Daily Archives: September 10, 2021

2021-09-10: News Headlines

Eve Ottenberg (2021-09-10). Biden Was Right to Leave Afghanistan, But Sanctions are for Sore Losers. counterpunch.org Afghanistan now joins a very big club, including Venezuela, Cuba, Iran and others, of those the U.S. aims to starve into regime change. How's that going? Well might you ask. It appears to be utterly ineffective at anything aside from tormenting ordinary people. In the face of sanctions, leaders clutch at power more ferociously than ever, because they see themselves endangered, while cancer patients can't buy chemo. In short, these sanctions will break Afghanistan financially, probably cause famine and will doubtless engender huge emigration, while serving no purpose besides random cruelty, because sanctions are w…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-10). War crimes in Afghanistan should not go unpunished. en.mehrnews.com Iran UN envoy says that war crimes committed by foreign forces in Afghanistan should not go unpunished, adding that Iran will not recognize any government that take power by force.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-10). U.S. embassy, Pentagon, EU, NATO: Azerbaijan to knock Russia, Iran out of European, Asian energy markets. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Advanced regional energy security symposium wraps up The Closing ceremony of the Advanced Regional Energy Security Symposium 2021 — Caucasus was held on September 10 by the Center of Excellence in EU Studies at ADA University in partnership with the NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence, the Naval Postgraduate School, BP Azerbaijan, and State Oil …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-10). Russia not to accept any change in JCPOA: Lavrov. en.mehrnews.com Addressing his Iranian counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow, like Tehran, does not accept any change in the JCPOA and demands full implementation of the agreement.

Mark Muhich (2021-09-10). Biden Nuclear Posture Review Must Examine Ballistic Missile Defense. counterpunch.org The Biden Administration begins its Nuclear Posture Review amidst growing threats of nuclear weapons conflict, described by many experts as more dangerous than the Cold War. The U.S. Department of Energy current budget for nuclear weapons is already double it Cold War budget. The NPR will lay out the course for future expansion of the

Anonymous669 (2021-09-09). US Navy Establishes Middle East Drone Task Force. southfront.org ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: An X-47B demonstrator over the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Test Range | On September 9, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) established a task force to rapidly integrate unmanned systems and artificial intelligence with maritime operations in the 5th Fleet area of operations. | The 5th Fleet area of operations encompasses nearly 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. The region is comprised of 21 countries a…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Yemen conducts drone attacks against targets in S. Arabia. en.mehrnews.com A spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition says two drone attacks were carried out by Yemeni forces against targets in Khamis Mushait province in south of Saudi Arabia.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on September 9. en.mehrnews.com

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on September 9. en.mehrnews.com Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, September 9.

Malik Miah (2021-09-09). United States: The racist War on Terror after 9/11. greenleft.org.au After the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, United States president George W Bush gained unlimited powers to fight "forever wars", writes Malik Miah. Meanwhile, Arabs and those who "looked Muslim" — especially Iranians and South Asians — became domestic targets at home.

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