“The War on Terror”

Behind the headlines in the “War on Terror”. Otherwise known as the “Fraud of Terror”, which employs flase flags, double agents and a compliant media to create the illusion of a war waged by radical Islamists. When it is in fact being orchestrated by Western intelligence

Members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard sit in front of a newly inaugurated high-speed catamaran, in the port city of Bushehr, northern Persian Gulf, Iran, Sept. 13, 2016. Click to enlarge

Iran Launches New Navy Ship as Tensions Rise with US in Gulf

The vessel was unveiled with banner emblazoned with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s call for US forces to “Go back to the Bay of Pigs.”

Syria ‘shoots down Israeli aircraft’ in disputed Golan Heights

Israel denies Syrian claims that it has shot an Israeli jet over the Golan Heights

A P-8A Poseidon flying alongside a Lockheed P-3 Orion. Click to enlarge

US ‘tests’ Iran’s reaction to spy plane flyby, complains about ‘unprofessional’ shootdown warning

Both planes were within a mile of Iranian airspace and we suspect that both were on probing flights to test Iran’s response

Iran threatens to shoot down US aircraft over Persian Gulf

This is no idle threat. With its recently deployed S-300 and its own air defence systems Iran is now in a position to do just that

Iran’s Military Might Be Getting Ready to Make Some Sweeping Changes

Iran’s involvement in the fight against terror in Syria and Iraq has prompted it to reassess its defence doctrine. J. Matthew McInnis looks at what changes may ensue

United States and Russia reach Syria deal

United States and Russia reach Syria deal

Pause in fighting due to take place on Monday. Whether the ceasefire will hold or not is another matter though

S-300 at Fordo nuclear site. Click to enlarge

Iran has not deployed S-300 to Fordow as claimed

Authoritative defence journal reports that the S-300 air defence system has NOT been deployed at the Fordo facility as Iran claims. Is this to confuse potential air strikes?

The cloak-and-dagger US payments to Iran: planes, cash and Swiss banks

The Obama administration disclosed Tuesday that it had transferred a total of $1.7 billion to Iran

Screen shot of IRGC Navy patrol boat from a video taken be crew memeber of the USS Nitze. Click to enlarge

Iranian vessel “harasses”, sails close to U.S. Navy ship in Gulf: U.S. officials

USS Firebolt forced to change course by armed Iranian fast attack boats

French Submarine Sinks US Aircraft Carrier During Drills

This is why Iran has conducted drills simulating the seizure/sinking of a an aircraft carrier. They believe it to be in their power to take on a U.S. carrier

The Kurds are an integral part of Syrian society. This is the statue of Kurdish General Saladin the Magnificent at the entry to the old city of Damascus. He liberated Damascus in 1174 and founded the dynasty of the Ayyoubids.

The Kurdistan projects

The current Kurdistan project is no more than a Western bribe intended to turn the Syrian Kurds against Damascus. Thierry Meyssan explains

Pentagon And CIA at War in Syria

U.S. and Russian warplanes are dodging one another in the skies over Syria, creating an ideal scenario for a head-on clash at a time when the US neocons are agitating for war with Russia. Eric Margolis explains

Experts: Iran’s Decision to Fortify Nuke Site With S-300 Missiles Is ‘Very Peculiar’

The Fordo nuclear site, located 300 feet below a mountain, was initially built in secret until satellite imagery forced Tehran to acknowledge its existence in 2009

The left-hand part of this photo has been widely published by the Atlantist Press. The victim, a Syrian Kurd child, Aylan Kurdi, is supposed to have been washed up by the sea. However, his corpse is perpendicular to the waves instead of being parallel. On the right-hand part, the presence of an official Turkish photographer reinforces the suggestion of a staged event. In the background we can see people bathing.

The 5 Awkward Questions They Won’t Answer About The Drowned Boy, Syria And Our ‘Moral Duty’

A year on and the official story no longer stands up to scrutiny. James Delingpole looks at what we were told about Aylan Kurdi

World must take urgent action on Syria, says aunt of drowned refugee boy

More proof, if any were needed, that the supposed death by drowning of a Syrian child refugee was a staged propaganda ploy. Now his relatives are calling for “urgent action” on Syria

Iran's satellite launch on Monday.

Iran Satellite Launch Prompts Fear of Long Range Ballistic Missile Attack

The old lies are being repeated by the very same “experts” who once championed the 2003 Iraq invasion

Selling imperialist propaganda in an anti-imperialist wrapper

Selling imperialist propaganda in an anti-imperialist wrapper

Why are Counterpunch and the Socialist Worker presenting a piece on Syria that reads like a briefing from the Clinton campaign or Kagan’s Foreign Policy Initiative?

US 'concerned' over advanced air defense battery at Iran nuke site

US ‘concerned’ over advanced air defense battery at Iran nuke site

Why is the U.S. ‘concerned’? After all the S-300 was deployed to protect Fordo from air strikes. Is that why U.S. is ‘concerned’? Because its plans have been thwarted?

Bavar-373 air defense soon to come on stream

Within months the locally developed Bavar-373 will deployed, and together with the Russian S-300 it will radically alter the military balance of power regarding Iran

US drone enters Iran’s airspace, leaves after warning

US drone enters Iran’s airspace, leaves after warning

Probably on a mission to test Iran recently upgraded air defences