One day after making himself the biggest financier of state-sponsored Terrorism in the history of the universe, Barack Obama backpeddled ever so slightly.
The US has imposed fresh Sanctions on Iranian companies and individuals over a recent ballistic missile test.
The new sanctions prevent 11 entities and individuals linked to the missile programme from using the US Banking System.
The move came after international nuclear sanctions on Iran were lifted as part of a deal hailed by President Barack Obama on Sunday as "smart".
Ooh, I'll bet the Mullahs are quaking in their sandals now, eh?
But it's all right, we got 5 hostages back. Except we had to give Iran 7 terrorists in exchange.
And that's not all.
The EU is lifting restrictions on trade, shipping and insurance in full.
The US is suspending, not terminating, its nuclear-related sanctions; crucially, Iran can now reconnect to the global banking system.
Well, except for those 11 naughty boys he re-sanctioned today. But everybody else in Iran? Party on Mahmoud!
The UN is lifting sanctions related to defence and nuclear technology sales, as well as an asset freeze on key individuals and companies.
Nearly $100bn of Iranian assets are being unlocked.
Iran is expected to increase its daily export of 1.1m barrels of crude oil by 500,000 shortly, and a further 500,000 thereafter.
One hundred billion dollars for the Axis of Evil.
That sure does buy a lot of terrorism. Hezbollah just won the jihadi lottery. And Hamas is smiling with anticipation.
There's Obama's legacy: Terrorism. More terrorism than ever. Up to and including the Grand Prize, a smoking crater where Tel Aviv used to be, thanks to Obama's funding of Iran's nuclear ambitions.
If that's "smart" diplomacy, I'd hate to see what dumb diplomacy
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