Iran


Pompeo and Haspel are Symptoms of a Deeper Problem

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 19, 2018   Pompeo and Haspel are Symptoms of a Deeper Problem   President Trump’s recent cabinet shake-up looks to be a real boost to hard-line militarism and neo-conservatism. If his nominees to head the State Department and CIA are confirmed, we may well have moved closer to war. […]

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Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com February 14, 2018   Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?     Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed, yet events and people seem to be conspiring to keep us endlessly enmeshed. Friday night, a drone, apparently modeled […]


Trump’s National Security Speech

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 19, 2017   What do we make of Trump’s national security speech? First of all, it is the military/security complex’s speech, and it is inconsistent with Trump’s intention of normalizing relations with Russia.   The military/security complex, using Trump’s position as President, has defined Russia and China […]

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Patrick J. Buchanan

Who Wants War with Iran — and Why?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com December 19, 2017     In the run-up to Christmas, President Donald Trump has been the beneficiary of some surprisingly good news and glad tidings. Sunday, Vladimir Putin called to thank him and the CIA for providing Russia critical information that helped abort an ISIS plot to massacre visitors to Kazan […]


Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com November 15, 2017   Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia     If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting for him. Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS, […]

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Lawrence Wilkerson: US ‘Marching Down the Road to War’ Against Iran

Lawrence Wilkerson: US ‘Marching Down the Road to War’ Against Iran

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2017   Lawrence Wilkerson: US ‘Marching Down the Road to War’ Against Iran   Lawrence Wilkerson has presented a dire prediction about a United States war on Iran. The former US Army colonel made this prediction during a Monday interview with host Joy Reid at MSNBC. Wilkerson argues […]


President Trump Beats War Drums For Iran

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2017   President Trump Beats War Drums For Iran   President Trump has been notoriously inconsistent in his foreign policy. He campaigned on and won the presidency with promises to repair relations with Russia, pull out of no-win wars like Afghanistan, and end the failed US policy of […]

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Russia wades into Saudi-Iran rift

Russia wades into Saudi-Iran rift

By M K Bhadrakumar Indian Punchline October 14, 2017   Russia wades into Saudi-Iran rift     The remark Wednesday by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Presidential envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov offering Moscow’s mediation for a rapprochement between Riyadh and Tehran comes within the week of the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz’s talks with […]


Trump and ‘His Generals’ on Collision Course Over Iran

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 4, 2017   Trump and ‘His Generals’ on Collision Course Over Iran     With President Trump again facing the requirement to certify whether Iran is complying with the P5+1 nuclear deal this month, it looks like a major clash may be brewing between the president and the neocons […]

Trump and 'His Generals' on Collision Course Over Iran

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Patriotism Is A Two-Edged Sword

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 29, 2017   Patriotism Is A Two-Edged Sword     I sometimes wonder if America’s greatest threat is the population’s hyper-patriotism. The bulk of the population is now at work shutting down the NFL players’ First Amendment rights, and none of the incensed censors are capable of […]