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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
Cocky seems to have died or at least temporarily tempered when Trump took office. By all accounts and even Trump's admission, Iranian naval behavior in the Persian Gulf has been less provocative and even in Syria they appear to be showing restraint by staying at a distance from the Golan Heights.
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
Anything but suicidal. If they were suicidal they would have been long gone. Against all odds they're still running the country and arguably have more regional reach, influence and geo political credibility than ever.

The public spats and threats are nothing more than brinkmanship. I remain confide ... Read more
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
"Only because the mullahs locked themselves and their "devolution" into the losing position of opposing America with extreme prejudice. No relatively weak state like Iran can get away with that forever." It's now been nearly 40 years since the revolution and they're still there, still resisting. We ... Read more
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) on Pinned comment
She would have more credibility had she not gone to the dark side of working for the State Department funded Voice of America. Like all the expat Iranian government employees working for VOA's Persian language programs they're stooges on the front-line of America's propaganda war. While much of what ... Read more
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) on Pinned comment
This is exactly what I said the other day. His word is worthless and less valuable than the Rial. Also there's only so much he can deliver on anyway like the Iran Sanctions Act which both Republicans and Democrats voted to extend in 2016.
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
He's a charlatan prone to changing his mind on a dime if it suits his personal interests. Beyond any campaign promises his word is worthless. I think that this is the global consensus among allies and adversaries. His campaign promises included avoiding another debacle like the Iraq war and to more ... Read more
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
They will eventually speak to him through backchannels. This could already be happening. Regardless nothing will come of it since Trump's word is as worthless as the Rial.
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
Why?
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Mostofi Mostofi (@Mostofi) replied to Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Yes and this is my point. Unless provoked and justified in the court of public opinion Trump supporters will frown on any act of aggression that senselessly risks American lives and entangles the country into another endless money pit. Tucker Carlson's viewpoint against attacking Iran represents a l ... Read more
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