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Sanctions Against Iran Will Cure Nothing
Saturday, November 17, 2007
The Bush administration declared new economic sanctions against Iran on Oct. 25. These new sanctions, announced by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, like those already in place, will accomplish nothing except to increase international tensions.
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The Illusion of American 'Smart Power'
Saturday, November 17, 2007
A new report on "smart power" by the Washington think-tank, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), is out and prodigiously marketed as a timely "liberalist" antidote to the neo-conservative train wreck of US foreign policy that has put the US on the hate list of so many people around the world.
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US Dismisses Nuclear Report on Iran
Saturday, November 17, 2007
The much-anticipated report on Iran by the head of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that was released this week confirms "substantial progress" in Iran's cooperation with the agency and the steady resolution of disputed issues and, yet, the US government has reacted swiftly by belittling Iran's cooperation and maintaining its aggressive push for a new round of United Nations sanctions on Iran.
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Why War with Iran is Iikely
Saturday, November 17, 2007
They're ginning up another war, and the target is Iran. While the propaganda campaign started shortly after we invaded Iraq, with Rummy and the President ratcheting up the warlike rhetoric early on, the accusations and threats against Iran have lately taken on a new urgency.
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Why We Write
Saturday, November 17, 2007
After three decades as a Washington journalist, one lesson stands out almost above all others: false narratives get good people killed and, perhaps even worse, could sound the death knell for the great experiment known as the American Republic.
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Will British 'Great Game' Ploy Trigger World War III?
Saturday, November 17, 2007
At no point, since the end of World War II, have so many regions of the world been swept up in chaos, asymmetric warfare, and economic disintegration, as at the present moment. Coming at a time when the global financial system has also already collapsed, this combination of seemingly isolated, "regional" conflicts and destabilizations represents nothing less than a growing threat of a global, asymmetric World War III.
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Plan B (for 'bombs') After Iran Fantasy Fails
Sunday, November 11, 2007
Vice President Dick Cheney and his neo-conservative allies in the George W Bush administration only began agitating for the use of military force against Iran once they had finally given up the illusion that regime change in Iran would happen without it.
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Spooks Refuse to Toe Cheney's Line on Iran
Sunday, November 11, 2007
The US National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran has been held up for more than a year in an effort to force the intelligence community to remove dissenting judgments on the Iranian nuclear program. The aim is to make the document more supportive of Vice President Dick Cheney's militarily aggressive policy toward Iran, according to accounts provided by participants in the NIE process to two former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officers.
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Noun + Verb + 9/11 + Iran = Democrats’ Defeat?
Sunday, November 11, 2007
When President Bush started making noises about World War III, he only confirmed what has been a Democratic article of faith all year: Between now and Election Day he and Dick Cheney, cheered on by the mob of neocon dead-enders, are going to bomb Iran.
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New Crises Sap Bush's 'War on Terror'
Sunday, November 11, 2007
Just as the White House claims it has finally turned the corner in what it defines as the "central front" in the "war on terror" - Iraq - it has found itself desperately trying to contain new crises on the war's periphery stretching east to Pakistan, west to Turkey and south to the Horn of Africa.
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