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Interview in Press TV News – 7-7-2019

Following is the viedo of a recent interview in Press TV News regarding the US sanctions, the ICPOA agreement and Iran’s increase of nuclear production The EU is in the middle. It is pressed by US but it cannot resist it. The INSTEX mechanism is simply s figurehead. The US, with the current Trump administration, wants to either bring Iran to its knees or even instigate a ‘regime change’. Thus, it tries to put enormous economic pressure through sanctions targeting...

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Cyril Widdershoven — How The World’s Oil Powers Will Seize The Iran Deal

Analysis of the implications of oil sanctions, including war.Oil PriceHow The World’s Oil Powers Will Seize The Iran Deal Cyril WiddershovenAlso at Oil Price Untangling Russia’s economy from the U.S. dollar dependence is one of Putin’s goals, local outlet Sputnik reports. “We used to behave naïvely, but now we see that the WTO [the World Trade organization] rules are all too often broken, the restrictions are imposed for political reasons, which they call sanctions. Plus more and more of...

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Pepe Escobar — The art of breaking a deal

CENTCOM commander, Gen. Joseph Votel, went straight to the heart of the matter when he told the US House Armed Services Committee in February that “both Russia and China are cultivating multidimensional ties to Iran … Lifting UN sanctions under the joint comprehensive plan of action opens [the] path for Iran to resume application to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.”In a nutshell, this betrays the entire project which is to thwart the Eurasia integration process, which features Russia...

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Craig Murray — Trump’s Act of American Hubris

In short, if the US fails to prevent Europe and Asia’s burgeoning trade with Iran – and I think they will fail – this moment will be seen by historians as a key marker in US decline as a world power. Trump & Co. (GOP) betting the farm? The ROW is opposed and so are a majority domestically.Craig Murray BlogTrump’s Act of American Hubris Craig Murray, formerly British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector of the University of Dundee See also World Economic ForumThis is what you need to...

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Moon of Alabama — Trump Ends The Nuclear Deal With Iran – What’s Next?

Analysis. "b" doesn't mention it, but all analysis needs to focus on the big picture, in which China is the only adversary that the US perceives as an actual threat to permanent US global hegemony. Russia is just a sideshow in this.  Therefore, every analysis should ask what US policy and actions imply with respect to China.  An obvious economic goal of the US is to be able to shut down the export of energy to China. This is an overarching aspect of what's up in the Middle East and...

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Defend Democracy — France, UK, Germany to Stick to Iran Deal Irrespective of US Decision

The foreign ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom have issued a joint statement, assuring that the EU would maintain the Iran nuclear deal, calling it the best way to avoid nuclear proliferation.It begins. Washington loses allies on Iran policy.Defend Democracy PressFrance, UK, Germany to Stick to Iran Deal Irrespective of US Decision

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Pepe Escobar — Brute isolation: Trump and the art of unraveling the Iran deal

What has happened is that the Trump administration has changed the narrative from being about a technical, nuclear-centered agreement, to one that encompasses Iran’s geopolitical reach in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, as well as its missile program and cyber operations – all non-nuclear issues that Mogherini herself stressed were “outside the scope” of the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action)....So for all practical purposes, the Trump administration wants a completely different deal, or it...

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