Tag Archives: war with Iran

Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Invites Disaster (Video), Chris Hedges with Scott Ritter

One of the greatest insults you can level at an intelligence professional is to be part and parcel of selling a manufactured lie that you know is a lie, or are in a position to determine is a lie.”

Wm. O. Beeman | Trump Administration Risks War with Iran Over Nothing

Once again, the United States is singling out and targeting Iran on highly questionable grounds without any real authority.

▶ Greater Republica: Animator Mark Fiore weighs in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign stunt

Animator Mark Fiore weighs in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign stunt, or rather, speech before the U.S. Congress. Watch the animation and read Fiore’s ideas below.      By Mark Fiore  truthdig.com  March 5, 2015 Click on the white type in the blue background to watch the video:  “Watch on Vimeo.” Now that […]

WAMM Action Alert & Evergreene Digest: In Blow to Diplomacy, Nearly Half of Senate Backing Iran Sanctions

“Sanctions which result in the suffering of ordinary Iranians are a morally bankrupt response to human rights violations,” said organizers with Havaar—a group of Iranians, Iranian-Americans, and allies who oppose sanctions, war, and state repression—in a statement emailed to Common Dreams. Tell your senators: Give diplomacy a chance in Iran ‘The Country You Destroyed’: A […]

Günter Grass> Shall I compare thee to a nuclear power

Günter Grass> Shall I compare thee to a nuclear power My poem is at least as crummy as Günter Grass’s. But it will be harder for Israel to declare me a persona non grata because I’m Jewish. Apr 11th 2012, 18:55 by M.S. Democracy in America   American politics   The Economist  GÜNTER GRASS wrote a poem restating the widely […]

Glenn Greenwald> Journalism v. propaganda

Journalism v. propaganda The US and Israel blame Iran for the suicide attack in Bulgaria, but offer no evidence for the accusation BY GLENN GREENWALD    FRIDAY, JUL 20, 2012   salon.com A damaged bus following Wednesday’s deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers at the Burgas airport parking lot, Burgas, Bulgaria.(Credit: AP Photo/Bulgarian […]

Tom Engelhardt> Washington’s Militarized Mindset

Tom Engelhardt> Washington’s Militarized Mindset The Military Solution> The Lessons Washington Can’t Draw From the Failure of the Military Option  By Tom Engelhardt    July 5, 2012    Tom Dispatch Americans may feel more distant from war than at any time since World War II began.  Certainly, a smaller percentage of us — less than 1% — serves […]

Wikileaks emails indicate Stratfor discovered Israel already destroyed Iran’s nuclear facilities | The Raw Story

Wikileaks emails indicate Stratfor discovered Israel already destroyed Iran’s nuclear facilities By Andrew Jones    February 27, 2012     Raw Story Growing concerns over Iran’s nuclear facilities may prove to be all for naught. Officials from the global intelligence company Stratfor allegedly discussed that Israel may have already destroyed the Iranian nuclear facility, according to […]

Robert Naiman> Keith Ellison and Walter Jones Stand Up for Diplomatic Engagement With Iran

Keith Ellison and Walter Jones Stand Up for Diplomatic Engagement With Iran By Robert Naiman    02/24/2012    Huffington Post The media war fever for military confrontation with Iran has grown so great that even the media noticed. Writing in the New York Times, Scott Shane asked the reasonable question: how is it that we’re […]

FAIR> Iran and the Threat of Not Having Future Wars

Iran and the Threat of Not Having Future Wars 02/03/2012 by Peter Hart  FAIR The conventional understanding you get from the media is that Israel is worried that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose a serious threat to the country’s existence. Is that really what’s happening, though? Another interpretation is that Iran might want nuclear weapons […]

Caucus Resolution to End Threats of War, Sanctions, Interventions Against Iran

Please feel free to present at your caucus! RESOLUTION TO END THREATS OF WAR, SANCTIONS, INTERVENTIONS AGAINST IRAN  WHEREAS the U.S. Government recently has increased its threats against the Islamic Republic of Iran and has publicly stated that it may use all means possible, up to and including military attack, to stop nuclear development within […]

Tom Engelhardt> Tomgram> Iran Through the Looking Glass

Tomgram: Iran Through the Looking Glass By Tom Engelhardt    January 29, 2012   Tom Dispatch Iranian Aircraft Carriers in the Gulf of Mexico It Can’t Happen Here  Exclusive: New Iranian Commando Team Operating Near U.S. (Tehran, FNA) The Fars News Agency has confirmed with the Republican Guard’s North American Operations Command that a new elite Iranian […]

Ray McGovern> US/Israel: Iran NOT Building Nukes

US/Israel: Iran NOT Building Nukes Exclusive: Recent comments by U.S and Israeli military leaders indicate that the intelligence services of the two countries agree that Iran has not decided to build a nuclear bomb, a crack in the Western narrative that the U.S. press corps won’t accept, as ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern explains.  By Ray McGovern   January 24, 2012 […]

Obama’s Secret Letter to Tehran: Is the War against Iran On Hold? “The Road to Tehran Goes through Damascus”

Obama’s Secret Letter to Tehran: Is the War against Iran On Hold? “The Road to Tehran Goes through Damascus”  by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya   Jan. 20, 2012   Global Research The New York Times announced that the Obama Administration had sent an important letter to the leadership of Iran on January 12, 2012. [1]  On January […]

Glenn Greenwald> The “anti-Semitism” smear campaign against CAP and Media Matters rolls on

The “anti-Semitism” smear campaign against CAP and Media Matters rolls on BY GLENN GREENWALD   Salon.com [Editorial Note:  This is an amazing article.  When I first started reading it, my eyes glazed over a bit thinking it was just one of those insider media things that names a lot of media writers and essentially does not amount […]

Ray McGovern> Israel Tamps Down Iran War Threats

Israel Tamps Down Iran War Threats By Ray McGovern   January 19, 2012   Consortium News Exclusive: For months, Israeli hardliners and their neocon allies in the United States have been beating the war drums over Iran. But apparent resistance to war from President Obama has brought a softening of rhetoric in Israel, as ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern reports. […]

Beeman Letter re Iran> FAIR Action Alert> NYT Misleads Readers on Iran Crisis & Robert Naiman> Judy Miller Alert re Iran

William Beeman Letter to the New York Times Greetings, Once again I must write objecting to gross inaccuracy in the New York Times’ reporting on Iran. In today’s paper ( “In Bold Step, Europe Nears Embargo on Iran Oil” January 5, 2012), Steven Erlanger writes: “a recent assessment by the International Atomic Energy agency that […]

U.S. Overreach in Tying Assassination Plot to Iran> by William Beeman

U.S. Overreach in Tying Assassination Plot to Iran New America Media, News Report, William Beeman, Posted: Oct 12, 2011 The alleged plot on the part of an Iranian-American businessman in Texas to assassinate the Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and blow up embassies in Washington and Argentina has created a paroxysm of vituperative condemnation of Iran. Mansour Arbabsiar’s “plot” […]