America’s Afghan War Is Over, So What About Iraq – and Iran?

by Nicolas J. Davies and Medea Benjamin, July 12, 2021 At Bagram air-base, Afghan scrap merchants are already picking through the graveyard of U.S. military equipment that was until recently the headquarters of America’s 20-year occupation of their country. Afghan officials say the last U.S. forces slipped away from Bagram in the dead of night, without notice or coordination. The[…]

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U.S. Hands off Iran, Syria and Afghanistan!

Statement from Socialist Action National Committee, published on Socialist Action, January 11, 2021 President Trump’s waning months at the White House saw him cloistered with his top National Security team of warmakers considering whether to launch yet another round of deadly missile strikes against Iran. In the same timeframe, the ongoing U.S. imperial war against Syria saw multiple U.S.-Israeli-orchestrated missile[…]

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U.S. Role in Assassination of Iranian Scientist

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, November 30, 2020 The targeted assassination of top Iranian physicist and nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Nov. 27, and Donald Trump’s immediate approving Tweet, confirm the determination of U.S. and Israeli rulers to sabotage every possible effort for peace or normalization of relations with Iran or the region. The multi-pronged attack involved at[…]

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Venezuela And Iran Show Solidarity Can Overcome US Empire

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, May 24, 2020 A Victory for Sovereignty, Independence, and Peace This week, Venezuela and Iran faced up to threats made by the United States and defied the illegal US sanctions by sending five oil tankers from Iran to Venezuela. The US’ longterm unilateral coercive measures have prevented the two countries[…]

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UNAC Statement on US Threat to Iranian Aid to Venezuela

The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) denounces any attempts by the US to stop shipments of Iranian fuel to Venezuela. Last week, an Iran-flagged tanker passed the Suez Canal, reportedly bound for Venezuela with a shipment of refined fuel. Despite having the largest proven oil reserves in the world, Venezuela’s refining capacity has been damaged by the US embargo, greatly[…]

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Media Struggle to Defend Washington’s Cruelty Toward Venezuela and Iran as Coronavirus Spreads

by Joe Emersberger, published on FAIR, March 25, 2020 An Associated Press article (New York Times, 3/17/20) headlined “IMF Rejects Maduro’s Bid for Emergency Loan to Fight Virus” declared: The request is an about-face for Maduro, who for years refused to share economic data with the Washington-based lender and just last month condemned it as a tool of US imperialism.[…]

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The World Demands US Out Of The Middle East – Will The US Listen?

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, January 26, 2020 The world is saying no to war with Iran and US out of the Middle East. Hundreds of protests were held in the United States and around the world on Saturday with a unified voice of “No War.” These protests are in solidarity with massive protests in[…]

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The Latest and Most Reckless US Imperial Act

by Patrick Lawrence, published on Consortium News, January 21, 2020 Of all the preposterous assertions made since the drone assassination of Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad on Jan. 3, the prize for bottomless ignorance must go to the bottomlessly ignorant Mike Pompeo. Speaking after the influential Iranian general’s death, our frightening secretary of state declaimed on CBS’s Face the Nation, “There[…]

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Worldwide Furor Sparked by U.S. Assassination of Iran’s General Suleimani

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, January 16, 2020 The Trump administration’s January 3 drone missile assassination of Iran’s Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani just outside Iraq’s Baghdad airport brought the world to the brink of yet another catastrophic U.S. war. That the Iranian government would retaliate in a matter of days, if not hours, was unquestioned. But Iran’s response[…]

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