The United States with one missile strike beat off Iran's "appetite" for a trillion dollars


Presidents in the United States are changing, but the style of behavior of the "hegemon" in relation to those who are weaker than him, alas, is not. On the eve of the American Air Force bombed Syria, destroying several dozen militants of pro-Iranian armed formations who fought on the side of Damascus on the territory of another sovereign state. As the saying goes, find ten differences between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. What did the US Democratic Party want to say with this missile strike?


The new Permanent Representative of the United States to the UN was Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who echoed Sleepy Joe's words at his inauguration:

Multilateralism is back, diplomacy is back, and America is back.

And what is this renewed American diplomacy, what kind of "message" was it trying to convey to the rest of the world in Syria? Let's figure it out.

At first, undoubtedly Iran was the main addressee of the message. As you know, it was the US Democratic Party under Barack Obama that initiated the so-called "nuclear deal", which slowed down the development of the military component of the Islamic Republic's atomic program. In return, sanctions were lifted from it, and Tehran gained access to tens of billions of dollars frozen in foreign bank accounts. Everything changed dramatically with the arrival of President Donald Trump. The Republican proved to be Israel's greatest friend and began to put pressure on Iran in every way he could. Under Trump, the United States unilaterally withdrew from this international agreement and introduced new restrictive measures against the Islamic Republic.

Democrat Joe Biden, who served as vice president under Barack Obama, is expected to return to the "nuclear deal." Obviously, negotiations on this topic have already begun. However, in Tehran, it is clearly too much "lip rolled", according to the data of the TV company Al Jazeera. According to them, the Iranian authorities have counted $ 1 trillion in damage to their country from Trump's actions and are preparing to bill the United States. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on this occasion:

Whether these compensations will take the form of reparations or they will take the form of investments is up for debate ... When we meet, we will increase the compensation.

A trillion dollars is a lot. What Washington thinks about this became clear almost immediately. The US Air Force launched a missile attack on pro-Iranian militants who were allegedly involved in the attack on the US military in Iraqi Erbil. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby explained that this was done on a personal order from President Biden. The hint that Tehran should buy a "lip-rolling machine" is more than transparent. It doesn't smell like a trillion. Washington has brutally brought its negotiating partner back to earth from the skies.

Secondly, The United States again showed the rest of the world that international law is not specifically written to it. Recall that the American military is on the territory of the sovereign state of Syria against the will of the official authorities, that is, de jure and de facto they are foreign invaders and invaders. At the same time, the Pentagon, without declaring war and sanctioning the UN Security Council, continues to strike at the Iranians allied to Damascus, who, by the way, fought against numerous terrorist groups in the SAR. And what is the difference between Republicans and Democrats? Yes, nothing.

Thirdly, the illegal air strike by the US Air Force can be considered a message to Moscow. Recall that Russia and Syria have been allies since the days of the USSR. Yes, our country has no direct legal obligations to Damascus to ensure the complete military security of the SAR, including air defense. This, by the way, is regularly used by the Israeli Air Force, inflicting airstrikes on Iranian military infrastructure with impunity. But, despite this, it is Russia that is positioned in the international arena as the main friend and protector of Syria. The way Washington has dealt with Iranian "proxies" is definitely a signal to the Kremlin that under the Democratic Party, the United States will continue to do whatever it wants in the Middle East. No positive changes can be expected with the departure of Donald Trump.

On the contrary. In his keynote speech, President Biden named China and Russia as the main opponents of the "hegemon", which will now be pressed in all possible directions. And, as we can see, Syria has become a trial balloon. Thus, the US military is expanding and strengthening its presence in the northeast of the SAR. There, following the short-range air defense systems, the more powerful Patriot air defense systems were deployed. The Pentagon is now digging in there, clearly not intending to go anywhere. As its own "proxy" in Syria, the United States will use the Kurdish armed formations, which should simultaneously counterbalance official Damascus, Ankara, Tehran and Moscow.
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  1. Binder Offline Binder
    Binder (Miron) 27 February 2021 15: 11
    -6
    In their religious limitations, the Ayatollahs might have assumed that the new owner of the White House would be more kind and accommodating to them than his predecessor, but it is highly doubtful that they seriously hoped for such changes. Whoever holds the presidency, Republican or Democrat, will not allow Iran to join the ranks of nuclear powers. This is an axiom. Another question is by what means the Americans from the new presidential team intend to oppose Iranian aspirations, but this already refers to tactics, the US strategy remains unchanged, and this is great. good
    1. boriz Offline boriz
      boriz (boriz) 27 February 2021 21: 48
      +4
      ... the US strategy remains unchanged, ...

      And how can you see it? Trump withdrew from the 5 + 1 nuclear deal.
      Biden voiced the return of the United States to this agreement and has not yet said the opposite. And this plaque is a local action. Perhaps for internal use in general. To improve the image of an old man in complete dementia.
      That's when (and if) he returns to Trump's policies, we can talk about something.
      In the meantime, Israeli politicians should proceed from the assumption that Iran already has 10 to 20 nuclear warheads. So far - unpretentious. But for Israel, 50K for one warhead is quite enough.
      1. Binder Offline Binder
        Binder (Miron) 27 February 2021 23: 47
        -4
        Quote: boriz
        And how can you see it?

        It can be seen from the first steps of the new presidential administration. But the declarative statement of readiness to discuss a deal with the Ayatollahs looks like a political maneuver, a desire to demonstrate to the world that we are ready for constructive negotiations, but the Iranians are making deliberately unacceptable demands (which, by the way, is the case). Anyway. those favorable conditions that Obama provided to the Persians will no longer exist, if the new deal takes place, then its conditions for the Iranians are expected to be much tougher.
        Well, what should Israeli politicians start from, they will somehow figure it out on their own

        Quote: boriz
        Israeli politicians should proceed from the assumption that Iran already has 10 to 20 nuclear warheads.

        If this really took place, then Iran would no longer have a single nuclear industry enterprise - they would be destroyed ...
        1. boriz Offline boriz
          boriz (boriz) 27 February 2021 23: 54
          +2
          The nuclear weapons assembly plant is small, probably hidden in the mountains. It is also possible to make BG from fissile material enriched on the side. Having worked out the technology on low-enriched.
          Some words from Iran's response to Israel's threat in late January are suggestive. It's just that Iran does not flutter its tongue like Golda Meir.
          Yes, and your first warheads were probably made from third-party material.
          And some experts have already cautiously expressed this assumption for a long time.
          So from an organizational point of view, it would be correct. And yours probably already understand this.
          1. Binder Offline Binder
            Binder (Miron) 28 February 2021 05: 22
            0
            Quote: boriz
            The nuclear weapons assembly plant is small, probably hidden in the mountains.

            Everything that someone has built can always be destroyed by someone else, a task would have been set, and the ways to solve it are the work of professionals. I think that various options for the final solution of the Iranian problem have been worked out, tested, the executors are ready, as soon as a political decision follows, the whole system starts to move. Moreover, it will not be like the Israeli television series Tehran, the filming of the second season of which started recently ...
            1. Indifferent Offline Indifferent
              Indifferent 28 February 2021 05: 42
              0
              I apologize, but a saying immediately came to my mind, "As the crow sings, Miron has ... (the blood drains from his head). Apparently there is not enough of it. If you are not in the courses, then you do not need to write" stupidity. " destroy underground structures, if they are made correctly. Soviet mine-based missiles withstood the explosion of a nuclear weapon on the cover of the mine. Moreover, most of the warheads that were in service. And if the mines-workshops are made in rock at a depth of hundreds of meters, and even their exact the location is unknown, it is completely impossible. The release of the German FAA proves it. Most of the bombing was ineffective.
              1. Binder Offline Binder
                Binder (Miron) 28 February 2021 05: 58
                -2
                Deeply moved by your concern for my circulation. hi However, it seems that you are not very aware of the possible methods of destroying Iranian nuclear facilities. So that

                Quote: indifferent
                If not in the courses, then you do not need to write "stupidity".

                I wish you hello! bully
          2. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
            Alexzn (Alexander) 28 February 2021 08: 28
            +1
            Did you teach physics at school? Why post this nonsense about nuclear weapons assembled on your knees?
  2. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 27 February 2021 15: 25
    +3
    in Syria, the United States will use Kurdish armed formations, which should simultaneously counterbalance official Damascus, Ankara, Tehran and Moscow.

    The Kurdish navel will not be untied?
    Take it by yourself so as not to fall when walking

    1. General Black Offline General Black
      General Black (Gennady) 27 February 2021 16: 23
      +6
      If we are talking about the strike at Abu Kemal, then an interesting picture emerges there.
      Expensive Tomahawks smashed either a stop or a needy. Rather, the second.
      The price of the issue ...
      https://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/6587557.html

      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 27 February 2021 17: 49
        +6
        Getting wet in the outhouse doesn't necessarily mean tamahawk. Dumb people do not understand. Apparently, the classics are poorly studied at political studies. In a word, barbarians.
      2. Ulysses Offline Ulysses
        Ulysses (Alexey) 27 February 2021 20: 27
        +4
        If we are talking about the strike at Abu Kemal, then an interesting picture emerges there.
        Expensive Tomahawks smashed either a stop or a needy. Rather, the second.

        Iranian military infrastructure on the border between Iraq and Syria has been completely destroyed. crying

  3. Oleg Ermakov Offline Oleg Ermakov
    Oleg Ermakov (Oleg Ermakov) 27 February 2021 17: 23
    +4
    Iran is not a bit afraid of either NATO or the United States, and they have shown this more than once, soon we will see how much the Iranians or their proxies will shit Biden badly, laughing at their hegemony, it will not rust behind these, and the signal to Moscow is, as always, in milk , Moscow will continue its domain name, the only one who did the sleeping Joe badly, then only itself, and we will see it soon.
  4. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 27 February 2021 21: 09
    +4
    As a result, Iran got ready to join the EAEU. And, therefore, to the future currency zone of Russia.
  5. PRAVDORU, 2 Offline PRAVDORU, 2
    PRAVDORU, 2 (PRAVDORUB) 27 February 2021 22: 46
    +3
    the Americans swung a ruble and a blow for a penny ...
  6. PRAVDORU, 2 Offline PRAVDORU, 2
    PRAVDORU, 2 (PRAVDORUB) 27 February 2021 22: 47
    +1
    Quote: Oleg Ermakov
    Iran is not a bit afraid of either NATO or the United States, and they have shown this more than once, soon we will see how much the Iranians or their proxies will shit Biden badly, laughing at their hegemony, it will not rust behind these, and the signal to Moscow is, as always, in milk , Moscow will continue its domain name, the only one who did the sleeping Joe badly, then only itself, and we will see it soon.

    Yes, soon the coffins will fly again to the states in striped whales.
    1. Mykola Onishchenko (Mykola Onishchenko) 28 February 2021 02: 59
      -1
      So far, the coffins were going from Syria to Russia. What about the Wagnerites? This story was eventually recognized in the Kremlin.
      1. Ulysses Offline Ulysses
        Ulysses (Alexey) 28 February 2021 21: 52
        0
        So far, the coffins were going from Syria to Russia.

        Coffins go to all countries involved in the Syrian turmoil.

        Separately for the "smart guys" who still believe that Erdogan got off with only tomatoes ..


        A year ago, on February 27, a Su-34 of the Russian Aerospace Forces struck a Turkish base in Jabal al-Zawiya, Idlib province. According to the official data of the Turkish Defense Ministry, 47 Turkish servicemen were killed.
  7. PRAVDORU, 2 Offline PRAVDORU, 2
    PRAVDORU, 2 (PRAVDORUB) 27 February 2021 22: 50
    +1
    Quote: Bindyuzhnik
    In their religious limitations, the Ayatollahs might have assumed that the new owner of the White House would be more kind and accommodating to them than his predecessor, but it is highly doubtful that they seriously hoped for such changes. Whoever holds the presidency, Republican or Democrat, will not allow Iran to join the ranks of nuclear powers. This is an axiom. Another question is by what means the Americans from the new presidential team intend to oppose Iranian aspirations, but this already refers to tactics, the US strategy remains unchanged, and this is great. good

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has revealed secret US casualties figures. The head of Iranian diplomacy responded to Donald Trump with the help of the same "Twitter", indicating that his "any adventurism" in recent days in the presidency will entail "full responsibility for the current American leader." 7 American victims ", - wrote Mohammad Javad Zarif. Later on Thursday, the Iranian Foreign Minister decided to" finish off "the overseas offender with another tweet that reads:" If you put your citizens at risk abroad, it will not distract attention from catastrophic failures at home. " Zarif accompanied the text with a photo of Trump's old tweets in 58, in which the future US president said: "Don't let (Barack) Obama play the Iran card to start a war in order to be elected."
  8. Indifferent Offline Indifferent
    Indifferent 28 February 2021 05: 31
    +3
    The American administration has no brains at all. Everyone has dementia, including those who are not very old. They do not understand that the more pressure they put on Iran, the sooner Iran will receive a nuclear weapon. The Jews will be very grateful to the States for this!
    1. Mykola Onishchenko (Mykola Onishchenko) 28 February 2021 09: 27
      -7
      But who will give them. Jews and Americans will crush the Ayatollahs like a god to a turtle if it comes to that.
  9. nikolaj1703 Offline nikolaj1703
    nikolaj1703 (Nikolai) 28 February 2021 05: 58
    +2
    The worst thing for the United States is that Iran has applied to join the SCO and the EAEU. It's only the beginning!
  10. Starik59 Offline Starik59
    Starik59 (Starik) 28 February 2021 09: 32
    +1
    Quote: Bindyuzhnik
    Whoever occupies the presidency, Republican or Democrat, will not allow Iran to become a nuclear power. This is an axiom.

    Yes Yes! This is clearly visible in North Korea! ha-ha .... Trump did not really talk to Putin (he knows that we will definitely not let missiles into the USA, for the time being!), and Eunwoo respectfully shook hands! For ... fraught!
  11. Uneven Offline Uneven
    Uneven (VADIM STOLBOV) 28 February 2021 10: 49
    +3
    In August 2019, Iranian Foreign Minister M. Zarif in Beijing discussed with Wang Li a roadmap for a comprehensive 25-year strategic partnership between China and Iran.
    Some details of the military component:
    An Iranian - Chinese - Russian meeting is scheduled for the 1st half of August 2020;
    if the agreement is successful, as early as November 9, 2020, the Chinese and Russian air forces: bombers, fighters and transport aircraft, will have unlimited access to Iranian air bases;
    specialized dual-use facilities will be created next to the existing airports in Hamedan, Bandar Abbas, Chabhara and Abadan;
    will deploy squadrons of bombers - Chinese-modified versions of Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers with a range of 6800 km (2410 km when fully loaded);
    Squadrons of supersonic fighters - medium-range bombers Su-34 and Sukhoi-57 will be deployed;
    Chinese and Russian ships will be able to use newly created dual-purpose facilities in key ports of Iran in the years. Chabahar, Bandar-e-Bushera and Bandar Abbas, built by Chinese companies;
    the electronic component will include all 3 key areas of electronic warfare: electronic support (including early warning of the use of enemy weapons), electronic attack (including jamming systems) and electronic protection (including jamming the enemy);
    the goal of electronic warfare is to neutralize NATO C4ISR systems (command, control, communications, computers, reconnaissance, surveillance and reconnaissance);
    S-400 complexes will be involved (to counter US and Israeli attacks;
    the Krasukha-2 and -4 systems will also be used in the general electronic warfare architecture, as they have proven their effectiveness in Syria in countering attack radars, reconnaissance and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Krasukha-2 can block airborne warning and control systems (AWACS) at a distance of up to 250 km, as well as other airborne radars such as guided missiles, while Krasukha-4 is a multifunctional jamming system that opposes not only AWACS, but and ground based radars, both of which are highly mobile;
    the number of electronic warfare employees - up to 100 people, up to 110 officers of the Iranian command staff from the IRGC every year will be trained in years. Beijing and Moscow, 110 Chinese and Russians will study at the same time in Tehran;
    it is planned to link the Iranian air defense with the 19th brigade of the Russian Air Force (Rassvet) near Rostov-on-Don, which is already connected with the Chinese air defense;
    one of the Russian air jamming systems will be based in the city of Chabahar and will be able to completely disable the air defense of the UAE and Saudi Arabia, provided that they only have about 2 minutes of warning of a missile or unmanned attack ...
  12. PRAVDORU, 2 Offline PRAVDORU, 2
    PRAVDORU, 2 (PRAVDORUB) 1 March 2021 10: 09
    +1
    Quote: Bindyuzhnik
    Quote: boriz
    The nuclear weapons assembly plant is small, probably hidden in the mountains.

    Everything that someone has built can always be destroyed by someone else, a task would have been set, and the ways to solve it are the work of professionals. I think that various options for the final solution of the Iranian problem have been worked out, tested, the executors are ready, as soon as a political decision follows, the whole system starts to move. Moreover, it will not be like the Israeli television series Tehran, the filming of the second season of which started recently ...

    Well, Israel is also not on another planet, and you can find nuclear facilities on this tiny territory in 15 minutes. ..and also destroy everything, because it was also once built by someone ..

    Quote: Bindyuzhnik
    Quote: boriz
    The nuclear weapons assembly plant is small, probably hidden in the mountains.

    Everything that someone has built can always be destroyed by someone else, a task would have been set, and the ways to solve it are the work of professionals. I think that various options for the final solution of the Iranian problem have been worked out, tested, the executors are ready, as soon as a political decision follows, the whole system starts to move. Moreover, it will not be like the Israeli television series Tehran, the filming of the second season of which started recently ...

    Well, Israel is also not on another planet, and it takes 15 minutes to find nuclear facilities on a tiny territory ... and it is not a problem to destroy, given the leaky air defense about Israel. Everything that is built in Israel can also be destroyed
  13. bb Offline bb
    bb (mmm) 3 March 2021 09: 47
    0
    1. I agree with that
    2. to say that the United States is not at all legal, it is still not worth talking, the United States as a whole does not recognize the Assad regime and at the same time are as allies of the Kurds, purely logically, they are also quite legally there, and from the point of view of both the Kurds and Israel and the United States, they are Iranian terrorists are illegal in Syria
    3.Well, I partially agree with this, on the one hand it may be, but on the other hand it is secondary, primarily to prevent Iran from roaming in Syria, which poses a threat to both Israel and the whole ... This strike is primarily a confirmation of allied relations with Israel and I understand that the United States is not going to withdraw the recognition of Jerusalem
  14. Johann Klassen Offline Johann Klassen
    Johann Klassen (Johann Klassen) 3 March 2021 13: 25
    0
    Quote: Bindyuzhnik
    In their religious limitations, the Ayatollahs might have assumed that the new owner of the White House would be more kind and accommodating to them than his predecessor, but it is highly doubtful that they seriously hoped for such changes. Whoever holds the presidency, Republican or Democrat, will not allow Iran to join the ranks of nuclear powers. This is an axiom. Another question is by what means the Americans from the new presidential team intend to oppose Iranian aspirations, but this already refers to tactics, the US strategy remains unchanged, and this is great. good

    What wonderful things have you seen in the actions of the Jewish International?
  15. PRAVDORU, 2 Offline PRAVDORU, 2
    PRAVDORU, 2 (PRAVDORUB) 24 March 2021 19: 39
    +1
    Quote: Mykola Onishchenko
    But who will give them. Jews and Americans will crush the Ayatollahs like a god to a turtle if it comes to that.

    For 43 years, Jews and Americans have been pressing, but only fecal matter in their pants ... and at the same time, a nuclear, space and missile complex has already been created in Iran ...