Facebook Twitter YouTube SoundCloud RSS
 

What Will it Take for Iran and the US to Bury the Hatchet? [Part III]

Hossein Askari | If there is to be reconciliation between the US and Iran, a new system for settling grievances must be established. Unfortunately, time is not on the side of reconciliation.

US Isolation of Iran and a Regional War Nobody Wants [Part II]

Hossein Askari | To Iranians, America is a bully that has broken its word and threatens its security. Increased sanctions and a potential war will only harden their resolve.

Why Are US-Iran Relations So Tainted? [Part I]

Hossein Askari | The relationship between the US and Iran is haunted by past grievances. A new beginning is needed.

A Simple Solution for Nuclear Non-Proliferation for Iran and Middle East

Hossein Askari | Amid all the talk about Iran, the real obstacles to a nuke-free Middle East are in Washington and Tel Aviv.

Without Reform, Trump’s Embrace of MBS Will Haunt the United States

Hossein Askari | Saudi Arabia and the United States are the most unlikely of allies, but American support should only be continued on condition of reform.

Disgracebook: ‘Work With Us or Die’

21WIRE + Common Dreams | A senior Facebook executive has told news publishers in Australia to either work with Facebook or die.

Fascistbook: ‘Censorship Does Not End Well’

21WIRE + Matt Taibbi | The recent deplatforming of Alex Jones does not bode well for the future of free speech.

Russiagate Conceals Israeli Meddling and Coming War with Iran

Global Research | While the establishment and its corporate media stenographers peddle ‘Russian meddling’, Israel’s power over the Trump administration’s foreign policy is largely overlooked.

The Military-Security Industrial Complex: Brainwashed Public. Endless Wars Presented as “The New Normal”?

Global Research | As the Pentagon’s budget approaches $1 trillion per year, the military-industrial complex has ways to make continuous war seem normal and even necessary.

NOVICHOKS BEWARE: When Dealing with the Russian Bear, Hubris is Suicidal

The Saker | Western beliefs about the alleged poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal – and about Russia in general – are nothing if not illogical. Based on evidence and past experience we really ought to know better by now.

BREXIT: Soros and Others Guilty of Foreign Meddling, Not Russia

21WIRE + RT | While accusations of Russian meddling in other countries’ affairs struggle to produce corroborating evidence, pressure from abroad is now building steam to interfere in Britain’s affairs and reverse Brexit.

From Shahs To The CIA: The History Of Western Intervention In Iran – Part 1

21WIRE + Zero Hedge | A reminder of the long history of self-interested Western involvement in Iran, crucial to understanding Iran’s position today.

From Shahs To The CIA: The History Of Western Intervention In Iran – Part 2

Zero Hedge | A reminder of events leading up to the 1953 CIA-orchestrated coup in Iran, which overthrew the democratically-elected Prime Minister in favor of the US-backed Shah.

Saudi Purge and Lebanese PM Resigns: New Front in the War for the Middle East?

21WIRE + Moon Of Alabama | Lebanon’s Prime Minister announces his resignation in Saudi Arabia – on the same day as a major Saudi purge. Is the Kingdom now shifting focus from Syria to Lebanon in its proxy war against Iran?

Boiler Room EP #123 – Right vs. Left, Jerry Springer Style

Alternate Current Radio | Hesher, Spore, Patrick Henningsen, Daniel Spaulding, FunkSoul and Randy J discuss the continuing fallout from Charlottesville, then wrap up by touching on Trump’s Afghanistan speech and last week’s Barcelona attack.

AFGHANISTAN: Trump Surges Into the Graveyard of Empires

21WIRE + Finian Cunningham | Trump’s announcement on Afghanistan reveals something about his administration. But whether he’s directing the agenda or not, Trump remains accountable.

UPDATE: The Barcelona Attack

21WIRE + The Telegraph | The alleged driver of the van that killed 13 in Barcelona has been shot dead. The narrative continues to unfold.

BARCELONA: As The Dust Settles, The Story Emerges (Updated)

21WIRE + RT | As the dust settles, the narrative emerges and the international community will respond.

Have the US, Trump Really Abandoned ‘Regime Change’ in Syria?

Miles Elliott | Mainstream media has reported that Trump is ending CIA support for anti-Assad fighters. However, the conflict is far from over.

SYRIA: US-Backed Ceasefire Denounced by US-Backed Terrorists

21WIRE + Stephen Lendman | America’s quest for regime change in Syria will continue.