‘Distraction Mechanism’: NYT’s Crocodile Tears Over Iran Sanctions

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

What seems to be a compassionate plea for mercy from Washington by a major US newspaper is actually just a furthering of the US propaganda war against Iran that’s responsible for the strangling [...]

Trump’s Endless Wars

By Nicolas J. S. Davies and Medea Benjamin, The Progressive. -

In the aftermath of the attacks on 9/11, the Bush Administration invaded Iraq and tortured prisoners of war and terrorism suspects, in flagrant violation of the U.N. Charter and the Geneva [...]

Trump Administration Imposes Crushing New Sanctions On Iran

By Josh Marcus, Independent. -

The Trump administration on Thursday imposed a new, crushing round of sanctions that virtually blacklists Iran’s entire financial sector - raising concerns it will cut off the country’s ability [...]

US Sanctions Opposition Parties In Venezuela Ahead Of Elections

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Elections for Venezuela’s National Assembly are fast approaching. But the United States does not want them to go ahead at all. Sanctions on Venezuela are nothing new. But yesterday Secretary of [...]

A Doctor Smuggles Lifesaving Equipment

By Blaise Malley, Prospect.org. -

He bought it in the United States, shipped it to a friend through Europe and into Lebanon, and found a way to smuggle it by road into Syria. But this was a piece of contraband only made illegal [...]

US Bully In Last Chance Saloon

By Finian Cunningham, Sputnik News. -

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced this week the reimposition of international sanctions against Iran. Trouble is nobody is listening to Washington's remonstrations any longer. Not only [...]

Venezuela Rejects US Hostilities Before UN Human Rights Council

By Telesur English. -

Venezuela's representative before the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council Jorge Valero Tuesday rejected Donald Trump administration's unilateral coercive measures which violate the human [...]

US Sanctions Targeting International Criminal Court Are An Outrage

By the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. -

On 2 September 2020, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced the imposition of sanctions on Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and prosecution jurisdiction director for authorizing such an [...]

Report: Huawei Sanctions Would Destroy US Chip Industry

By Hispan TV, Orinoco Tribune. -

The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei plans to build its own manufacturing factories to face the US restrictions imposed against it with production lines with zero US components, according [...]

Iranian President Denies US Statements On Tankers Seizures

By Telesur English. -

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Saturday announced that the U.S. lied about the seizure of four Iranian gasoline tankers headed towards Venezuela.  On Friday, the U.S. [...]

How The US Helped Push Lebanon To The Brink Of Collapse

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

As the people of Lebanon suffer through one of the worst economic crises in their nation’s conflict-ridden history, the Donald Trump administration is exploiting the disaster to force regime [...]

US Seizes Iranian Oil From Four Tankers En Route To Venezuela

By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press. -

The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to Venezuela, U.S. officials said Thursday, as it steps up its campaign of maximum [...]

China To Sanction US Senators, NED And NGO Chiefs Over Hong Kong

By Catherine Wong, South China Morning Post. -

China on Monday announced sanctions on a group of 11 Americans, including lawmakers and top executives of American NGOs, in retaliation for US sanctions on a group of Hong Kong and mainland [...]

There Is No Political Solution To The Syrian Conflict

By Steven Sahiounie, Mideast Discourse. -

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, of the Obama administration, created a mantra for the media: “There is no military solution to Syria.”  He said it so many times, he seemed to convince [...]

CODEPINK Denounces Elliott Abrams’ Appointment As US Special Representative For Iran

The appointment of Elliott Abrams to replace Brian Hook as the next U.S. Special Representative for Iran is another low point for the Trump administration’s disastrous policy towards Iran. The [...]