Five Reasons Why Trump Is Moving Towards War With Iran

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by Trita Parsi Make no mistake: We do not have a crisis over the Iran nuclear deal. It is working and everyone from Secretary Mattis and Tillerson to the US and Israeli intelligence services to the International Atomic Energy Agency… Continue Reading  

Spoiling the Pentagon

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by William Astore The word “affluenza” is much in vogue. Lately, it’s been linked to a Texas teenager, Ethan Couch, who in 2013 killed four people in a car accident while driving drunk. During the trial, a defense witness argued… Continue Reading  

Military more cautious than civilians over Iran

As in the lead-up to the Iraq war, U.S. government civilians and the military brass appear divided over the prospect of war with Iran. In a recent interview, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey noted the… Continue Reading  

Iran daily talking points July 4-12

Since last week at least 3 members of the US government have accused Iran of targeting US forces in Iraq by supporting Iraqi shia militia. The officials’ soundbites continue to be repeated in the mainstream western press along with slightly… Continue Reading  

More Disingenuous Fear Mongering from Clarion Fund

The group behind a string of Islamophobic documentaries is at it again: With just 48days to go until the release of “Iranium,” the Clarion Fund has kicked into high gear promoting its film about Iran. One bit of the effort… Continue Reading