The Chinese-brokered diplomatic deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran not only opens the way for resolution of region-wide conflicts, but potentially foils U.S. Mideast designs based on Saudi-Iranian enmity, writes Joe Lauria.
Tag: Gareth Porter
MSM Admits Russiagate Farce Proven by CN in 2018
The MSM has finally admitted it was wrong about Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. election, as Gareth Porter made clear for CN way back in 2018.
Media Pushing Hostility to the New Afghan Govt
Gareth Porter reports on the echoing by some corporate press of a counter-terrorism narrative that threatens a goal shared by Washington and Kabul: eradicating the IS-K organization.
The Beltway Media’s Loyalty to Permanent War State
Biden’s popular and long overdue retreat from Afghanistan exposed big media’s de facto merger with the military, writes Gareth Porter.
WATCH: A Fiery Defense of Assange
Gareth Porter on the Pentagon deceiving and manipulating civilian leaders in the Cold War; Lori Wallach on greed hindering the global vaccine rollout; and Joe Lauria on the myths that mislead many on Julian Assange.
Behind Obama’s Risky Shift on Taiwan
Richard C. Bush has helped preserve peace between Beijing and Taipei. But as Gareth Porter reports, he changed his position.
Eisenhower Rejected Military Demands for Nuclear War on China
Gareth Porter reports on a previously censored account that Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg has published in full out of concern for the growing threat of U.S. war with China over Taiwan.
Leak Exposes Fissures in Iranian Establishment and Power Shift to Hard-Liners
Gareth Porter analyzes comments by Iran’s foreign minister that may portend a different nuclear-dealing posture after the country’s presidential elections in mid-June.
Time to End the Silence on Israel’s Nuclear Weapons
While Israel’s large arsenal of nuclear weapons is exempt from any discussion, its government drives the suspicion of Iran’s nuclear energy program, writes Mehrnaz Shahabi.
Vienna Talks Reveal Biden Team’s Attachment to Trump’s Illegal Sanctions
By enriching uranium at the 60 percent level of purity, Iran is applying its own strategy of diplomatic leverage, Gareth Porter reports.