Iran

Bipartisan thirst for more war

Bipartisan thirst for more war

As Tulsi Gabbard warns that the Trump administration is leading the U.S. blindly down the path to war

Iran: “We can Turn an Aircraft Carrier into a Submarine in Seconds”..Just Test Us

Is this why the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group is currently sailing in the Arabian Sea, not the Persian Gulf?

China Victory Assured With Any US/Iran Conflict

James Kennedy explains why the outcome of any U.S. conflict with Iran is a foregone conclusion and why China would gain immensely

All the Times John Bolton Called for War with Iran

All the Times John Bolton Called for War with Iran

Bolton and his impressive career as a prolific warmongering liar makes him no ordinary war-hawk

Pompeo’s Briefing on Iran “Threat” to NATO Europeans Went Over Like a Lead Balloon

Pompeo thought they’ll eat out of his hand like Congress and American media do. How wrong he was

US intelligence officials directly contradict Trump, saying no evidence al-Qaeda cooperating with Iran

American government has blown links between Tehran and Islamist terrorist group ‘way out of proportion’, according to officials

Like Iraq War time, US administration is lying, American senator suggests

“I’ve seen this movie before; I don’t like the ending,” said Illinois Democratic Senator Dick Durbin

Iran ‘threat’ has diminished, says US defense secretary

Could it be that there never was a ‘threat’? Or that in the words of Trita Parsi, (and we think that this is particularly telling): “the Iranians saw an attack coming and they prepared to strike back and that caused alarm in the White House”?

Iranian Zolfaghar missile launch targeting ISIL/ISIS/Daesh in Syria. The missile is thought to have a range of 700km. Click to enlarge

Memri: Iran Has an Arsenal That Threatens Western Europe

While speculation is rife over a strike on Iran, Iran is now hundreds of times more powerful militarily than it was during its war with Iraq

IRGC Commander: America “Afraid” of War with Iran

While U.S. hawks urge striking Iran – while they are safely ensconced far from the fighting – U.S. commanders know it could have catastrophic consequences

Iran threat: UK special forces join US strike group in Persian Gulf as tensions mount

Iran threat: UK special forces join US strike group in Persian Gulf as tensions mount

Are the US, the UK and other Western allies preparing for a limited military strike on Iran’s regional proxies?

UK sides with US amid rising tensions, threatens Iran with ‘retaliation’

As with Iraq prior to the 2003 invasion, Britain looks set to provide the U.S. with backup should tensions escalate into open conflict

Video: Iran War “rollout” a “disaster” says top Israeli Rabbi

Video: Iran War “rollout” a “disaster” says top Israeli Rabbi

According to this unconfirmed report, a top Israeli Rabbi close to Netanyahu says the Iran War “rollout” by the Trump Administration has turned into a “total disaster.”

Trump tweets threat: ‘If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of Iran’

Despite the belligerent rhetoric Trump tends to blow hot one minute and cold the next. Stephen Lendman explains why he doesn’t believe war with Iran is about to ensue, but if it does a false flag will precede it

Iran says ‘there will be no war’ as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft

Iran’s foreign minister says: “there will be no war” and he may be right. The US lacks the multinational support it had for the Iraq War, it has no popular support among U.S. voters and there is a very real possibility of the U.S. getting bogged down in another unwinnable war, like Afghanistan or Vietnam

US ‘sitting by the phone’ awaiting call from Iran: Official

White House has contacted Swiss authorities to share a telephone number with Iran in hopes that Tehran will contact Trump

USS Gonzalez (top) and USS McFaul (bottm). Click to enlarge

Two U.S. Warships Enter Persian Gulf Without Incident

Both the USS McFaul and the USS Gonzalez are armed with up to 60 missiles, including Tomahawk cruise missiles, which would spearhead any strike on Iran

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war

The head of Iran’s elite Quds forces warns allied militias to prepare for war. While Britain realigns its position with the US over the threat posed by Iran

Hezbollah is thought to possess Mahrab anti-ship missiles. Click to enlarge

Iranian missiles ‘loaded on to boats … and brought within range of US bases’

This was the ‘credible threat’ that sparked renewed fears of conflict. But Iran has had this ability for years. So this is nothing new, only the ‘credible threat’ label is

Trump tells aides he doesn’t want war with Iran: report

Unfortunately Trump tends to revoke past agreements, as with the Iran nuclear accord, or go back on his word, as in his promise to end US overseas military involvements. So this latest pronouncement means nothing