A New Definition of Warfare

By Philip Giraldi | UNZ | 01/22/20 Supporters of Donald Trump often make the point that he has not started any new wars. One might observe that it has not been for lack of trying, as his cruise missile attacks on Syria based on fabricated evidence and his recent assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani haveContinue reading “A New Definition of Warfare”

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”

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”

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”

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)”

Tulsi Gabbard on House Vote to Limit Trump’s War Powers Against Iran

By DCPeriodical | 01/09/20 | Today the US House voted to approve a non-binding War Powers Resolution meant to restrict President Trump’s abilities to take military actions against Iran. The vote was 224 to 194, with several apparent abstentions, three Republicans voting in favor and eight Democrats voting against it, including Rep. Max Rose ofContinue reading “Tulsi Gabbard on House Vote to Limit Trump’s War Powers Against Iran”

Canadian Peace Congress Condemns Imperial War Crimes

By Laura Savinkoff and Christopher Black | Global Research | 01/09/20 | … Dear Friends for Peace, The Canadian Peace Congress condemns the murders of Iranian General Soleimani and others in the motorcade leaving Baghdad International Airport on January 3rd, 2020 as an act of war by the United States against Iraq and Iran. This American criminal actionContinue reading “Canadian Peace Congress Condemns Imperial War Crimes”

Full-Scale War Is Avoided And Trump Goes Right Back To Warmongering

By Caitlin Johnstone | CaitlinJohnstone.com | 01/09/20 | The United States and Iran entered into a direct military exchange for the first time ever with the drone assassination of General Qassem Soleimani last week and a retaliatory strike from Iran via surface-to-surface missiles upon two US military bases on Wednesday. As usual it was the less powerful nation whoContinue reading “Full-Scale War Is Avoided And Trump Goes Right Back To Warmongering”

Sattelite Photos Show US Base Damage From Iran’s Missile Attacks

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/08/19 | The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey has released sattelite photos (through NPR) showing the extent of the damage inflicted on US bases in Iraq yesterday. Over a dozen missiles were launched from Iran at two bases housing American and coalition troops — one in IbrilContinue reading “Sattelite Photos Show US Base Damage From Iran’s Missile Attacks”

Iran Retaliates With Multiple Attacks

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/07/20 | *Updates over the day follow below. Over a dozen ballistic missiles have hit multiple US bases in Iraq following week old threats from Iran that promised retaliation for American air strikes on their officials in Baghdad last Tuesday. Iran has officially accepted responsibility for the strikes. (VideoContinue reading “Iran Retaliates With Multiple Attacks”