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Who Wants This War With Iran?
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Who Wants This War With Iran?
May 20, 2019

Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea. “There won’t be any war. …We don’t seek a war, and [the Americans] don’t either. They know it’s not in their interests.”

Venezuela Exposes the Myth of John Bolton’s “Genius”
May 19, 2019

In Venezuela, Bolton showed none of the ruthless, devious subtlety of a Dwight D. Eisenhower in masterminding a coup and fragrant breach of international law without appearing to have anything to do with it.

Venezuela Exposes the Myth of John Bolton’s “Genius”
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Is Trump Really Going to Go It Alone With His Iran Campaign?
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Is Trump Really Going to Go It Alone With His Iran Campaign?
May 16, 2019

Iran is serving as a useful distraction to Trump’s foreign policy failures in North Korea, China, Venezuela and the European Union. This is a US president who simply can’t negotiate effectively with other countries and world leaders.

Iran: Preparing the ‘Battle Space’
May 13, 2019

Mostly, Trump acts in foreign policy as a New York real-estate mogul, with care only for ‘the deal’ and his image, and with zero emotional or moral engagement. But is this so for Iran?

Iran: Preparing the ‘Battle Space’
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Is America Ready for John Bolton’s War With Iran?
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Is America Ready for John Bolton’s War With Iran?
May 10, 2019

National Security Advisor John Bolton’s announcement this week that the U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the U.S. Central Command region seemed perfectly framed to put America on a war footing with Iran. And it is.

How the US Is Pressing Iran to Breach the Nuclear Deal
May 9, 2019

363 days ago the U.S. left the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the ‘nuclear deal’ with Iran, and reintroduced sanctions against trade with Iran. When the U.S. reintroduced sanctions on Iran it provided sanction ‘wavers’ for some customers of Iranian oil. Two weeks ago the extremists in the Trump administration won out and the those waivers were eliminated. Some of Iran’s customers, Iraq, Turkey and China, will continue to buy Iranian oil and will face U.S. sanctions.

How the US Is Pressing Iran to Breach the Nuclear Deal
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When the Non-Rational Trumps the Rational – And Fuels Our March Towards War
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When the Non-Rational Trumps the Rational – And Fuels Our March Towards War
April 22, 2019

Trump’s instincts still remain that a channel with Mr Putin is essential. But the demonization of Russia will not be stilled with the publication of the Mueller investigation. It will just swap to a new narrative.

The Beast Behind the Mask: The US Fanatical Passion to Destroy Venezuela
April 21, 2019

The mask has fallen off any remaining pretense of Washington’s concern about the Venezuelan people and only the resort to naked brute force, incompetently applied is left.

The Beast Behind the Mask: The US Fanatical Passion to Destroy Venezuela
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