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Flaws and merits in US Mideast policy are being corrected under Trump

Every so often, I take up the keyboard to weigh in on the doings of the people running the ancient and great nation of Iran. There is no cynicism in this statement: Iran is a highly technologically advanced, well-educated and fairly prosperous nation. However, Western news consumers would never know this because of the way…

How U.S. and its Allies Enforce Their Lies for Wars and Dictatorships

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org How many Americans know that even in Hindu India, Iran’s General Qasem Soleimani (whom Trump has assassinated) was recognized as having been perhaps the world’s leader of the fight against both ISIS and the Taliban — two fundamentalist-Sunni (that is, pro-jihadist) groups that especially threaten India. Why don’t Americans…

How Michael Bloomberg’s ‘Journalists’ Propagandize for More U.S. Aggressions

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org This will be exposing typical U.S.-regime propaganda. That’s propaganda favoring U.S. imperialism, which actually violates the intentions of America’s Founders, and the spirit of the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. regime’s propaganda doesn’t come from the Government directly, but instead from the 607 billionaires who control the regime, via their…

Trillions of Dollars in U.S. Military Spending Are Unaccounted-For

Eric Zuesse (This updated version is first published at The Saker.) This article from 21 July 2017 is here updated and expanded to the present; and the dead links in it have been replaced by functional (this time, archived — and thus more permanent) links: Before documenting that many trillions of dollars in U.S. Government…

U.S. Now at War Against Iraq and Iran

Eric Zuesse On January 9th, Iraq’s Prime Minister and Parliament again ordered all American troops out, but on January 10th the AP headlined “US dismisses Iraq request to work on a troop withdrawal plan” and reported that the U.S. State Department “bluntly rejected the request, saying the two sides should instead talk about how to…

Iran May Have A Squadron Of Russian-Trained Military Dolphins

January 10, 2020 4:27 PM ET Iran may have a squadron of Russian military dolphins that have been trained to kill. The dolphins were trained by the Russian navy to attack enemy warships and swimmers, according to Military.com, and they were sold to Iran after their trainer ran out of money to feed them. The…

Trump refuses war; onus on Iran to accept negotiations [Video]

President Trump spoke briefly on Wednesday morning, Washington D.C. time, appearing with an assortment of military leaders, the Vice President and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The expression on the President’s face was serious, but his speech was far from the gloom and doom predicted (and desired) by much of the mainstream media outlets (including…

Gold Declines After Trump Avoids Military Escalation With Iran

Prices almost hit seven-year high before president’s official statement Gold prices hit near seven-year highs on Wednesday before declining to stay above the key $1,500 support as President Donald Trump refrained from escalating the United States’ conflict with Iran after Tehran launched missile attacks on US-Iraqi airbases without killing anyone.Gold futures for February delivery on…

America Says It’s Ending Its Occupation of Iraq

Eric Zuesse Here’s the official announcement: — 6 JAN 2020 [TO:] sLTG Abdul Amir Deputy Director, Combined Joint Operations Baghdad Iraq — Ministry of Defense Your Excellency, Sir, in due deference to the sovereignty of the Republic of Iraq, and as requested by the Iraqi Parliament and the Prime Minister, CJTF-OIR will be repositioning [i.e.,…

Michael Moore Sends Iran Leader a Direct Message: Let Me and Millions of Americans...

Far-left documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has begged the Iranian regime not to respond with violence to the drone strike that killed the country’s terror chief Major General Qasem Soleimani, promising that he and millions of Americans will get rid of President Donald Trump at the ballot box in November. Soleimani and at least three other militiamen…
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