Opinion  Orly Azoulay
Trump’s Iran strategy: Telling fibs and sowing fear
Orly Azoulay
Published: 08.05.18, 09:55
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1. Ms Azoulay -Rather talk about the lies in this article.
Alan ,   SA   (05.08.18)
Inspectors are only allowed into areas that the Mullahs approve in advance What about the missiles. What happens after 7 years . Do you honestly think the inspectors swill be able to stop Atomic Bomb development ... I..What about the lies told by Iran before that BAD agreement.... Its not even called a treaty.
2. Mustang
Momus ,   Melbourne Australia   (05.08.18)
Wow. I'm embarrassed to admit I read all the way through.
The only sensible goal is not to limit Teheran's aspirations, but to permanently halt them, and remove the regime.
3. Mr
Edoardo ,   Trieste   (05.08.18)
I could agree with you 100%. I would only add that what is happening in US is only the long wave of what happened in the rest of the world. Iran, Russia, etc., are all nations who are teachers of Trump. And this, pardon my ecursus on the biblical field, is not a doing of the Allmighty? Since yesterday many regimes in the world exploited tolerance, truth-seeking, freedom of the Western world as a "jungle where to hide the propaganda guns". Now God is turning that jungle in a land of thistles and stones. Definitively, Putin could have thought to find in Trump a "silly friend", but maybe his calculus are wrong. Wickedness can turn back to the wicked, as says a famous verse of the Book:
19 Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
4. The words of a warmonger who prefers appeasement of evil.
Michael ,   Raanana   (05.08.18)
Orly prefers a nuclear weaponized Iran.
This way Orly's wish that Israel be destroyed can be fulfilled.

Where do we get people like this.
5. Orly lives in a delusional ideal world
Ezekial Haim ,   London   (05.08.18)
The Iranians are big liers and that is proven.The difference between them and the west is that the Iranians have malicious intent towards Israel and the agreement does not include inspections of military sites.Orly can continue living in cloud coocko nine but please do not try to take us there.
6. 3,001 lies in 466 days..This is the friend of the Jews
Khalid Amayreh ,   Jerusalem   (05.08.18)
7. If getting rid of Iran(as we know it today) takes 100 lies a
day: it's all right Mamma!
8. Spot on
Bertram ,   London, UK.   (05.08.18)
be in his best interests i.e. as Azoulay points out, winning his long drawn-out fight with Obama. My guess is that he won't withdraw from the Iran agreement totally but will make it appear that he acted as the strong leader he aspires to be.

As far as Israel is concerned it has probably concluded that Iran developed its nuclear capability long ago. Therefore the 'strategy', such as it is, is more to do with limiting the capacity of Syria and, especially, Hezbollah, to launch a war against Israel.

Unlike others, I don't have access to the truth, so these are only guesses.
9. Fibs, lies?
Mark ,   London   (05.08.18)
What are you talking about? These are merely alternative facts!
Alternative facts are the stock in trade of the Trump administration and will continue until he is driven out..
10. As Stalin said
Avi L.   (05.08.18)
Who cares the color of the cat if it kills the rats
11. Israel needs, and deserves, far better journalists
Chaim ,   Israel   (05.08.18)
Trump's presidency, so far, has been totally positive for Israel. Trump is standing up for Israel at the U.N. and other international bodies. He recognized Jerusalem as our Eternal Capital. He is moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. He is confronting genocidal Iran.

On the other hand, Obama's presidency was entirely negative for Israel, and America. Obama attacked and degraded Israel at every opportunity, while empowering our foes. He gave genocidal Iran billions of dollars in illegal payments, while helping it build nuclear bombs.

How do dumb, destructive leftist fools, like Azoulay, become journalists in Israel? This needs to end. Israel needs, and deserves, far better journalists.
12. Author. U truly believe Iran nuclear enrichment is for X-Ray
Eden   (05.08.18)
And medical research.????.

U call the US president a fibb’er.

Next you will tell us that the Ayatollahs are following the path of Gandi.
13. Shame on Ynet spreading lies that could lead to war
Iran has broken a number of clauses in the agreement.
Too much heavy water
Too many centrifuges running.
These have happened a number of times and Iran has made million of of it.
The agreement is also a farce as Iran can decide which facilities can be checked and they check them. Trusting pathological liars is a sign of insanity or intent.

They are building ballistic missiles which can hold nukes and there is more.

Orli is a liar and a prime example of the ideological left who dont care about facts if it pushes their agenda.


If we look at the facts Iran has not followed the deal and due to appeasement by Obama they continued to break it.
The deal doesnt stop them building nukes which is illegal anyways and they are part of the NPT.

Iranian leader has written the book on how he will destroy Israel and they have been planning for this for decades.

US paid off Iran with money that should have been held to pay terror victims off. Didnt need to give cash.

Washington post lies about Israel on a weekly basis. They deny Jewish private rights which is the definition of antisemitism. FAKE NEWS which you didnt read. The examples included are not all lies and you could do the same with Obama if any of these medias had any credibility.

The left has been lying for so long about nearly everything they have forgotten what truth means. Trump just took it up and won using similar methods. Sadly you stand with Hilary whose party is run by Jew haters.

Bibi speech showed with facts how Iran has been lying for decades about their non-nuclear program. This is something Orli and much of the left in the West ignore even though its proven.

Iran could have been taken out a decade ago but due to Obama that didnt happen. Remember Obama betrayed Israel on everything including our spies in the region and various methods of attack on Iran.
14. 100 percent correct Orly Azoulay
DOV ,   USA   (05.09.18)
15. Trumpf pandering to Jews, Israel, to get reelected
Steve Benassi ,   Duluth, MN USA   (05.09.18)
16. I was wrong - Trump remains consistent
Bertram ,   London, UK.   (05.09.18)
In withdrawing from the Iran deal Trump has reinforced his ego. His only 'friends' now are Netenyahu, for obvious reasons, and reactionary Arab states.The message he is sending to other countries - especially North Korea - is not to trust any agreement with the US.It can be torn up at the whim of a president.
17. Face reality
Lori ,   Washington   (05.09.18)
This was a good one, did you also believe in the tooth fairy, the Munich Agreement and all the other fairy tales? Wake up!
18. As Orly points out, lies are what Trump trades in
Shachar ,   Eilat   (05.09.18)
He even said Iran supported Al Qaida while in reality they are mortal enemies. Interestingly North Korea and Iran work on the principal of constant lies. The mindsets of Trump, Kim and Iran are very similiar so they may actually understand each other better. It is very difficult to predict an outcome when all the cards have been reshuffled and the cat thrown among the pigeons. For the moment Israel has the upper hand on Iran in Syria but Iran is patient. Iran will almost certainly try to develop a nuclear weapon as fast as possible now there is no incentive not to. I don't see Iran doing anything dramatic until they have tested a nuclear warhead....and I don't see Trump and Bibi doing anything to stop them. The Mossad ring has been exposed, the Iranians can start anew......or do a Kim!?
19. Give the guy a chance.
lal ram ,   Wolverhampton, UK   (05.10.18)
Regarding President, he is human being, everybody makes mistakes, but he is God fearing president, he is best US president to date. He is no nonsense guy. He will stand no bullshit from the Ayotollahs, Assad, PLO madman president, Russian bear, Chinese, North Korea, he has achieved much, so please give the guy a chance, he is dealing with high level corruption in US and dealing with international affairs.
20. Orly Azoulay tells multiple fibs in EVERY article.
Jake   (05.12.18)
From her sycophantic boot-licking of Obama to her ugly defamation of Trump, her "articles" are of no more value to history than 16th century court propaganda.
21. Azoulay suffers from normative delusions. Such a Leftist.
JVC ,   LA, USA   (05.13.18)
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