Selected Articles: War with Iran

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Iran: How Bolton tricked Clueless UK Conservatives into Confrontation with Tehran

By Juan Cole, July 25, 2019

US national security adviser John Bolton tried to hoodwink both of them about the Grace I, a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker carrying Iranian petroleum through the Straits of Gibraltar.

Iran Imposes Its Rule of Engagement: “An Eye for an Eye”

By Elijah J. Magnier, July 25, 2019

Its clear objective is to corner the US President and his European allies, and indeed Iran seems aiming for a final withdrawal from the JCPOA. Also, despite the effect the US sanctions are having on the Iranian economy – and despite Iran’s determination to reject US hegemony – Iranian officials have publicly put on hold a Russian offer to support its oil sales.

Iran Seizure of a British Tanker. More than Tit for Tat. Towards a War Scenario?

By Peter Koenig, July 24, 2019

Shipping safety in the Strait of Hormuz is crucial. Between 20% and 30% of the world’s hydrocarbons are shipped through this narrow passage of international water way before entering the Gulf of Oman. The strait is closely watched by Iran, as it is of utmost security concern for Iran.

Will Persian Gulf ‘Tanker War’ Become a Shooting War?

By Rep. Ron Paul, July 23, 2019

As could be predicted, the US and UK media are reporting Iran’s seizure of the Stena Impero as if it were something out of the blue, pushing the war propaganda that “we” have been attacked and must retaliate.

Video: Gulf Conflict Report: Prospects of War Between Iran and the US

By South Front, July 23, 2019

On July 19, an unknown aircraft carried out a strike on positions of the Popular Mobilization Units at the Al-Shuhada base in the northern Saladin province north of Baghdad, Iraq.

A Major Conventional War Against Iran Is an Impossibility. Crisis within the US Command Structure

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 21, 2019

Under present conditions, an Iraq style all out Blitzkrieg involving the simultaneous deployment of ground, air and naval  forces is an impossibility.

For several reasons. US hegemony in the Middle East has been weakened largely as a result of the evolving structure of military alliances.

Washington’s Bully Tactics Have Failed to Persuade Tehran to Negotiate a New Nuclear Deal

By Sarah Abed, July 21, 2019

In response to questions about whether Iran will agree to negotiate a brand-new deal with the Trump administration, Zarif has made it clear that Iran is not interested in a new deal. That the JCPOA took twelve years of negotiations, and that it is the best deal that all parties involved can hope for.

Piracy or War?

By Christopher Black, July 21, 2019

It is clear that in the case of the boarding and detention of the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, registered in Panama, as many ships are, off the Spanish coast, near Gibraltar, that Britain had no legal right to order its marines to board the Iranian ship which was either in international waters as the Iranians claim or in Spanish waters near Gibraltar.

Provoking War? British Hijack Iranian Ship, Another Day, Another Dangerous Provocation

By Tony Cartalucci, July 17, 2019

As to why the UK believed it was justified to hijack the Iranian tanker – the article would cite “sanctions against the regime of Bashar al-Assad” the UK and EU placed on Syria – which are in themselves illegal and an act of war.

How Iran’s Soviet Era Air Defense System Shot Down America’s Global Hawk UAV over Strait of Hormuz

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 16, 2019

Trump’s concern for casualties was a smokescreen. What the Pentagon was concerned with was not only Iran’s ability to defend itself in the case of a US attack, but also its potential to strike back,targeting US military facilities in the Middle East.


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