Two-thirds of the UN nuclear watchdog’s Board of Governors, comprised of 35 nations, endorsed a non-binding statement pressuring Iran, Reuters reported on Thursday. This comes as Washington expands its “maximum pressure” campaign, devastating the Iranian civilian population. Any remaining hopes of reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) continue dwindling.
As talks to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) seem to have all but failed, the Joe Biden administration continues to pile sanctions on Iran. The Treasury Department said the new penalties targeted a “group of Iran-based malicious cyber actors” allegedly linked to Tehran’s elite military unit, the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Al Jazeera reported on Wednesday.
After 9/11, the principles in arch neocon Paul Wolfowitz’s notorious 1992 Defense Planning Guidance were embraced by the George W. Bush administration. Subsequently, throughout successive Democrat and Republican administrations, the warmongers running the National Security State have been in pursuit of nothing less than world domination. After the fall of the Soviet Union left the United States as the sole remaining superpower, the Pentagon decided to prevent the rise of any country or conceivable alliance of countries that could ever again challenge American military power. Thus, after the...
Amid soaring tensions with the U.S. and China, the State Department approved a previously revealed White House plan to supply $1.1 billion in arms to Taiwan, the Associated Press reported on Friday. This announcement has angered Beijing which warned of "counter-measures" if the plans are not revoked. Among U.S. lawmakers there is ample bipartisan support for arming the island and the required Congressional approval is virtually guaranteed. Concurrently, the Pentagon is working to increase the speed at which the U.S. can sell weapons to global partners as "roadblocks" in the system are...
Tehran presented Moscow with an unnamed European leader’s proposal for a “peace initiative” to end the war in Ukraine, Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian confirmed on Wednesday, according to a report in Al Jazeera.
Moscow has identified their second suspect in the August 20 car bomb murder of Russian journalist and political scientist Darya Dugina, according to a FSB statement issued Monday. Dugina was the daughter of Alexander Dugin, the Russian nationalist and philosopher.
As American warships crossed the Taiwan Strait this weekend, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) announced H-6K strategic bombers and aerial tankers will now participate in “regular” patrols near the island, the South China Morning Post reported Monday.
Tehran has begun enriching uranium with one of three new advanced IR-6 centrifuges installed at the underground Natanz facility, according to a new report issued to member states by the UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).