2019-10-08: Social Media Postees

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Australia's prisoner swap with Iran contrasts with persecution of Julian Assange
wsws.org | 2019-10-08
The deal exposes the denial of basic legal and democratic rights by the Australian, British and US governments in the continued detention and psychological torture of the WikiLeaks founder.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/08/assa-o08.html

Donald Trump's Iran Humiliation
Scott Ritter | truthdig.com | 2019-10-08
Exactly 17 months have passed since President Donald Trump precipitously withdrew from the Iran nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action, or JCPOA. Two and a half months later, on July 22, 2018, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a speech to a group of Irani…
truthdig.com/articles/donald-trumps-iran-humiliation/

As Turkey Readies for Invasion of Northern Syria, Russia and Iran Object
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-08
Turkey has readied its forces for an offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, prompting negative reactions from Iran and Russia.

As Turkey Readies for Invasion of Northern Syria, Russia and Iran Object

Boris Johnson's Claims on Nuclear Fusion Leave Scientists Baffled
Martin McQuillan | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-08
Boris Johnson's claims that the UK is 'on the verge of creating commercially viable miniature fusion reactors for sale around the world' has left scientists and industry experts baffled — as it is still decades off. | *** | During his big …
globalresearch.ca/boris-johnson-claims-nuclear-fusion/5691405

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.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/07/pomp-o07.html

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…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/10/07/nazanin-zaghari-ratcliffe-questions-detention-as-australians-freed-from-iran/

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…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/07/lawless-trump-canada-connections/

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 …
globalresearch.ca/us-iran-silent-war-transformed-iraq-uprising/5691311

Ramp up nuclear power to beat climate change, says UN nuclear chief
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-07
Without significantly increasing the use of nuclear power worldwide, it will be difficult to achieve the goal of reducing harmful emissions and fighting climate change, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said on Monday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048732

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. …
peaceaction.org/2019/09/25/take-action-to-avoid-war-with-iran/

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