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Iran-backed Terrorist Groups in Iraq Cheer Prospect of Biden Presidency

Iran-backed Terrorist Groups in Iraq Cheer Prospect of Biden Presidency

“Trump’s era was … a period of demolition,” said Iran-backed Iraqi terror group Kataeb Hezbollah

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Assured by the mainstream media coverage declaring Democratic candidate Joe Biden winner of the U.S. presidential race, Iran-backed terrorist groups in Iraq feel emboldened.

The prospect of President Donald Trump leaving the White House, as portrayed by the U.S. and world media, comes as a relief to Iraq-based pro-Iranian terror militias.

“Trump’s era was a very negative one, a period of demolition,” a spokesman for the leading Iran-sponsored Iraqi terrorist group Kataeb Hezbollah said.

The Iranian regime is equally upbeat in its statements about a possible Biden-Harris administration, hoping to revive the Obama-era appeasement policies. 

If the mainstream media and the Biden-Harris camp have their way, the Tehran and pro-Iran terrorist groups may have a good reason to rejoice. A Democrat-led administration will likely undo President Donald Trump’s legacy on Iran, lifting economic sanctions and ending the campaign of maximum pressure against the world’s biggest sponsor of terrorism and its Islamist proxies across the Middle East. 

The Times of Israel news website reported the reaction of pro-Iran terrorist groups: 

Iraq’s pro-Tehran factions have welcomed Joe Biden’s election as US president, alarming officials and activists in Baghdad who fear a US-Iran de-escalation could empower hardliners in their own country. (…)

Iraqi factions supported by Tehran are hoping Biden could roll back Trump’s policies, which included bombing hardline groups and slapping sanctions on pro-Iran figures.

“Trump’s era was a very negative one, a period of demolition,” said Mohammad Mohyi, spokesman for Kataeb Hezbollah, a hardline pro-Iran faction in Iraq.

“We hope the new administration will resolve this, by ending the crisis and withdrawing its troops,” he told AFP.

He slammed Trump for “the greatest crime” in January: killing Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and top Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who had a key role in founding Kataeb Hezbollah, in a drone strike in Baghdad. 

Under President Trump’s orders, U.S. forces have retaliated against Iran-funded Kataeb Hezbollah responsible for targeting American military bases and diplomatic missions in Iraq. The terrorist group’s top operative, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, was killed in a U.S. drone strike in early January along with Iran’s top terror mastermind, Qasem Soleimani. Al-Muhandis was a wanted terrorist who orchestrated several high-profile terrorist attacks, including the bombings of the U.S. and French embassies in Kuwait in the 80s. 

The hopes of the Biden-Harris administration reentering the Obama-Kerry Iran nuclear deal could mean a new lease of life for Kataeb Hezbollah and allied Iraqi terror groups. Reviving the nuclear deal was “high on his agenda,” a former senior aide Biden recently declared

“I believe that in the first months [of the Biden presidency], we’ll either see him rejoin the deal fully, or what I would call ‘JCPOA-minus,’ meaning lifting sanctions in exchange for suspending some of the Iranian nuclear programs [developed] in the past three years,” Biden confidant and senior Obama-era official, Amos Hochstein, told Israel’s Channel 12 news network.

Much like the Harris-Biden camp, Tehran, too, is eager to reenter the nuclear deal, which awarded billions of dollars to the terror-sponsoring regime during the Obama days. On Sunday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Biden to “compensate” for President Trump’s “mistakes” and return to the nuclear deal.

“Now, an opportunity has come up for the next U.S. administration to compensate for past mistakes and return to the path of complying with international agreements,” he said

Sky News Australia: The world can ‘look forward to a nuclear Iran’ under Joe Biden

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Oi Vey

Nothing says success in a party stealing an election, as being hailed by enemies of the US.

Of course other countries who do not have the best interests for the US would welcome a weak, senile old man, they cheer when we are weak, they smell blood in the water. The majority of other countries would love for us to be taken down to a lower status.

And the propagandist media thinks this is great. Imagine that.

Well sure…receiving the coveted Hezbollah endorsement is an important milestone for Biden.

Hussein and Hilary back stabbed the Iranian peaceful protesters last time.

They are patching the holes in the runway for the planeloads of cash heading their way.

I’m sorry, but what is the current trend among journalists to report on the obvious. Of course the Iranian regime would prefer Biden to Trump. Anyone who knows that the Sun rises in the East and sets in the West can tell you that and do an Google search to find sources to support that. This is just more white noise.

How stupid are half of Americans? Literally: stupid.

Feckless, vanity-driven dhimmitude and dangerous appeasement of jihadists is a certainty in a Biden Administration. If this idiot takes power, we will witness a total replication of vile Obama’s foreign policy incompetence, naivete and weakness in foreign policy. We’ll see idiotic pronouncements such as “ISIS is a JV squad;” we’ll be clandestinely shipping terrorist states pallets of cash in the dead of night. Awful, awful stuff, with real-world implications for innocent lives.

Antifundamentalist | November 12, 2020 at 11:43 am

If that isn’t a wake-up call, I don’t know what it. But then, declaring Islam outreach as a function of NASA should have been too. Sheeple are stupid and we are all going to suffer for it.

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