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An open letter to the Islamic Republic of
The people of Israel have always claimed the state of Israel was formed as a place of refuge, from whence to defend the Jewish people, but we all know that is only part of the story—perhaps even the lesser part. I make no argument, here, as to whether Israel should exist or not as a matter of restoring pride to the Jewish people. What’s done is done. But as a US citizen, I recommend ceasing compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal entirely and not making any concessions until such time the citizens of both the state of Israel and the United States take responsibility to elect leaders who sincerely represent the refuge principle for the state of Israel, as opposed to representing religious fervor.
I would like to point out, that while this letter may be
critical of the United States and Israel, nothing here should be taken
as any great praise of Iran. With the destructive firepower of modern
weapons—both large and small, nuclear and non-nuclear—religious
zealotry is now one of the greatest threats to humanity itself. And it
is this individual’s opinion that the citizens of every country should
do their best to keep theocratic regimes and religious zealotry out of
2/23/20: I should probably note that, while Iran has always been emphatic that it is not seeking nuclear weapons, for the purpose of making a point, the above article only assumes the neo-con assertion that Iran is seeking nuclear weapons is true. In other words, whether or not Iran really is enriching uranium for the purpose of creating weapons is beside the point.