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Video: CrossTalk: Neocon Retreat?

As the Iran deal becomes a reality, Washington’s neoconservatives and their allies are bristling. A sanctioned and isolated Iran had long been one of their policy … Via Youtube

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Video: Tough Pill: Iran deal heads to congress for approval

Congress is about to hold its first hearing on the Iran deal issue. Diplomats in Vienna took a long time to agree on a deal which was hailed as breakthrough. Via Youtube

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Video: CrossTalk: Iran – Game Changer?

Iran and the global powers have a deal, but what is next? Can Israel’s allies on Capitol Hill derail the agreement? Can we expect the Israelis and the Saudis to … Via Youtube

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OPINION: Concentrated Wealth + Widespread Stupidity = End of Democracy

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Eric Zuesse Today’s America is not a democracy: “Dark Money Groups Are Funded By Dark Money Groups That Fund Dark Money Groups That Fund…” That terrific investigative news report by Paul Blumenthal at Huffington Post, on 9 November 2013, penetrated beyond what ...

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Video: Former Iran Ambassador: Nuclear Deal is Model for Closing Path to Militarization and Weaponization

http://democracynow.org – President Obama is defending the global agreement to curtail Iran’s nuclear program as critics of the deal are accusing the White … Via Youtube

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Iran’s First Post-Shah President Says Iran’s Theocracy Is ‘Despotic’

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Eric Zuesse — Bani-Sadr says Iran was trying for a nuclear bomb until 2003 — He says “mismanagement and corruption” plague the country — He calls current government “despotic” — He says winners in nuclear deal are “Israel, Saudi Arabia ...

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Video: Oil Dip: Prices tumble to 3 month low on Iran deal news

Oil prices have tumbled to a three-month low on news of the agreement with Iran. For more RT is joined by Gerald Celente – publisher of the Trends Journal RT … Via Youtube

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Video: Could Historic Iran Nuclear Deal Transform the Middle East?

http://democracynow.org – Iran has reached a nuclear deal with the United States and five major world powers, capping more than a decade of negotiations. Via Youtube

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Video: CrossTalk: Tehran Pivot? (Ft. Pepe Escobar & Gareth Porter)

Historic breakthrough or more false hope? How best to describe the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program at this point in time? How will history record the … Via Youtube

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Video: CrossTalk: Enduring Terror

After a year of identifying the Islamic State as a major threat to Middle East security and beyond, the Pentagon has little to show for its efforts. The Islamic State … Via Youtube

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Video: New Iran deal demands are stumbling blocks but won’t kill deal – Political researcher

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has flown from Vienna to Tehran for consultations after holding tough negotiations with his Western … Via Youtube

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Video: Ehud Barak: US lost negotiation leverage with Iran by committing publicly to reach nuclear deal

As the deadline approaches for a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, many in the US and the Middle East remain skeptical that it will prevent Iran from developing a … Via Youtube

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Video: Unlike launching a missile – we ‘ll never know who’s behind cyber attacks’

A new generation stealth virus was used to eavesdrop on the Iran nuclear program talks in Switzerland in April. And it possibly allowed hackers to directly tap … Via Youtube

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Video: Inside Iraq: Local Militias head up fight against ISIS

Following the fall of Ramadi to ISIS, Washington & Baghdad traded accusations that the Iraqi army lacked the will to fight, while Iraq claimed the US wasn’t taking … Via Youtube

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How Democratic & Republican Party Chiefs Work to Deceive the U.S. Public

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Eric Zuesse An organization that typically promotes the Republican propaganda agenda received information from the Democratic Obama Administration, and they publicized information from it that concerned the 2012 Benghazi attack, which was a failure by the State Department — something ...

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Is the U.S. a Force for Good in the World?

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Eric Zuesse First of all, in terms of popularity worldwide, the U.S. is a mixed picture. A Gallup International poll of 65 countries, issued on 30 December 2013, found that:  “The US was the overwhelming choice (24% of respondents) for the country ...

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How the U.S. Is Allied with ISIS & Al Qaeda

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Eric Zuesse The United States is allied with Sunni Moslem aristocracies (and therefore with Sunni-headed nations), against Shia Moslem aristocracies (and therefore also against Shia-headed nations). Sunni aristocracies provide the huge ($1 million and larger) financial donations that sustain ISIS, Al ...

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Obama Misrepresents the Russian Economy

Eric Zuesse A report posted October 15th at Russia Insider (a Russian website), headlined “Russian Industry Expands Rapidly In September, Hammers Expectations: Fastest growth since 2012. Manufacturing up 3.6%. Food production shows double digit growth.” This contradicts many reports in U.S. media, ...

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Pervasive Lying in U.S. & UK ‘News’ Media

Why are these questions being asked on Russian TV, but not on U.S. TV? Eric Zuesse The lying is intentional, and it is systematic; but it is so on only the most important news-topics, the ones that affect the nation’s ...

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Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper

Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper: Starting This Past Weekend, Till Today Eric Zuesse Where can one go in order to find honestly reported news in the English language? I have long searched to find the answer to that ...

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Falsehoods in the NYT’s Editorial, ‘Mr. Putin Tests the West in Ukraine’

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Eric Zuesse RINF Alternative News The only way to expose lies is within context; so, this will be somewhat lengthy: The Times  editorial opens with a falsehood: “There is no longer any doubt: Russian troops are in Ukraine, not as volunteers, as the ...

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Israel Turns Up The Heat For U.S. Military Action Against Iran

Israel is again turning up the pressure on the Obama administration to issue an ultimatum threatening military action if Iran refuses to abandon its suspected pursuit of an atomic weapons capability. Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz is the latest member ...

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Washington Targets Syria and Iran

Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | US policies threaten both nations. Doing so imperils the region and beyond. Syria’s now in focus. Iran’s turn awaits. What’s likely should terrify everyone wanting America’s imperium defeated and peace restored. Doing so remains a distant ...

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Iran accuses US Navy of ‘illegal acts’ in Gulf

RT | Iran has blamed the US Navy for “illegal and provocative acts” near its coastline, including violations of country’s airspace. Formal accusations of these charges were filed with both the UN chief and the UN Security Council. The two ...

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UK on standby to send warplanes to Gulf

Britain is considering stationing warplanes in the Persian Gulf as the confrontation with Iran over its nuclear programme continues amid rising tension in the region, The Independent has learnt. The possible deployment of the Eurofighter Typhoons follows talks with the United Arab ...

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Trafficking Anti-Iranian Propaganda

Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | American media scoundrels honed it to an art form. Britain’s BBC and commercial media regularly feature it. So does a newly licensed anti-Iranian TV channel. More on Raha TV below. On US and UK television, truth ...

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U.S. and Israel try to provoke Iran

Spencer Ackerman, Wired | Just in time for a presidential election in which both candidates compete to be besties with Israel, the U.S. and Israeli militaries are holding a big, high-profile exercise to practice shooting Iranian missiles out of the sky. Only ...

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European satellites ordered to drop Iranian channels

Danny Schechter, Information Clearing House | New York, New York: Back in the 1960’s, A British poet, Adrian Mitchell, one of the great bards of that era, wrote a poem that went on to become a stage show in the ...

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Iranian activists refused medical help despite release order

Radio Zamaneh | The Tehran prosecutor’s office is refusing to release jailed human rights activist Hossein Ronaghi Maleki for medical treatment. The Kaleme opposition website reports that the arrest warrant for Ronaghi Maleki was changed to 500 million rials in bail. ...

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Video: Disturbing talk of ‘Crisis Initiation’ with Iran

Max Igan and Ken O’Keefe’s breakdown on Israeli lobbyist Patrick Clawson’s (psychopath at Washington Institute for Near East Policy) suggestion of using a false flag event as a means of initiating conflict with Iran.

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Neocon uber-hawks desperate for war on Iran

Stephen Lendman | In January 2009, Obama succeeded Bush. Neocons stuck around. They infest Washington. War gets their juices flowing. They urge it on Syria and Iran. Potential catastrophic consequences don’t matter. Uber-hawks don’t worry about them. It’s someone else’s ...

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Iranian leader calls for a New World Order

The Associated Press  | Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he has a vision of a new world order that would be absent of the “hegemony of arrogance.” Ahmadinejad, known for past fiery denunciations of the United States and Israel, cited ...

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Secret monitoring gadget discovered near Iranian nuclear compound

RT | Iranian troops patrolling the perimeter of a secret uranium enrichment site have reportedly found a monitoring device disguised as a rock. The spy gadget exploded when disturbed, probably on a self-destruct trigger. The incident happened last month, although ...

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US Role In Cyber War With Iran May Be Larger Than Suspected

Michael Harper | redOrbit Earlier this year, the Iranian nuclear program was attacked by a powerful and targeted form of cyber weaponry known as the Stuxnet Trojan. Then in May, a cyber-surveillance tool called Flame was uncovered and was later ...

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Iran and Iraq exchange border fire

AFP Iraqi border guards exchanged fire with Iranian troops along the two countries’ border yesterday, the first major incident between the two since Iran took over a disputed oil well in December. An Iraqi officer was captured by the Islamic ...

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41 Journalists Jailed in Iran

The press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders says it is concerned by what it calls the growing repression of journalists and cyber-dissidents in Iran. In a report issued Sunday, the RSF (Reporters Sans Frontieres) announced the detention of five more ...

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Protest in London over ‘rigged’ Iranian election

Green flags and banners fly as a crowd of 2,000 or so demonstrators chant anti-Iranian regime slogans. Many pump their fists into the air, screaming in Persian: “Guns and tanks are of no use to you any more because the ...

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Iran Police Crack Down As Thousands Protest

His backers were demonstrating over the re-election of hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who won by a landslide despite opposition claims the result was rigged. The protesters defied a call from the country’s supreme leader for the demonstrations to end. Eyewitnesses ...

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Iran Protesters Start Hacking

RINF NEWS As protesters take to the streets, both sides of the debate have taken to the the Internet. Twitter and other blogs are being used to direct users to a number of sites and tools that encourage people to target government web sites. “Democracy ...

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Craig Murry on Iran

For me, any sensible discussion of Iran must accept a number of facts. I will set these out as Set A and Set B. Both sets are true. But ideologues of the right routinely discount Set A, while ideologues of ...

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Iran lacks nuclear bomb fuel: US officials

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Iran has yet to decide whether to build a nuclear bomb and currently lacks the weapons-grade highly enriched uranium needed to do so, top US intelligence officials told lawmakers on Tuesday. But Tehran is enriching uranium in defiance ...

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Iran Next Target, Warns Israeli Diplomat

The Age  A SENIOR Israeli diplomat has warned that Israel is ready to launch a military offensive against Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons. In an interview with The Age, Dan Gillerman, who was Israel’s permanent representative at ...

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Iran moves to hold war crimes tribunal

The Iranian cabinet introduces a bill to take action on individuals accused of war crimes amid a seeming ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. The cabinet of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad laid out details of the bill on Sunday, discussing methods ...

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FIVE FORMER SECRETARIES OF STATE SUPPORT DIRECT TALKS WITH IRAN

National Security Network – Five former American secretaries of state all reaffirmed their support for direct talks with Iran. Henry Kissinger went as far as to say that there must be high-level talks with the Iranians “without conditions.” Barack Obama ...

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US a Step Closer to Iran Blockade

Asia Times | The United States government has imposed new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting its shipping industry, by blacklisting the main shipping line and 18 subsidiaries, accusing the maritime carrier of being engaged in contraband nuclear material, a charge ...

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Obama: Nuclear Iran ‘unacceptable’

YNet News | WASHINGTON – Iran is a “major threat” and it would be “unacceptable” for the rogue nation to develop a nuclear weapon, Barack Obama said Thursday. Obama: Nuclear Iran ‘unacceptable’ ‘Iran a major threat; I would never hesitate to use ...

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War with Iran – On, Off or Undecided?

By Stephen Lendman – RINF | There’s good news and bad, mostly the latter but don’t discount the good. On May 22, (non-binding) HR 362 was introduced in the House – with charges and proposals so outlandish that if passed ...

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Bush must be stopped before starting war with Iran

By JOE PARKO | The Bush administration, in rhetoric that is eerily similar to that used to build the case for a war against Iraq, asserts that the Iranian Quds Force is arming anti-U.S. groups in Iraq and providing them ...

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Strike on Iran still possible, U.S. tells Israel

LA Times |  WASHINGTON — Bush administration officials reassured Israel’s defense minister this week that the United States has not abandoned all possibility of a military attack on Iran, despite widespread Israeli concern that Washington has begun softening its position toward ...

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Rice says Iran not serious at weekend nuke talks

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice accused Iran on Monday of not being serious at weekend talks about its disputed nuclear program despite the presence of a senior U.S. diplomat, and warned it may soon face new sanctions. In her first ...

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Breaking Iraq and Blaming Iran

By Andrew G. Marshall | In September of 2005, the southern Iraqi oil city of Basra, under British occupation since the 2003 invasion, was the scene of an extraordinarily controversial incident, which has since exposed the anatomy of the Anglo-American ...

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Rice: US still puts conditions on talks with Iran

AP News | Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday that the United States still has conditions for negotiating with Iran even though the Bush administration is sending a senior diplomat to weekend talks with an Iranian nuclear envoy. She ...

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President George W Bush backs Israeli plan for strike on Iran

By Uzi Mahnaimi in Washington | President George W Bush has told the Israeli government that he may be prepared to approve a future military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities if negotiations with Tehran break down, according to a senior ...

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Iran’s top nuclear negotiator faces charges over Halliburton ties

Iran Focus | Iran’s judiciary has arrested several executives of a privately-owned oil drilling company over their dealings with the U.S.-based oil giant Halliburton and one of the country’s top nuclear negotiators is facing charges of involvement in an oil ...

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Iran blames West for ‘artificially’ raising oil prices, says war threat is a ‘joke’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Iran’s president again took aim at the West, blaming the U.S. and Europe for “artificially” raising oil prices and dismissing as “a funny joke” fears that his country could come under attack. Hours later, on Wednesday, Iranian state ...

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Ex-Agent Says CIA Ignored Iran Facts

By Joby Warrick | A former CIA operative who says he tried to warn the agency about faulty intelligence on Iraqi weapons programs now contends that CIA officials also ignored evidence that Iran had suspended work on a nuclear bomb. The ...

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U.S. escalating covert operations against Iran: report

U.S. congressional leaders agreed late last year to President George W. Bush’s funding request for a major escalation of covert operations against Iran aimed at destabilizing its leadership, according to a report in The New Yorker magazine published online on ...

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Bush threatens Iran with military action

By Colin Brown | George Bush has warned Iran that military action is still “on the table” if it fails to respond to tightening diplomatic pressure to abandon its nuclear weapons programme. The EU is planning to announce the freezing ...

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Iraqi PM: Security deal with U.S. at ‘dead end’

MSNBC | AMMAN, Jordan – Talks with the United States on a new long-term security pact have reached a “dead end” because of U.S. demands that infringed Iraq’s sovereignty, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Friday. “We have reached a ...

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Did Iranian agents dupe Pentagon officials?

By John Walcott | Defense Department counterintelligence investigators suspected that Iranian exiles who provided dubious intelligence on Iraq and Iran to a small group of Pentagon officials might have “been used as agents of a foreign intelligence service … to ...

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Iran to unveil new warfare equipment

Press TV | Iran’s Defense Minister announces plans to unveil 30 new military hardware projects developed by Iranian experts in the upcoming year. Speaking on the sidelines of a Wednesday cabinet meeting, Brigadier General Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar said Iran’s Defense Ministry ...

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Iraqi TV station says U.S. troops killed cameraman

By Aseel Kami and Khalid al-Ansary | An Iraqi television station accused U.S. troops on Thursday of shooting dead one of its cameramen as he walked to his Baghdad home. Colleagues of Wisam Ali Ouda at the Afaq television channel ...

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Olmert to U.S.: Impose naval blockade on Iran

By Barak Ravid and Amos Harel | Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has proposed in discussions with the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, that a naval blockade be imposed on Iran as one of several ways to pressure ...

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Iran busts CIA terror network

Tehran Times – TEHRAN | The Intelligence Ministry on Saturday released details of the detection and dismantling of a terrorist network affiliated to the United States. In a coordinated operation on May 7, Iranian intelligence agents arrested the terrorist network’s members, ...

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Weapons Were Not Made In Iran After All

In a sharp reversal of its longstanding accusations against Iran arming militants in Iraq , the US military has made an unprecedented albeit quiet confession: the weapons they had recently found in Iraq were not made in Iran at all. ...

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John Bolton: US should bomb Iranian camps

By Damien McElroy | Mr Bolton said that striking Iran would represent a major step towards victory in Iraq. While he acknowledged that the risk of a hostile Iranian response harming American’s overseas interests existed, he said the damage inflicted ...

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Pentagon Targeted Iran for Regime Change after 9/11

By Gareth Porter | Three weeks after the 9/11 terror attacks, former U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld established an official military objective of not only removing the Saddam Hussein regime by force but overturning the regime in Iran, as well ...

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Iran rejects nuclear inspections unless Israel allows them

Associated Press | An Iranian envoy said Monday his government will not submit to extensive nuclear inspections while Israel stays outside the global treaty to curb the spread of atomic weapons. “The existing double standard shall not be tolerated anymore ...

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US officials: Decision on confronting Iran up to Iraq

By Robert Burns | Iraqi leaders have been given the latest U.S. evidence of Iranian support for militias inside Iraq, and Baghdad will decide what to do about it, two senior Pentagon officials said Wednesday.Marine Lt. Gen. John Sattler, director ...

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A barrage of US threats against Iran

By Peter Symonds | During a press conference on Tuesday, US President George Bush spelled out the threat to Iran contained in last week’s release of CIA intelligence on an alleged Syrian nuclear reactor. As well as warning Syria and ...

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The Iraq War Morphs Into The Iranian War

By Paul Craig Roberts | It is 1939 all over again. The world waits helplessly for the next act of naked aggression by rogue states. Only this time the rogue states are not the Third Reich and Fascist Italy. They ...

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US prepping military options against Iran

By Mike Sheehan | Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that the Pentagon is planning “potential” military actions against Iran, reports The Washington Post. Mullen criticized Iran’s “‘increasingly lethal and malign influence’ in Iraq,” writes ...

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Promotion an ominous sign of possible war with Iran

By Farrah Hassen | The promotion of Gen. David Petraeus is another ominous sign that the Bush administration may attack Iran. President Bush is nominating Petraeus, Commanding General of the Multi-National Force in Iraq, to replace Adm. William Fallon as ...

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Clinton on Iran Attack: ‘Obliterate Them’

By Jake Tapper | One day before Pennsylvania primary voters go to the polls, Sens. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Barack Obama, D-Ill., spent the day trying to reach undecided voters, and rally their supporters to the polls. For the last six weeks ...

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Bush Hypes Threat from Iran

Matthew Rothschild The Progressive In his speech on Thursday, Bush wasted little time before getting to the ominous subject of Iran. Time and time again, he lumped the alleged threat from Iran in the same breadth as the one from ...

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Fisk: Hizbollah turns to Iran in war on Israel

By Robert Fisk in Teir Dibba, south Lebanon Tuesday, 8 April 2008 The Shia “martyrs” of this hill village are normally killed in the dangerous, stony landscape of southern Lebanon, in Israeli air raids or invasions or attacks from the ...

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Israel threatens Iran with destruction

An Israeli minister has threatened Iran with destroying the country if the Islamic Republic launches ‘an attack on the regime’. “An Iranian attack against Israel would trigger a tough reaction that would lead to the destruction of the Iranian nation,” ...

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Iran torpedoes US plans for Iraqi oil

In the highly competitive world of international politics, nation states very rarely miss an opportunity to crow about success stories. The opportunity comes rare, mostly by default, and seldom enduring. By any standards of showmanship, therefore, Tehran has set a ...

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The Secret American-Iranian Security Deal In Iraq

Arab online newspaper published in London, is the only newspaper to report this a week ago but I waited few days to see if there is any development provides evidence to the newspaper claims, and the military campaign in Basra was what i ...

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Bush Still Spinning Nukes in Iran

The unanimous conclusion of the 16 U.S. intelligence agencies, that Iran ceased pursuing a program of nuclear weapons in 2003, has dealt a severe blow to the Bush-Cheney agenda of forcible regime change in Iran. For several months, the rhetoric ...

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Calls for Admiral to “blow whistle” on Iran strike

Calls are growing on Admiral William Fallon and other senior military officers to make a public stand against the Bush administration’s alleged plans to attack Iran. Admiral Fallon’s resignation last week from his position as head of the US Central ...

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UK: Attack on Iran, big mistake

British lawmakers say ‘Washington and allies’ should not use force on Iran cautioning it could ‘provoke an extremely violent backlash’. “Any military strike against Iran would have ‘grave repercussions’ for the Middle East,” The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select ...

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Does the US fund energy projects in Iran?

The World Bank is reportedly using US monetary contributions to help Iran build up and develop its various industries and gas sector. The World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued $122.2 million in guarantee coverage for three foreign ...

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Turkey rejects US bank request on Iran

A Turkish official has refused a US request to scrutinize and then suspend the activities of the Turkey-based Iran’s Bank Mellat. “What binds Turkey are the resolutions of the UN and not US presidential decrees or Congressional decisions,” a Turkish ...

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New US plot against Iranian banks

In its bid to halt Iran’s nuclear program, the US has called on Turkey to be ‘vigilant’ over financial operations with Iranian banks. The US Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Stuart A. Levey called on Ankara to be ‘vigilant’ ...

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Israeli satellite to spy on Iran

Israel has successfully launched a spy satellite which will be used to gather intelligence on Iran’s activities, a new report says. The TECSAR satellite is particularly important for Israel since it can be used to ‘keep tabs on Iran’s nuclear ...

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‘Pray next US president bombs Iran’

A senior advisor to Rudy Giuliani says the next US president must discharge President Bush’s ‘responsibility’ of waging war on Iran. Writing for the February edition of Commentary, Norman Podhoretz said if the next US president doesn’t have the ‘courage’ ...

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Iran says Bush’s accusations “words without value”

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran denounced on Monday as “words without value” President George W. Bush’s remarks that the Islamic state was threatening security around the world by backing militants. Speaking in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, Bush said Iran was the ...

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Bush takes arms deal to Saudis for support against Iran

US president seeks to persuade oil-rich ally into backing Washington against Iran. The US administration is expected to formally tell Congress of a planned $20bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia, after George Bush, the US president, arrived in the Arab ...

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VIDEO: Preparations for War with Iran?

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=54b_1200327598 Why would Bush go to the Mideast now? It is likely he went to nail down commitments from the Israelis and acquiescence from the Saudis prior to a planned attack on Iran. Bush, who neither reads nor writes well, ...

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Bush maintains illusion of Iran threat

US President George W. Bush claims Iran is a threat to global security, calling on Arab allies to join the US to confront the nation. “Iran is today the world’s leading state sponsor of terror,” Bush alleged in his speech ...

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US Navy withdraws claims against Iran

The US Navy withdraws the allegation that Iranian patrol boats had threatened to blow up a three-ship US convoy in the Hormuz Strait. “It could have been a threat aimed at some other nation or a myriad of other things,” ...

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Iran slams US propaganda campaign

US is launching a new propaganda campaign against Iran by showing the video of incident in Hormuz Strait, Iran’s Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar says, PressTV reported.Americans have always pursued a vicious plan to present Iran as a threat to the ...

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Congressman reaching out to Iran

By Matthew Hay Brown While Washington debates whether it should talk to Iran, one Maryland congressman has already struck up a conversation. For the past year, Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest has been meeting with Iranian officials and business leaders to ...

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Intel: Israel to attack Iran ultimately

A former senior US intelligence official says Israel will ultimately attack Iran in order ‘to defend its nuclear monopoly’ in the region. “I came back from a trip to Israel in November convinced that Israel would attack Iran,” said Bruce ...

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Ex-CIA: War with Iran in the offing

A former senior CIA analyst says the United States and Israel are planning war against Iran before the next presidential election. Ray McGovern said Monday despite a recent National Intelligence Estimate conceding that Iran is not conducting a nuclear weapons ...

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Bush ‘twisting NIE to support Iran war’

US intelligence agencies would not have published the NIE with ‘high confidence’ unless they were quite sure, a US analyst has said. Bush is now trying his best to twist and warp the published report so that it complements rather ...

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US, Israel collude against Iran

The top US army commander holds high-level talks with Israeli military echelons after the Zionists rejected the NIE report on Iran. Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen met his Israeli counterpart Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi ...

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Bush under fire over Iran claims

AFP The White House Thursday struggled to defend the dire warnings about Iran made by US President George W. Bush even after he had learned that Tehran had likely frozen its atomic weapons program in 2003. A new US National ...

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British eavesdropping on Iran

British GCHQ eavesdropping played role in US intelligence U-turn on Iran   Time lag as agencies checked out conversations  Ahmadinejad basks in ‘great victory’ of report Ewen MacAskill in Washington and Robert Tait in Tehran The Guardian Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ...

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