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US Sanctions on Russia and China Are About More Than Total War

    US Sanctions on Russia and China Are About More Than Total War

A crucial Pentagon report on the US defense industrial base and “supply chain resiliency” bluntly accuses China of “military expansion” and “a strategy of economic aggression,” mostly because Beijing is the only source for “a number of chemical products used in munitions and missiles.” Russia is mentioned only once, but in a crucial paragraph: as a –…

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UN ‘Sheriff’ Nikki Haley Championed Israel at the Expense of the US

    UN ‘Sheriff’ Nikki Haley Championed Israel at the Expense of the US

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, has made her post a “more glamorous” position than her predecessors — as President Donald Trump described Haley’s 2-year term at the U.N., following her resignation announcement. We may never know the nature of Haley’s purported ‘glamour’ at the U.N., but we certainly know that, during her relatively brief stint, Haley…

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Pompeo Took 12-Hour Flight To Saudi Arabia For ’15 Minute Meeting’ With King Salman

    Pompeo Took 12-Hour Flight To Saudi Arabia For ’15 Minute Meeting’ With King Salman

Even before the publication of last night’s Saudi trial balloon hinting that the kingdom would soon acknowledge that the extrajudicial killing of Jamal Khashoggi – the insider-turned dissident journalist who walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week and never walked back out – was the result of a “botched” kidnapping attempt carried out…

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Denounced by UN on Humanitarian Grounds, US Sanctions Amount to ‘Psychological and Economic Warfare,’ Rouhani Says

    Denounced by UN on Humanitarian Grounds, US Sanctions Amount to ‘Psychological and Economic Warfare,’ Rouhani Says

Ahead of the United States’ newest round of sanctions targeting his country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the Trump administration of “psychological and economic warfare” and of working toward regime change in Iran. Speaking at Tehran University, Rouhani expressed outrage amid rising tensions following President Donald Trump’s breach of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran,…

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Responding to Intensifying US “Hostility” Iran Announces Bold Foreign Policy Shift

  Responding to Intensifying US “Hostility” Iran Announces Bold Foreign Policy Shift

The enemy has failed to know you! The enemy has failed to know the Iranian nation! He does not know the Revolution or the revolutionary and faith-based spirit!, proclaimed Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei to a gathering of Basij paramilitary forces on Thursday, October 4. In a typically combative fashion, the Iranian leader set out the…

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International Team of Researchers Concerned Over US Efforts to Create Biological Weapons

  International Team of Researchers Concerned Over US Efforts to Create Biological Weapons

In 1969, US President Richard Nixon ended all offensive aspects of the US bio-weapons program — the first category of weapons prohibited by an international treaty. In 1975, the US ratified both the 1925 Geneva Protocol and the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) — the international treaties outlawing biological warfare. But many reports from different…

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Could the Murder of WaPo Journalist Finally Put a Crack in US Support of Saudi Arabia?

  Could the Murder of WaPo Journalist Finally Put a Crack in US Support of Saudi Arabia?

Spurring fresh outrage among those who criticize the cozy relationship between the U.S. government and the Saudi monarchy—with emphasis on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS)—political dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabia national living in self-imposed exile abroad, was tortured and killed last week by a Saudi government ‘murder team,’ according…

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PLO Learned Bitter Oslo Lesson: Negotiation With US and Israel Is for Suckers

  PLO Learned Bitter Oslo Lesson: Negotiation With US and Israel Is for Suckers

WASHINGTON — The intention behind the Oslo Accords, one can argue, was made evident when, almost to the day on the 25th anniversary of the accords, the U.S. closed the PLO mission in Washington. The State Department cited the Palestinian failure to “advance the start of direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel,” according to a…

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US Counterterrorism Strategy Puts New Focus on Iran and Proxies

  US Counterterrorism Strategy Puts New Focus on Iran and Proxies

The Trump administration is giving greater priority to Iran and radical groups it backs in a new US counterterrorism strategy document released on Thursday that further increases the pressure from Washington on Tehran, Reuters reports. The strategy, unveiled by National Security Adviser John Bolton, is the first issued since 2011 when the Obama administration’s view of counterterrorism…

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US Pivots from Syria to Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Continue to Rise

  US Pivots from Syria to Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Continue to Rise

The United States Government is now treating Ukraine as if it were a NATO member, and on September 27th donated to Ukraine two warships for use against Russia. This is the latest indication that the US is switching to Ukraine as the locale to start World War III, and from which the nuclear war is to be…

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