Americas

Joe Biden must elaborate his Iran policy

Shireen Hunter
Since Donald Trump became president in 2017, U.S.-Iran relations have steadily deteriorated. This downward trend in relations accelerated following the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, in May 2018.

Post Arms Embargo Era: Why Would It Be Very Different for Iran?

Mahdi PourSafa
If countries sell arms to Iran freely, the question arises as to why there is a need to maintain sanctions on oil or drug imports?

To Fight Data Colonialism, We Need a Non-Aligned Tech Movement

Ulises Ali Mejias
It seems every few days we are reminded of how Big Tech companies have no qualms amassing profits while their products are used to incite violence and spread disinformation. The latest such reminder was the recent murder of two protesters in Kenosha, the US state of Wisconsin, by a member of a militant group active on Facebook - a group the company was aware of but refused to do anything about.

The Creation of a Global Totalitarian System, A “One World Government”?

F. William Engdahl
If we step back from the details of daily headlines around the world and try to make sense of larger patterns, the dominant dynamic defining world geopolitics in the past three years or more is the appearance of a genuine irregular conflict between the two most formidable powers on the planet—The Pe...

Elliott Abrams’ Appointment Spells Disaster

Medea Benjamin
Elliott Abrams has made a career of lying and committing criminal acts that have led to the death and suffering of innocent people from Guatemala to Iraq. He embraces militarism, covers up for gross human rights abuses, and has a history of supporting authoritarian regimes.

Why US New Sanctions Don’t Bother Iran Anymore

Mahdi Poursafa
It seems that the main reason behind the new sanctions proposal in the US Congress is to pave the way for America’s foreign policy as Trump’s legacy

New Video Shows How Iran's Defense System Downs US Global Hawk

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the downing of a US Navy MQ-4C Triton drone in June 2019, the IRGC released new footage which shows how the homegrown Khordad 3 air defense system is developed by Iranian military experts. ...

Canada Does Not Deserve a Seat at the UN Security Council

Jonathan Kuttab
If allowed into the council, Canada will act as an 'Israeli asset' and contribute to the erosion of international law.

Black Leaders Eliminated or Co-Opted into System: Canadian Commentator

Mostafa Afzalzadeh
A genuine leadership does not emerge from African- American movements because the potential candidates are either co-opted into the system or eliminated.

Why Democrats Are Supporting Protesters Now; American Analyst Explains

Mostafa Afzalzadeh
American activist says the democrats are blatantly calling on people to protest and urging all of their supporters to go out and protest.