No Intervention in Iraq

By Sara Flounders Washington promotes deadly divisions Thirty-five years of U.S. subversion, intervention and then direct occupation of Iraq are the primary cause of the violent sectarian divisions now pulling that country apart. Any further U.S. intervention will have even more disastrous consequences for the population as a whole and the entire region. This may…

America’s War Crime in Iraq

For the people of the Middle East, the American war never ended; it continued under the brutal, U.S.-backed jihadists who ravaged Syria, and have struck at Iraq with a vengeance. In the United States, George Bush gets the blame for the Iraq War while the First Black President reignites the region with his proxy wars…

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the World Economic Forum

Iran Resolved to Reach Comprehensive Deal with World Powers Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed Tehran’s determination and willingness to reach a comprehensive deal with the world powers after the two sides endorsed a 6-month-long agreement in November. Iran is determined to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal with the five permanent members of the UN Security…

The Barriers to Iranian | American Rapprochement

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Relations between Iran and the United States appear to be thawing. Within the Iranian political establishment, President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet were endorsed as negotiators and individuals with a history of negotiating with the Americans on behalf of Tehran. Rouhani himself had negotiated a secret arms deal with the Reagan…

Iran in 2014: Regional Ascendency, but Dangers Abound

By Sharmine Narwani What a difference a year can make in the Middle East. Just 12 months ago, Iran was facing some daunting prospects: Painful western economic and financial sanctions, the potential downfall of its key Arab Syrian ally, and a resurgence in anti-Shia and anti-Iran rhetoric spurred on by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) neighbours…

Israel, the IAEA and the Assassination of Iran’s Nuclear Scientists

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran once again blasted the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for breaching confidentiality in protecting the country’s sensitive nuclear information. “We have always protested at the Agency for its lack of necessary care in protecting the secret information,” Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday. Araqchi,…

Syria’s War: The Next Phase

Originally posted on SYRIA 360°:
By Tony Cartalucci December 13, 2013 “Moderate” myth is dropped as West prepares to leverage terror threat to end war in their favor. The alleged fleeing of  General Selim Idriss of the so-called “Free Syrian Army” (FSA), was more symbolic than anything else. Whether or not he really fled, and whether…