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Britain’s Betrayal: Siding with Trump Against Iran and the JCPOA
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Britain’s Betrayal: Siding with Trump Against Iran and the JCPOA
July 14, 2019

The US/UK special relationship is longstanding. Throughout the post-WW II era, both nations have been imperial partners, the US calling the shots, Britain saluting and obeying.

Iran v. Trump Enters the Next Stage
July 13, 2019

Trump wants the unachievable. He wants a new nuclear deal and not to go to war with Iran. He needs to make the grand gesture soon, like firing John Bolton, but it may not be enough.

Iran v. Trump Enters the Next Stage
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Piracy on High Seas… US and British Aim to Sink Iran Nuclear Deal
Security
Piracy on High Seas… US and British Aim to Sink Iran Nuclear Deal
July 8, 2019

It seems that the Americans and British carried out the seizure operation not for the purpose of enforcing EU sanctions against Syria per se, but rather to simply antagonize Iran. Iran will have little choice other than to walk away from the nuclear treaty.

The Un-Submersible US-Iran Stalemate
July 5, 2019

The submersible incident – complete with the speculative plot line of a US-Russia firefight in the Arctic – did drown, at least for a while, the prime, current geopolitical incandescence: the US economic war on Iran.

The Un-Submersible US-Iran Stalemate
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Trump’s Iran Policy: Dangerously Flawed Assumptions, With No Plan ‘B’
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Trump’s Iran Policy: Dangerously Flawed Assumptions, With No Plan ‘B’
July 1, 2019

Ultimately, Trump will find himself in a corner in which he never wished to find himself: It may already be too late. He is there.

Trump Offers Talks to Iran… Down Barrel of Gun
June 28, 2019

It’s gunboat diplomacy in the 21st Century with a twist of organized crime mentality thrown in for added “maximum pressure”. And adding insult to injury, the question remains: what is the Trump administration “offering” any way?

Trump Offers Talks to Iran… Down Barrel of Gun
Security
Iran Crisis Is About a Mother of All Inferiority Complexes That Trump Has With Obama
Security
Iran Crisis Is About a Mother of All Inferiority Complexes That Trump Has With Obama
June 27, 2019

Trump is a child. And children change their minds every five minutes and amuse adults who waste their time trying to apply logic or seek out behavioral patterns to their capricious mannerisms.

Trump Is Not Extricating Himself on Iran. He Is Being ‘Dug in’
June 10, 2019

The consensus on ‘no conflict’ unfortunately, may turn out to have been overly sanguine. This is not because Trump consciously desires war, but because the hawks surrounding him, particularly Bolton, are painting him into a corner.

Trump Is Not Extricating Himself on Iran. He Is Being ‘Dug in’
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