1 Confirmed American Injury in US Embassy Bombing in Iraq

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/27/20 Tensions in the Middle East are showing no signs of subsiding as three rockets struck inside the the grounds of the US Embassy in Iraq on Sunday. One American injury has been confirmed, although luckily the injuries were minor and the victim is already said to be backContinue reading “1 Confirmed American Injury in US Embassy Bombing in Iraq”

The US’s Inalienable Right to Violence

By Gregory Shupak | FAIR | 01/22/20 Even when critical of US actions, media commentary on recent US bombings and assassinations in the Middle East is premised on the assumption that the US has the right to use violence (or the threat of it) to assert its will, anytime, anywhere. Conversely, corporate media coverage suggests that anyContinue reading “The US’s Inalienable Right to Violence”

One Step Further: Iran Threatens to Abandon UN Non-Proliferation Treaty

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/21/20 Following secret threats to put tariffs on European autos last week, Britain, France, and Germany formally accused Iran of breaking its side of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) — the nuclear agreement put in place to curb Iran’s nuclear program. This action is well on itsContinue reading “One Step Further: Iran Threatens to Abandon UN Non-Proliferation Treaty”

Iran Now Says American Hacking Brought Down Flight 752, Video of 2nd Missile Emerges

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/16/20 The story keeps changing! It’s like asking a child with crumbs all over his face who ate the last cookie. Video has emerged allegedly showing that a second missile was launched from Iran at Flight PS752 last week — both missiles apparently hitting the plane and costing nearlyContinue reading “Iran Now Says American Hacking Brought Down Flight 752, Video of 2nd Missile Emerges”

Britain, France, Germany Accuse Iran of Breaking Nuclear Agreement

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/14/20 | Three countries — Britain, France, and Germany — have formally accused Iran of breaking its side of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) — the nuclear agreement put in place to curb Iran’s nuclear program. The agreement was made between Iran and the five permanent memberContinue reading “Britain, France, Germany Accuse Iran of Breaking Nuclear Agreement”

Trump: “It Doesn’t Really Matter” if Soleimani Wasn’t Planning Attacks — Israel’s Role in the Assassination

By Danny C.| DCPeriodical | 01/13/20 | After President Donald Trump ordered the assassination of Iranian Major-General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad a couple weeks ago, the excuse his administration used to justify unconstitutionally refusing to notify the House or Senate beforehand was that Soleimani posed an “imminent threat” to America and Americans. That excuse wasContinue reading “Trump: “It Doesn’t Really Matter” if Soleimani Wasn’t Planning Attacks — Israel’s Role in the Assassination”

U.S. Media Outlets Fail to Disclose U.S. Government Ties of ‘Iranian Journalist’ Echoing Trump Talking Points

By Eli clifton | Global Research | 01/13/20 | The Trump administration is adamant that Iranians welcome the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed Iraqis were “dancing in the street … thankful that General Soleimani is no more” and that Iranians will view the U.S. as “giving them freedom.”  The facts on the ground did littleContinue reading “U.S. Media Outlets Fail to Disclose U.S. Government Ties of ‘Iranian Journalist’ Echoing Trump Talking Points”

Canada’s Non-Diplomacy Puts Canadians at Risk in an Unstable Middle East

By Jeremy Wildeman, University of Bath | The Conversation | 01/13/20 | Canada is caught in a mess of its own diplomatic making following the recent escalation in conflict between the United States and Iran. This escalation seemed to contribute to the downing by Iran on its own soil of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, with 57 CanadiansContinue reading “Canada’s Non-Diplomacy Puts Canadians at Risk in an Unstable Middle East”

The War Pigs Are Finally Revealing Themselves – And This Is Just The Beginning

By Brandon Smith | Alt-Market | 01/11/20 | In 2016 during the election campaign of Donald Trump one of the primary factors of his popularity among conservatives was that he was one of the first candidates since Ron Paul to argue for bringing US troops home and ending American involvement in the various elitist fabricated warsContinue reading “The War Pigs Are Finally Revealing Themselves – And This Is Just The Beginning”

Noam Chomsky: U.S. Has Been “Torturing” Iran for 60 Years, Since 1953 CIA-Led Coup (Video)

By Amy Goodman | Democracy Now | 01/10/20 | (Original air date: 09/11/13) In this web-only exclusive, MIT Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky talks about the past 60 years of U.S.-Iranian relations since the 1953 coup organized by the CIA. “The crucial fact about Iran, which we should begin with, is that for the past 60 years notContinue reading “Noam Chomsky: U.S. Has Been “Torturing” Iran for 60 Years, Since 1953 CIA-Led Coup (Video)”