2019-03-11: Social Media Postees

How US Sanctions are Hurting Iran: A Firsthand Report
Medea Benjamin | commondreams.org | 2019-03-11
With the author kneeling in the lower right, an international peace delegation outside Iran's Tehran Peace Museum. (Photo: Courtesy of Medea Benjamin) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Intelligence Contractors Make New Attempt to Provoke Tensions with North Korea
William Craddick | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-11
It's the second, but no less ludicrous, attempt in one week to sway the opinion of the public and President Donald Trump against the concept of denuclearization and peaceful dialogue with North Korea. | A March 8, 2019 report from National …
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The US Must Grow Up and Respect Iran's Independence
Adam Edelman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-11
One of the lessons from our recent visit to Iran as a Peace Delegation is that Iran is a mature country. It is 2,500 years old, ten times as old as the United States and one of the world's oldest …
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Experts Warn Against Trump's 11.8% Spending Increase For Nuclear Warfighting
commondreams | commondreams.org | 2019-03-11
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Iran's President Rohani Visits Baghdad Against US Pressure
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-03-11
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has arrived in Baghdad for his first official visit to Iraq, state television reported, defying pressure from U.S. officials to limit ties with its neighbor. | RELATED: | UN Agency Says Iran Is Compliant With Nuclear Deal Terms | Rohani celebrated the "special" relations between Iran and Iraq while speaking at Tehran's Mehrabad airport on March 11 before departing for his three-day visit. | "We are very much interested to expand our ties with Iraq, par…
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Is the Trump Administration Reckless Enough to Turn the Cold War With Iran Into a Hot One?
Bob Dreyfuss | mintpressnews.com | 2019-03-11
TomDispatch's Bob Dreyfuss asks: could military actions designed to be limited — say, a heightening of the Israeli bombing of Iranian forces inside Syria, or possible U.S. cross-border attacks from Iraq, or a clash between American and Iranian naval ships in the Persian Gulf — trigger a wider war?
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Is a War With Iran on the Horizon?
Bob Dreyfuss | commondreams.org | 2019-03-11
White House National Security Advisor John Bolton, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice President Mike Pence talk before the start of a joint news conference with President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Rose Garden at the White House June 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Is War With Iran on the Horizon?
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-03-11
Despite growing Trump administration tensions with Venezuela and even with North Korea, Iran is the likeliest spot for Washington's next shooting war, says Bob Dreyfuss for TomDispatch. The Trump Administration is Reckless Enough to Turn the Cold War With Iran… Read more ?…
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Is a War With Iran on the Horizon?
Bob Dreyfuss | zcomm.org | 2019-03-11
The Trump Administration Is Reckless Enough to Turn the Cold War With Iran Into a Hot One…
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The Trump Administration Wants a War with Iran
Bob Dreyfuss | thenation.com | 2019-03-11
The Trump Administration Wants a War with Iran…
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Is a War With Iran on the Horizon?
Shared by Samantha Borek | truthout.org | 2019-03-11
Here's the foreign policy question of questions in 2019: Are President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, all severely weakened at home and with few allies abroad, reckless enough to set off a war with Iran? Could military actions designed to be limited — say, a heightening of the Israeli bombing of Iranian forces inside Syria, or possible U.S. cross-border attacks from Iraq, or a clash between American and Iranian naval ships in the Persian Gulf — trigger a wider war? | Worryingly, the answers are: yes and yes. Even though Western E…
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March 11, 2011: Fukushima: A Nuclear War without a War: The Unspoken Crisis of Worldwide Nuclear Radiation
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-10
The dumping of highly radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean constitutes a potential trigger to a process of global radioactive contamination… Eventually all major regions of the World will be affected.
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Huawei sues US govt. over federal ban on use on its products
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2019-03-10
Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested in Canada on December 1 on the request of the US. Her arrest was linked to violations of US sanctions against Iran, bank fraud and theft of technology, allegations she has denied…
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U.S. Peace Delegation to Iran Welcomed by Foreign Minister, Met by FBI Agents on Return
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2019-03-10
Code Pink delegation members Medea Benjamin, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, speak about the highlights of their trip, a 90 min meeting with Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and…
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Negotiating on the threshold of nuclear war:Turkey's role in the Kashmir crisis
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-03-08
For the past few weeks, the whole world has been concerned about the potential nuclear war between India and Pakistan after the countries downed each other's aircrafts. While the world community waits to see what happens next, Pakistan has given them the first positive sign: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan announced his intention to ask …
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The Conflict of Our Time: U.S. Imperialism vs the Rule of Law
Nicolas J S Davies | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-08
The world faces many overlapping crises: regional political crises from Kashmir to Venezuela; brutal wars that rage on in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia; and the existential dangers of nuclear weapons, climate change, and mass extinction. But beneath the surface of all these crises, human society faces an underlying, unresolved conflict about who or what…
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Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and the Bomb
Charles Pierson | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-08
On February 19, the Democratic majority of the House Oversight and Reform Committee released an eye-opening interim report. Based on testimony from "multiple" whistleblowers, the report reveals that the Trump Administration is engaged in a frenzied dash to push through a sale of nuclear reactors to Saudi Arabia without consulting Congress. Several of the individuals…
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U.S. Gears Up for War on Venezuela
Jeff Mackler | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-08
The relentless U.S. imperial beast has embarked on a full-scale, openly declared, bipartisan regime-change war aimed at overthrowing Venezuela's democratically elected government headed by President Nicolás Maduro. Top U.S. officials–from President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Adviser John Bolton and special envoy Elliot Abrams of Iran/Contra infamy, to Democratic House Speaker Nancy…
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Regime change is urgently needed…in Washington
Andre Vltchek | mronline.org | 2019-03-08
It is not Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, and Iran that are in dire and crucial need of 'regime change'. It is the United States of America, it is the entire European Union; in fact, the entire West. | Source…
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Conflict in Kashmir: U.S. Imperialism's Playground
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-03-05
Last week saw a geopolitical explosion; something that seemed to many a sudden and terrifying threat of nuclear war on the Indian Subcontinent. For the first time since 1971, Pakistan and India engaged in active combat in the contested muslim-majority territory of Kashmir. The confrontation began with India's aerial bombing of an alleged terrorist camp …
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India-Pakistan, Trump-Kim, Assad in Iran
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-03-04
Pakistan-India conflict THe Pakistani and Indian armies began using heavy weapons against each other on the border in Kashmir. After an intense exchange of fire that lasted more than 3 hours, India reported that it had had not suffered losses. Tensions between the two states escalated after a police convoy was attacked on February 14 …
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Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward Iran
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-02-20
Pro-diplomacy groups representing millions of American voters urge lawmakers to publicly articulate and support the following principles with respect to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that verifiably blocks each of Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon and created a much-needed diplomatic relationship between Iran, the United States, and U.S. allies: Support for the JCPOA and …
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