“The announcement of Washington’s restoration of diplomatic relations with Havana prefigures that of relations with Tehran. The United States has not abandoned its imperialist ambitions and these two states have not renounced their revolutionary ideals. However, pragmatic, Washington acknowledges that Cuba and Iran will not be defeated by diplomatic isolation and economic war. He is preparing for another type of confrontation.” – Thierry Meyssan
- British officials reject US request to use UK bases against Iran
- Switzerland dismiss US-led unilateral sanctions against Iran
- Swiss-based Vitol – latest oil firm bypassing the USGovt sanctions against Iran
The note on Iran’s Ottawa embassy door reads:
“Due to the hostile decision by the government of Canada, the embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Ottawa is closed and has no choice but to stop providing any consular services for its dear citizens.” PressTV (1)
Ottawa’s severance of ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran has shocked the Canadian and international communities.
“Canada’s tradition is to be one of the last countries to leave in a crisis, not the first.¨ John Mundy, Canada’s last ambassador to Iran
Here is a comment (1) on a video of Patrick Clawson speaking at the influential neo-con Washington Institute for Near East Policy:
“…any of the provocations and covert operations that Clawson is advocating — is pure warmongering and pure belligerence by the standards of international law, as well as any traditional standard of morality.” Continue reading
“Almost half a million Iranians live in Canada. Many reside in Toronto. Tehran planned a consulate to serve them. They’ll have no representation now.”
“Canada today operates as an appendage of imperial America. It abandoned its traditional commitment to equality, inclusiveness, and rule of law inviolability.
“What corporate Canada wants, it gets. Militarism grows stronger. So does police state harshness.”
“Harper’s government, Canadian elites, its business community and military support imperial/neoliberal/anti-populist policies. Ottawa replicates Washington.“
Stephen Lendman (2)
Michel Chossudovsky, director of the Center for Research on Globalization based in Montreal:
“This decision wasn’t taken in Ottawa, it was taken in Washington. (…) All acts of mediation and diplomacy and peace-building are being scrapped in favor of a possible military strike on Iran“. (1)
“It’s very unfortunate. We have to maintain dialog with countries and build peace rather than create conditions which could lead to a military accident. Continue reading
NATO Official: Don’t Attack Iran
August 14, 2012
Pravda.ru (24.01.2010): “It can be observed that there is a correlation between seismic activity and the ionosphere, through the control of Radio Frequencies Induced by force fields, which is a HAARP feature, and it can be concluded that:
- Earthquakes identical in depth and linearly on the same fault are caused by induced frequency linear projection.
- A coordinated satellite configuration can generate concentrated frequency projections targeting specific points (force fields).
- A diagram shows that earthquakes considered to be artificial propagate linearly at the same depth.”
President Obama has directly ordered the CIA to support the Syrian opposition.” Primakov called these activities “gross interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation that presents no threat whatsoever to the United States or anybody else.” – Yevgeni Primakov, Russia’s former prime minister, foreign minister, and foreign intelligence chief
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“In my opinion, all the evidence to justify this attack is bogus.
It is no more credible than the pretext given for the 2003 invasion of Iraq
or the 2011 attack on Libya.”
“It’s time to bring our troops home
and establish a non-interventionist foreign policy,
which is the only road to peace and prosperity.”
Floor Speech, Syria June 19 2012 CongressmanRonPaul – June 19 2012
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BREAKING: Preparing for an Attack on Iran?
US-Israel Military Exercises in Persian Gulf
Pressuring Tehran ahead of May Diplomatic Negotiations
by Michel Chossudovsky
April 28, 2012
Israeli intelligence news confirms the holding of US-Israel military exercises in the Persian Gulf, simulating an attack on Iran, as well as a counterattack, by the Islamic Republic.
Deafening silence of the Western media. There are no corroborating reports in the US and European media regarding these war games.
According to Israel’s DebkaFile, these exercises were ordered by President Obama. They involve the US and Israeli Air Force, naval forces, as well as intelligence and ground forces.
Military Leaders Tell Nero: “No War of Choice With Iran”
March 6, 2012
In a full-page ad in today’s Washington Post (1), leading former military officers told Obama that “Military action at this time is not only unnecessary, it is dangerous—for the United States and for Israel. We urge you to resist the pressure for a war of choice with Iran.”
“The first oil in the Middle East was found in Iran in 1908 by the predecessor of BP.”
“In June 1953, the US Secret Service orchestrated a coup, known as Operation Ajax. It led to the creation of a national oil company, which promptly made a deal with the so-called Consortium, in which American companies took about half of what had been BP’s exclusive position.”
“Pressures are again mounting against Iran, which, like Libya, had decided to trade its oil in national currency rather than the dollar.” Continue reading