What Will Iran Do With The $12 Billion We're Sending Them?

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  1. BethSucks

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    Educate their children, give rights to women, help their poor.......or maybe incite and support terrorism throughout the world.

    US to award Iran $11.9 billion through end of nuke talks
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    In this photo released by the Iranian Presidency Office, President Hassan Rouhani visits the Bushehr nuclear power plant just outside the port city of Bushehr, southern Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. (AP/Iranian Presidency Office)

    The Obama administration on Wednesday paid $490 million in cash assets to Iran and will have released a total of $11.9 billion to the Islamic Republic by the time nuclear talks are scheduled to end in June, according to figures provided by the State Department.

    Today’s $490 million release, the third such payment of this amount since Dec. 10, was agreed to by the Obama administration under the parameters of another extension in negotiations over Tehran’s contested nuclear program that was inked in November.

    Iran will receive a total of $4.9 billion in unfrozen cash assets via 10 separate payments by the United States through June 22, when talks with Iran are scheduled to end with a final agreement aimed at curbing the country’s nuclear work, according to a State Department official.

    Iran received $4.2 billion in similar payments under the 2013 interim agreement with the United States and was then given another $2.8 billion by the Obama administration last year in a bid to keep Iran committed to the talks through November, when negotiators parted ways without reaching an agreement.

    Iran will have received a total of $11.9 billion in cash assets by the end of June if current releases continue on pace as scheduled.
     
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    Thanks, Obama
     
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    well most of it is getting funneled to assad but you won't see that in the papers
     
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    Just shoot me
     
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    I don't think anyone can argue that Diplomacy is cheaper than war and without a doubt, much safer for our men and women in uniform.
    :coffee:
     
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    I don't believe shit anymore... Funding tomorrow's terrorists. Again... I wish I could buy my own island in the south pacific
     
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    Help the poor and needy in their country.....Na I just fucking around their going to build bombs with it
     
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    Iran will soon have access to billions of dollars in previously frozen funds -- and have an easier time trading in crude oil, gold and other high-value materials -- after the U.S. and its partners began easing economic sanctions, in response to the regime scaling back its nuclear work.

    The five world powers -- the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia and China -- also would begin providing relief to Iran.
     
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    Iran hasn't attacked anyone outside of their border for 1000 yrs
     
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    Buy gasoline and natural gas from Russia to help prop up the ruble.
     
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    And people still line up and defend EVERYTHING he does! :facepalm:
     
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    What about their war w/ Iraq? Who started it?
     
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    Really, the best thing they could do with the money is bomb the shit out of Israel.
     
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    ...if we have 12 billion dollars to give away why not give it to the american people trying to make it day to day month to month? we have the ability to turn any asshole into dust where ever they are in the world why not spread the money around to working americans?
     
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    This 12 billion and the other billions given to countries such as Egypt is so that the governments there can minimize the anti US rhetoric. It may not seem it is working, but I can imagine the tinderbox really erupting if the leaders there stirred the pot.

    No "aid" no peace.
     
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    Why is it nobody ever asks the question -- Why do we need to raise taxes if we have all this disposable cash just lying around to be given away to countries who hate us?
     
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    Unfrozen assets doesn't mean the U.S. is giving them any money. It's their money.

    The OP makes it sound like the U.S. taxpayer is on the hook. We are not.
     
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