Iran - Trump's illegal withdrawal from the unanimously adopted agreement by Security Council members, making it binding international law, risks dissolution of the deal altogether.
Iran - No nations should observe what's flagrantly illegal. Security Council members alone may impose sanctions on nations, not individual countries on others -- a longstanding US abuse of power.
Such 'Error' Happens...Yesterday the news agencies Associated Press and Reuters mistranslated a speech by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani. They made it sound as if Rouhani insulted U.S. President Donald Trump as 'mentally retarded'. Rouhani never sai
If we are capable of burying the hatchet with Vietnam, China, Japan, Italy, and Germany within 20 years of fighting them or less, and if we could have normal relations with the Soviet Union and its communist allies throughout the Cold War, we can cer
Iran - Since taking office, Trump yielded to White House hawks on issues of war and peace, favoring the former, scorning the latter.
Also the Petrodollar system is ending and that is huge and possible now because the USA is oil independent and does not have to recycle USA dollars into the global market in order to pay for imports. Crushing the Mullahs will halt the funding supp
On June 21, President Donald Trump informed the world (via tweet) that after getting US forces "cocked and loaded" to carry out strikes on Iranian targets the night before, he had canceled those strikes at the last minute rather than prospectivel
Visualizing 150 Iranian dead from a missile strike that he had ordered, President Donald Trump recoiled and canceled the strike, a brave decision and defining moment for his presidency.
The Senate Majority Leader is attempting to block consideration of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization bill that would withhold funds for any attack on Iran without Congressional approval. As usual, the debate is not about whether or n
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the White House is "afflicted by mental retardation" prompting
Iran - In an op-ed before joining Trump's geopolitical team, Bolton outlined his strategy for eliminating the JCPOA, facilitating war on the country he seeks.
Iran - When the US plans war on a targeted country, it fabricates pretexts and seeks world community, congressional, and public support -- establishment media backing virtually automatic.
Iran - So far Trump regime tactics against Iran amount to war by other means -- notably by media supported illegal sanctions and a daily propaganda drumbeat, vilifying the country.
Iran - Though no match against the formidable US military, Iran is far more powerful militarily than other nations Washington attacked post-9/11.
"Be afraid!" say the repeaters of mockingbird media. Afraid of who? Afraid of Iran, of course.
Iran - On Monday at the Trump regime's request, Security Council members met in closed session on the mid-June Gulf of Oman and earlier hostile incidents last month.
Sooner or later the US "maximum pressure" on Iran would inevitably be met by "maximum counter-pressure". Sparks are ominously bound to fly.
President Trump did the smart thing last week by calling off a US airstrike on Iran over the downing of an American spy drone near or within Iranian territorial waters. According to press reports, the president over-ruled virtually all his top adviso
Somehow even more sanctions are going to be slapped onto Iran today, with the Administration admitting they increase suffering of the civilian population. If the US claims it does not want to punish the Iranian people, why does it keep punishing the
Escobar: One Quadrillion Reasons Why Washington Fears Iran's "Maximum Counter-Pressure"
If the U.S. goes to war with Iran, we won't just be fighting the Iranian military. In recent years, Hezbollah has grown into the most powerful terror organization that the world has ever seen. It is best known for causing all sorts of chaos in th
Despite Trump taking to Twitter Monday morning to question, "why are we protecting the shipping lanes for other countries (many years) for zero compensation," and asserting further that "All of these countries should be protecting their own ships"
In a stunningly frank moment during a Sunday Meet the Press interview focused on President Trump's decision-making on Iran, especially last week's "brink of war" moment which saw Trump draw down readied military forces in what he said was a "common s
On Iran, the accidental president is accidentally presidential
US president clarifies that he still looks forward to day where such economic penalties won't be necessary, claiming 'the sooner the better!'
Iran - The Trump regime is waging all-out war on Iran by other means. Short of turning hot so far, the risk of going this far is ominously real.
Iran - Trump falsely claimed US sanctions aim to keep Iran from developing nuclear weapons it doesn't have, seek, and wants eliminated everywhere. More on his latest remarks below.
A U.S.-Iran war would be the mother of all Mideast conflagrations.