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Obama, Iran, Israel, and Charles Freeman

By Ali Al-Hail, March 29, 2009
   What's wrong with Iran , having a nuclear program? Doesn't Israel have it? Doesn't Pakistan have it? Doesn't India have it? Aren’t these Middle Eastern states too?
   Why has Iran to defend its nuclear ambitions, as being utilized for civilian purposes? Have those Middle Eastern states, spoken of their nuclear capabilities in the same way?
   What kind of a threat, any threat, might Iran pose to the US national security? Just, how on earth, an eight thousand mile-faraway – country from the Eastern side of the Atlantic, could possibly, become a threat to the US national security? Isn't that a bit of a stretch? Doesn't such a thinking sound too naïve?     
   Until when these two sets of rules – a set of rule for Iran , and another set of rule for Israel ? Isn't this row from the US-Led-West about the uranium enrichment by Iran , an obvious evidence of depriving anti – Zionism - Muslims from such a technology? Isn't it a Zionist idea in the first place? Isn't Zionism too domineering in the US administration, including the State Department? Let's take an example; the President of the United States ' preference to head the National Intelligence Council – Charles Freeman was rejected by the Congress. Isn't that, yet, another blatant signal, amongst too many of a beleaguered US controlled by Zionism?
   What for goodness sake, did Freeman say to be faced with such a slam? Criticized Israel ? So what? Everybody else did. Except of course, Zionism-controlled-US-EU. How did possibly, an Israel – ignited – US – based - Zionism Lobby, influence an appointment of a US citizen for a job for which he was chosen by the President of the United States of America?
   Almost entirely, without a single exemption, everybody, I have spoken to on the issue, said, it's "no skin" of the Zionism Lobby's nose. However, formally, it is, always, constantly, and consistently.
   Many people wonder, how did Obama weigh himself, as the president of the United States of America, after the notorious insult, he had received from the Zionism – dominated – Congress, a month since he was elected?
   So, what was the message from the Zionist Lobby, to Obama? Wasn't it crystal clear, and loud, hey…O…ba…ma, watch out…we, who have brought you to the White House…you are here to serve us…and on our terms too.
   One presumes, as do many that, Obama's speech to the Iranians (on the eve of their biggest annual festival, Norouz or New Year, which marks the beginning of the Iranian solar year,) was a cover up to a possible Israeli attack, on the Iranian nuclear facilities.
   Doesn't the timing of Obama's address to the Iranians, raise some doubts especially, it came a week after he had renewed sanctions against Iran for a further year, alleging that, Iran "continued to pose a threat to the US national security."
Professor, Dr. Ali Al-Hail, Professor of Mass Communication, Twice Fulbright

Award Winner, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Vice-President Of Qatar Fulbright Group, CSR Award Judge and Board Member of AUSACE, ASC, IABD, NEBAA, BEA, IMDA and EAJMC American Associations.
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