What Sanctions Mean For My Iranian-American Family

By Mina Shahinfar, Otherwords.org -

As innocent people suffer, break-ins are on the rise — including at my grandparents’ house. “What’s wrong?” I asked my mother, as I saw her broken expression. She was on the phone, speaking with [...]

Trump Murdered The Iran Deal—And Europe Isn’t Too Happy About It

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter -

Europe did not want Trump and the United States to walk out of the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). JCPOA was the deal negotiated with great effort by Iran and the P5+1 [...]

Iran Faces US Aggression And European Hypocrisy, But This Time It’s Ready

By Seyed Mohammad Marandi, Middleeasteye.net -

There is no reason to expect that a declining and desperate empire will conduct itself in a civilised manner. Iran is prepared for the worst. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani chairing a cabinet [...]

Dogs Of War Howl For Blood In Iran While Americans Cheer US Bombers On July 4

By Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright, Codepink.org -

President Trump’s order to the Pentagon to have an aerial parade of military aircraft over Washington, DC on July 4 provided a history lesson of America’s war mongering in the past two decades, [...]

Goodbye Dollar. It Was Nice Knowing You

By Philip Giraldi, Strategic Culture. -

Over the past two years, the White House has initiated trade disputes, insulted allies and enemies alike, and withdrawn from or refused to ratify multinational treaties and agreements. It has [...]

Rage Against The War Machine To Protest At White House Monday

By Cindy Sheehan, Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox. -

Remember the Gulf of Tonkin false flag incident in 1964 that led to The Gulf of Tonkin resolution on August 7, 1964?  Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, authorizing President Johnson [...]

Trump Offers Talks to Iran… Down Barrel Of Gun

By Finian Cunningham, Strategic Culture -

US President Donald Trump again reiterated an offer of talks to Iran this week as the two countries teeter on the brink of war. Trump says he is open to dialogue with Iranian leaders – in spite [...]

Iranians Are Not Our Enemies

By Patrick Hiller, Foreign Policy In Focus. -

“We were cocked & loaded to retaliate last night,” Donald Trump tweeted about Iran on June 21, showing us just how close we are to yet another war. In light of the shooting down of a U.S spy [...]

Trump Is Deepening The ‘Economic War’ Against Iran – Wilkerson

By Greg Wilpert, Therealnews.com -

GREG WILPERT It’s The Real News Network and I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. President Trump announced on Monday that his administration will impose new sanctions on Iran to put yet more pressure [...]

An Honorable Course In Iran: End Sanctions, Resume Dialogue

By Kathy Kelly, The Progressive Magazine -

Last week, Elham Pourtaher, an Iranian graduate student at the State University of New York in Albany, wrote about how U.S. policies cause suffering and trauma far beyond U.S. borders. Her [...]

Why The State Department Let A Terrorist Cult Gather On Its Doorstep

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

Watching the Trump administration’s push for war with Iran, news consumers may find it hard to be surprised by the lengths the U.S. government is willing to go to in order to instigate war — or [...]

Iran Had the Legal Right To Shoot Down US Spy Drone

By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout.org -

The New York Times is reporting that on June 20, President Trump ordered military strikes against Iran to retaliate for its shootdown of a U.S. drone, but then pulled back and didn’t launch them. [...]

Have You Heard Of The CIA’s Iran Mission Center?

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter/ -

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was adamant—just hours after it happened—that the explosions on two Norwegian and Japanese oil tankers were the responsibility of Iran. Iran did this, he said, [...]

How To Move Away From The Brink Of War With Iran

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has been waging an economic war against Iran ever since the Iranian Revolution overthrew the US-backed brutal shah in 1979, but that war has escalated recently with the [...]

Iran Goes For “Maximum Counter-Pressure”

By Pepe Escobar, Strategic-culture.org -

Sooner or later the US “maximum pressure” on Iran would inevitably be met by “maximum counter-pressure”. Sparks are ominously bound to fly. For the past few days, intelligence circles across [...]