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Benjamin Weingarten @bhweingarten
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EU lobbying for #IranDeal is premised on two falsehoods:
1) Claim that deal is keeping a lid on the nuke program, yet we can't inspect the military sites where the program likely exists
2) Claim that econ benefits are going to Iranians, yet #IranProtests…
Reality: Pathetic moral equivalence in EU leader comments re #IranProtests casting theocratic regime and civilians as comparable, reminiscent of Obama "both sides must show restraint" gobbledygook shows just how afraid Europe is to upset #Iran's mullocracy…
Why is EU afraid of upsetting #Iran?
1) Threats to natsec by Iranian entities/proxies like #Hezbollah at home and abroad -- #IRGC Gen Salami threatened EU could be in Iran ballistic missile range if threatened
2) Losing out on $bns.

Fear & greed.…
EU lobbying for #IranDeal amounts to an admission that they will bear any cost to appease #Iran's mullahs, and are willing to be blackmailed and sell out the people for billions of dollars in trade, assuming theocratic crocodile will spare them.…
Will EU and the West broadly come to realize you cannot appease evil? That in appeasing evil you only make it stronger and more difficult to defeat later on? #Iran mullocracy is banking on cravenness. We must prove it wrong or face disaster down the road.…
In @CityJournal I explain why the EU lobbied so feverishly on behalf of #IranDeal and effectively the mullocracy itself in run-up to sanctions and certification deadlines for President Trump. Short answer: Fear and greed. This appeasement is disastrous.…
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