The US military is incrementally building up forces in the Middle East to ensure the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz but is unlikely willing to start an unwinnable war with Iran, according to former Defence Department adviser Karen Kwiatkows
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday tweeted a map showing the location of the downing of a US Global Hawk spy drone by an Iranian air defence missile.
Iran - Unilaterally imposed US sanctions against other nations have no legal validity. They're used against governments unwilling to subordinate their sovereign rights to its interests.
Iran - From Harry Truman's aggression on North Korea to post-9/11 preemptive US wars, US ruling authorities acted with coalition of the willing partners -- in lieu of going it alone.
Iran - Via Twitter on Friday, Trump said the Pentagon on his order was "cocked & loaded" to strike three Iranian sites in response to the downing of a US spy drone.
Iran - Recklessly dangerous hostility toward Iran by US media, bipartisan hardliners in Washington, Israel, and its Lobby has things heading toward possible war on the country if efforts aren't made to step back from the brink.
In the present era of 24/7 "breaking news", the journalistic information intermediated by the internet and the cable networks has largely been reduced to noise, devoid of signal. Or at least any historical context beyond the here and now.
The downing of a US spy drone near (or within) Iranian airspace has - conveniently for neocons - raised tension and further boxed in President Trump. Pressure on Trump for a military response to Iranian "aggression" will increase. Will he take the ba
"Iran made a very big mistake!" According to the president of the United States Donald Trump!
In Oliver Stone's and Peter Kuznick's film an early episode discussing the differences between President Roosevelt's attitude towards Russia, as opposed to that of President Harry Truman, who was amazingly cavalier about using an atomic bomb in
It has been a lively June so far in light of Washington's apparent zeal to remake the world in its own image. There is considerable buzz among those networking in ex- or current government circles that the White House is preparing to "do somethin
Update: Iran's top national security official has denied a Reuters report claiming that Tehran had received a low-key message via Oman from the US warning of an imminent attack on the Islamic Republic. "The US didn't send any message," Keyvan Kh
Update (1030ET): China has weighed in again on the tensions between the US and Iran, and its position is clear: If violence breaks out, it's solely the responsibility of the US.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made it clear to Members of Congress that he does not believe any Congressional authorization is necessary for a US war against Iran. Pompeo claims the post-9/11 authorization to fight al-Qaeda is sufficient. Will C
tensions rise...IRAN says it's "ready for war" after shooting down a US "spy" drone today as tensions continue to rise in the Persian Gulf. The Islamic Republic's state-run IRNA news agency has insisted the country's Revolutionary Guard hit the dr
Iran - On Thursday, Iran's official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said "the IRGC air force shot down an American spy drone, identified as RQ-4 Global Hawk, that had violated Iranian airspace in the Kuh Mubarak region located at Hormozgan provin
Iran - Bolton, Pompeo, their henchmen, and likeminded Pentagon hardliners are going all-out to manufacture a case for war on Iran based on disinformation, Big Lies and fake news.
One of the claims made about alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election was that Kremlin-controlled entities were using fake identities to create dissension and confusion on social network sites. This should surprise no one, if it is true,
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken the extraordinarily unusual move of traveling to Miami to meet with (and browbeat?) heads of US Centcom and Special Operations Command. Are military leaders balking as neocon plans for "tactical assault" seem
President Donald Trump cannot want war with Iran. Such a war, no matter how long, would be fought in and around the Persian Gulf, through which a third of the world's seaborne oil travels. It could trigger a worldwide recession and imperil Trump
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's rush to judgement that Iran was behind the apparent attacks on two tanker ships last week has not galvanized world opinion against Iran, as the neocons hoped. Instead, it was met with high skepticism even among Washin
Iran - Fast-moving events suggest that unthinkable US preemptive war on Iran is possible, a reckless act if launched -- like all wars, based on Big Lies and deception. More on this below.
Iran - Establishment media are willing US imperial accomplices, marching in lockstep with its wars of aggression against nonbelligerent countries and other hostile actions.
Iran - Washington demands other countries observe international laws, norms and standards, while it consistently breaches them.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Sunday that the US will guarantee free passage through the vital Strait of Hormuz, as he accused Iran of recent attacks on oil tankers and the downing of a US drone.
Iran says it has summoned the British ambassador over the weekend after the UK publicly came out in support of the White House assessment pinpointing Iranian forces behind last Thursday's two tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman.