The new sanctions announced by the White House come ahead of the U.S. president’s Middle East trip next week, which will include stops in Israel and Saudi Arabia.
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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.
Hawks Who Want War with Iran Work Overtime
Opponents of the nuclear deal are trying to maintain draconian Trump-era sanctions, write Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Biden’s Inhumanity on Syria
The U.S. hypocrisy to come will be even greater than anything tried by the Trump administration.
Biden Iran Envoy Boasted of Causing Civilian Deprivation
Max Blumenthal reports on the sadistic contents of Richard Nephew’s book on the “art of sanctions.”
ELECTION 2020: Reading Biden’s Signal on Iran
With an eye on a U.S. return to “international agreements and norms” Iranian leaders have cautiously welcomed the Democrat’s victory.
Iranian Foreign Minister Blames US War on Terror for ‘Countless Broken Societies’
In his speech to mark the UN’s 75th anniversary, Javad Zarif took aim at the wars Washington has initiated or joined since 2001, Andrea Germanos reports.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Mike Pompeo’s Latest Delusion
The U.S. secretary of state’s “West is Winning” speech in Munich last weekend was delusional.
Under US Pressure, Social Media Companies Suspend Venezuelan, Iranian & Syrian Accounts
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are censoring content that conflicts with Washington’s pro-war narrative, Ben Norton reports.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: At UN, European Allies & Trump Clip Pompeo’s Hawk Wings
After the recent strikes on Saudi oil facilities, E-3 leaders offered a sop to the secretary of state but resisted key elements of his “maximum hostility” campaign towards Iran while Trump also distanced himself.