Jan. 22 – Day Of Action To Support Venezuelan Embassy Protectors

By Embassy Protectors Defense Committee, DefendEmbassyProtectors.org. -

As we approach the Embassy Protectors’ trial, currently scheduled for February 11, 2020, both sides are filing documents relevant to the trial. These will be argued at the next court hearing on [...]

The Deeper Story Behind The Assassination Of Soleimani

By Federico Pieraccini, Strategic Culture. -

Days after the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani, new and important information is coming to light from a speech given by the Iraqi prime minister. The story behind Soleimani’s [...]

War Powers Resolution ‘Riddled With Holes’

By the Institute for Public Accuracy. -

Francis Boyle is a professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law. He said today regarding moves in Congress on Iran: “The Kaine resolution and the Slotkin [...]

Iran Warned US Of Missile Attack, Troops Had Three Hours To Evacuate

By Emily Crane, Daily Mail. -

The United States had three hours warning of the missile strikes after Iran tipped them off via a European embassy and ensured their plans of an attack were easily detectable, U.S. officials [...]

The Endless War With Iran

By John Feffer, Foreign Policy In Focus. -

The United States has been in a 40-year cold war with Iran. Just like the cold war with the Soviet Union, the conflict between Washington and Tehran has been fought largely through proxies: in [...]

A New Middle East ‘Made In Iran’ Is About To Be Born

By Elijah J. Magnier. -

It would be inaccurate to say the US will leave the Middle East. However, it is certain that the assassination of one single man – the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani – is diminishing US [...]

Trump Moves To Undermine A Bedrock Environmental Law

By Marianne Lavelle, Inside Climate News. -

President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed sharply limiting environmental reviews of pipelines and other major federally permitted infrastructure projects, a move that would sweep away a hurdle [...]

Ajamu Baraka: Countering The Amateurism Of US Foreign Policy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

The morning after Trump's assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandes in Iraq, Clearing the FOG co-hosts spoke with Ajamu Baraka, the national [...]

Tell Congress: No War On Iran

By Popular Resistance. -

The Trump Administration crossed a dangerous line when it assassinated Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy chief of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Unit, in Iraq [...]

The People Of The United States Say No War On Iran

By Popular Resistance. -

On Saturday, January 4, protests against a US war on Iran took place in more than 80 cities in 38 states across the country. Organized by the ANSWER Coalition, CODEPINK and Popular Resistance, [...]

How Trump Got Himself Into A World Of Trouble In Iraq

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Independent Media Institute. -

It’s a new year, and the U.S. has found a new enemy—an Iraqi militia called Kata’ib Hezbollah. How tragically predictable was that? So who or what is Kata’ib Hezbollah? Why are U.S. forces [...]

We’re Headed For An Uprising, But Are We Ready For It?

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

As 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, we look back at the major events and issues that shaped the year with Chris Hedges. We discuss the rise of the Right, in part due to the [...]

The Northwest Turns Up The Heat On ICE

By Richard Read, LA Times. -

Yakima, Wash. — A man in handcuffs locked to a belt chain trudged up metal stairs, eyes fixed on the door of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter plane bound for El Paso. He [...]

Impeachment Theater While The Planet Burns

By Rob Urie, Counterpunch. -

With the gravitas of a wardrobe malfunction at a Super Bowl halftime show, Donald Trump was impeached. This, by the same Democratic Party functionaries who went on to pass his $734 billion [...]