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Obama’s Iran Deal Violates a Law Obama Signed in 2012

Thursday, October 8, 2015 17:23
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Wouldn’t you know it? Barack Obama’s Iran Deal promised things it legally can’t do:

At issue is a passage tucked away in ancillary paperwork attached to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, as the Iran nuclear deal is formally known. Specifically, Section 5.1.2 of Annex II provides that in exchange for Iranian compliance with the terms of the deal, the U.S. “shall…license non-U.S. entities that are owned or controlled by a U.S. person to engage in activities with Iran that are consistent with this JCPOA.”

In short, this means that foreign subsidiaries of U.S. parent companies will, under certain conditions, be allowed to do business with Iran. The problem is that the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (ITRA), signed into law by President Obama in August 2012, was explicit in closing the so-called “foreign sub” loophole.

It’s one thing for the president to use executive privilege and run to the U.N. in order to avoid an actual treaty fight in the Senate – he knows he can’t win in Congress at all – but it’s another to violate federal law in order to give a nation that openly sponsors terrorism billions of U.S. dollars in order to secure a legacy. But, Barack Obama is his own man, and he will not listen to the poor judgment of other men, like this Barack Obama guy that signed such a foolish provision into law in 2012.

That it’s the White House’s own people admitting this is a foul-up is even better, in that we get to see that they know what they are doing is not at all legal, and they don’t care. They want Iran to have some money and let them stabilize the Middle East locally, so that the evil, imperialist United States doesn’t interfere in the affairs of the outside world. Because of this mentality, “slip-ups” like this occur. The White House won’t alter its course, and things will be able to go ahead without prosecution because this administration believes more in itself than it does actual law.

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