Tags: Syria | obama | weak | hand | syria | banafsheh | zand

Iranian Filmmaker: Obama Has Shown 'Weak Hand' on Syria

Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 06:43 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Iranian filmmaker and journalist Banafsheh Zand says it is "truly shocking" to watch the Obama administration "bumbling and fumbling" over the Syria crisis, and in the bigger picture, with Iran.

"You either go whole hog for broke, you go the very end, you deal with Iran head-on, you make it a mission to put the boots on the ground, or you don't," Zand told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

Story continues below video.



"Because showing weakness, which is basically what [Secretary of State] Kerry and [President Barack] Obama have done up to now, is one of the things that Iran looks for and pushes for and tries to manipulate."

Zand, who makes documentaries and is an editor at Iran Press News, added: "Kerry and Obama have shown their hand to be weak, to be completely flaky, and have no policy whatsoever. They seem to be lost in the woods and shocked that, actually, their charm offensive hasn't gotten them anywhere."



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
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.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Cambodia HIV Outbreak: 100-Plus People Diagnosed; Investigation Sought

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 18:50 PM

More than 100 HIV infections in a single Cambodian village have spurred the country's prime minister to ask for an inves . . .

Slender Man Case: Two Girls Competent to Stand Trial in Stabbing

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 18:26 PM

Two girls who allegedly stabbed a 12-year-old friend over the online game Slender Man are competent to stand trial for a . . .

Kate Upton Sexiest Woman Alive; Model Apologizes to Teen Brother

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 17:52 PM

Model Kate Upton was selected as People magazine's first Sexiest Woman Alive, a month after Chris Hemsworth received the . . .

Top Stories

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