Category: Iran

Vijay Prashad: When Will The Winter Come to An End?

Source: Tricontinental On 17 January, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, led the Friday prayers for the first time in eight years. He mocked the ‘American clowns’ who threatened Iran and said that Iran’s response to the US assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani was a ‘slap in the face’ of US power. Tensions between Read more…

Negin Owliaei: Americans Need to Hear More from Iranians. Here’s Where to Start

Here are a few illuminating and emotionally resonant pieces by real Iranians on life under sanctions, the brutality of war, and the recent crisis

Robert Fisk: Iran has been changed forever by admitting its great mistake

Now let’s remember that we in the West have grown so used to our own dishonesty – and being caught out – that we scarcely flinch at the word “lie”

Patrick Cockburn: The US and Iran’s Perpetual Almost-War is Unsustainable

The US maximalist demands on Iran’s nuclear facilities, ballistic missiles and regional influence effectively mean that it wants regime change or capitulation

Wim Laven: Message to Trump supporters: I am sorry

Great things can happen when we are united, right now 80 million Iranian citizens and all Americans need us to be united in calling off the dogs of war

Lawrence Davidson: Death by Illogic, Lies and Stupidity

There is an old adage: when a leader is in trouble domestically, the thing to do is start a crisis in the field of foreign policy, and this is what Trump proceeded to do

Ron Jacobs: Iranian Opposition—1970s to 2020

As residents of those nations working to return Iran back to its previous status as a client of imperialism, our task is to oppose the sanctions demanded by the United States and the war moves accompanying those sanctions

David Swanson: Charlottesville City Council Passes Resolution Against War on Iran

The normalization of murder bestowed on us by the Obama years will not end well and must urgently be reversed

Juan Cole: Trump Admin. declares US an Occupying Power in Iraq

Puts US Troops in Jeopardy by Refusing to Leave

Juan Cole: Trump’s “WMD” Scandal?

Was the Charge of “Imminent” Soleimani Attack Just Made Up?

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