October 5th, 2012
06:55 PM ET

An Iran October surprise?

As unrest unfolds on the streets of Tehran over Iran's collapsing currency, and international sanctions take their toll on the economy, new signs are emerging that Iran may be willing to suspend its disputed nuclear program. But that all depends on if the country gets something in return. Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jill Dougherty reports.

Filed under: Iran • Nuclear • Security Clearance on TV
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  1. jerry

    China wipe the uS & UK from the map?! China can barely wipe its own ass!

    October 29, 2012 at 7:57 pm | Reply
  2. George Patton

    No, I'm the real George Patton!

    October 9, 2012 at 11:45 pm | Reply
  3. Trick or Treat?

    It's a trick.

    October 8, 2012 at 9:04 am | Reply
  4. SayWhaaa

    An of order nukes all around.

    October 8, 2012 at 12:22 am | Reply
  5. Yago

    Surprise? are CNN people with memory problems or they just can't believe that Iranian population is more than tire of their rulers? 75% of Iranian population is under 45 years old. WHAT DO YOU EXPECT? Don't forget Iran protest of 2006, Governments do not represent the will of their people, not anymore. Look America by itself.

    October 7, 2012 at 6:52 pm | Reply
    • sundara

      Agree 100% People never seem to remember that no matter what country you are talking about, you only see the will of the government...not the will of it's people.

      October 11, 2012 at 6:56 am | Reply
      • Maggie

        We saw the "will of the people" crushed there during the last election, while the Green Party cried out for the world's attention and our POTUS turned away, saying that we would " deal with the winners".

        October 26, 2012 at 5:07 pm |
  6. akmes alibba habeeb

    The U.s. has lots of biological and chemical weapons it needs to dispose of....what better place than Iran and North Korea to dump them....(in a fine mist)

    October 7, 2012 at 9:36 am | Reply
    • George Patton

      Spoken like a true Tea Partying idiot, akmes alibba habeeb or is that Phunnie boy posting the above? Either way, your post reveals just how bloodthirsty and ignorant you truly are!!! Before you post in order to deny my post here Phunnie boy, I just want people to know that I'm the authentic George Patton here and not some dimwitted, war loving Tea Partier like some!

      October 7, 2012 at 2:40 pm | Reply
      • George Patton

        are you trying to make me look nitwit phunnie boy? I am real George Patton and I did not say this.

        October 7, 2012 at 4:01 pm |
      • George Patton

        No, I'm George Patton!

        October 9, 2012 at 11:46 pm |
  7. tigerasia


    October 6, 2012 at 11:24 pm | Reply
  8. tigerasia

    Reblogged this on Tiger Asia.

    October 6, 2012 at 10:49 pm | Reply
  9. panamavet

    George Patton, when you say you are tired of the right wing thugs in Washington, do you mean President Obama and his foriegn policy team?

    October 6, 2012 at 10:15 pm | Reply
    • just wondering

      shut up stupid

      October 7, 2012 at 12:12 am | Reply
    • George Patton

      Yes I do, panamavet. Obama may be a Democrat but he keeps on slaughtering people in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen with those godless drones and Apache helicoptors without any mercy whatsoever. That makes him just as much of a right-winger as any Republican!!!

      October 7, 2012 at 2:46 pm | Reply
  10. J

    RUSSIA is heading for Syria; it is part of their understanding of world peace. -This becomes more obvious everyday.

    October 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm | Reply
    • George Patton

      All Ican say here is, kudos to the Russians for doing the right thing, J!!!

      October 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm | Reply
  11. An Indian November Demise

    We continue to be of the opinion that India is a zero sum event in history and that a break up of sorts is the optimum way to maximize its potential for the people. The current events in India reinforce our belief that the inevitable implosion of India has begun and the beginning of the end state is upon us. Whether that will be nirvana that most of us believe it will, is yet to be seen. But this we will say. This defragmentation of India will unleash boundless opportunities and uber economic demand that will be beneficial to US and Europe and help pull them out of current recessionary malaise. We pray for the events to unfold peacefully and in a harmonious manner for the people of India and its neighbors.

    October 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | Reply
    • Saeed

      what needed is US and Indian forces unite and strike Pakistan's nukes, remove the Islamic Atomic bomb threat to the world forever.

      October 7, 2012 at 1:20 pm | Reply
      • Amit-Atlanta-USA

        The American invasion of Afghanistan brought to the forefront the irrelevance of India as a nation. With a population of over 1.2 billion people there was no value that this nation could bring to the table. Their soldiers (ragtag) 1.2million continue hiding in the trenches scared from Talibans. A few teenage Talibans invaded the country and held it hostage for days on end showing how useless India is. It was embarrasing for the world to observe this humiliation of a nation that was being touted as a regional power. The Talibans brought them down in a few days with some BB guns. It is all over for India. Its demise is in process and should be completed with Afghanistan withdrawal

        October 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm |
  12. saeed

    what needed is force unite and strike usa and britain bring out the nukes and bomb ireland with 10 nuclear bombs man 1 nuclear chinese bomb can vipe usa of the surface of the earth.

    October 5, 2012 at 8:05 pm | Reply
    • Georgia

      Hi saeed
      Even Ireland could "vipe" their with your countries

      October 5, 2012 at 9:36 pm | Reply
      • EIRE

        Whats Ireland got to do with this? And as a matterof interest where does your vast knowlage of Ireland come from?....the back of a cereal box ? Amadain

        October 7, 2012 at 5:40 am |
    • pw1121

      saeed (saeed, is it?), boys and girls, is a prime example why countries of the world get nervous when radicals try and develop nukes.

      October 6, 2012 at 2:48 am | Reply
    • Sir Dane

      saeed it is safe to say that if you are a example of the brain power in Iran. That wiping Iran off the face of the earth. Nobody would be missed, and world would be a betterlace

      October 6, 2012 at 11:19 am | Reply
      • George Patton

        Thank you, Sir Dane. Spoken like a true, dimwitted, hateful, hillbilly Tea Partier fron the South!

        October 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm |
      • Trevor

        George- Not defending Sir Dane, but your utilization of terms that are hateful in and of themselves towards someone you don't even know anything about or where there are even from and you feel justified to make such a judgment? Pull the plank out of you own eye first pal, before you start worrying about the speck in your neighbors. Seen you comments before...wondering if the term hypocrisy even "registers" with you...and do you actually know the definition.

        October 7, 2012 at 1:09 pm |
      • George Patton

        I did not say that Sir, nitwit Boy George, professional trouble maker, under my screen name said that. I agree with you Sir Dane. Nobody would be missed. Ever.

        October 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm |
    • George Patton

      Well said, saeed. True, the U.S., Great Britain and France do need to be stopped but not nuked. Maybe Iran will make enough concessions to the West in order to eliminate this obnoxious policy of starving the Iranians into submission. I'm sick and tired of the right-wing thugs in Washington using hunger as another big stick in order to get their way!!!

      October 6, 2012 at 12:56 pm | Reply
      • Trevor

        Who is actually running foreign policy in Washington?

        October 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm |
      • George Patton

        Again, I did not say this ! It's Boy George, under my screen name, puts fake posts. I am George Patton and I do not approve this post.

        October 7, 2012 at 1:15 pm |
    • truth

      saeed isn't really a saeed. false flag operation. seen his other ridiculous comments. its a troll. keep away.

      October 9, 2012 at 2:57 pm | Reply

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