Tag Archives: iran sanctions

Sanctions Are Crimes, Not Law Enforcement by David Swanson

Why do I call the crimes being punished imaginary?

Robert Perry> Iran War on the Ballot

Iran War on the Ballot By Robert Parry (about the author) OpEdNews Op Eds 10/28/2012  opednews.com   Cross-posted from Consortium News Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama at the Oct. 22 debate which concentrated on foreign policy. (Photo credit: barackobama.com) A deal to resolve the Iranian nuclear dispute, based on face-to-face negotiations between Iranian and U.S. officials, […]

Robert Naiman> “No Contact” Is the Keystone XL of Iran Policy

 “No Contact” Is the Keystone XL of Iran Policy Robert Naiman, Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy 04/ 3/2012      Huffington Post When Bill McKibben drew a line in the sand over the State Department’s plans to approve a permit for the climate-mangling Keystone XL pipeline, I rallied to the flag right away. I was immediately […]

Glenn Cox> Political Language

Political Language  David Glenn Cox (about the author) February 20, 2012   opednews.com Mark Twain by Public Domain “Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”- George Orwell NBC- “The White House announced new Iran sanctions Monday amid a continuing impasse in international efforts […]