Ron Paul: Neocons Infuriated by Iran Peace Talks

Last week, for the first time since the 1979 Iranian revolution, the US president spoke with his Iranian counterpart. Their 15 minute telephone call was reported to open the door to further high-level discussions. This is a very important event.

I have been saying for years that we should just talk to the Iranians. After all, we talked to the Soviets when they actually had thousands of nuclear missiles pointed at us! The Iranians have none, according to our own intelligence services. I even suggested a few years ago that we should “offer friendship” to them. Unfortunately, so many so-called experts have a stake in keeping tensions high and pushing us to war. They did not want to hear what I was saying. It seems, though, this is beginning to change now with these recent events.

The phone call was one of the most important moves away from war and conflict in a long time. Taken with the Obama administration’s decision to hold off on bombing Syria, we should be encouraged.

It is also probably a good sign that this phone call has infuriated the neoconservatives at home, the pro-war faction in Israel, and the hard-liners in Iran. Now that a process of negotiation has begun, the chance of war has been significantly reduced. The US is very unlikely to bomb Iran while it is talking with them, and Israel is also unlikely to start a war while the US is at the negotiating table with the Iranian leadership.

But we should also remain very cautious. Obama’s war on Syria was only stopped because the American people finally stood up and said “enough.” The message was received loud and clear and it shocked the neocons pushing war. They were used to being in charge of foreign policy.

In a recent CNN poll, more than 75% of Americans favored negotiations with Iran. This is very good news, but those pushing for war will not give up that easily. Believe it or not, some Members of Congress have recently introduced legislation to authorize war on Iran – even as these first steps toward a peaceful resolution of our differences begin to bear fruit!

So no, they will not give up that easily. There are many in the president’s own Cabinet who do not want to see US/Iranian relations improve. Even the president himself seems unable to avoid provocative statements — such as his claim that the Iranians are only willing to talk because the sanctions have been so successful in bringing them to the table. That is a false and unnecessary boast, and if he continues in such a way he will destroy what progress has been made.

But we are in the majority now. There are more than three-quarters of us who do not want war on Iran. It is essential that we keep the pressure on the Administration to ignore the war demands in both political parties and among the so-called foreign policy experts. There will be much more war propaganda coming our way as the warmongers get more desperate. Americans must see this propaganda for what it is. They should educate themselves and become familiar with alternative news sources to gain the tools to counter the propaganda. We do have a better chance at peace, but this is no time to let down our guard!

  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=shawnd6666 shawnd6666

    It doesn’t matter for what reason or which nation, WAR IS NOT THE SOLUTION.
    If using force is the solution than why we don’t cary gun with us instead using logic and law, if developing Nukes is crime Than why we ( International community ) close eye on some country in the same region which they have few hundreds in stock and than chase another country which they are saying they don’t.and they are inviting international community to monitor them ?!?!?! The Only Solution IS DIALOG NO WAR.

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Gothorochimaru Gothorochimaru

    Whether they are building nukes or not, it is not our responsibility to pour money and lives into another foreign adventure. There are powers that want us to destroy the Iran-Syria-Hezbollah-North Korea alliance at any cost. They would push us into WW3 to destroy it.

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=angeldejesus65 angeldejesus65

    Ron Paul together with Jesse Ventura…

    »crosslinked«

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=angeldejesus65 angeldejesus65

    100 % i feel the same..

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=angeldejesus65 angeldejesus65

    100 % i feel the same..

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Ken2234 Ken2234

    War is peace!

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Svtchichi Svtchichi

    A TRILLION…! THANK YOU FOR THE TRUTH

    GOD BLESS YOU ALL
    RON PAUL
    – RAND PAUL
    – DENNIS KUCINICH
    – TIM RYAN
    – ALEX JONES
    – JESSE VENTURA, ETC

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Svtchichi Svtchichi

    A TRILLION…! THANK YOU FOR THE TRUTH

    GOD BLESS YOU ALL
    RON PAUL
    – RAND PAUL
    – DENNIS KUCINICH
    – TIM RYAN
    – ALEX JONES
    – JESSE VENTURA, ETC

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=johnholmes john holmes

    Ron Paul 2016……I wish……I hope for the Doctor to fix the USA……

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=EdPotkay Ed Potkay

    How is the chance of war reduced when ever since I was a child, America thinks it has the right to police the world? Is that not a terrorist act in the eyes of others? We just went into Africa. Was it really justified or did we just start another war? When will we just say enough is enough. One act breeds another. It is a never ending cycle! Enough is enough is rite! Throw them out of office! The global elite will never make a one world dictatorship! America will never allow it!

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Vots Vots

    On Facebook just search for “Hey, You Got Government in my Economics”. Really good economic commentary.

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=NowWhatRTheyUp2 NowWhatRTheyUp2

    They are saving their bombs and bullets for us, right here at home!

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=battleatkrugar battleatkrugar

    Could they just be trying to appear good while this obamacare is being bullied through?

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=allon33 allon33

    And also, don’t trust your wife, she’s cheating on you, lol.

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=kmg501 kmg501

    I’ve been listening to the Zionist neocons on the radio for the last two weeks regarding the Iranian president visit. They have been indeed having a meltdown doing everything they can to portray the Iranian president as evil actor. The Israeli’s make a lot of noise about nuclear items but yet they themselves have made no agreements and don’t acknowledge their nuclear weaponry. Israeli is a well documented instigator of conflict but provide no proof of such counter claims on Iran. …

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=ConcernedCitizen ConcernedCitizen

    Up until Rohani’s trip to UN, “death to America” was a common slogan in Iranian mosques for decades. They’re just stalling for time to build the bomb so they can either use regardless of any retaliation or at best step up their support of world terror networks such a Hezbollah with impunity. Learn some history people. Ron Paul, stick to “End The Fed”, not foreign policy. There IS evil in this world besides the “neocons”.

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=klubs9017 klubs9017

    Trust in yourselves not Ron Paul. I love RP’s point of view too but im tired of people treating him like a god. Keep it up and ill create a ron paul cult and have you all living on a farm in my libertarian society.

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=RPauliticalPeace RPauliticalPeace

    We the people need a DOCTOR.
    Actually, the world needs a DOCTOR.
    Peace

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=saisonsept saisonsept

    we need to keep our eyes on a false flag, Neocons are scum and will make it happen if need be for thier ends… scumbags all of them
    thank you DR. Paul

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  • http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=MrCubannn MrCubannn

    “There will be much more war propaganda coming our way as the war mongers get more desperate.” – Ron Paul

    Another Ron Paul prophecy. Watch it come true as another “attack” happens to entice us into war in the coming months.

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