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Soleimani’s Only Public Interview
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Soleimani’s Only Public Interview
January 18, 2020

Eric Zuesse analyzes Qasem Soleimani’s only recorded interview broadcast on October 1, 2019.

Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran
January 15, 2020

Iran – wisely – has eschewed direct, state-to-state military conflict, for a more subtle, and pernicious war on the US presence in the Middle East – a war, which if successful, will re-cast the region.

Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran
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ISIS Applauds Trump’s Killing Soleimani
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ISIS Applauds Trump’s Killing Soleimani
January 14, 2020

Iranian General Soleimani was among the leading, if not the very top, of all generals worldwide, leading the fight against ISIS, not only in Iraq, but as far away as in India. This is the reason why ISIS lauds what Trump did.

The Kerfuffle War – Trump’s Iran De-escalation Succeeds
January 9, 2020

De-escalation requires that both parties save face, and can come away with tangible minor victories and agree that the real underlying dispute is resolved in the future.

The Kerfuffle War – Trump’s Iran De-escalation Succeeds
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The Deeper Story Behind the Assassination of Soleimani
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The Deeper Story Behind the Assassination of Soleimani
January 8, 2020

Trump has evidently been convinced by someone that the U.S. can do without the Middle East, that it can do without allies in the region, and that nobody would ever dare to sell oil in any other currency than the U.S. dollar.

Who Created the Persian Gulf Tinderbox?
January 8, 2020

The answer, of course, is the United States, Daniel Lazare writes.

Who Created the Persian Gulf Tinderbox?
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How Iran Can Checkmate Trump
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How Iran Can Checkmate Trump
January 7, 2020

Eric Zuesse explains how Trump’s assassination of Soleimani could turn out to have been the best thing that has ever happened for Iran.

A Terrorist Attack Against Eurasian Integration
January 6, 2020

No drone-launched missiles will be enough to save the U.S. from decades of foreign-policy errors and their associated horrors; nor will they be enough to extinguish the memory of a hero’s tireless struggle against imperialism and terrorism.

A Terrorist Attack Against Eurasian Integration
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