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USS Mahan Fires Warning Flare At Iranian Ship Sailing Off Iranian Coast By
US warships have made a habit of wandering around in the Persian Gulf just off the coast of Iran, waiting for Iranian Naval ships to get sort of close, then complain in the international media how “unprofessional” that was. Today,...
How America’s ‘Deep State’ Sold Counter-Terrorism To Keep Itself In Business By
New York Times columnist Tom Friedman outraged many readers when he wrote an opinion piece on 12 April calling on President Trump to “back off fighting territorial ISIS in Syria”. The reason he gave for that recommendation was not that US wars in the Middle...
Trump Team Promises To ‘Deal With Iran’ Before New Administration Comes To Power By
(ANALYSIS) — After launching the disastrous missile strikes against Syrian military forces that resulted in the killing of Syrian soldiers, civilians, and children as well as sending ships toward North Korea in a flagrant act of aggression and dropping the largest...
Mattis Cites Iran As Reason US Will Assist Saudi Arabia In Bombing Campaign Of Yemen By
The U.S. is looking to increase support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, officials said Wednesday—a move that some see as another signal that President Donald Trump is itching to take the U.S. to a new war. Among the options for support are boosting intelligence-sharing...
Despite Iran’s Compliance, State Dept Attempts To Undermine Nuclear Deal By
While the US State Department was obliged to admit that Iran remains in full compliance with the P5+1 nuclear deal in a report to Congress, they are clearly not happy about that fact, and with President Trump openly looking to “renegotiate” the deal, Secretary of State...
In Latest Reversal, Trump Concedes Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal By
The AP is reporting that the Trump has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by  Barack Obama. Candidate Trump was extremely critical of the Iran deal. Today’s admission that Iran is following through on its promises...
Secret Meeting Between UAE, Russia And Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Investigated By FBI By
The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Erik Prince, the founder of a private security company, and a Russian close to President Vladimir Putin. The meeting was first reported by the Washington Post, which said that Prince met with an unnamed...
Top US General Urges ‘Military Means’ Against Iran By
Central Command leader Gen. Joseph Votel today called for the US to use “military means” against Iran as an effort to disrupt their “activities,” saying it was vital that the US “expose and hold them accountable for the things that they are doing.” Votel did...
America’s Top Brass Pushing For Direct Military Action In Yemen By
Defense Secretary James Mattis has been reported recently to be pushing for deeper direct US military involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, and it seems he’s getting backing from top Pentagon brass as well, with the Central Command chief Gen. Joseph Votel today...
Iran’s President Visits Russia: Another Step To A Multipolar World By
The significance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Russia on March 27-28 goes far beyond the bilateral relationship. Iran is one of the main actors in Syria and Iraq. It has an importance place in the geopolitical plans of US President Donald Trump. Its relationship...