Selected Articles: Heightened Tensions Between Iran and the US?

30 August 2017 — Global Research

Trump Seeks Rigged Intelligence to Renege on Iran Nuclear Deal

By Stephen Lendman, August 29, 2017

According to London’s Guardian, “US intelligence officials are under pressure from the White House to produce a justification to declare Iran in violation of a 2015 nuclear agreement” – despite no evidence suggesting it.

Iran, Again. Will Israel Start a New War?

By Philip Giraldi, August 29, 2017

Israel believes that bringing Washington into the conflict is doable given that the U.S. media has heavily propagandized against Tehran and that inside-the-beltway groupthink largely perceives Iran as an enemy.

Israeli Defense Minister: Tel Aviv Will Not Allow Iran to Build Military Bases in Syria

By South Front, August 28, 2017

The Lieberman statement was the second Israeli warning in two days. On August 23 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel is ready to defend its interests and to counteract the Iranian influence in Syria.

Real Fake Helicopter Money – CIA Counterfeiting Currencies to Destroy National Economies

By Terje Maloy, August 28, 2017

It is worthwhile to take a look at possibly the same tactic is being used for Iran, where counterfeiting the rial might have been used in an attempt to crash the national currency. Hanke gets enthusiastic about having identified a period of hyperinflation in Iran in 2012.

Netanyahu to Putin: Iran Must Withdraw From Syria or Israel Will ‘Defend Itself’

By RT News, August 25, 2017

When the two leaders met in Sochi on Wednesday, Netanyahu told Putin that any peace deal in Syria must entail the full withdrawal of any Iranian forces from the area.

Trump, Israel and the Pursuit of War on Iran: Trump Hopes that Iran Will Violate Nuclear Deal

By Timothy Alexander Guzman, August 03, 2017

The Trump Administration has notified international inspectors in Vienna that “the possibility of demanding access to military sites in Iran where there is reasonable suspicion of nuclear research or development” the report continued “If the Iranians balk, as seems likely, their refusal could enable Washington to declare Tehran in violation of the 2-year-old deal.” What would that mean? For starters, the U.S. would impose harsh sanctions against Iran which would see retaliatory actions by the Iranians including the complete elimination of the U.S. dollar in its oil trades.

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