Selected Articles: Geopolitical Crisis in the Middle East

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Iran Declares War on the USA’s Covert Influence in Iraq

By Elijah J. Magnier, July 11, 2019

When US officials visited Baghdad and met with the Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi, they had two requests: first, to close all commerce and financial exchanges with Iran to strangle the Iranian economy and bring it to its knees. The second was to neutralise the Iraqi groups (known as Hashd al-Shaabi) which sympathise with Iran and carry a similar ideology.

Brexit: British Lorries to be Turned Back at Dover by Shipping Companies

By Pölös Zsófia, July 11, 2019

British lorries that do not have proper documentation will not be able to reach France after a no-deal Brexit because shipping companies will not allow them to board their ships in Dover.

Ongoing Atrocities in Syria. Missile Attacks Directed against Civilians

By Miri Wood, July 11, 2019

On 9 July, another 7 children were blown up by landmines planted by terrorists in the Dablan area of Deir Ezzor. This follows the murder of 3 children by landmine explosions on 5 July, in Jobar neighborhood of Damascus.

Debunking the Indo-Pacific Myth

By Pepe Escobar, July 11, 2019

Shanahan made a big deal of Indo-Pacific when he hit the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore last month, picking up on his introduction to the Pentagon report to stress the “geopolitical rivalry between free and repressive world order visions” and demonizing China for seeking to “reorder the region to its advantage”.

Video: Prospects of War in the Persian Gulf Region

By South Front, July 11, 2019

After a series of suspicious attacks on oil tankers on May 12 and June 13, the United States blamed Iran without providing any hard evidence. The diversions were given as the reason for the strengthening of the American military presence in the region.

How to Pay for It All: Central Banking Asia Style

By Ellen Brown, July 11, 2019

The problem, as Stuart Varney observed on FOX Business, was that no one had a viable way to pay for it all without raising taxes or taking from other programs, a hard sell to voters. If robbing Peter to pay Paul is the only alternative, the proposals will go the way of Trump’s trillion dollar infrastructure bill for lack of funding.

“Wars Come About As a Result of Lies.” Selected Radio Shows

By Michael Welch, July 10, 2019

The Global Research News Hour radio show is on a summer hiatus. Broadcasters are welcome and encouraged to air the following repeat broadcasts, or sample from our vast archives here.


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