For months, the Obama Administration has been unable to adequately explain what America gets in exchange for lifting economic sanctions with Iran. Though the Iran nuclear deal does outline a mandate for Iran to reduce their radioactive stockpiles and slow their march towards the development of a nuclear weapon, it should be noted that the Munich Agreement signed by Adolf Hitler mandated a ceasing of military aggression.
How did that work out for the world?
Further, the deal only secures the mere promise of compliance by Iran as there exists no meaningful measures within the pact that would allow for warning-less inspections for compliance.
Meanwhile, the U.S. has been instrumental in lifting economic sanctions on Iran that have had crippling effects. The lifting of sanctions will infuse the despotic Islamic regime with an estimated $100 billion to $150 billion. Further, U.S. taxpayers are being forced to pay a whopping $1.7 billion out-of-pocket as reparations to Iran for an order placed for military equipment during the previous regime that went unfulfilled.
On Thursday, Secretary of State finally admitted what conservative critics have noted all along: the money flowing to Iran will be used to fund terrorism.
“I think that some of it will end up in the hands of the IRGC (Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps) or other entities, some of which are labeled terrorists,” Kerry admitted in an interview with CNBC.
Kerry claimed in an interview from the World Economic Forum in Switzerland that he cannot guarantee that the funds won’t be used to fund terrorism.
“You know, to some degree, I’m not going to sit here and tell you that every component of that can be prevented,” he said. “But I can tell you this: Right now, we are not seeing the early delivery of funds going to that kind of endeavor at this point in time.”
Kerry talked tough about the deal, however, stating,
“If we catch them funding terrorism, they’re going to have a problem in the U.S. Congress and other people, obviously.”
However, the Obama Administration has relentlessly pushed for the one-sided deal amidst conservative backlash. Iran consistently funds terrorist efforts around the globe and even as the Obama Administration negotiated the deal, top Iranian leaders pledged to continue their amassing of weapons until the day that they have annihilated Israel.
The Iranian regime has remained incredibly hostile to the U.S. and has all-but pledged to disregard aspects of the deal that they find unfavorable while they simultaneously enjoy the benefits of tremendous economic relief.
In September, Iranian Brigadier General Mohsen Kazzemeini, the top commander of the Tehran province for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has sworn that deal or no deal, Iran will continue on their weapons development until the day Israel is destroyed and Palestine is liberated.
“…they (the US and the Zionists) should know that the Islamic Revolution will continue enhancing its preparedness until it overthrows Israel and liberates Palestine,” he told troops.
“And we will continue defending not just our own country, but also all the oppressed people of the world- especially those countries that are standing on the forefront of confrontation with the Zionists.”