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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.

US Continue Piling on the Lies About Iran – But the World Isn’t Buying It

Robert Inlakesh | It’s now glaringly obvious that US leaders like Pompeo and Trump get their talking points directly from the Israeli Lobby and Netanyahu.

Oil Prices Spike Over 3% With Announcement U.S. to End ‘Sanctions Waivers’ for Iranian Oil

21WIRE | Another aggressive move by the US which risks triggering a new global inflationary spiral.

Shock or Not? Pompeo says ‘No Military Intervention in Iran’, but does he mean It?

21WIRE | Trump and his hawks could lose big if put to an electoral referendum on this issue.

US Defeat in Syria Leaves Only a Campaign of Spite

Tony Cartalucci | After eight years, all we are left with is a lack of legitimate unified purpose underpinning US policy in Syria.

Rouhani: US Should Suspend Sanctions Because of Iran Flooding Disaster

21WIRE + Antiwar.com | Iran’s recent floods revealed vicious nature of Washington’s inhumane foreign policy.

Economic Warfare: New Sanctions Against Iranians for ‘Evading’ Existing Sanctions

21WIRE + Antiwar.com | As economic warfare against Iran continues, so will a sanctions busting posture with its trade partners.

Trump Steals Credit from Syrian Army, Russia, Iraq, Iran for ‘Defeating ISIS’ in Syria

21WIRE | Trump once again ventures way out of his depth on geopolitics (which isn’t very deep).

US Envoy Warns Lebanon of Hezbollah’s ‘Growing Role’ in Government

21WIRE + Antiwar.com | ‘Tone deaf’ and consistent with larger hegemonic strategy in the region.

Israel Runs New Large-scale Military Exercise to ‘Simulate a War with Hezbollah’

21WIRE | Most sane experts agree that an Israeli strike aganist Lebanon could trigger a firestorm across the region. So why are Washington and Tel Aviv so keen to promote a war?

France, Germany, UK Launch a New ‘Non-Dollar’ Mechanism to Trade with Iran, But Will it Work?

Patrick Henningsen | If Brussels and its member states are unable to pursue a foreign policy independent of Washington’s, then it’s another nail in the coffin of the European Project.

UK COLUMN: Britain’s ‘Nuclear Tripwire’, Italy vs France, Arrest of Press TV’s Marzieh Hashemi & More

UK Column News | Hosts Mike Robinson with Patrick Henningsen with the early week news round-up.

Sanctions Busting: Refineries in India Bypass US Dollar, Pay for Iranian Oil in Rupees

21WIRE + Reuters | Washington not happy that India, the world’s third biggest oil importer, as it continues to buy oil from Iran.

US Crosses Red Line with Arrest of Huawei CEO for ‘Breaking Iran Sanctions’

21WIRE | The Trump Administration continues to wage economic warfare on the world, but have they gone too far this time?

Idiot of State: Pompeo Accuses Iran of Missile Test That Could ‘Strike Europe’

21WIRE + AMN | Mike Pompeo’s brand of reckless, high-stakes, geopolitical idiocy.

GORKED: Trump’s Dim Khashoggi Statement Used to Promulgate Lies on Iran, Middle East

Editorial | Very possibly the single most retarded foreign policy statement made in the history of the United States of America.

EU Caving to Trump Pressure on Iran Sanctions, SPV ‘Alternative Mechanism’ Now in Tatters

21WIRE | EU member states proving that they lack the political resolve to stand up to US intimidation.

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘The History of Oil’ (2006)

SUNDAY SCREENING | The story of black gold and the Empire it built.

UK COLUMN: China Prepares for War, Trump’s Economic War on Iran, Julian Assange Not Safe

UK Column News | Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen with the early week news round-up.

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Decadence & Downfall of the Shah of Iran’ (2016)

SUNDAY SCREENING | It was meant to be a celebration of the Persian empire, but it turned out to be the catalyst for the dynasty’s downfall.

SYRIA: The Importance of Delivery of S300 Air Defence Systems Explained

Salman Rafi Sheikh | For Israel, digesting this new reality will be difficult.