Tag: United States

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…

First Syria, then Iran?

A mistaken case for Syrian regime change By Aisling Byrne, Asia Times, Jan. 5, 2012 “War with Iran is already here,” wrote a leading Israeli commentator recently, describing “the combination of covert warfare and international pressure” being applied to Iran.…

Leaving Afghanistan

Notes on Afghanistan: The Surge to Withdrawal by Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, January 6, 2012 Kabul sprawls like an injured lion. Its population has increased four-fold to 4.5 million over the past ten years. War refugees, fleeing the countryside for the…

US troops deploying to Israel

The Pentagon to Send US Troops to Israel. Iran is the Unspoken Target . . . Blacked-out news story in America By Global Research and whiteoutpress.com, January 4, 2012 January 2, 2012. Jerusalem. In one of the most blacked-out stories…

US threatens China & Russia

Obama Raises the Military Stakes: Confrontation on the Borders with China and Russia By Professor James Petras, Global Research, December 10, 2011 After suffering major military and political defeats in bloody ground wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, failing to buttress…

Marching to war with Iran

THE CLOCK IS TICKING: “Shadow War” Heating Up. War With Iran: A Provocation Away? by Tom Burghardt, Global Research, Dec. 5, 2011 Amid conflicting reports that a huge explosion at Iran’s uranium conversion facility in Isfahan occurred last week, speculation…

Washington’s black ops against Iran

Extensive range of covert operations envisaged by US Congress by Dr. Ismail Salami, Global Research, Oct. 30, 2011 The US secret agenda for tightening its vice-like grip on the Islamic Republic of Iran has taken on an apparently new form…