Iran Newslinks 25 June 2019

25 June 2019 — The New Dark Age

Cost of potential US war with Iran? $250 oil & another [much much bigger] Afghanistan

Will the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Extend into the Middle East?

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Washington’s wager concerning Iran by Thierry Meyssan

25 June 2019 — Voltaire Network

Even more than Syria, Iran is now at the heart of the confrontation between East and West. The astounded public is witnessing Washington’s daily about-turns in what seems – mistakenly – to be an escalation towards war between the two countries. But this is not what it is about. Fortunately, the two Great Powers have demonstrated for the last 75 years that they are reasonable, and have always managed to stand down before they arrive at the point of mutual destruction.

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Black Agenda Report 20 June 2019: Are Black Students Standing UI For Free Tuition? Sanders Assault on Authority Will Not Be Tolerated; Gullible Americans, Iran & Endless War

20 June 2019 — Black Agenda Report

The Ruling Class Will Not Tolerate the Sanders-Led Assault on Austerity

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
The whole point of the austerity project is to disempower workers and concentrate wealth at the top. The rulers will kill to keep that dream alive.
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Lying by Omission Is Still Lying: Selected Stories

24 June 2019 — Global Research

‘Modified’: A Film About GMOs and the Corruption of “Food Supply for Profit”

By Colin Todhunter

Parts of the documentary Modified are spent at the kitchen table. But it’s not really a tale about wonderful recipes or the preparation of food. Ultimately, it’s a story of capitalism, money and power and how our most basic rights are being eroded by unscrupulous commercial interests. Read more…
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Syria Newslinks 19-24 June 2019

24 June 2019 — The New Dark Age

The Economic Entrails at the Heart of the ‘Deal of the Century’

As Conflict With Iran Escalates, Path To Peace Can Be Found

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Venezuela Newslinks 19-24 June 2019

24 June 2019 — The New Dark Age

Lying by Omission Is Still Lying

The Crisis of Multilateralism and the War Against Venezuela

Commune of Che Guevara: Model of Self-Government and Productivity

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European Union rearms for World War III By Johannes Stern

21 June 2019 — WSWS

EU powers build joint “Future Combat Air System”

Following the announcement last week by the US Defense Department of its biggest ever arms deal involving the purchase of nearly 500 F-35 fighters, Europe replied in kind on Monday. At the world’s largest air show in Le Bourget near Paris, the German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen, together with her colleagues from France, Florence Parly, and Spain, Margarita Robles, signed major agreements to develop a joint European air combat system (Future Combat Air System—FCAS).
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Why is the US government using social media to monitor the public? By Kevin Reed

24 June 2019 — WSWS

A series of recent reports—based on documents obtained from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) filings and other leaked information—have revealed that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is violating the First Amendment right to free speech and assembly by gathering social media data for surveillance purposes and targeting organizations and individuals for harassment, intimidation, deportation and arrest.

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Four men charged with murder based on bogus MH-17 investigation By Clara Weiss

24 June 2019 — WSWS

On June 19, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) set up in 2014 to investigate the crash of the MH-17 Malaysian Airlines flight over East Ukraine on July 17, 2014, which resulted in 298 deaths, announced the criminal prosecution of four individuals for murder by the Public Prosecution Service of the Netherlands.

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