Tag: Iran

iran-shops-for-weapons-in-moscow,-while-the-us-is-sidelined
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Aug
2020

Iran shops for weapons in Moscow, while the US is sidelinedIran shops for weapons in Moscow, while the US is sidelined

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The UN arms embargo on Iran will expire in October, and Iran is now shopping for Russian military hardware, including the S-400. The US suffered a humiliating defeat at the UN on Aug. 14, as they tried to extend the embargo, but found themselves isolated on the global diplomatic stage as Russia […]

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the-anti-iran-agreement-between-uae-and-israel
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Aug
2020

The Anti-Iran agreement between UAE and IsraelThe Anti-Iran agreement between UAE and Israel

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The recent announcement of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel proves that the Arab-Israeli conflict, simmering since 1948, has never been about differences in religion, or ethnic hatreds.  The conflict has always been about land rights and human rights.  The Israelis got the land and […]

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china-iran-deal-is-a-major-blow-to-us.-aspirations-in-central-asia
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Jul
2020

China-Iran deal is a major blow to U.S. aspirations in Central AsiaChina-Iran deal is a major blow to U.S. aspirations in Central Asia

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst…  “Two ancient Asian cultures, two partners in the sectors of trade, economy, politics, culture and security with a similar outlook and many mutual bilateral and multilateral interests will consider one another strategic partners” – these were the opening words of an 18-page document that confirmed […]

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arrest-of-shi’ite-militias-in-iraq-is-part-of-iranian-us-proxy-struggle
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Jul
2020

Arrest of Shi’ite militias in Iraq is part of Iranian-US proxy struggleArrest of Shi’ite militias in Iraq is part of Iranian-US proxy struggle

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… New Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi faces many challenges to his authority, including from powerful pro-Iranian Shi’ite militias like Kata’ib Hezbollah. On June 26, 14 militiamen of Kata’ib Hezbollah, commonly known as the Iraqi Hezbollah, were apprehended by Iraqi security forces under government orders. This is a significant […]

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countries-ranked-on-‘democracy’-in-2020
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Jul
2020

Countries Ranked on ‘Democracy’ in 2020Countries Ranked on ‘Democracy’ in 2020

Eric Zuesse NATO and its supporters and member-nations are hiding the fact that the predominant belief in many of these nations is that they’re dictatorships that merely pontificate ‘democracy’ to other nations. NATO, which is America’s propagandistically ‘pro-democracy’ military alliance against Russia and against China, polled the people in 53 countries — some of which […]

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us-imposes-additional-economic-sanctions-against-venezuela-and-iran
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Jul
2020

US imposes additional economic sanctions against Venezuela and IranUS imposes additional economic sanctions against Venezuela and Iran

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… The US government is seeking to economically drown Venezuela and Iran by wanting to seize fuel that Tehran is sending to Caracas. This is part of a sustained aggressive and illegal policy against both countries. The US Attorney’s Office requested before a court on July […]

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the-sword-of-damocles-over-western-europe:-follow-the-trail-of-blood-and-oil
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Jun
2020

The Sword of Damocles Over Western Europe: Follow the Trail of Blood and OilThe Sword of Damocles Over Western Europe: Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil

Authored by Cynthia Chung via The Strategic Culture Foundation: In Part 1, we left off in our story at the SIS-CIA overthrow of Iran’s Nationalist leader Mohammad Mosaddegh in 1953. At this point the Shah was able to return to Iran from Rome and British-backed Fazlollah Zahedi, who played a leading role in the coup, […]

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to-understand-iran’s-150-year-fight,-follow-the-trail-of-blood-and-oil
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May
2020

To Understand Iran’s 150-Year Fight, Follow the Trail of Blood and OilTo Understand Iran’s 150-Year Fight, Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil

Authored by Cynthia Chung via The Strategic Culture Foundation: This past Sunday, April 17th, a dispute between Iran and the U.S. occurred over the U.S.’ decision to increase its military presence in Caribbean and Eastern Pacific waters, with the purported reason being a counter-narcotics campaign. Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote to the UN […]

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