Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress in Washington

Netanyahu’s Speech to US Congress Targets Iran

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya A lot of focus has been made about the tensions between US President Barack Obama’s administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The tensions pivot on Iranian-US nuclear negations and Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of the US Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 3, 2015. Although there…

Washington’s Secret Negotiations with Havana and Tehran

The announcement of Washington’s restoration of diplomatic relations with Havana prefigures that of relations with Tehran. The United States has not abandoned its imperialist ambitions and these two states have not renounced their revolutionary ideals. However, pragmatic, Washington acknowledges that Cuba and Iran will not be defeated by diplomatic isolation and economic war. He is…

Discovering Iran

By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich Libya 360° Iran Trip: September – October 2014 Marcel Proust said: “The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” During the past two decades, I visited Iran on numerous occasions staying 10-14 days at a time. This time around, I stayed for 2 months and…

The Kurdish Women’s Movement, Primitive Nationalism & Fratricidal Sell-out Politics

Editorial Comment: Recent developments in Kobanê have resulted in the withdrawal of much of the global activist community’s support for the Kurdish Women’s Movement and the YPG-YPJ defense forces. The turning point was the signing of the Dohuk agreement . Upon close analysis, it is clear that the key benefactors of this agreement are Turkey…

Da’ash and the Turkish-American Plot to Destroy the Kurdish Revolutionary Experiment in Direct Democracy

By Pepe Escobar Smoke and dust rise over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 22, 2014. (Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach) Pay close attention to the women of Kobani, where Syrian Kurds are desperately fighting ISIS/ISIL/Daesh. They…

US War on Iran Takes Bizarre Turn

By Tony Cartalucci It is not merely hyperbole when it is said the US created terrorist organizations like Al Qaeda or the so-called “Islamic State.” It is documented fact. The current conflict in the Middle East may appear to be a chaotic conflagration beyond the control of the United States and its many eager allies,…