By Peter Symonds, November 12, 2012
The incident has the character of a US provocation designed to exacerbate the tense situation in the Persian Gulf.
By Peter Symonds, October 27, 2012
US access to military bases on Cyprus, Ascension Island and Diego Garcia would significantly boost the Pentagon’s ability to wage round-the-clock air strikes against Iran.
By Peter Symonds, October 25, 2012
The US and Israel are currently conducting their largest-ever joint military exercise to ready Israel’s anti-missile systems for a conflict with Iran.
By Niall Green, October 15, 2012
In a speech in New York Thursday, US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta warned that the US faced a threat from Iran equivalent to September 11 or the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941.
By Jean Shaoul, October 10, 2012
The US and Israel are planning joint strikes against Iran, according to reports in the Israeli media and Foreign Policy magazine.
By Peter Symonds, October 6, 2012
As in the case of Iraq, the US-led sanctions on Iran are designed to weaken the country in the lead-up to a military attack.
By Peter Symonds, October 3, 2012
Whether Washington brands a group as “terrorist” or not is determined purely by whether it serves the interests of American imperialism.
By Barry Grey, October 1, 2012
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s belligerent and provocative speech last Thursday before the United Nations General Assembly underscored that plans for an unprovoked military attack on Iran are far advanced.
By Joseph Kishore, September 28, 2012
In a speech before the UN, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded a “red line” for Iran’s nuclear program that would lead to military action in the spring or summer of next year.
By Barry Grey, September 27, 2012
In the midst of a presidential election campaign, the fact that plans for war against Iran are far advanced is being concealed from the American people.
By Peter Symonds, September 18, 2012
Netanyahu’s remarks were designed to create the false impression that the country is on the brink of building a nuclear weapon.
By Peter Symonds, September 5, 2012
The laying down of “red lines”—that is, the triggers for war—would bring the prospect of an unprovoked US attack on Iran one step closer.