Iran

Iran Is a Sovereign State and Not Part of The...

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking to reporters, categorically stated, that the US sanctions on Iran (imposed illegitimately, contrary to international law and accepted codes of practice) would “be rigorously enforced and remain in place until the Iranian government…

The Islamic Republic of Iran: Why Does the US...

5756345342When people talk about pariah states, which are regarded as automatically acting wrongly and who must be opposed for the sake of it, the Islamic Republic of Iran is always one of…

US Vows to “Overthrow” Iran as Te...

IRUP552342A terrorist attack on a military parade targeting civilians and military personnel alike left at least 29 dead and up to 70 more wounded in Iran’s southwest region of Ahvaz.  At the same time, in New York City, US political figures including US President Donald Trump’s lawyer…

US Uses UK Press for Fake “Shock and Awe” Aga...

5a573b50fc7e930b558b4567America has chosen to go to war on Iran using “fear porn” tactics peddled through British tabloids. The current American war on Turkey has crushed their currency, a war Erdogan says is simply a part of the US backed coup against him that began in 2016. Pakistan under President…

The Latest US Sanctions Point to a Declining ...

9167On Monday 6th of August the United States imposed a fresh set of sanctions on Iran. These are intended as a prelude to even stronger sanctions to take effect in November. The clearly stated intention is to break the Iranian governments will to resist American demands, and to cause…

Iran has Ways to Circumvent and Survive US Sa...

IR464562342While the future of the Iran-nuke deal continues to depend upon the will of Europe, China and Russia in the face of US unilateral withdrawal and the latter’s campaign to convince at least Europe to do the same, for Iran the important question is not just the deal now. For it…

Iran-US Escalation and the Strait of Hormuz f...

55421c2d6da8113861bf23c7-750-500With the US president Donald Trump’s tweet of mass destruction and with Iran’s General Soleimani hitting back, the war of words has intensified in a big way between Iran and the US. Soleimani’s verbal attack symbolizes many things. Whereas it reflects the highly charged anti-US mood…

Iran Promises Trump “The Mother of All Wars”

HAS68452342One thing is clear, Donald Trump has no idea what a war with Iran would cost. Estimates of American combat dead begin at 80,000 and move upward. Civilian death in the US, not counting any nation that would aid the US in such an endeavor, would likely top 50,000 or more…

Why Russia Wouldn’t Offer Iran to Israel ...

With the heat developing on the question of Iran’s presence in Syria, a presence which is neither illegitimate nor an invasion of the sorts the US is known for doing, tension in the region is likely to rise. As we write, Israel has already rejected Russia’s more than reasonable…

Who are Washington’s “Revolutiona...

IRMO56234421The US backed Iranian opposition are neither “revolutionary,” nor even “in” Iran. Yet they have been designated as Washington’s proxies of choice, and an alternative government they seek to place into power in Tehran.  As the US-led proxy war in Syria reaches a relative stalemate and…

The Creeping War against Iran is Still on the...

DRILL67242342On June 27 and June 28, in a series of tweets from his official account, the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo went out of the way to praise protests in Iran, calling it a backlash against the “corruption, injustice and incompetence of their leaders.” It was no surprise to see…

Over the Persian Gulf, Dark Clouds have Gathe...

TR678563453Last week, the US State Department said that Washington will attempt to persuade its allies to stop purchasing oil from Iran completely by early November. Reportedly, negotiations are already underway with representatives from India and China…


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