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Are The United State and Saudi Arabia Stoking Ethnic Protests in Iran?

    Are The United State and Saudi Arabia Stoking Ethnic Protests in Iran?

Iran has raised the spectre of a US-Saudi effort to destabilize the country by exploiting economic grievances against the backdrop of circumstantial evidence that Washington and Riyadh are playing with scenarios for stirring unrest among the Islamic republic’s ethnic minorities. Iran witnessed this weekend minority Azeri and Iranian Arab protests in soccer stadiums while the country’s Revolutionary Guards…

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The Deep State’s Long Enmity Toward the People of Iran

    The Deep State’s Long Enmity Toward the People of Iran

The U.S. deep state’s hatred of the Iranian people goes back a long way, at least as far back as 1953. That was the year that the CIA, which was called into existence in 1947 when the U.S. government was being converted to a national-security state, targeted Iran with its first regime-change operation. And guess…

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US Wants Nicaragua to Fall Because It Poses the Threat of a Good Example

    US Wants Nicaragua to Fall Because It Poses the Threat of a Good Example

The US has targeted Nicaragua for regime change. Some former supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista party echo the US talking points: Ortega’s “entire government has been, in essence, neoliberal. Then it becomes authoritarian, repressive.” One would think that a neoliberal regime, especially if it were authoritarian and repressive, would be just…

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How Washington Manipulated Nicaragua’s Death Toll to Drive Regime Change

    How Washington Manipulated Nicaragua’s Death Toll to Drive Regime Change

A detailed study of the death toll that has been recorded in Nicaragua since a violent campaign to remove President Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista government shows that at least as many Sandinista supporters were killed as opposition members. The study, “Monopolizing Death,” demonstrates how partisan local NGOs conflated all deaths that occurred since April, including accidents…

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Coverage of Recent ISIS Attacks Shows Syrian Civilians Are Only Humanized When It Serves a Pro-Intervention Agenda

  Coverage of Recent ISIS Attacks Shows Syrian Civilians Are Only Humanized When It Serves a Pro-Intervention Agenda

DARAA, SYRIA — Amid the recent successes of Syria’s military in retaking much of the country’s south from rebel groups, a devastating terror attack ripped through Syria’s Sweida early Wednesday morning, resulting in the brutal murder of more than 220 people and injuring nearly 180. Daesh (ISIS) later claimed responsibility for the attacks and boasted…

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Bolton Says US Troops Will Remain in Syria Until “Iranian Menace” Wiped Off the Map

  Bolton Says US Troops Will Remain in Syria Until “Iranian Menace” Wiped Off the Map

WASHINGTON – While most of the U.S. mainstream media spent the weekend fretting over President Donald Trump’s Monday meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton revealed, perhaps inadvertently, a dramatic change in the Trump administration’s Syria policy during a Sunday television appearance. During an interview with ABC’s Next Week…

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The National Endowment for Democracy Regime Change Playbook

  The National Endowment for Democracy Regime Change Playbook

During a recent congressional hearing, the heads of three influential non-profit organizations that operate in numerous countries around the world revealed the subtle ways in which the United States meddles in the internal affairs of other countries by playing what the officials called “the long game.” The three officials—Carl Gershman, Daniel Twining, and Kenneth Wollack—told Congress about…

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How the Corporate Media Advocates US Veto Power in Latin America

  How the Corporate Media Advocates US Veto Power in Latin America

In April, the Summit of the Americas in Peru predictably led to articles fretting about declining US influence in the Western Hemisphere. Analysts were quoted (Christian Science Monitor, 4/11/18) worrying that Trump’s belligerent and racist outbursts would weaken Washington’s power in the region. Closer ties to the United States, concerned “experts” suggest, would be the logical and…

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Here’s Why the Trump Administration’s New Iran Sanctions Will Fail

  Here’s Why the Trump Administration’s New Iran Sanctions Will Fail

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speech on new sanctions on Iran lays out a wide range of Iranian behavior he would like to change, and specified harsh US financial sanctions as his instrument. Pompeo, a Kansas oil man backed by the Koch brothers, is just a former congressman and a virulent Christian fundamentalist with white nationalist…

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On the Eve of Venezuela’s Elections, the US Empire Isn’t Sitting Idly by

  On the Eve of Venezuela’s Elections, the US Empire Isn’t Sitting Idly by

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is the frontrunner in the presidential elections scheduled for May 20. If past pronouncements and practice by the US empire are any indication, every effort will be made to oust an avowed socialist from what is considered the US’ “backyard.” With a week to go to the election, the leftist president of…

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