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The Seizure of an Iranian Tanker and the Lethal Toll of Sanctions
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The Seizure of an Iranian Tanker and the Lethal Toll of Sanctions
July 10, 2019

Economic sanctions in the Middle East and elsewhere have invariably been a collective punishment of an entire people while leaders and their security forces come through unscathed.

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.

Piracy on High Seas… US and British Aim to Sink Iran Nuclear Deal
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We’re Not the Good Guys. Why Is American Aggression Missing in Action?
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We’re Not the Good Guys. Why Is American Aggression Missing in Action?
July 6, 2019

To sum up, no one should ever claim that we Americans aren’t “at home” in the world. We’re everywhere, remarkably well funded and well armed and ready to face off against the aggressors and provocateurs of this planet.

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
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Monsters Walk the Earth. Why These Three Countries Are the Real Troika of Evil
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Monsters Walk the Earth. Why These Three Countries Are the Real Troika of Evil
June 27, 2019

Americans, Saudis and Israelis have become monsters in the eyes of the rest of the world even if in their own minds they are endowed with special privilege due to their being “Exceptional,” “Chosen by God” or “Guardians of Mecca and Medina.”

Dead on Arrival – A Brief Post-Mortem on the US’ Regime-Change Operation in Venezuela
June 23, 2019

The US’s failed regime change operation in Venezuela is an excellent case study in how the international community can properly deal with and respond to the often irrational and potentially destabilizing actions of former global hegemons when in a state of decline.

Dead on Arrival – A Brief Post-Mortem on the US’ Regime-Change Operation in Venezuela
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Trump’s Cuba Sanctions Are Sadistic and Spiteful
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Trump’s Cuba Sanctions Are Sadistic and Spiteful
June 19, 2019

Trump’s international belligerence is fuelled by the psychotic, lily-livered Bolton, who is encouraging him to go to war on Iran while intensifying savage sanctions on Cuba. There is no end in sight to Trump’s campaigns of sadism and spite.

Sanctions or Sucking Up? US Grovels in Ukraine
May 24, 2019

Just like the empty threats against Chinese state oil companies for buying Iranian oil, the US knows there is a limit to who and what they can sanction without collapsing the world economy.

Sanctions or Sucking Up? US Grovels in Ukraine
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