Juan Cole; and an Interview with Joey Lawrence
Turkey’s incursion into Syria has roiled the Middle East and NATO countries, demonstrating one key polarizing divide on both sides of the Mediterranean. As far as I can tell, that divide is between supporters of political Islam and its opponents.
US sanctions are killing ordinary Iranians by the thousands. Through its control over the world banking system, America’s sanctioning power flouts international human rights law and poses a threat to the world.
Bolton's leaving - by firing or resignation - ends his 17-months as Trump's third national security advisor. During this time, he tried to bring the U.S. into armed conflict with Iran, Venezuela, Cuba and Korea.
Labour and Brexit, Puerto Rico en la lucha, Hong Kong's ongoing fight against extradition, Fighting repression in Colombia, Opposing communal and caste violence in India, Ágnes Heller remembered, 98 years of the SACP, Plea for Iranian unionists
The U.S. has had a sanctions regime in place against Iran for decades, almost since the Iranian Revolution of 1979. The U.S., France, and Germany later reneged on their nuclear energy contracts with Iran keeping billions of dollars of Iranian money.
Reader Comments: GOP Destroying Democracy; Puerto Rico Rises and WINS; Jackie Robinson, Paul Robeson and Colin Kaepernick; Iran; Europe's Right; Citizens United; What to Do When ICE Shows Up; Angela Davis and Black Lawyers; and more ...
Fed -up with the imperial adventures of their own western capitalist governments, some radicals wrongly side with foreign dictators in the name of anti-imperialism. The book under review aims to move beyond a disabling “the West and the rest” binary.
Whether it’s Cuba or Venezuela or Iran, history shows that sanctions alone have never forced a change in policy by an adversary. Iranians and Americans alike deserve diplomacy, not war — and that includes war by economic means.