2019-03-13: Social Media Postees

US Must Respect Iran
Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-13
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 continuous major civilizations with settlements dating back to 7,000 BC. It was an empire that controlled almost…
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Selected Articles: War Spending Is Bankrupting America
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-13
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | | | If, like us, this is a future …
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Trump Pledged to End 'Endless Wars.' His Executive Order Suggests Just the Opposite
Hina Shamsi | commondreams.org | 2019-03-13
A U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle at an air base near the Persian Gulf in January 2016. (Photo: John Moore/Photographer: John Moore/Getty I) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
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Nuclear Powers Need to Disarm Before It's Too Late
Conn Hallinan | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-13
The recent military clash between India and Pakistan underscores the need for the major nuclear powers — the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, and France — finally to move toward fulfilling their obligations under the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). The Treaty's purpose was not simply to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, but to serve…
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How US Sanctions are Hurting Iran: A Firsthand Report
Medea Benjamin | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-12
On a recent delegation to Iran, we experienced first-hand the legendary Iranian hospitality. Iranians are particularly thrilled to meet Americans, but as we discovered, our government's policies are hurting the very people who want to be our friends. As our 28-person delegation traveled through the country wearing messages on our jackets proclaiming "Peace with Iran"
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How US Sanctions are Hurting Iran: A Firsthand Report
Medea Benjamin | mintpressnews.com | 2019-03-12
CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin recounts her personal experience traveling through Iran with a peace delegation and seeing firsthand the effects that US sanctions have on ordinary Iranians.
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How US Sanctions are Hurting Iran: A Firsthand Report
Medea Benjamin | zcomm.org | 2019-03-12
Trump's economic strangulation is having devastating people on the Iranian people…
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Chomsky & Nader
Noam Chomsky | zcomm.org | 2019-03-12
Talking about the media, the Green New Deal, nuclear war, Gaza, and Venezuela…
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Venezuela: Attack to Electricity System to Be Investigated
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-03-12
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced the creation of a special commission to investigate the cyber attack against the electricity system and the incorporation of international specialists. | He reported that he will ask for the support of the United Nations (UN) and countries with experience in cyber attacks such as China, Russia, Iran and Cuba. | RELATED: | Venezuela's Electric Service Restored Almost In Its Entirety | The special commission will be led by the vice presi…
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How long can we keep dodging nuclear war?
Conn Hallinan | peoplesworld.org | 2019-03-12
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Trump Budget Showers Pentagon with Cash–Preparing for War? — Wilkerson & Jay
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-03-12
Trump's budget more than doubles OCO war-fighting slush fund and proposes cutting social safety net by 9% at a time when White House rhetoric against Iran is heating up and Netanyahu, Mohammed bin Salman, and Trump all face corruption charges and challenges at home — Col. Wilkerson with Paul Jay…
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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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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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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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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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