Tag: Iran

‘kill-first!’-netanyahu-claims-israel’s-syrian-strikes-thwarted-imminent-‘iranian-aggression’
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Aug
2019

‘Kill first!’ Netanyahu claims Israel’s Syrian strikes thwarted imminent ‘Iranian aggression’‘Kill first!’ Netanyahu claims Israel’s Syrian strikes thwarted imminent ‘Iranian aggression’

Via RT… The Israeli Defense Forces have struck multiple ‘Iranian targets’ outside Damascus, claiming it helped prevent a deadly attack by ‘killer drones.’ Syrian state TV said the country’s air defenses intercepted most of the missiles. There were multiple reports of explosions in the sky over Damascus on Saturday evening before midnight, as Syrian air […]

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us-warns-greece:-any-help-to-iranian-tanker-could-be-“material-support-to-terrorism”
21

Aug
2019

US Warns Greece: Any Help To Iranian Tanker Could Be “Material Support To Terrorism”US Warns Greece: Any Help To Iranian Tanker Could Be “Material Support To Terrorism”

Via Zerohedge… update: The newly freed and now on the move Iran-flagged Adrian Darya, previously the detained Grace 1, is expected to head to Kalamata, Greece, with an arrival date of Aug. 25. However, after a Gibraltar court twice rejected a formal US request to halt the vessel’s movement, and with a US seizure warrant still active, the US […]

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trump’s-persian-gulf-car-crash
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Aug
2019

Trump’s Persian-Gulf Car CrashTrump’s Persian-Gulf Car Crash

Trump has taken an insane U.S. policy towards Iran and make it even crazier, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel LazareSpecial to Consortium News Traffic accidents normally take just a second or two.  But the coming collision in the Persian Gulf, the equivalent of a hundred-vehicle pile-up on a fog-bound interstate, has been in the works for […]

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the-declining-empire-of-chaos-is-going-nuts-over-iran
09

Aug
2019

The Declining Empire of Chaos Is Going Nuts Over IranThe Declining Empire of Chaos Is Going Nuts Over Iran

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation: In 2014 we were almost at the point of no return in Ukraine following the coup d’etat supported and funded by NATO and involving extremist right-wing Ukrainian nationalists. The conflict in the Donbass risked escalating into a conflict between NATO and the Russian Federation, every day […]

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for-cliff-may,-war-pays
08

Aug
2019

For Cliff May, War PaysFor Cliff May, War Pays

About the only thing the Defense of Democracies’ founder does not love about war is fighting it himself, writes Daniel McAdams. By Daniel McAdamsRon Paul Institute To say that Clifford May, founder of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies,  loves war would be an understatement. He loves almost everything about war and he thinks […]

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a-letter-to-president-trump
08

Aug
2019

A Letter to President TrumpA Letter to President Trump

“First, I would advise you against using the words ‘win’ and ‘winning’ to describe war, especially from a U.S. perspective,” begins Habib Ahmadzadeh. Ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis in current-day Iran. (Masoud Khalife, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Habib AhmadzadehMint Press News Dear President Trump, In a recent Tweet, you claimed that “Iranians never […]

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the-war-party-is-in-control
30

Jul
2019

The War Party Is in ControlThe War Party Is in Control

Republicans and Democrats alike are blaming U.S. crises on foreign adversaries instead of themselves, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel LazareSpecial to Consortium News A few things are clear after Robert Mueller’s testimony last week.  One is that the former special counsel is an out-of-touch figurehead who doesn’t even seem to have read his own report.  […]

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