Chuck Spinney: US-Iran Strategic Convergence?

05 Iran, Cultural Intelligence, Peace Intelligence, Strategy-Holistic Coherence
Chuck Spinney
Chuck Spinney

Refugee Flows: a Grand Strategic Weapon of Mass Destruction

by FRANKLIN SPINNEY, Counterpunch, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

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Pro-Israeli American neocons, who promoted the invasion of Iraq and the toppling of the Assad regime, may well think that Israel is the prime strategic beneficiary of the breakup of Iraq and Syria.  However, the reality is that Israel is now faced with the spectre of horrendous and unending blowback over the long term at the more decisive grand strategic level of conflict.

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USS Liberty Update: Israel Jammed Distress Frequencies, 4 out of 5 Torpedoes Missed, Ran Out of Ammunition — Intent Was to Sink Ship, Kill All

05 Iran, 07 Other Atrocities, 08 Wild Cards, 09 Terrorism, Corruption, Government, IO Deeds of War, Peace Intelligence
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As the Zionist government of Israel continues to meddle in US internal matters, massing its legions of unregistered agents against the Iran treaty — most of these domestic agents bribed by payments (at a time when the US taxpayer funds 20% of the Israeli government budget) and all taking direction from this foreign power, it is helpful to remember the USS Liberty.

In a commemorative article marking the 48th anniversary of this most deliberate war crime, we learn that the Zionists intended to sink the ship and leave no witnesses but ran out of ammunition and were poor shots — only 1 of 5 torpedoes hit the ship.

We also learn that they jammed the distress frequencies as well as the tactical frequencies. Jamming distress frequencies is a violation of international law.

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Gareth Porter: Obama’s False Narrative on Iran — Zionists — and Sunni Dictators “Own” the White House and the Black House

02 Diplomacy, 04 Inter-State Conflict, 05 Iran, 07 Other Atrocities, 08 Proliferation, 08 Wild Cards, IO Deeds of War
Gareth Porter
Gareth Porter

Obama’s line on the Iran nuclear deal: A second false narrative

Buying into the narrative that Iran is a rogue nuclear state could harm the thawing of relations between the country and the US

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Kevjn Lim: Why Iran Matters to China

02 China, 05 Iran
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Iran Seen from Beijing

China views Iran as a central element in its much-touted Silk Road Economic Belt, which aims to extend Beijing’s influence overland through Central Asia to the Persian Gulf and Europe.

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