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Iran’s Man in Iraq: ‘America is Not the Old America. It is Weaker Than Ever’
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Iran’s Man in Iraq: ‘America is Not the Old America. It is Weaker Than Ever’
May 17, 2019

I met Hadi al-Ameri in Baghdad a few days before Pompeo turned up in town. A tough, curmudgeonly, 64-year-old bearded ex-militia leader, fluent in Persian and in the Shia politics of Iraq, he is a personal friend of Qassem Suleimani – commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Quds Force and America’s latest “super-terrorist” in the Middle East – and fought alongside Iran in its eight-year war with Saddam.

Washington Needs New Mindset for a US-Russia Reset
May 17, 2019

Having sharp differences and opposing views is not a problem. Diplomacy is all about robust exchange of views and criticisms. Pompeo’s engagement with Moscow shows that the Trump administration is willing to build on diplomatic relations based on mutual respect.

Washington Needs New Mindset for a US-Russia Reset
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What Putin and Pompeo Did Not Talk About
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What Putin and Pompeo Did Not Talk About
May 16, 2019

Even veiled by thick layers of diplomatic fog, the overlapping meetings in Sochi between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov still offer tantalizing geopolitical nuggets. Let’s briefly review what became public of the discussions on multiple (hot and cold) conflict fronts – Venezuela, North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran.

Who Really Gains from the Gulf Ship ‘Sabotage’
May 15, 2019

What’s really going on here is another brazen case of reality-inversion. American criminal aggression is, incredibly, again being laundered with a moral license by lying corporate mass media which have the gall to call their blatant war propaganda a “news service”.

Who Really Gains from the Gulf Ship ‘Sabotage’
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Washington Heats Up Its Cold War in the Arctic
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Washington Heats Up Its Cold War in the Arctic
May 14, 2019

Washington’s policy of truculence in the Arctic has resulted in alienation of badly-needed allies and the firming of resolve by Russia and China to continue development of the Northern Sea shipping route.

Pompeo Lies, Cheats and Steals (But He’s Still a Good Christian)
May 2, 2019

Americans are in the hands of a group of people who are adept at self- deception and who are also quite capable of doing some very dangerous things in light of their religious and personal views.

Pompeo Lies, Cheats and Steals (But He’s Still a Good Christian)
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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.

Middle East Resistance Is Stiffening
April 19, 2019

The axis of resistance, despite all the little moves, is winning the war of attrition. The US’s maximum pressure policy has a finite lifespan because leverage like all things economic has a time function attached to it.

Middle East Resistance Is Stiffening
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