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John Feffer, USA 01/14/2018 0

Trump and the Neocons Are Exploiting an Iran Protest Movement They Know Nothing About

The last time Iranians went out onto the streets in large numbers, they were protesting what they thought was a stolen election.
Darius Shahtahmasebi, USA 01/08/2018 0

Washington’s Pre-War Demonization Formula Is Targeting Iran, Again

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s grandiose performance in front of the UN on December 15 should send shivers down the spines of those who remember Colin Powell’s equally disturbing performance in the months leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. This is just the beginning of the a new media campaign against Iran with regime change as the end goal.
Randi Nord, USA 01/04/2018 0

As Saudi Influence Wanes, UAE Builds Its Regional Value as Tool of US Imperialism

Where Riyadh’s imperial ambitions are haphazard, Abu Dhabi’s are smooth and calculated. While Saudi Arabia has spent billions murdering civilians, the UAE has built military bases, forged imperial alliances, and secured its grip on regional hegemony both politically and militarily aligning itself as the next major US ally as a tool of imperialism.
David Swanson, USA 12/21/2017 0

The Case Against Iraqing Iran

Planning war and funding war creates its own momentum. Sanctions become, as with Iraq, a stepping stone to war. Cutting off diplomacy leaves few options open. Electoral pissing contests take us all where most of us did not want to be.
Adil E. Shamoo, USA 12/12/2017 0

Starvation and Cholera in Yemen

War is taking Yemen back to the dark ages, with U.S. assistance.
Whitney Webb, USA 11/25/2017 0

Saudi Arabia, Israel Co-Sponsor UN Bill Condemning Iran, Syria for Human Rights Abuses

The resolutions condemning Iran, Syria, and North Korea for human-rights violations were backed by some of the world’s most notorious human-rights abusers, war criminals, and sponsors of terrorism and violent extremism.
Adam Garrie, USA 11/17/2017 0

Israel, Saudi Arabia Deepen Ties With Iran Intelligence Sharing Agreement

Israel’s Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot said that Iran is the “biggest threat to the region,” and that Tel Aviv and Riyadh are in full agreement about Iran’s intentions, noting that Israel and Saudi Arabia have never fought each other.
Paul R. Pillar, USA 09/26/2017 0

Fake Arguments for Killing Iran-Nuke Deal

Israel and its American supporters continue to press President Trump to repudiate the nuclear agreement with Iran, often using disingenuous arguments that ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar dissects.