De-escalation: Trump Doesn't Want "War With Anyone", Wants "Definitive Proof" Iran Behind Attacks
Following the early morning attack on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil processing facility--the largest oil processing plant in the world--and a similar drone attack at the Khurais oil field on Saturday, the neocon senator from South Carolina, Lindsey G
Iran - Time and again, disinformation and Big Lies drown out hard truths.
Iran - Like US-led Western officials and Israel, the Saudis are congenital liars.
Iran = Throughout Islamic Republic history, it never attacked another country, threatening none now except in self-defense -- the legitimate right of all nations.
Saudi Attacks May Nudge US to 'Go to War' With Iran and Seize its Oil, Megaupload's Kim Dotcom Warns
President Trump is using the phrase "locked and loaded" to describe our current stance toward Iran, and the big news networks appear to believe that some sort of U.S. military action could be imminent.
As President Trump warned that the US is "locked and loaded" to respond to the drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil supply this past weekend, Senator Rand Paul warned that hitting Iran would be a "big mistake."
Update2: Despite US officials repeatedly over the weekend claiming they were "certain" attacks came from Iraqi soil, likely from Iran-backed militias acting as proxies, they've now changed their tune to line up behind the latest Saudi military assess
Iran = Establishment media never met a US war of aggression they didn't wholeheartedly endorse.
The recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities by Yemeni Houthi forces demonstrate once again that an aggressive foreign policy often brings unintended consequences and can result in blowback.
After Saturday's attacks on Saudi oil facilities, President Trump Tweeted that the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to do whatever Saudi Arabia deems appropriate to whoever the Saudis blame for the attack. Will Trump let the Saudis dictate when an
Iran = Take nothing Trump says at face value. Time and again his rhetoric and actions diverge greatly.
Iran = Establishment media march in lockstep, featuring state-approved propaganda over truth-telling on major issues.
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo blames Iran for attacks on a massive Saudi Aramco oil facility.
Iran distanced itself on Sunday from attacks on Saudi oil facilities but hardliners in Tehran might chalk the assaults up as a win against Washington's tougher policy toward the Islamic Republic, officials and analysts said.
On Thursday the US State Department slammed the Iranian government for its deceit and "web of lies" regarding the destination of the previously detained tanker Adrian Darya.
The last straw that broke Trump's back with Bolton appears to be the latter's vehement opposition to any kind of opening toward Iran. Suddenly a French proposal for a way out of the stand-off is being talked about by Trump and Pompeo. Will Trump find
Iran = Hold the cheers!
Global risk assets got a boost last week from news that the US and China will resume their stalled trade talks in October.
French President Emmanuel Macron failed to promote successfully his Iranian initiative with the US administration despite the initial blessing of his US counterpart. This failure led Iran to make a third gradual withdrawal from its JCPOA nuclear deal
Iran - According to Christian scripture, bribe money is blood money, a longstanding US specialty -- followed by toughness when offers are rejected.
The United States offered millions of dollars to the captain of an Iranian oil tanker currently at the center of a diplomatic spat, according to the Financial Times and confirmed to the AFP by the US state department.
At a moment the Iran-flagged tanker Adrian Darya has "gone dark" - turning off its transponder signal as it waits off the Syrian coast in what is believed the precursor to an imminent offloading of its 2.1 million barrels of Iranian crude, ...