U.S.: Iran’s Nuclear Claim Is "Hype"

NIAC's Reza Marashi interviewed by BBC

Bloomberg -- The U.S. played down Iran’s claim of a “major” nuclear breakthrough as an exaggeration to bolster nationalism amid tighter sanctions rather than a step toward developing an atomic weapon. “Our view on this is that it’s not terribly new and it’s not terribly impressive,” State Department Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters in Washington yesterday. The announcement was “hyped” for a domestic audience, she said >>>

16-Feb-2012
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bushtheliberator

feckless " Resistance " = too many Suits , not enough Turbans

by bushtheliberator on

 Your Least Informed About Iran Visiting Jingo is still looking for the ISLAMIC  Resistance that would attack the root of the problem : theocracy,"Rule of the Jurists". I want a Big Bushy Beard to point out that the IRI has delivered an oppressive security state,and not an Islamic society ; give him the local franchise for Mr. Javid's ribbons. Let the Suits hang out in New York,and talk about human rights, but you need someone who can whack the IRI upside the head with the Holy Quran. 


Artificial Intelligence

Isn't this the same NIAC guy

by Artificial Intelligence on

Who called everyone who is opposed to the IRI as MEK members?


vildemose

 There is no balance in

by vildemose on

 There is no balance in this upcoming discussion. It's preaching to the choir. How about inviting others who have different point of view?

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.


iraj khan

More from

by iraj khan on

NIAC:

The Iranian Nuclear Dilemma: Risk of an Iraq Sequel?

A panel discussion featuring:

Dr. Hans Blix served as Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency from 1981 to 1997.  He was appointed to lead the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission from 2000 to 2003 and was at the center of IAEA inspection efforts in Iraq prior to the Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Dr. Colin Kahl served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East from 2009 to 2011, developing and implementing the U.S. Defense Department’s strategy regarding Iran.  He recently published “Not Time to Attack Iran” in Foreign Affairs.

Robert Kelley served as a member of the IAEA Iraq Action Team in 2003 and was Chief Inspector for the IAEA in Iraq, South Africa, and Libya.  He questioned the evidence presented in the November 2011 IAEA report on Iran, in a Bloomberg piece, “Nuclear Arms Charge Against Iran Is No Slam Dunk”.

Mr Trita Parsi will be the moderator.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Rayburn House Office Building B-339
Washington, DC

http://www.niacouncil.org/site/PageServer?pagename=nuclearexperts


amirparvizforsecularmonarchy

NIAC used their platform to sell out Iranians.

by amirparvizforsecularmonarchy on

Supporting IRI like NIAC is not supporting Iran, the IRI doesn't give a damn about Iranians.


Demo

The Almighty $ At Work!

by Demo on

 

 

The 'duality' of NIAC has been paying off quite well in 'dollarity' for them. Not only they are supported by the 'abroad residings' elites Iranians' $, they have Washington's $ at their backbones!

They are also being verbaly funded millions times a day by the elites icons like 'Abarmard,' 'Iraj Khan,' & alike here on IC!    


Abarmard

NIAC presents Islamist regime's point of view.

by Abarmard on

And what that may be?


MOOSIRvaPIAZ

You are either with us or against us mentality

by MOOSIRvaPIAZ on

When are some simpletons going to realise that the world is much more complex than their narrow sided simpleton view of you are either pro war and pro sanctions or pro regime.

Wake up and read a book or two!


Roozbeh_Gilani

NIAC presents Islamist regime's point of view.

by Roozbeh_Gilani on

which is very different from the point of view of vast majority of Iranians, be it in US, in Europe, or indeed in Iran itself. 

"Personal business must yield to collective interest."


Abarmard

I am very happy with NIAC

by Abarmard on

I am very happy with NIAC and even happier that they have access to mass media in presenting Iranian point of view.


iraj khan

Mr Marashi

by iraj khan on

appearing on BBC News and discussing Iranian nuclear energy is much preferred to FOX News (and the rest of them) lackies discussing Iran.

He represents the views of majority peace-loving Iranian Americans who long for a better relationship between the two countries.

We do need more Iranians like him to represent us indeed.


Demo

'Majlis' Elections Domestication!

by Demo on

 

 

Simple & Clear: To legitimize itself as the 'popularly supported government' & to make people participate in the next month parliament, the regime is going to come up with more 'Hypes' besides this one soon.

And as always, and with their gaseous discharges, NIAC (National Iranian?? American Coneheads!!) plays right into the hands of their senior coneheads in IRI ! 


vildemose

Most lovable lines from NY

by vildemose on

Most lovable lines from NY Times story

by FG on

Iran tends to speak loudly but carries a small stick."

--Karim Sadjadpour, an Iran expert at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (as he argues that belligerent moves by Iran actually underscored weakness).

Also from Sadjadpour:

“Their alleged terror attacks projected incompetence more than fear, their announced nuclear progress is likely exaggerated, and their threat to pre-emptively cease oil exports to Europe turned out to be another bluff.”

How about this nice tidbit which captures the regime's strategic stupidity?:

“Iran is saying, ‘If you hit us, we will hit back..."

--Muhammad Sahimi, an analyst and professor at the University of Southern California.

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.


Faramarz

Vildemose

by Faramarz on

The cone is naturally formed over time by the steam and other gases that are created in the skull from talking nonsense!

It is amusing that whenever the Regime is involved in an act of terror, the NIACie's come out and say innocently that we need to wait and see what the evidense shows, but if a Regimi thug gets killed they immediately place the blame on Mossad/AIPAC/CIA/MEK. Yes, those AIPAC lobbyists are now packing heat!

This guy said in this interview that only Israeli government has placed the blame on the Regime. Well, that is a lie. The Thai government has been saying that it was an act of terror against Israeli individuals by the Regime.

If you go on the NIAC site, they proudly display this interview on the top of the page with no corrections or modifications.


vildemose

Dear Faramarz:  How do you

by vildemose on

Dear Faramarz:  How do you get a cone on your head??

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.


long live Iran

IRAN is not equal to IRR and NIAC is not AIPAC.

by long live Iran on

IRAN is not equal to IRR as NIAC is not AIPAC. 

No war on IRAN.

Long Live IRAN for EVER. 


Bavafa

A more revealing comparison between NIAC and AIPAC….

by Bavafa on

  • One is for diplomatic solution to the nuclear issue along with the human rights violation and a focus on IRI officials whereas the latter has been pushing for a military solution, an airtight sanction without any concerns for the ordinary Iranians. 
  • NIAC has been acting openly to criticize human rights violations of IRI, AIPAC has been acting openly to cover up and silence the critics of the human rights violations of Israel.

As for the interview itself, there is little has been said that is subject to any controversy.

'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 

Mehrdad


Faramarz

NIAC Conehead!

by Faramarz on

 

This guy looks like the Coneheads on Saturday Night Live and his comments are also more appropriate for a comedy show!

 

http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BMTM3NDg1MTkz...


Mohammad Ala

AIPAC lobby

by Mohammad Ala on

Just compare NIAC lobby with AIPAC lobby (their budget, personnel, and donations to USA congress members and seantors).  You will be shocked.


Fred

NIAC lobby

by Fred on

NIAC Lobby is acting more openly as the mouthpiece for the interests of the Islamist Rapist Republic (IRR).