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Chris Hedges and Stephen Kinzer: War With Iran?

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Sep 28, 2019

Host Chris Hedges talks to journalist and author Stephen Kinzer about efforts by Riyadh and Washington to cripple Iran’s economy, inevitably putting Saudi Arabia, its Gulf allies and Washington on a collision course with the Islamic republic that could end in war.

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Politics

Current News Review 03

There hasn’t been a lot of new stories to discuss lately. It’s not as if nothing is happening, but this fake impeachment nonsense has been the excuse to avoid reporting real news. 698 more words

Sanity

Wake-Up Call On The Syrian Border: Time To End Washington’s Feckless Regime Change Policy and NATO, Too, by David Stockman

There’s no good reason for the US to be in either the Middle East or NATO. From David Stockman at antiwar.com:

Syria has been turned into the most wretched of neighborhoods on the planet by Washington’s neocons and liberal interventionists. 1,335 more words

Governments

Price of the Alliance: The F-35 Undermines Korean Peace, South Korea’s National Security, by Stu Smallwood

If you’re going to be a US ally, you sure as hell are going to buy US weapons. From Stu Smallwood at antiwar.com:

South Korean President Moon Jae-in did something very unusual in early October for a leader who once deemed the Korean peace process among the highest priorities of his administration: He promoted the very fighter jets that North Korea says undermine diplomacy. 1,989 more words

Governments

Counting Down to Civilization’s Collapse + Inequality, Climate Change, and America’s Destabilization by Rainer Shea

by Rainer Shea
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Oct. 4, 2019
October 16, 2019

As I’ve watched young people around the world take part in the climate actions of the last few weeks, I’ve gotten the sense that I’m watching a spectacle which has been orchestrated to create the illusion that we’re still in an earlier, more stable time for the planet’s climate. 2,702 more words

Corporations Really Suck

On the Turkish offensive on north-eastern Syria

The recent Turkish offensive on north-eastern Syria and US withdrawal of troops from the region is unleashing yet another humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions.

In the past few days over 130,000 Syrians have fled for their lives, in desperate search of safety. 959 more words

Jim Denham reblogged this on Shiraz Socialist (Second Run) and commented:

Excellent post on from Leila on the latest - Trump-induced - stage of the Syrian tragedy: