Donald Trump, Israel’s Puppet

 

By GARETH PORTER
‘Trump Bows to Neocons, Netanyahu’
(October 21, 2017)

Rather than expand US exports to Iran–and create more American jobs–President Trump fell in line behind Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, decertifying the Iran-nuclear deal and risking more war, as Gareth Porter explains at The American Conservative.

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President Donald Trump’s new Iran policy clearly represents a dangerous rejection of diplomacy in favor of confrontation. But it’s more than that: It’s a major shift toward a much closer alignment of US policy with that of the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read More

Panic in Tel Aviv: Is Netanyahu losing it? (Part 1)

PART 1 : Will Israel start a new war?

by PHILIP GIRALDI

With brief notes and comments by Lasha Darkmoon


“It is time to say ‘No’ when Israel comes knocking.”
— Philip Giraldi

When politicians are feeling the heat, they start a war and their popularity goes up even if the war is unnecessary or completely ridiculous. Donald Trump, the presidential candidate who promised that he would not take the nation into another Middle Eastern war, did so when he launched a fifty-nine cruise missile barrage against a Syrian Air Base even before he knew for sure what had happened on the ground. It was totally stupid but proved to be popular, even among talking heads and Congressmen, some of whom described his action as “presidential” in the best sense of the word. Read More

Is the Iran nuke deal aimed at crushing Putin?

. . . by Mike Whitney

Iran-Nuclear-Deal“Iran is not going to sell out Russia. It’s not going to knife a friend in the back. That’s just not going to happen…. There’s a new world emerging and Iran is going to be part of it.” — Mike Whitney 

This is an excellent article that explains clearly why the US cut a deal with Iran over the nuclear issue : to punish and bring Russia to its knees. According to Mike Whitney, this is “just not going to happen.” (LD) Read More

Nasrallah praises Iran, trashes Israel as ultimate terrorist state

Comparing Israel to a “cancerous tumour”, Hezbollah leader Nasrallah praises Iran for refusing to recognize Israel’s “right to exist”.

This transcript of a recent speech by Hassan Nasrallah comes from this source. The translation is so bad and repetitive, however, that I have felt the need to edit and abbreviate the text slightly in the interests of clarity. (Lasha Darkmoon) 

HEZBOLLAH LEADER NASRALLAH
HEZBOLLAH LEADER NASRALLAH

“Israel is terrorism in essence, the source of all terrorism in the Middle East!” — Hassan Nasrallah

During a recent conference of the Israeli High Command, the impudence of the Israelis went so far as to call for an Arab-Israeli alliance to confront terrorism. Imagine that! Israel calling for an Arab-Israeli alliance to confront Israeli terrorism! Read More

Iran to hold new Holocaust Cartoon Competition

holocaustTEHRAN — Iran’s House of Cartoons and the Sarcheshmeh Cultural Complex plan to hold another international contest on the theme of Holocaust denial in the near future.

The 2nd International Holocaust Cartoons Contest has been organized in protest against French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo’s recent publication of the cartoons insulting Prophet Muhammad, the secretary of the contest, Masud Shojaei-Tabatabaii, said in a press conference on Saturday. Read More