Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tag: Iran

Debate: Sanders Rejects Intervention While Clinton Slams Iran and Putin and...

While foreign policy was a big issue discussed during the Democratic National Debate, Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton's stances couldn't be more different. Here's their views when it comes to Iran, Putin and supporters of Syrian Rebels.

Things Like Ted Cruz’s Threat to Kill Iran’s Ayatollah Are Why...

Decades of American dirty tricks and plots against the Iranian people might be the main reason why Iranians don’t trust the U.S. And Ted Cruz confirmed that on Friday at the Value Voters Summit conference.

Searching for Rojava

Rojava’s experiment is no more than a radical democracy, which grew out of a cult of personality. So why is an experiment in direct democracy under siege the best-kept secret in the Middle East?

Poll Shows Only 1 in 4 Americans Wants More US Involvement...

Americans no longer want any more involvement overseas. How out of touch can the presidential candidates be on foreign policy public opinion?

Obama’s, and Washington’s, Absurd Choice of a Nuclear Deal or War...

“The choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy and some form of war, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon.” Why do we have to accept such limited choice of options?

Why Israel’s Security Experts Support the Iran Deal—and Iran’s Hardliners Don’t

Why is right-wing media asserting that hardline Islamists in the Islamic Republic are delighted with the Iran nuclear deal, while Israelis are concerned over their country's security when the opposite is true?

Thousands in Baghdad Protest Lack of Electricity and Services, Demand End...

Thousands gathered in the sweltering heat in downtown Baghdad’s Liberation Square protesting against corruption and lack of electricity—a political crisis underlining the dangers of fossil fuels.

Washington Post Reporter Remains Held in Iranian Prison for a Year

While the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the U.S. State Department have called for his immediate release, Jason Rezaian remains detained in an Iranian prison. His fate resides in the hands of an infamous judge known for committing human rights abuses.

Why Don’t US Media Interview Real Allies on American Policy Regarding...

We are hearing about the Iran deal from minor congressmen and senators who have not read through it let alone represent anybody. This doesn't seem like balanced journalism, let alone journalism at all.

Iran Deal: Why Heed Same Voices that Are Always Wrong?

We've consistently made the historic mistake of listening to all these false and foolish prophets. And now with the Iran deal in the works, there should be no excuse to repeat this tragic error.

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Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."