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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.

REPORTS: Russia Has Blocked Three Israeli Strikes on Syria This Month

21WIRE | Recent reports suggest that Moscow threatened to bring down the Israeli jets using its own fighter jets or the S-400 system.

Eighteen Years On: After 9/11, Has Al-Qaeda Won The War On Terror?

Peter Ford | The de facto convergence between the U.S. and al-Qaeda undercuts received western wisdom on the supposed fight against ‘radical Islamic terror.’

Tanker Wars: Despite US-UK Maneuvering, Iran Delivers Oil to Syria

21WIRE | Today, UK government finally issued an official statement about a rather embarrassing defeat at the hands of Tehran.

Bolton’s Exit: Does Adelson now need Trump more than Trump needs Adelson?

21WIRE | Is Bolton’s departure a signal that Trump is free from the policy dictates of the Israeli Lobby?

Henningsen on Nuclear Negotiations: ‘Iran is taking a page out of Trump’s Art of the Deal’

21WIRE | Rouhani is not mincing words: “They know what we want, and we know what they want.”

Allies? Israel, Saudis Move to Preempt Trump Bid for Iran Talks

21WIRE | Painfully obvious now: Israel and Saudi Arabia oppose peace in the Middle East.

Sanctions Busting: Syria to Import 1000 Medical Devices from Iran

21WIRE | Iran and Syria coordinate to overcome illegal US-EU sanctions imposed on Damascus.

Netanyahu Warns Hezbollah, Iranian, Lebanese Leaders: ‘Watch Your Actions’

21WIRE | Following Israel’s recent tear, an embattled leader continues pandering to his country’s hard liners ahead of the coming election run-off.

Israel, Netanyahu Fear Trump May Agree to Diplomatic Talks with Iran

21WIRE | There is now a growing worry in Israel that the US might engage in constructive talks with Iran.

Israeli State Terrorism Strikes Iraq, Threatening Regional War

Dr. Tim Anderson | Israel has now attacked three of its neighbors in the space of a week.

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.