Iran in the Crosshairs: Tracing Overt and Covert Action

Eric Walberg Thousands protest potential war in Iran in New York City in January 2020. [Source: leftvoice.org] [The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist and professor Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has seriously complicated any efforts to normalize relations with Iran under a new Biden administration. Walberg contrasts the republican and democratic positions toward Iran while tracing key…

Was Syria’s Post-WWII PM a Zionist Spy?

Ilya Tsukanov Jamil Mardam Bey Portrait Israel is known to have sent a number of agents to Syria during the post-war period, the most famous of them was previously thought to be Eli Cohen, an Egyptian-born ‘superspy’ who the Mossad claims could have become Syria’s president had he not been discovered and executed. Now, a…

Media Silence Marks Ongoing OPCW Cover-Up of Syria Chemical Weapons Scandal

Alan Macleod This should be a global scandal,” said journalist Aaron Maté on the suppression of evidence from experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in order to push for war in Syria. “This is the U.S. government bombing Syria based on allegations that were later found by the investigating team to…

US, French, British Armies Continue Withdrawal from Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- New batches of American, French and British troops on Tuesday withdrew from areas in al-Jazeera region in Syria towards Iraq. Official news agency SANA reported that 40 US, French and British military servicemen on Tuesday evening pulled out from Rhaibeh Airport in the countryside of al-Malkiya in Hasaka province and headed for Iraq….

Khamenei’s Three Directives

Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai The Middle East is heading for “maximum danger” following the “maximum pressure” imposed on Iran by US President Donald Trump who, unilaterally and unlawfully, withdrew over a year ago from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the nuclear agreement, and imposed harsh sanctions on Iran that Tehran considers a declaration…

Timber Sycamore i: How the CIA & Allies Helped Jihadists in Syria

Maxime Chaix Maxime Chaix, an expert on clandestine operations, intelligence and US foreign policy, is a journalist and regular contributor to GlobalGeoNews.com. He has written La guerre de l’ombre en Syrie (The Shadow War in Syria, published in French by Éditions Erick Bonnier), a shocker of a book in which he reveals insightful information on the support which…

UK’s Dirty War: British Commandos Injured in Yemen

TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of elite British commandos sustained injuries in direct gunfights with Yemeni forces as part of what appears to be a secretive UK military campaign in Yemen, a new report said, adding a major twist to London’s involvement in Saudi Arabia’s deadly war against its impoverished southern neighbor. The Mail on Sunday…

Tightening the Noose Around the Neck of the Community that Supports Hezbollah

Elijah J. Magnier The UK government has added the political and military branches of Lebanese Hezbollah to its terrorist list following a decision initiated by Home Secretary Sajid Javid and approved by Parliament. Hezbollah, or the “Party of God” is now one of the 74 foreign groups and 14 other groups related to Northern Ireland on the…

13 French ISIL Leaders Arrested by Iraqi Intelligence Forces Inside Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi intelligence forces detained 13 notorious commanders of the ISIL, who are French nationals, as well as a members of a grouplet which provided financial support to the terrorist group during operations in Iraq and Syria, Arab media sources reported. The Arabic-language website of Sputnik quoted al-Arabiya as reporting on Thursday that the…

Europe Pays the Price of a US Decision: Where Will European ISIS Go?

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Iraqi Counter Terrorism Intelligence unit conducting an identity check in Mosul. November 2017 © Reuters On Twitter, the US president’s preferred forum to reveal foreign policy and state decisions, Donald Trump asked “Britain, France, Germany and other European allies to take back over 800 ISIS captured in Syria” from 44 countries. Otherwise,…