Politics

How Iran Scammed America Out of a Nuclear Deal

You have to salute the rulers of Iran. They stand on the verge of scoring a stunning diplomatic triumph over the United States. Even more impressive: They did it all on bluff. Their adversaries possessed material advantages in terms of money, technology, military power, and more. But Iran’s rulers had clarity of purpose and the will to win. Without these ... Read More »

Argentina president: US plotting to oust or assassinate her

Argentinian opposition politicians have accused the country’s president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, of being “completely out of touch with reality” after she gave a rambling televised address in which she claimed the US may be behind a plot to overthrow her government and possibly even assassinate her. “If something should happen to me, don’t look to the Middle East, look ... Read More »

Is this Iranian the most powerful man in Iraq

Gabriel Gatehouse reports for BBC Newsnight on IRGC-QF Commander Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, “described as the most powerful man in Iraq”. A top Iranian general and 70 of his forces were on the ground in Iraq this summer, helping Kurdish fighters defend the regional capital Irbil against Islamic State militants. Read More »

Iran Unveils New Military Hardware in Parade

Tasnim – The Iranian Armed Forces on Monday displayed a broad range of advanced defensive equipment in a military parade in Tehran. The massive parade, held to mark the Sacred Defense Week, saw various units of the Iranian Army, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Basij (volunteer) forces and the Islamic Republic of Iran Police showcasing their abilities. The homegrown ... Read More »

Cameron to meet Rouhani over ISIS

UK Guardian reports that David Cameron is to hold the first bilateral talks between a British prime minister and an Iranian president since the 1979 revolution when he has a face to face meeting with President Hassan Rouhani in the next two days in New York. The meeting, a significant thaw in diplomatic relations between the countries, is designed to ... Read More »

Horrifying Cow Abuse Is Caught On Tape

The New Mexico Livestock Board has launched an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire cables.  The dairy has since fired all employees and referred the offenders in the video to law enforcement, according the the Associated Press. They have ... Read More »

ISIS plans to enter US through Mexican boarder

NY Times reports or rumors that militants for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have traveled to Mexico and are just miles from the United States. They plan to cross over the porous border and will “imminently” launch car bomb attacks. And the threat is so real that federal law enforcement officers have been placed at a heightened state ... Read More »

Basij Commander: White House is ISIL’s Headquarters

Commander of Iranian Basij Force Gen. Mohammad Reza Naqdi said today in Tehran that the White House is the “headquarters of ISIL.” Naqdi added that the U.S. has created ISIL in a plot to sow discord in the Islamic world. “The first objective of the Unite States in creating this criminal current (ISIL) is to portray a distorted image of ... Read More »

IRIAF F-14 Tomcat’s operational after 14 years

Above photo is a still photo from Iranian television news, claiming recently overhauled F-14A type “Tomcat” now again operational with IRIAF after 14 years in storage. Location is Isfahan/Shahid Baba’ie TAB 8. Plus below, you can see the Iranian television news media clip covering the subject: Read More »

Kissinger: Iran A Bigger Problem Than ISIS

Huffington post reports, Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that Iran “is a bigger problem than ISIS.” In an interview with NPR that was released on Saturday, Kissinger explained that because Iran has a stronger footing in the Middle East, it has a greater opportunity to create an empire. “The borders of the settlement of 1919-’20 are essentially collapsing,” ... Read More »