Category: Iran

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Daniel Ellsberg: Donald Trump’s parting gift to the world? It may be war with Iran

I will always regret that I did not do more to stop war with Vietnam. Now, I am calling on whistleblowers to step up and expose Trump’s plans

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Richard Falk: State Terrorism: Remembering General Soleimani

It is finally possible that energy geopolitics will also exert an influence over how relations with Iran evolve

Kenny Stancil: Experts Warn a Desperate Trump May Attack Iran

“It may be the case that his most erratic, most reckless lashing out is yet to come.”

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Medea Benjamin: Will the World Community Condemn the Murder of Iran’s Nuclear Scientist?

Photo by Johnny Silvercloud   Israel used all four years of Trump’s presidency to entrench its systems of occupation and apartheid. Now that Joe Biden has won the U.S. election, the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, likely by Israel with the go-ahead from the U.S. administration, is a desperate attempt to use Trump’s last Read more…

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Juan Cole: Iran to Biden: We will Fulfill our Nuclear Obligation if you Return to 2015 Deal

What Rouhani is signalling to Biden and to Europe is that if they want Iran to go back to observing the stringent stipulations of the JCPOA, they can have that, but they have to turn on the money spigots

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Juan Cole: Iran sends Oil, Gas Flotilla to Venezuela; will Trump attack it to Sabotage Biden?

The odious Elliott Abrams, warmonger-in-chief and old-time supporter of nun-killing right wing death squads in Central America, is now in charge of Iran and Venezuela for Trump and is warning propagandistically against Iran sending missiles to Venezuela

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Richard Falk: Pompeo’s Diabolical Diplomacy

I would suggest an effort on his part to solidify the pro-Israeli legacy of the Trump presidency with the added goal of inhibiting any attempts on Biden’s presidency to disavow U.S. support for this series of unlawful territorial expansionist moves made by Israel since 2016

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Marjorie Cohn: Trump’s Support for Israel’s Killing of Iranian Scientist Could Lead to War

In the weeks remaining before Joe Biden’s inauguration, Donald Trump is taking actions — including aiding and abetting murder — to prevent his successor from pursuing diplomacy with Iran.

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Medea Benjamin: Will the World Community Condemn the Murder of Iran’s Nuclear Scientist?

The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, likely by Israel with the go-ahead from the US administration, is a desperate attempt to use Trump’s last days in office to sabotage Biden’s chances of successful diplomacy with Iran

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Juan Cole: In Bid to Kill a Biden return to Iran nuclear Deal, Israel Assassinates Leading Nuclear Scientist

Iran’s chief justice, Ayatollah Sayyed Ibrahim Ra’isi, characterized the attack as by “foreigners and international Zionism,” with, he said, “the sinister objective of forestalling the scientific progress of the country.”

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