Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Iran

Is a war with Iran on the horizon?

As the Trump administration accelerates its efforts to seek a confrontation, will they find an echo among Iranian hardliners who’d like nothing more than a face-off with the United States?

CodePink’s Medea Benjamin on peace delegation to Iran & fallout from...

Mohammad Javad Zarif did not offer any reason for his resignation, simply writing, “I sincerely apologize for the inability to continue serving and for all the shortcomings during my service.”

Not-so-veiled threat of war as John Bolton says Iran may not...

"He is laying the groundwork for war and we all must be vigilant."

World War Two’s covert ops are failing in the post-war world

Why the fascination with arming foreign insurgents and proxy armies to fight wars that the U.S. won’t fight itself?

Insider attacks

Seen in this light, it’s hard not to believe that more anti-U.S. “insider” attacks aren’t on the way. The question is only where and when, not if.

In Syria, endgame or war without end?

"...the administration has redefined its goals to include the exit of all Iranian military and proxy forces from Syria, and establishment of a stable, nonthreatening government acceptable to all Syrians and the international community."

An Afghan woman’s reflection on Afghanistan post 9/11

What has the US really gained in this ongoing, never-ending travesty? And by what measurement do we assess any progress?

The war before the Iran War

Division in the ranks of the conservative movement is a critical sign that a war with Iran isn't inevitable.

PBS report from Yemen: As millions face starvation, American-made bombs are...

We speak with a reporter who smuggled herself into northern Yemen to report on the widespread famine and devastation there.

How the last superpower was unchained

Clueless is not a word Americans ordinarily apply to themselves as a country, a people, or a government. Yet how applicable it is.

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.