Tag: Iran

Peace Alliance Winnipeg joins International Day of Action on Iran

Oct. 6, 2012: A passerby reads information distributed by Peace Alliance Winnipeg in Osborne Village. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Oct. 6, 2012: A passerby reads a leaflet distributed by Peace Alliance Winnipeg in Osborne Village. Photo: Paul S. Graham
 
Growing concerns over the possibility of an attack on Iran by Israel or NATO countries prompted peace groups in six Canadian cities to join an International Day of Action yesterday. Locally, Peace Alliance Winnipeg […]

War with Iran: Myths & Facts

by the Canadian Peace Alliance
Almost ten years after the start of the Iraq War, we face the threat of another war. This time, the target is Iran. And the process that led to war nearly a decade ago is strikingly similar to the situation today. It started with sanctions, which our government insisted were a […]

Canada to Iran: Diplomacy Revoked

On Friday, Canada closed its embassy in Tehran and put Iran on a list of “states that support terrorism.” This is consistent with all of the inflammatory rhetoric on Iran put forth by the Canadian government, especially since the 2011 federal election. Stephen Harper has called Iran the greatest threat to world […]

Ahmadinejad misquoted to promote fear of Iran

By Global Research
The inflammatory statement that Israel should be “wiped off the map” attributed to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad “was never made” by him, a distinguished Canadian economist says. in a recently released book entitled: Towards A World War III Scenario: The Dangers of Nuclear War.
To begin with, says Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the […]

War Plan Iran

Dispelling the Lies, Telling the Truth about Western Aggression in the Persian Gulf
by Finian Cunningham and Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, March 16, 2012

The year 2012 may become known as a watershed for humanity – the year when mankind was precipitated into a global conflagration involving nuclear weapons. The signs are indeed grimly ominous as formidable […]

The dangerous consequences of Harper’s position on Iran

John Baird: "We believe Iran constitutes the greatest threat to peace and security in the world."
By Gerry Caplan, rabble.ca, Jan. 30, 2012
It’s unlikely that Stephen Harper, John Baird, Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich have ever heard of Tamir Pardo, Meir Dagan, Amos Yadlin, Gabi Ashkenazi or Yuval Diskin. But it would probably make no difference […]

The US prepares for war with Iran

Beating the Drums of War: Provoking Iran into “Firing the First Shot”
by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, Jan. 14, 2012

Introduction
While the possibility of a war with Iran is acknowledged in US news reports, its regional and global implications are barely analyzed.
Very few people in America are aware or informed […]

Video report: The battle for Iran

By Press for Truth
The global elite wants a complete takeover of the Middle East. The situation with Iran is being manipulated in an effort to get the West behind their war of aggression in the name of peace and security.

Iran: Iraq all over again?

Iran: the Neocons Are At It Again
by Ralph Nader, Counterpunch, Jan. 12, 2012
The same neocons who persuaded George W. Bush and crew to, in Ron Paul’s inimitable words, “lie their way into invading Iraq” in 2003, are beating the drums of war more loudly these days to attack Iran. It is remarkable how many of […]

Energy Wars 2012

Michael T. Clare, Counterpunch, Jan. 10, 2012
Welcome to an edgy world where a single incident at an energy “chokepoint” could set a region aflame, provoking bloody encounters, boosting oil prices, and putting the global economy at risk.  With energy demand on the rise and sources of supply dwindling, we are, in […]