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A Major Conventional War Against Iran Is an Impossibility. Crisis within the US Command Structure
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-10
What both the media and military analysts fail to acknowledge is that US CENTCOM's forward Middle East headquarters at the al-Udeid military base close to Doha de facto "lies in enemy territory". Since the May 2017 split of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Qatar has become a staunch ally of Iran…

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet with Iranians at Their Peril
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-10
The issue of the United States waging what seems to be a global war by way of sanctions rarely surfaces in the western media. The argument being made by the White House is that sanctions are capable of putting maximum …

Iran and the UN General Assembly: Mediation Efforts, Militant Threats, and Multilateral Cooperation
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-10
Iran was a hot topic at this year's UN General Assembly meeting, with Pakistani Prime Minister Khan attempting to mediate between it and its rivals while the latter continued spewing militant threats against the Islamic Republic, though the possibility remains …

US-North Korean nuclear talks stall again
wsws.org | 2019-10-10
Negotiations in Sweden on Saturday broke up with North Korea declaring that it would not take part in another session of "sickening negotiations" unless the US offered a substantial concession.

Selected Articles: US Withdrawal from Syria: Unlikely
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-10
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Iraq Protests: Death Toll Soars as Militias Target Protesters
Patrick Cockburn | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-09
Iraqi paramilitary groups close to Iran are suspected of joining attacks on protesters in Baghdad and other cities, leading to heavy loss of life among demonstrators. Some 107 people have been killed and over 6,000 wounded in the last six days, though hospital doctors say the government is understating the true number of fatalities.

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

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.

Monday's Daily Brief: 'Waste to wealth' campaign, nuclear power and climate change, 'dangerous nationalism' a threat, Hammarskjà∂ld latest
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-07
A recap of Monday's stories: New UN-Habitat campaign converts waste into wealth; refugee agency chief issues alert over 'dangerous nationalism', UN warns against Syrian civilian displacement; Guterres renews call for full disclosure by States over 1961 Hammarskjà∂ld plane crash; First-ever conference on nuclear power and climate change.

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. …