A Second Korean War?

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by Rajan Menon Most people intuitively get it. An American preventive strike to wipe out North Korea’s nuclear bombs and ballistic missiles, or a commando raid launched with the same goal in mind, is likely to initiate a chain of… Continue Reading  

Possible Clinton Running Mate Praised Frank Gaffney, Warned of EMP Threat

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by Eli Clifton Retired Admiral James Stavridis is currently being vetted as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to multiple media reports this week. Sources close to Clinton tell The New York Times that Stavridis may fit the bill because “the… Continue Reading  

Deconstructing the Myth of Lavizan-Shian

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by Gareth Porter As the world awaits the mid-December report of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano on the accusations of past Iranian work on nuclear weapons, anticipation of the report’s content will be shaped primarily by… Continue Reading  

The Great Iran PMD Freakout

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by Ali Gharib It was always going to happen this way. As talks between Iran and key world powers approached a June 30 deadline, the toughest issues would emerge not only as sticking points in the negotiations themselves but as… Continue Reading  

Reviving the Iran-North Korea Axis

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by John Feffer When George W. Bush put Iraq, Iran, and North Korea into his infamous “axis of evil” speech in 2002, the three countries seemed to have little to do with one another— except that Washington didn’t like them… Continue Reading