2019-10-07: Social Media Postees

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If 4 Nuclear WMD Are More than Adequate for Israel's Defence — Why Is It Armed with an Estimated 400?
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-07
Because the Israeli government refuses to be a party either to the international nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) or the internationally agreed Chemical Weapons or Biological Weapons Conventions (CWC) (BWC), means that unlike the vast majority of UN Member States including …

Lawless Trump-Canada Connections
John McMurtry | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-07
Canada recently seized and sold $30 million worth of Iranian properties in Ottawa and Toronto, a gross hypocrisy explains Yves Engler in light of oversights of more flagrant US and Israel terror victims. But the behaviour of Canada Foreign Affairs in joining the lawless US war of sanctions, embargos and military threats against Iran goes…

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe questions detention as Australians freed from Iran
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-10-07
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has asked why she is still incarcerated in Iran more three years after being detained — after Australia secured the release of two citizens from the country last week.Jolie King, a dual British-Australian citizen, and her Australian boyfriend Mark Firkin were returned to Australia last week, some three months after being arrested.The couple, who had been blogging and vlogging on their extended journey across Asia, were arrested on spying charges after flying a drone near a military base, Iranian officials confirmed.Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran…

Pompeo signs US-Greek military alliance and threatens Iran, Russia, China
wsws.org | 2019-10-07
Aggressive US and European foreign policy is intensifying the risk that great-power conflict over the Balkans and the Middle East can trigger a global war.

The US-Iran Silent War Is Transformed into an "Iraq Uprising"
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-07
The last four days have shown that the ongoing US-Iran war is acutely affecting the whole region. This is now evident in Iraq where more than 105 people have been killed and thousands wounded in the course of demonstrations that …

Chinese State Oil Company Withdraws from $5bn Deal With Iran
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-06
China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) has pulled out of a US$5 billion deal with Iranian company PetroPars consisting of the development of a portion of Iran's huge offshore natural gas field, the Islamic Republic's Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh announced Sunday. | RELATED: | Iran Foils Foreign-Backed Assassination Plot Against General | "China's CNPC is no longer in the project," the minister said without detailing or presenting any reason to the retraction, which also…

North Korea Breaks off Nuclear Talks With US in Sweden
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-05
North Korea's top negotiator said late on Saturday that working-level nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington had broken off, dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate. | RELATED: | North Korea Fires Submarine Missile in Show of Strength | The North's chief nuclear negotiator, Kim Myong Gil, who spent much of the day in talks with an American delegation, cast the blame on what he portrayed as U.S. inflexibility, saying the other side's negotia…

A Year After Khashoggi's Murder, Saudi Arabia is Lurching Toward Chaos
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-04
The Saudis are taking a pasting. Video pictures from the Houthis of Saudi soldiers and their allies killed or surrendering inside the Saudi border town of Najran represent a devastating blow to a kingdom which is constantly threatening war against Iran. If it can't protect its own armed forces inside Saudi territory, what is the…

Nuclear War: Just Another Day
Colin Todhunter | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-02
Catastrophic events that send the world into turmoil happen on 'just another day'. The atom bomb that exploded over Hiroshima took place while thousands of ordinary folk were just going about their everyday business on 'just another day'. A missile attack on a neighbourhood in Gaza or a drone attack on unsuspecting civilians in Afghanistan: death …

Take Action to Avoid War with Iran
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-09-25
photo credit Dear Groundswell Readers, We have to keep pushing Congress this week if we want to avoid war with Iran. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said recently that the U.K. might join a U.S.-led military effort in the Gulf. When other nations step up to join the "coalition of the willing" it's often a bad sign. …

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