Tags: iran | peace | deal | nuclear

Military Analyst: Iranians 'Give Up Nothing' in Proposed Peace Deal

Friday, 08 Nov 2013 02:28 PM

By Wanda Carruthers

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Tehran loses nothing in the peace deal Secretary of State John Kerry is negotiating with Europeans leaders and Iran in Geneva, Retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters said Friday.

"Based on the details we know thus far, the Iranians give up nothing. They destroy no centrifuges. They reverse no processes. They take a very brief time out, while we loosen sanctions enough to rescue their collapsing economy," Peters told Fox News "America's Newsroom."

Story continues below video.



"This is an idiotic deal," Peters, a Fox News military analyst, added. "Sanctions have been working. And, we're going to throw it away."

Kerry arrived in Geneva Friday to meet with European leaders and Iran about a possible agreement to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program. Details of the agreement are thought to offer Iran temporary relief from economic sanctions, if Iran freezes nuclear enrichment, Fox News reported.

Reaction from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was swift, as he told reporters, "Iran got the deal of the century. And, the international community got a bad deal."

Conflict over Iran's nuclear program has been ongoing, as Iran said it's nuclear program was to produce energy, while the U.S. and allies suspected its purpose was for building nuclear weapons.

The administration is considering the deal, because President Barack Obama needs a "win" after the disastrous Obamacare rollout, Peters indicated.

"Believe it or not, there's a tie-in to Obamacare. The administration's reeling so badly from that rollout disaster, they need a win. And, this is something they can present as a win to the American people," Peters said.

Peters questioned why the administration would cater to Iran, when economic sanctions have been successful in containing Iran's nuclear capabilities. Iran's economy has faltered to the point that food and medicine are in short supply, Fox News reported.

"Iran's economy is in near collapse. They need help. We are in the driver's seat. And yet, we're letting the Iranians steer," Peters said. "And, meanwhile, we've abandoned Israel."

Related Stories:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

VA Official First To Be Fired Over Falsified-Records Probe

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 19:27 PM

A top-level Department of Veterans Affairs official allegedly involved in falsifying records of how long ailing veterans . . .

WH Weighs Quarantine for Doctors Returning from W. Africa

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 18:33 PM

The White House is considering requiring medical workers who treat Ebola overseas to be quarantined when they come back  . . .

Rep. Farenthold: Waiting on Ebola Czar Ron Klain 'Infuriating'

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 18:25 PM

With Ebola now turning up in two large American cities, and the White House's new "Ebola czar" still declining to appear . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved