying, to behave like Animals in the region, that they will be hunted like animals..
      Soon no American troops will be stationed I n Iraq or Syria….I give the troops 2 weeks and will see what will happen

      • Z.P.

        OK you have 2 weeks to make it happen.
        We count on you.
        If Americans leave in 2 weeks the rest of the Syria will be free in 2 days!
        Then they will turn to Golan….

      • Red Pilled ThoughtCrimes

        i hope usa is withdrawing

  • MADE MAKER

    Make`s you wonder how did he become President of USA …EMPTY WORDS for Sure ..

    • roberto silveira

      No. American stupidity, of course.

  • Hasbara Hunter

    Ofcourse the U.S. won’t respond….what are they going to do? Start a Nuclear War? BWAHAHAHAHA…Though it would have been a Bloody fuckn noice opportunity to test your Million-Dollar Bunkers Elites…Iran, the Entire Middle East, Russia, China & Europe not Cheering to become your Lapdog-Cannonfodder is a bit too much right Trump? Now Grab your Gear & Piss Off out of the Middle East Trumpster….

    • Pave Way IV

      I’m a bit ashamed to admit that I kind of wanted Trump to over react. Seeing Haifa and Dubai in smoking ruins would have been worth it. Innocent people wouldn’t need to die. Iran could have called up both countries an hour before and told them to evacuate.

      • d’Artagnan

        One of the reasons for quick US backdown was the intense pressure from AIPAC and Israel not to respond as Hezbollah had completely mobilized and was ready to strike at Tel Aviv, Ashdod and Haifa and then invade northern occupied Palestine. Now the US media is having a field day with Trump’s idiocy and hollow threats.

        • BlueHeadLizard

          I guess Iran produce their rockets much cheaper than the corrupt bloated USA military suppliers, so Iran can dish ’em out like candy to all its allies. We are moving into the age of missile warfare, taking over from expensive tanks + war planes.

  • truth has no comparable power

    If a war between Iran and America will ever start ..
    We will all be fucked up…economy will collapse globally no jobs anymore… do you get that?? No more going to supermarkets to buy food because won’t be any and no money will be available anymore.. you idiots… war mongers

    • Concrete Mike

      Yes our standard of life.is becauses.we plunder.

      Stop being so selfish!!! Its time.to give back!

    • Z.P.

      You got it all upside down.
      First of all and more than anybody else US economy and dollar will COLLAPSE!
      Countries without dollar reserves and no debt at all and plenty of resources like Russia will do just GREAT since self sufficient with plenty of food.
      They will recover immediately in global depression that will hit the hardest those indebted, depending on dollar savings & transactions,specially those with no gold reserves and no resources or industrial capacity!

    • Hasbara Hunter

      So Europe better stays out of this shit with ZIONATO…or they will pay a High price..
      the United Satans of America are Nothing Without their Lapdogs…The Era of Weapons of Mass Destructions, Kuwaity Babies thrown from Propagators & 911 Inside Job False Flags is over…Europeans won’t buy that shit anymore & European Governments know that…

    • Zionism = EVIL

      THERE WILL BE NO WAR BETWEEN THE AMERICUNT COWARDS AND IRAN. The Americunts are thugs and bullies but not suicidal as you said the global economy will collapse.

  • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

    He should have just said he is too scared to retaliate and he wants to bring all troops home, we already know that the case

    • You can call me Al
    • John Wallace

      His bluff and bluster called and when he realised Iran can really hurt back he shit his pants and Melania had to tell him to sleep next door the stench was so overpowering. Iran will never have nuclear weapons … well Iran have stated so many times nuclear weapons are an abomination to mankind that they will never produce them makes that a pretty safe bet. Is there anything left to sanction ///

      • Z.P.

        Horrible.
        I would never let Melania sleep alone.

        • Davki

          Well, I would take any other over her. But that’s not the point. Even if the US was informed – which isn’t certain – it is remarkable that there is no reaction or no attempt to intercept the missiles. It would be difficult to everything out of harms way. He understood he made a bad mistake by killing general Soleimani. Nobody understadns why he did that (if not for some of their ‘allies’). He was the most efficient enemy of IS… but maybe that was the problem. Anyway, at least now he has the sense to not respond. Politically, all that was suicide.

      • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

        hhahahahaa!

      • Zionism = EVIL

        John you are spot on. Trump besides being a moron braggart is a vacuous real estate salesman, and even failed at that and is a fraud. He has made the US a global laughing stock and weaker than a paper tiger. Most mature people knew from day one that the Americunts are cowards and not able to do a damn thing. This is the first time in history that a nation has openly targeted US bases on global TV and the US cowered. This is the new world we live in, whatever anyone thinks of the Iranian mullahs, they have big balls.

    • BMWA1

      But sanctions are such a new and exciting idea!!!

      • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

        hahahaha

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Iran and and Americunt “trade” is less than $35 million and there are homes in North Tehran worth more than that :) Americunts are worst dumbasses on the planet, who can take them seriously? the moron Trump tried to copy Putin by walking through a worn out wooden door, hardly the gold crusted beauty of the Kremlin. The Americunt generals looked like fat clowns. I have never laughed so much. One thing is certain, Iran will now act far more boldly in the region. Iranian footprint in Iraq and Syria will now widen and there are already good relations with Taliban, Hamas and other resistance forces. Iran has handled this episode very smartly.

        • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

          my sister is really stupid, she supports whatever the US is doing, “because im an american! i was born in america, thats what being a patriot is” she says to me. it makes me so angry, i just cannot talk to her anymore about politics, her husband supports trump and that is probably where it is all coming from

          • BlueHeadLizard

            Does you sister pay taxes? Tell her 50% or more goes on this stupid military adventurism. Each Tomahawk is USD0.5m-1m a pop; that’s something they do not tell you when they show the videos. A canteen meal for soldier overseas is USD50-.

            USA is going to bankrupt itself in military spending as it did to Russia back in the 80s. But now it bankrupts itself, unbelievable to destroy its own economy in such a way.

          • Assad must stay

            hahahaha yea its getting what it did to them

    • Hasbara Hunter
    • Zionism = EVIL

      What did I tell you guys, the Americunts are pussies far worse than paper tigers, they simply do not have the capacity to fight Iran over a totally hostile region. The Americunts are total fuckwits who now look like a global laughing stock with empty threats. Trump is the best thing for the world as he is an uneducated real estate salesman (they rank lower than used car salesmen) who has exposed the bankrupt Americunts as complete cowards. Iranian mullahs have played their cards very wisely and got the point across and also showed the potency of Iranian missiles. Why do you guy think that the Zionist cowards and Wahhabi pimps kept a low profile? IRAN HAS THE TWO ACES UP ITS SLEEVE: DUBAI & TEL AVIV!

    • d’Artagnan

      This has been a real strategic and tactical failure and humiliation for the US as its military is mostly Hollywood hype and Iran called their bluff and made its point crystal clear. Lebanese and other media are reporting that one of reasons besides the Iranian accurate strike was the willingness of Hezbollah to strike at Israel. Nethanyahu pleaded for US not to escalate.

      Hezbollah had moved military equipment towards Israeli border and was ready to strike: IRGC

      • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

        Yea lmao I saw a video on youtube of american soldiers scared shitless praying for the attacks to stop hahahaha

    • TTdr

      NK Kim was the first to prove that, Iran is the 2nd. Now the world all know jUS is a Paper Tiger bully. You only need to kick his shin, he will runaway.

      China should threaten to stop trade with US to see Trumps response on trade war, & cutoff rare earth supply as counter to US entity list blocking China tech companies…likely Orange head will back down.

    • Sam Adams

      Lol… hajji.

      • Assad must stay

        sorry but US military has been shown to be more dangerous in hollywood movies and TV shows than in real life

    • BlueHeadLizard

      no retaliation and bring all troops home -> it is not clear that is what the rest of the USA ruling establishment wants.

      The President is only one small part of the USA ruling structure, and he is forced to leave at least every 8 years to make sure he is not actually an important part,but rather a figurehead of pretence of democracy.

      • Assad must stay

        no it is definitely not, but they will leave the region, as Iran said. the murder of soleimani i think actually already started this process, as before that happened, there was no burning desire to kick the US out, until they made that very stupid move

    • frankly

      Nutty ya ya is more concerned about staying in power than starting WWIII. After what sanctions have done to Russia I have my doubt as to the damage sanctions do. Is Russia really the largest wheat exporter and sans glyphosate? Thanks to US sanctions.

      Since ISIS are so badass and such a big enemy of the US, why have they never attacked Israel? Trump acknowledging that Soleimani was a big enemy of ISIS shows who the US is looking out for. Though it would not surprise me if Trump was as surprised by the assassination as much as any of us. After all a US president actually running the show is a very old joke.

      Even Lincoln was nominally running things. A big shout out to all my favorite oligarchs and long established banking elites. Seems even they are losing control as there is more than sufficient evidence out there that seems to scream, we are fucked, please stop us!

      We thought using 1984 as a blueprint would work, but something in the food additives backfired and everyone is now officially insane. What to do when they can’t decide who is in charge?

      • Assad must stay

        throw the fuckers out hahahaha

  • Hide Behind

    The war against Iran goes on, US broke Internationaly recognized laws of Diplomacy big time and Trumps big mouth put US in bad light for the weak looking for a chuink in US armor, and Iranians are still suffering economic hardships.
    US kills one Iranian General and inside Iran Iranians stampede at his funeral and kill 50 more Iranians.
    In Iraq SHTF for most Iraqi people after US invasion and has not gotten better since then, just the opposite in fact, unless you are a Kurd.
    What the future will bring is unknown and as for the speculations by those outside of being active participants one should be careful
    In the US life totters along as usual, and a 58 room mansion that has over 20 bathrooms goes on sale for 58 millions USD, while 4 million + are homeless and over 15 million have over half their rent, food, health and lightbills paid for by government, and US government employees, teachers and educators,
    and military personnel all got raises.
    Life is good.

  • Saddam Hussein

    Iran literally used meme rockets. The bottom line is the Iranians dont have balls of steel like Saddam and other Arab Nationalist leaders.

    • Dawn

      And how is Saddam doing? Is he ok?

      • Liberal guy

        Hahahahaha all three monsters osama saddam al bagdadi aur shimon or zio slave must me together enjoying fire

    • Z.P.

      Sometimes is better to exchange “balls of steel” for some brains.

      • Davki

        No, better to have both. Without brains, easy to loose your life. Without balls of steel, not worth living it.

        • Z.P.

          My point is that he had “balls of steel” because he was an idiot
          So he couldn’t possibly have both because he was too stupid.
          Result:
          he was hanging with his “balls of steel” instead of being live and Iraq prosperous country
          And you remind of him….similar attitude…

    • Liberal guy

      Hi pro saddam baathi scum ur coward insane pro saddam brother’s are now more power less then before whatever hope u and ur brothers and ur zio masters were hoping for Iran Iraq divide is all over by ur master’s coward assassination act hahahahaha

    • John Wallace

      Well they seemed to obliterate numerous buildings OK for meme rockets . Bo doubt if they had used real ones then the base itself would have been obliterated and the inhabitants vaporised. Last time I saw you , you were hanging at an awkward angle with your tongue hanging out. Good to see you have recovered.

    • Davki

      On the contrary. Saddam didn’t have balls. He just terrorized defenseless people.

      • Saddam Hussein

        Firing missles on Tel aviv when youve got half the world against you needs a lot of balls. All Iran did with their meme rockets is hit a civilian plane with Iranians.

    • gryzor84

      Unlike Saddam that only triggered unwinnable wars by recklessly punching way above its weight and loosing every time, Iran made a simple statement, and it proved effective.

      “Our arsenal is as accurate as yours now, and the kilometric CEP is a thing of the past, so beware of our new capabilities. Oh, and your ABM apparatus was once more, quite the useless waste of big money.”

      I mean have you had a look at the pictures ? they picked targets exactly like Navy operators do with their Tomahawks, and more importantly were confident enough with the error margin to actually hit secondary targets (mostly logistics/storage buildings from the looks of it) mere meters from high-value one, and namely , several obvious Reapers, Ospreys and Chinooks. And considering the targets were seemingly nailed right in the center and got wiped clean, the experiment was a total success.

      Besides, ample telemetry data must have been garnered in the process and the entirety of their commanding chain, protocols and hardware reliability were validated in war-time, that has huge strategic value.

      The Zulfiqar that were used, the current backbone of Iranian SRBM arsenal, with their maximum 500kg-warhead, Mach 4.5 terminal speed and quasi-ballistic flight pattern, is quite far from the destructive potential of their speedier and longer-ranged MRBMs such as the Ghadr, Emad and newer Khoramshahr, that Iran now develops and fields, and their MAch 15-17 terminal speed, MIRV capability and 1 to 2-ton warheads. Had a dozen of those been added to yesterday’s mix without prior warning to anyone, the whole story would have been different and escalation would have ensued.

      But the idea was precisely to provide Washington and the Pentagon with the above perspective while not actually delivering on that this time around. But that gave the goons in the WH and namely the wacko in chief some food for thought, and it worked. Any US planner, Trump itself or his successors will have to think twice before tangling frontally with Tehran in the future, lest they want to go on full-scale war, there is no room for limited warning strikes with impunity, like they did to much weaker Syria twice around.

      • Saddam Hussein

        Saddam attacked Israel, Iran have never fired a single bullet against Israel. They even accepted their help in the Iraqi-Iranian war. Research Iran Contra. The Iranians talk tough, but theyre weak in terms of actions.

        • gryzor84

          Saddam Hussein complete with profile pic & all, you’re going to make friends fast on this thread lol

  • badgery

    Safe to say this is the eulogy for the “Deep State War-on-Donnie” Narrative that has anchored Trump’s MAGA base to his PNAC policies for so long. The US Libertarian/alt-reich/Tea Bagger wing may be now unhitching. The domestic Mockingbird Media (Red State Division) is in big time damage control mode. Without Tea Bagger support, Trump will be left holding hands with nutjob Evangelicals.

  • Z.P.

    US is Paper Tiger it is official now!
    And do not let anybody say opposite !

  • Liberal guy

    Bark u zio dig bark

    • Z.P.

      dog

      • Hasbara Hunter

        Pig…oh no pigs don’t bark…pigs grunt, squeal, sniff, snort and fart…

        • Z.P.

          you have point but in Hollywood everything works including snorting,specially snorting..

  • Azriel Herskowitz

    Iran backed down and the US can now stay in Iraq. POTUS outplayed Iran big time!

    • Hasbara Hunter

      Ha there we have Women & Children-Terrorizer Yakov Wohlski again…I thought Trumpster was goin’ to start a little Warrrr…

    • Davki

      Quite correct. Only that Iran didn’t back down and the US won’t be staying in Iraq. Oh, and even Netanyahu chickened out by claiming “we have nothing to do with it” and “we should stay out of this”.

    • LR captain

      iran got last strike in it is the US who backed down.

  • John

    Exactly, spin and BS.

  • Hasbara Hunter

    GENERAL DONALD J. TRUMPSTER…what on earth is a General going to do without an ARMY?!! What chapter of the Art of War have you been Readin’? I bet your ZioNazi Advisers have added a couple of extra pages…Sun Tzu will turn in his grave…

  • Peter Bozich

    The U.S was called out and stood down, so much for the best military in the world.

    • Jake321

      It’s amazing how so many fools around here pine for the deaths of maybe a million or so Iranians if this became an all out war. It is great that the Murdering Mullahs are not as stupid and suicidal.

  • Lazy Gamer

    Iran read the US correctly. What cant be done by a rival can be done by a smaller nation. It is good that Trump backed down… for now, i suspect.

    • Jake321

      Yes it is good that he backed down since the Iranians made only a symbolic attack. It is great mostly for the sake of the Iranian people.

      • LR captain

        yes Nato moved its troops to kuwait and US presence in iraqi now curbed.

        • Jake321

          And? Do note that the fat lady has not yet sung. But I’m glad about the current state. Way better than an all out war which too many folk around here seemed to want. And that is mostly for the sake of the Iranian people. Let’s hope the Islamist Iranians don’t push this especially with Israel. Even a symbolic attack like this one against them would not get such a magnanimous response.

          • LR captain

            mmm still a political victory the US has really used the Iraqi as pawns and Iraqi voted to kick them out. Trump refused and now Iran should that is was willing to strike Us forces. I know the around 500 US instructors will stay in Iraqi. But Kuwait is the now the Home of US operations.

            I know the balance of power will not chance much. But honestly it has shifted more in favor of Iran if only a little bit

          • Jake321

            Likely yes. And that is why the hit was ill advised no matter how justified. But if the Islamist Iranians take this as a green light to do lots more, especially in trying to make nukes, it will all change back to disaster for them regardless of the consequences for the US.

  • Karen Bartlett

    If Israel was hoping for an all-out war (which they probably were), I’m glad they were sadly disappointed.

    • Jake321

      Around here, it is most all the Islamist Iranian supporters who pine for actions that would mean all out war. It is great that the Iranian rulers aren’t so stupid and suicidal. Israel does not want an all out war but would not back away from one that threatened their existence. And in that case, they would not take nukes off the table to the great sorrow of the Iranian people. It’s great that Iran only made a symbolic attack and Trump backed down. All out war is not nice.

      • LR captain

        Iran slapped the US infront of whole world and all the US will do is put sanctions on them. They can’t affored the public out cry of “not another rich mans war” then having show everyone the bodies of Dead US servicemen.

        • Jake321

          Maybe. But why do you and yours pine for the deaths of a million or more Iranians that would result from an all out war with the US regardless of what happened to the US? Again, it’s great that the Iranian rulers are not as stupid and suicidal as you and yours.

          • LR captain

            my ruler is Trudeau

          • Jake321

            So? Did I say otherwise?

          • Ivan Freely

            Actually, your ruler is that old hag in Buckingham Palace.

          • LR captain

            no then in that case it would be Governor general who rules in her graces absence. please don’t insult the queen who literally has done nothing to harm you or influence geopolitical spectrum . Who now manly has ceremonial role, with British parliament actually running the dam country and there for an extension of same set rules Trudeau is Canada as he is prime minster.

  • Ivanus59

    The whole world even including fucking US know that Iran was justified in it’s military response this is why even if there are American casualties it’s important to cover it up since the blame for the dead would fall SOLELY on USA regime’s hands! The only one’s who wouldn’t agree are hard-core trumpsters and Israel-firsters but they don’t even count as human beings and are far beyond hope since a long time. Iran should have used this opportunity to kill as much invading terrorists in one hit as they can since the whole world supported Iran.

    • Jake321

      Great idea that would have meant the end of Islamist Iran as a functioning country.

      • LR captain

        after 200,000 us troops dies minimum and the US would flat collapse before the losses get that high.

      • Ivanus59

        I thought even firing a single tiny rocket would have resulted in what you say? You Amer’s have a flexible red line sometimes. :} First it was “DONT TOUCH US OR WE WILL ANNIHILATE YOU”, now it’s “don’t attack us TOO MUCH and we will annihilate you” haha. You’re one of the trumptard israel-first morons I mentioned so there is really no point in arguing with you, you’re technically a bot.

        • Jake321

          You can check my comments and I never said any such thing. I said that if the Islamist Iranians made major and significant attacks Trump would respond to the great sorrow of the Iranian people. It is good that they only made a symbolic attack with no US casualties and Trump backed down.

          • LR captain

            you said “Trump backed down.” lol

          • Zionism = EVIL
          • Jake321

            You would prefer him to pine for all out war like you and yours? There are may thousands of Iranians alive today who would be now dead if he didn’t.

          • LR captain

            if he was not slave to bibi and israeli we would loved him, he was willing sacrifice the US empire to rebuild the US heartland for his two terms

            he had plan to restore jobs pull troops out middle east. but the deep state put him in this position. sure the billionaires of US would suffer but they their grandchildren would reaped the rewards.
            Trump had plan to get veterans off the street
            he had a plan to get spending money back into the middle class
            he had a plan to make plan to cutt all off these CIA black site projects off.
            He had plan to get US moon base going.
            he had a plan to fix the USAs roads streets school
            he wanted to make the more robust nation.

            Israeli took that all away from the US from North america from the world.

            now something you will agree with me “the deep state need a scape goat” now that is trump.

          • Jake321

            If you missed it, Trump was lead into this not by what is meant by the Deep State. But quite the opposite. He was pushed by Pompeo and Pence. To a person, folk who might be considered the Deep State and their allies were against Trump leaving the Nuke Deal and bumping off the General. Hey, over the decades even Israel didn’t bump off that SOB when they had a chance.Your narrative does not match reality.

          • LR captain

            no it is in touch with reality Israeli wanted the nuclear deal gone.
            a lot of what he did was for Israeli

            the deep state did not want to give up USA Empire trump was willing to give that up for sake of keeping the States together, and the benefits that it gave humanity if the US focused its efforts inwards in stead of protecting Israel or trying to one up Russia and china would be huge.

            Now the deep state is gonna impeach him, and Israeli left him to rot. He has such potential.

            i will say that you were right about one thing trumps saved 210,000 american troops from death cause that would be cost of reopening the strait of hormuz and overthrowing iran.

          • Jake321

            You still don’t get it about what is meant by the Deep State. Nor do you have a realistic sense of proportion in terms of relative casualties in an all out war between Islamist Iran and the US. Given the Iranian only symbolic attack, they do get it for the sake of their own people and themselves.

          • LR captain

            stop saying im not in touch with reality i am, and do know what deep state is. Now stop this pointless banter we have both made our points even if both refusing to accept each other views.

          • Jake321

            Yes. You would have preferred that he didn’t and instead destroyed Islamist Iran as a functioning country and killed maybe a million Iranians? You guys are bonkers.

          • LR captain

            no im just going to let you live that down

          • LR captain

            no im not going to let you live that down.

          • Jake321

            What’s the difference? I don’t support Trump. And he did back down. On things like this he most always backs down. And in this case, a great many Iranians are alive today because he did back down. But you and yours seem to want lots of dead Iranians. That’s not nice.

          • LR captain

            i see your point can we claim that is a very lest a small political victory for iran. cause now Kuwait is home the US operations command instead of Baghdad .

          • Jake321

            Yes. And that is why bumping off the General without considering consequences was not the wisest thing to do. Even though it was a great hit and he had it coming. And it’s now clear that the hit on the General was NOT meant to start an all out war with Islamist Iran. Well, at least not to Trump. Maybe that is what Pompeo, Pence and Bolton wanted but obviously not Trump.

        • Zionism = EVIL

          Trump is a loudmouth idiot and is doing the already battered Americunts a lot of irreparable damage by reckless cowardice. Iran has really acted with unheard of audacity that even superpowers refrain from. Now watch how Iran and its allies ramp up the pressure and make Americunts lives untenable in the region. No one in Europe is willing to side with Americunt losers.

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Iran is now far more emboldened as it is the ONLY COUNTRY in the world that openly attacked Americunt bases and even gave a 5 hour warning, and that is audacious and take very big balls. The Americunts attacked the Chinese embassy in Belgrade Serbia in 1999 and killed many Chinese and China did fuckall. Russia has also not responded to the death of its soldiers in Syria.

      • Jake321

        They may have big balls. But so did that top general whose balls are now missing. Anyway, it’s more important that they have big brains and are not as stupid and suicidal as you and yours around here.

  • MH370

    this will only strengthen the fairytales amongst stupido south east asian muslim that Iran and USA are behind the scene friend like saudi and USA just to deceive us… can you imagine how stupid we are? LOL

    • Zionism = EVIL

      I was thinking the same actually LOL

  • cechas vodobenikov

    more evidence that the amerikan mind is feminine, inferior, insecure and barbaric—something unsurprising in an empire near collapse

    • Jake321

      And you should know, Igor. Russia has gone through it at least a couple of times. And is clearly on the way to do that again.

      • cechas vodobenikov

        miss jaky whines again

  • Cook

    He knows now that his precious plane are gone that he can’t win!

  • BlueHeadLizard

    Iran Govt is in a least bad choice situation:
    1. A ‘weak’ response no USA casualties with no USA retaliation but sanctions remain in place, so suffering of the Iranian people remains increasing risk of revolt and ‘regime change’. This is what has happened.
    2. A strong response with USA casualties gives USA govt the justification, at lease with own electorate which all it cares about, to bomb Iran extensively. May lead to uncontrollable revolt anyway.

    Tough being the underdog. All considering Iran has managed through that position, as usual.

    Now it’s race between:
    a) sanctions = suffering = revolt
    vs.
    b) Iran building trading relationships countries who ignore US sanctions. so leading to internal prosperity and no revolt.

  • antoun

    excellent and very thruth post bravo south ftont!!

  • AM Hants

    I do like 21st Century Wire and the works of Patrick Henningsen, as well as Vanessa Beeley. This article, runs a nice summary, which supports the above:

    Trump Stands Down Against Iran, U.S. Still in Denial of the ‘New Middle East’… https://21stcenturywire.com/2020/01/09/trump-stands-down-against-iran-but-still-in-denial-of-this-new-middle-east/

    • bob

      More traitors, the pair of them

      He’s some sort of greasy moron who needs a hair cut

      And she’s a spoilt brat, daughter of a typical British establishment farther, she’s obviously turned herself to the dark side,stupid cow

      She drones on like some sort of female version of John Pilger, i actually thought she was pilger, in drag the first time i clapped eyes upon her ugly mug

      You need your head examining if you think these two pratts have anything of use to say,other than anti western propaganda