Category Archives: Iran

60 Years After the Fact

CIA ADMITS IT WAS BEHIND IRAN’S COUP The agency finally owns up to its role in the 1953 operation By Malcolm Byrne/ Foreign Policy/ August 18, 2013 Sixty years ago this Monday, on August 19, 1953, modern Iranian history took … Continue reading

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SPREADING DEMOCRACY OR MANURE?

The US – alongside Saudi Arabia – fights for freedom and democracy in the Middle East The ability to persuade people that the US opposes tyranny is a testament to the potency of propaganda By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January … Continue reading

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Evil Empire

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Upside-Down Priorities

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Deja Vu

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What Debate?

To any objective observer, the consensus that exists between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on the fundamental issues of war and peace, Wall Street’s dominance of American life, and fiscal austerity, has been made crystal clear in the two “debates.” … Continue reading

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A DEBATE WITHOUT SUBSTANCE

The US Presidential Debates’ Illusion of Political Choice By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ October 4, 2012 Mitt Romney and Barack Obama participate in the first presidential debate at the University of Denver. Photograph: Charlie Neibergall/AP Wednesday night’s debate between Barack Obama and … Continue reading

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Of Course They Don’t Like Us

My letter published today in the Monterey County Herald: I don’t think I’m going too far out on a limb in suggesting that the reason Americans are being targeted and killed in Afghanistan, Libya and other countries in the Middle … Continue reading

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Conservative Paradise (Not Canada)

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Our Way or Our Way

Washington Leads World Into Lawlessness by Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ April 12, 2012 The US government pretends to live under the rule of law, to respect human rights, and to provide freedom and democracy to citizens. Washington’s pretense and the … Continue reading

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