All news tagged with #Iran
USA 02/22/2018 0
The U.S. Is Permanently Occupying Northern Syria, and That’s Trouble
How did the United States get tangled up in another Mideast quagmire?
USA 02/17/2018 0
Pentagon to Allow Nuclear Responses to Non-Nuclear Attacks
Amid the media frenzy surrounding the Nunes-Trump memo, the Pentagon officially released its 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) last week.
USA 02/13/2018 0
Yemen’s Crisis Belongs to All of Us
But the voices crying out against war remain as marginalized and without political clout as ever.
USA 01/27/2018 0
When the US Pledged Not to Intervene in Iran’s Internal Affairs
The 1981 Algiers Accords laid out the legal framework for US-Iranian relations, including provisions forbidding interference in each other’s internal politics and a ban on trade sanctions. One party to the agreement violated it terms almost as soon as the ink was dry.
USA 01/21/2018 0
MSNBC Ignores Catastrophic US-Backed War in Yemen
Finds Russia 5000% more newsworthy.
UK 01/18/2018 0
US Hypocrisy, From Cairo to Tehran
Washington would be better off challenging absolute theocracies and brutal dictatorships, rather than confronting a semi-democracy in a region in which tyranny and absolutism are the norm.
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.
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.
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.
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.