After a Year of Biden, Why Do We Still Have Trump’s Foreign Policy?

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, January 19, 2022 President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump’s foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that Biden would quickly remedy its worst impacts. As a senior member of the Obama administration, Biden surely needed no schooling on Obama’s diplomatic agreements with Cuba and Iran, both[…]

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Israel Is Hell-Bent on Sabotaging US Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

by Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin, December 12, 2021 We should not forget that Iran has long advocated for a ‘nuclear free’ Middle East.   However, barring that, they have no choice but to protect themselves from what is clearly an open and aggressive attack by Israel. [jb] After a 5-month hiatus, indirect negotiations between the U.S. and Iran resumed last[…]

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IAEA Feeds Hysteria Over Iran’s Nuclear Enrichment Program

by Jason Ditz, published on Antiwar.com, September 7, 2021 IAEA report complains about lack of a new monitoring agreement. The IAEA is continuing to offer misleading reports on Iran’s nuclear program, giving false impressions of rapid growth of the uranium stockpiles built around counting the rate of growth of trivially small segments. Tuesday’s report both centers on Iran’s 60% enriched[…]

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US’ Pathway to Iran Has Thorny Shrubs

by M.K. Bhadrakumar, published on Indian Punchline, June 22, 2021 It is painful to read the US reports commenting on the result of Iran’s presidential  election. The New York Times carried a blurb on Monday, “Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s ultraconservative president-elect, said that he would not meet with President Biden, and that Tehran’s position on its ballistic missile program was “nonnegotiable.”[…]

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Bully Biden Bombs Syria, Slashes COVID-19 Payments and Drops $15 Minimum Wage

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, March 6, 2021 President Joseph Biden’s fealty to U.S. imperialism and its ruling class domestic agenda was demonstrated soon after his Jan. 20 White House arrival. Five days later he sent additional troops to northeastern Syria to fortify U.S. control of that U.S. beleaguered nation’s oil rich and most fertile agricultural region. On[…]

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Biden and Iran

by Behrooz Ghamari Tabrizi, published on CounterPunch, February 3, 2021 There is an expression in Persian that says when an idiot throws a stone into a well, hundreds of wise people can’t recover it. Now this is the story of Donald Trump’s idiotic decision in May 2018 to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran known as the Joint[…]

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Did Huawei Violate Iran Sanctions?

by Professor Dr. Wang, December 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House“ – Published on Popular Resistance, December 13, 2018 No, they didn’t. CFO Meng Wan Zhou was arrested supposedly for “violating Iran sanction”. This has to be the most grotesque distortion of justice. After all, the United States was the country which unilaterally pulled out in VIOLATION of an agreement they had[…]

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Why Canadians Should Support the Cross-Canada Campaign to Free Meng Wanzhou

by Ken Stone, published on Global Research, October 10, 2020 On September 28, 2020, Meng Wanzhou, Chief Financial Officer of Huawei Technologies and permanent resident of Canada, was forced to make yet another appearance in court in Vancouver where she faces possible extradition to the USA. The charges she faces if extradited to the USA, according to the “superseding indictment”[…]

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Iran’s Only Crime is ‘We Decided Not to Fold’

by Pepe Escobar, published on Asia Times, November 2019 Just in time to shine a light on what’s behind the latest sanctions from Washington, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a speech at the annual Astana Club meeting in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, delivered a searing account of Iran-U.S. relations to a select audience of high-ranking diplomats, former presidents and analysts.[…]

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