Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Iran Deal: Letter From Iranian "Activists" Is Not Worth Reading

By Thomas Mcardle, Sep 01, 2015 Investors

Some in the U.S. press are touting a letter from 52 Iranian "activists" urging Congress to endorse the nuclear appeasement deal with Tehran. But examine this message from "Iranian civil society activists, intellectuals, journalists, lawyers, university professors, religion investigators, senior members of political parties and reformists."

Posted on the University of Denver website , the missive was organized by a political science professor there, Nader Hashemi, and an international affairs professor at Harrisburg University, Mehdi Noorbaksh. One of the people signing the letter was one of the students who held 53 Americans hostage for 444 days 35 years ago.

The letter is pacifist, arguing, "A just and reasonable solution for international disputes is through negotiation, not by using the right of power and imposing unilateral views on others." Guess we should have negotiated with Hitler.

Attacking Iran, they warn, would "undermine the forces that work for nonviolence, peace and reconciliation."

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