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Some remarkable comments emerging from Tehran, the first being that “Iran’s patience was over” and that “Iran will not surrender to US pressure and will never abandon its goals even if it is bombed” – very reminiscent of the Führer’s numerous Endsieg speeches in 1944.

The effects of several thousand PGMs on a nation state like Iran are clearly being ignored or are simply not understood. Any conflict with the US and its allies would look very different to Iran’s only previous experience of war, the fight against Saddam during the 1980s.

This regime is playing a very dangerous and foolish game.

Iran Tells German Envoy Its Patience Is Over, Fars Reports

Iran is urging the remaining signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars – Reuters

Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty’s remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday.

Iran vows no surrender – even if bombed by ‘enemies’ | News | Al Jazeera

War rhetoric ratchets up again as Iranian president says his people will never give up the fight for their independence. Iran will not surrender to US pressure and will never abandon its goals even if it is attacked, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Iran’s top military chief said the standoff between Tehran and Washington was a “clash of wills”, warning any enemy “adventurism” would meet a crushing response, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Iran will not surrender even if bombed – Rouhani — RT World News

Iran will not surrender its independence and dignity in the face of US pressure even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said amid Tehran’s ongoing standoff with Washington.

Rouhani: We won’t surrender, even if we’re bombed – Israel National News

Iranian President stresses his country will not surrender to US pressure and will not abandon its goals.

Rouhani says Iran won’t back down, ‘even if our land is bombed’ | The Times of Israel

As Pentagon mulls deploying more troops in Middle East, Iranian president says situation is ‘more complicated’ than the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed – Middle East – Jerusalem Post

On Sunday, Trump tweeted: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!”

No Dead End for Iranian Nation: Spokesman – Politics news – Tasnim News Agency

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson dismissed speculation that Tehran is caught in a dilemma of war or dialogue, stressing that there is no dead end for the Iranian nation.

Iran to Defeat Enemies by Unity, Resistance: President – Politics news – Tasnim News Agency

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated the country’s determination to resist against foreign pressures and economic sanctions, saying the Islamic Republic will defeat the US, the Zionist regime of Israel and reactionary states in the region through resistance and unity. &nbsp;&nbsp;

Iran’s Top General Warns Enemies against Adventurism – Politics news – Tasnim News Agency

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri warned the enemies that any military action would trigger Iran’s harsh and crushing response.

IRGC Deputy Chief: US Dares Not Fire A Bullet at Iran – Politics news – Tasnim News Agency

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran has gained such great military power that the US would not dare to shoot a single bullet at the country, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said.

US, allies ‘do not dare’ to attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander

Tehran: The United States and its allies “do not dare” to attack Iran because of its “spirit of resistance”, Revolutionary Guards said commander on

Asia Times | End of the deal: Iran signals no capitulation | Article

As Tehran faces US economic war, it will look to China and Russia – not the fraying nuclear agreement – to survive

Iran Will Make Adversaries Regret Economic War – President Rouhani – Sputnik International

The president made his remarks during a speech commemorating the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq War, known in Iran as the Sacred Defence.

Iran’s youth ‘will witness the demise of America and Israel’, Ayatollah Khamenei vows as commander boasts Trump ‘wouldn’t dare’ attack – The Sun

IRAN’S youth will witness the demise of American and Israeli civilisation, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed. The leader’s comments come a day after a senior Revolutionary Guards commander bragged Donald Trump “wouldn’t dare” attack Iran.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says Youth Will See Demise of ‘Degenerate’ US, Israel – Sputnik International

Iran’s relations with both states have long been strained, but the US recently intensified its pressure on Tehran, tightening economic sanctions against it and deploying additional troops and equipment to the Middle East region, sparking concerns of a possible military conflict.

Khamenei: Iranian Youth Will ‘Witness the Demise’ of America | Breitbart

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a group of students on Wednesday they will “witness the demise” of America and Israel.

Iran: Watch Israel and The US Disappear – JOL

In a speech to young Iranian students, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei spoke about their rising tension with the US and Israel, and the Iranian nuclear agreement that is hanging by a thread after US President Donald Trump pulled out of. “You young people should be assured that you will witness the demise of the enemies of humanity, meaning the degenerate American civilization, and the demise of Israel,” Khamenei said. In regards, to the nuclear deal, Khamenei said that he was never very happy how Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif handled the agreement in the first place.

Iran refuses to meet Donald Trump ‘under ANY circumstances’ as fear of conflict grow | World | News |

IRAN’s leaders have categorically ruled out holding talks with the US to curb tensions between Tehran and Washington until the rights of their country are “satisfied”, a state official warned today.

Iran’s supreme leader changes his tune on Rohani and Zarif – Iran –

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s words, like his public appearances, are carefully considered

Trump military moves are meant to trigger diplomacy with Iran, not war

On Iran, Trump is heeding his instinct to avoid unnecessary military interventions. His military response is meant to trigger diplomacy, not war.

Analysis: Iran supreme leader comments signal strategy shift

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For years, Iran’s supreme leader only criticized the West over Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers. Now, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is publicly chastising the country’s elected president and his foreign minister as the accord unravels amid heightened tensions

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: ‘The threat is real’ | Fox News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran — saying the threat from the regime is “real” and “credible.”

Rouhani accuses ‘Zionists’ of writing US officials’ anti-Iranian speeches – Middle East – Jerusalem Post

“Speeches they make against Iran are written by Zionists word by word.”

Iran in Worse Place Since U.S. Pulled Out of Nuclear Deal, Says Rep. McCaul – YouTube

Bloomberg Politics Published on May 22, 2019 May.22 — Representative Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, discusses tensions between Iran and the U.S. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power.”

US-Iran: Pentagon has a plan to send 10,000 troops to Middle East – Vox

The Pentagon will brief Trump’s White House on sending up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East. It’s clearly about Iran.

Onboard USS Abraham Lincoln – BBC News – YouTube

BBC News Published on May 22, 2019 Tensions between the USA and Iran have been rising in recent weeks, as the White House accuses Iran of threatening its interests… In recent days, the US has deployed the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier to the region and reportedly drawn up plans to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East. A BBC team was on board the carrier whilst in the Mediterranean.

Democrats irresponsibly impugn anti-Iranian intelligence

Congressional Democrats are dangerously close to undercutting U.S. national security for the sake of scoring political points against President Trump. Shame on them.

Congress forgoes Iran war restrictions to save anti-Assad bill

In order to assure passage of a long-stalled Syria sanctions bill, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted down legislation restricting President Donald Trump’s ability to attack Iran.

Opinion | A Deal for Iran: Normalization for Normalization – The New York Times

The theocratic regime could not long survive if the Islamic republic acted like most nations.

Trump is making US repeat mistakes of Iraq war with Iran, Buttigieg warns | The Independent

Pete Buttigieg has slammed Donald Trump and his administration for potentially leading the United States into yet another protracted war in the Middle East, claiming the tactic he sees coming from the West Wing mirrors the approach that brought the US into the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Sen. Chris Murphy says Trump is blindly risking conflict with Iran and could spark a war even if he doesn’t want one | Business Insider

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy, an increasingly prominent voice on foreign policy in Congress, is deeply concerned that the Trump administration could be unintentionally leading the US into a war with Iran that would be utterly disastrous and contrary to the desires of the American people.

World War Three: Essential action during nuclear warfare as USA and Iran tensions rocket | Travel News | Travel |

WORLD WAR THREE fears heightened today following US President Donald Trump’s remarks about Iran, during which he dubbed the country “the number one provocateur of terror.” Increasing tensions between the countries have led to worries of nuclear warfare. Yet what immediate action should Britons take if WW3 strikes?

Stupidest idea: a US war with Iran is unwinnable – Cyprus Mail

“After a long debate, the highest levels of the military could not forecast a way in which things would end favourably for the United States,” said Richard Clarke, counter-terrorism adviser in the White House under three administrations. That was back in 2007, and he was talking about the Pentagon’s attempts to come up with a winning strategy for a US war with Iran. No matter how they gamed it, the US lost. Two years later, in 2009, US Marine General Tony Zinni warned that any attack on Iran would lead inexorably to ‘boots on the ground’. “If you liked Iraq and Afghanistan,” he added drily, “you’ll love Iran.” And in 2011 Meir Dagan, former head of Mossad, Israel’s national intelligence agency, said that an attack on Iran was “the stupidest idea” he had ever heard. This was all back in the days when various people in the West were talking far too loosely about war with Iran, because the Iranian president at the time was a loud-mouthed extremist named Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Then he lost the 2013 election and was replaced by a moderate reformer, Hassan Rouhani.

This is how easily the U.S. and Iran could blunder into war – The Washington Post

Both countries say they don’t want it. But here’s a scenario where it happens anyway.

How Iranian and American posturing could lead to war | Middle East Eye

With the two antagonists seemingly not talking, a false flag operation could lead to a war that would consume the Middle East

Iran news: The REAL reason tensions between Tehran and the US could spark World War 3 | World | News |

TENSIONS between the US and Iran have escalated in recent weeks after US President Donald Trump ramped up economic sanctions and military pressure on his rival – but fractious relations between the two countries is nothing new.

Donald Trump’s North Korea Strategy Is Not Working With Iran

Trump won’t get far unless he “moves away from maximalist demands and demonstrates that he can be a credible partner in diplomacy,” said Arms Control Association’s Kelsey Davenport.

The imperative of deterrence –

We invite aggression if our enemies believe “America cannot do a damn thing.”

Turkish Official: Turkey Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil as of May

Analysts say Turkey is replacing Iranian oil with supplies from Iraq, Russia, and Kazakhstan

Pompeo: Confident we’ve done hard work to keep oil market supplied

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells CNBC the Trump administration has taken measures to prevent oil prices from spiking in the wake of renewed sanctions on Iran.

Trump Administration Eyes More Troops, Quick Weapons Sales for Mideast – WSJ

The Trump administration is poised to send additional troops to the Middle East and to rush billions of dollars in weapons to allies in the region, steps that come amid oscillating levels of U.S.-Iranian tensions.

Iran summons female singer to court for performing solo in public – Middle East – Jerusalem Post

The video disappeared from her social media accounts, following the announcement of the court summons. However, it has been reposted in several other locations.