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Essay On The Iran Deal

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The debate around the Iran Deal is a funny thing. Most political debates revolving around foreign policy focus on typical partisan divides. As a conservative, I may have ideologically been opposed to much of the Obama-era (and Trump-era) policy. From the sequence of withdrawal in Iraq to military sequestration, I wholeheartedly believe that former President Obama’s foreign policy was a complete and utter disaster.
My opposition to the Iran Deal goes far beyond ideology. It is the single most evil thing Obama did during his eight year tenure. This deal makes America less strong, Israel far less safe, and emboldens terrorists. For those of you who have forgotten, let's briefly review the main contents of this travesty. The Obama
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However, all of which I have said thus far is not my main objection to the deal. The most nefarious element of the deal is the billions of dollars given in sanction relief to the American enemy of Iran, the number one state sponsor of terror. It is hard to fathom the rationale of Obama and his aides when negotiating this monstrosity. According to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iran will receive “hundreds of billions of dollars to fuel their terror and military regime.” And this truth has since been corroborated. Just last August, details emerged of an apparent scheme between Secretary Kerry’s State Department and Iran, with approximately $1.3 billion in sanction reliefs delivered by plane to Tehran at the same time four American hostages were released.

No one is disputing the fact that likely over one hundred billion dollars are expected to be dished out to Iran under the Iran Deal. What is the significance of this? In 2016, the US State Department declared Iran the number on state sponsor of terrorism. This should surprise no one, as for decades the brutal Islamic Republic has waged war against America and Israel. Secretary Kerry himself admitted, back in January 2016, that “some of it will end up in the hands of the IRGC or other entities, some of which are labeled terrorists.” Anti-semitic (and anti-American) terrorist groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah, which are insistent on waging destruction
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