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IRAN FILES


Iran remains as one of the US and Israel's primary targets in achieving regional hegemony over the Middle East and Central Asia. Read our archive to learn more about the Islamic Republic and what its geopolitical challenges are going forward.

Does Britain Really Want to Start a War with Iran?

21WIRE + National Interest | The answer may have less to do with military capabilities, and more to do with the real objectives of Britain.

Hawks Dilemma: Trump Could Reverse Tack on Iran, Renewing Nuclear Waivers

21WIRE + Antiwar.com | Recent White House moves have left both critics and allies confused as to where the President is heading with Iran.

Reports: Israel Used F35 to Strike ‘Iranian Targets’ In Iraq

21WIRE + South Front | Israeli F-35 warplane behind strike against supposed ‘Iranian’ rocket depot.

INTERVIEW: George Szamuely on US-UK ‘Tanker Wars’ with Iran

21WIRE | Is the UK Washington’s new hired henchman?

Follow the Leader: United Kingdom’s ill-advised anti-Iran piracy on the high seas

Hossein Askari | The seizure of the Iranian tanker oil was a monumental blunder by Britain, and a bizarre u-turn back towards the EU.

Trump’s Propaganda Mill: State Department’s Recycled Lies About Iran

Stephen Lendman | Trump’s propaganda machine runs 24/7 – accusing its imperial adversaries of all sorts of things they had nothing to do with. This forms the jellow-like backbone of Washington’s wayward foreign policy.

US ‘Downs’ Legitimacy After Claims of Downing Iranian Drone

Tony Cartalucci | Regardless of what transpires in the Gulf, it almost certain that the US will continue pursuing hegemonic foreign policy until it is economically and militarily no longer able to do so.

Pirate Nation: Why Britain Hijacked Iranian Ship on Behalf of Washington

Tony Cartalucci | The British has now been relegated to the role of US henchman – a far cry from its glory days as a respectable nation.

Britain’s Betrayal of JCPOA: Now Siding Against Iran on Behalf of Trump, Israel

Stephen Lendman | It is because of US and its allies, and not Iran, that the Middle East remains a tinder box.

US Accusing Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’

Jason Ditz | Iranian Ambassador says “we have nothing to hide” and that nuclear program is being constantly monitored by the IAEA.

Iran Minister Warns That US Bases Are ‘Within Range’ of Their Missiles

AMN | “Our missiles will target U.S. bases in neighboring Arab countries in the event of any attack on our country.”

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.

INTERVIEW: Dr. Mohammad Marandi on what’s really driving US-Iran tensions

21WIRE | A deep discussion about what has caused the current impasse between Iran and the US, and how it might be solved.

Piracy on High Seas: US order Britain to Seize Iranian oil heading to Syria

Finian Cunningham | This latest provocation by the US and UK will only push Iran further from the nuclear agreement – and everyone closer to war.

Five Years On: Yemen at ‘Rock Bottom’ from Saudi & US-led invasion,

Jason Ditz | The reality is that Yemen just keeps getting worse, and more desperate, and with no remedy coming from instigators Saudi Arabia and the US.

Episode #287 – ‘Not So Silent Wars’ with guest Dr. Mohammad Marandi

SUNDAY WIRE SHOW | Strap yourselves in and lower the blast shield – this is your brave new world…

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.

To Avoid War, US Must Stop Sanctions on Iran and Return to JCPOA

Mehrnaz Shahabi | The possibility for an unstoppable global war is real, and only a matter of time before a spark can ignite a military confrontation. It can be stopped, here’s how.

Henningsen: ‘US Trying to Use North Korea Deal as Template for Iran’

21WIRE | Trump is hoping to use North Korea negotiations as a major asset in 2020.

‘Kushner Blowback’: Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Baghdad, burn US, Israeli flags

21WIRE | The incident also shows how vulnerable the various Gulf monarchies are to reprisals by both Palestinian supporters and Iran’s allies across the region.