But remember, weather is our greatest threat.
Written by Allen B. West:
Sunday on “60 Minutes,” President Obama stated his definition of leadership was leading on climate change. He also claimed he was bringing together the international community to ensure Iran doesn’t obtain a nuclear device. Oh really? If the reports are correct, Iran is showing its belligerence and defiance — once again.
As reported by Reuters, “Iran tested a new precision-guided ballistic missile on Sunday in defiance of a United Nations ban, signaling an apparent advance in Iranian attempts to improve the accuracy of its missile arsenal. The Islamic Republic has one of the largest missile programs in the Middle East, but its potential effectiveness has been limited by poor accuracy. State television showed what appeared to be a successful launch of the new missile, named Emad, which will be Iran’s first precision-guided weapon with the range to strike its regional arch-enemy Israel.
“The Emad missile is able to strike targets with a high level of precision and completely destroy them … This greatly increases Iran’s strategic deterrence capability,” Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said at a televised news conference.
The U.N. Security Council prohibits foreign powers from assisting Iran in developing its ballistic missile program in any way, a ban that will remain in place under the terms of the July 14 nuclear deal that will see other sanctions lifted. The United Nations also prohibits Iran from undertaking any activity related to ballistic missiles that could deliver a nuclear warhead, which applies to the Emad, but Iranian officials have pledged to ignore the ban.
“We don’t ask permission from anyone to strengthen our defense and missile capabilities,” Dehghan said. “Our leadership and armed forces are determined to increase our power and this is to promote peace and stability in the region. There is no intention of aggression or threats in this action,” he added.”
No intention of aggression or threats in this action, riiight, and the Ayatollahs believe in Willy Wonka and unicorns as well. You know, that whole “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” thing? Those are just cheers the Iranians do before a sporting event.
Here, we’re being told by the leader of climate change that the Iranians are still bound by the U.N. weapons ban on ballistic missiles for another eight years. Doggone, I understand tempus fugit, but this happened REALLY fast. Maybe if we could somehow prove that the …..
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