Iran News Links 8-9 January 2019

9 January 2020 • 21:20 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

A New Middle East “Made in Iran” is About to Be Born
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2020/01/09/a-new-middle-east-made-in-iran-is-about-to-be-born/

Trump was never a break from the norm in US politics – and his fight against Iran proves it
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/Q7217ElQTx0/

ROCKETS Fired At US In Iraq, US Contractor Was “Counterintelligence” & US/Iran Gov Coordination?
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/oWy9rRPUdf8/rockets-fired-at-us-in-iraq-us-contractor-was-counterintelligence-us-iran-gov-coordination.html

We Must Stop War With Iran. Here’s What You Can Do Today.
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/01/09/we-must-stop-war-iran-heres-what-you-can-do-today?cd-origin=rss

Our Country, the United States, is a Rogue Nation and Our Leaders are Criminals
https://thiscantbehappening.net/our-country-the-united-states-is-a-rogue-nation-and-our-leaders-are-criminals/

Bush’s ‘War On Terror’ Becomes Trump’s ‘Terror Offensive’
https://journal-neo.org/2020/01/09/bush-s-war-on-terror-becomes-trump-s-terror-offensive/

Iran’s civil aviation refutes claims of missile strike on Ukrainian plane
https://tass.com/world/1106787

Canada requests Iran’s access of experts to plane crash site
https://tass.com/emergencies/1106777

Sheep-Dogging On Steroids: The New Democratic Party Anti-War Activists
https://popularresistance.org/sheep-dogging-on-steroids-the-new-democratic-party-anti-war-activists/

US Anti-War Protesters Demonstrate Following US, Iran Strikes In Iraq
https://popularresistance.org/us-anti-war-protesters-demonstrate-following-us-iran-strikes-in-iraq/

Iran’s Hero has Fallen, and Now the World is an Even More Dangerous Place
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2020/01/07/irans-hero-has-fallen-and-now-the-world-is-an-even-more-dangerous-place/

Byproduct of Iran Conflict: Increased Surveillance and Detained Iranian-Americans
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/6iKJDZFiwdA/byproduct-of-iran-conflict-increased-surveillance-and-detained-iranian-americans.html

Surprise, Iraqi Resistance Bombs Green Zone!
https://www.globalresearch.ca/iraqi-resistance-bombs-green-zone/5700063

Trump’s War with Iran will be a Final Blow to the American Empire by Rainer Shea + Chris Hedges: Iran Hit Obvious Targets to Avoid Spiral of War + Will Griffin: No Evidence Iran Killed Americans in Iraq
https://dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/2020/01/09/trumps-war-with-iran-will-be-a-final-blow-to-the-american-empire-by-rainer-shea-chris-hedges-iran-hit-obvious-targets-to-avoid-spiral-of-war-will-griffin-no-evidence-iran-killed-america/

The State of the Iranian Crisis. Will Trump “Escalate” or “De-escalate”?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/state-iranian-crisis/5700060

The US vs. Iran: Who Won and Who Lost?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-iran-who-won-who-lost/5700061

Iran’s Strikes Against the U.S. Demonstrates the Unipolar System Is Truly Over
https://www.globalresearch.ca/iran-strikes-against-u-s-demonstrates-unipolar-system-over/5700096

The Deeper Story Behind the Assassination of Soleimani. Washington Threats to Engage in False flag Sniper Shootings. Iraq Prime Minister
https://www.globalresearch.ca/deeper-story-behind-assassination-soleimani/5700117

Sanders, Khanna Lead Dozens of Lawmakers in Introducing No War Against Iran Act
https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2020/01/09/sanders-khanna-lead-dozens-lawmakers-introducing-no-war-against-iran-act?cd-origin=rss

Saudi Arabia denounces Iran’s strikes on military facilities in Iraq
https://tass.com/world/1106749

NATO missile defense system in Romania monitored Iran’s strikes, says secretary general
https://tass.com/defense/1106717

The Anti-War Movement is Fired Up!
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/09/the-anti-war-movement-is-fired-up/

SITREP : Iran’s IRGC Aerospace Chief on US casualties/damages/future retaliation steps
http://thesaker.is/irans-irgc-aerospace-chief-on-us-casualties-damages-future-retaliation-steps/

There Are No Winners in a War With Iran
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/01/09/there-are-no-winners-war-iran?cd-origin=rss

Iran plane crash: Evidence that missile downed jet – Trudeau
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-51055219

The Financial Nuclear Option Will Settle Trump’s War With Iran
https://popularresistance.org/the-financial-nuclear-option-will-settle-trumps-war-with-iran/

Trump’s Awful, Dishonest Iran Speech
https://www.globalresearch.ca/trump-awful-dishonest-iran-speech/5700128

America the Repugnant. Assassinating Foreign Leaders Is an Act of War
https://www.globalresearch.ca/assassinating-foreign-leaders-act-war/5700121

Iranian Messages Behind Attacking US Bases in Iraq and the Consequences
https://www.globalresearch.ca/iranian-messages-behind-attacking-us-bases-iraq-consequences/5700113

Trump’s Iran ‘Punching Bag’: US Provocations to Continue. Baiting Iran to Escalate?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/trump-iran-punching-bag-us-provocations-continue/5700076

PEPE ESCOBAR: Trump to De-Escalate: Intel Source
https://williambowles.info/2020/01/09/pepe-escobar-trump-to-de-escalate-intel-source/

Trump briefs the nation on Iran situation—ludicrous, jingoist, and mendacious, as usual, but at least he’s not pulling the trigger just now
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/09/trump-briefs-the-nation-on-iran-situation-ludicrous-jingoist-and-mendacious-as-usual-but-at-least-hes-not-pulling-the-trigger-just-now/

Freedom Rider: Iran and the Need for Black Activism
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/08/freedom-rider-iran-and-the-need-for-black-activism/

Trump is a Criminal, But the Democrats Belong to the Same Mafia
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/08/trump-is-a-criminal-but-the-democrats-belong-to-the-same-mafia/

Iranian and Hezbollah leaders oppose attacking civilians as Trump threatens to bomb cultural sites
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/08/iranian-and-hezbollah-leaders-oppose-attacking-civilians-as-trump-threatens-to-bomb-cultural-sites/

US Regional Presence Makes Middle East Peace and Stability Unattainable
https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-regional-presence-makes-me-peace-stability-unattainable/5700092

The US Propaganda Machine Justifies the Assassination of Qassem Suleimani
https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-propaganda-machine-justifies-assassination-qassem-suleimani/5700107

Donald Trump’s Reckless Gamble with Iran Distracts from His Domestic Political Problems
https://www.globalresearch.ca/donald-trump-reckless-gamble-iran-distract-domestic-political-problems/5700070

Trump to De-Escalate: Intelligence Source
https://www.globalresearch.ca/trump-de-escalate-intel-source/5700072

Russians not rushing to call off Middle East trips over Iran flare-up
https://tass.com/economy/1106685

All The Way To The Bank.
https://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2020/01/all-way-to-bank.html

Switzerland maintains communication channel between Iran, US
https://tass.com/world/1106661

Iraqis to the United States: What Part of “Go Home” Don’t You Understand?
https://www.mintpressnews.com/iraq-united-states-part-go-home-dont-understand/264008/

Geopolitical Ramifications of the “Cloak and Dagger” Operation in Iraq
https://journal-neo.org/2020/01/09/geopolitical-ramifications-of-the-cloak-and-dagger-operation-in-iraq/

The Endless War With Iran
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/01/09/endless-war-iran?cd-origin=rss

Iran crisis: Commander says more air strikes were planned against US
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-51051826

Not Buying Trump Narrative, Majority of Americans Believe Soleimani Assassination Made US Less Safe: Poll
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/09/not-buying-trump-narrative-majority-americans-believe-soleimani-assassination-made?cd-origin=rss

Full-Scale War Is Avoided And Trump Goes Right Back To Warmongering
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/01/09/full-scale-war-is-avoided-and-trump-goes-right-back-to-warmongering/

Slap in the Face! Iran Will Continue to Demand Withdrawal of US Troops From the Region!
http://thesaker.is/slap-in-the-face-iran-will-continue-to-demand-withdrawal-of-us-troops-from-the-region/

US sacrifices strategic interests in Middle East in standoff with Iran, says analyst
https://tass.com/world/1106607

Whose Blood, Whose Hands?
https://popularresistance.org/whose-blood-whose-hands/

Moon of Alabama on the Solomaini assassination 4 – 9 January 2020 Updated
https://williambowles.info/2020/01/09/moon-of-alabama-on-the-solomaini-assassination-4-8-january-2020/

Assassination Of Soleimani Is A Message To Iran-China-Russia ‘Cease Cooperating’
https://popularresistance.org/assassination-of-soleimani-is-a-message-to-iran-china-russia-cease-cooperating/

The Kerfuffle War – Trump’s Iran De-escalation Succeeds
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/01/09/the-kerfuffle-war-trumps-iran-de-escalation-succeeds/

Iran’s Strikes Against the U.S. Demonstrates the Unipolar System Is Truly Over
http://infobrics.org/post/30115/

Iran crisis: PM tells President Hassan Rouhani to end hostilities
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51049956

Iran Successfully Defends Its Right to Exist
https://journal-neo.org/2020/01/09/iran-successfully-defends-its-right-to-exist/

Who the Winners Are From America’s Destruction of Iraq and War Against Iran
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/01/09/who-the-winners-are-from-americas-destruction-of-iraq-and-war-against-iran/

Trump Hints NATO Should Take US Place in Middle East; Lies About Iran and Slaps on More Humiliating Sanctions
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/01/09/trump-hints-nato-should-take-us-place-in-middle-east-lies-about-iran-and-slaps-on-more-humiliating-sanctions/

America the Repugnant. Assassinating Foreign Leaders Is an Act of War
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/01/09/america-repugnant-assassinating-foreign-leaders-act-war/

Pressure on Iran may soar amid speculations about external causes for plane crash — expert
https://tass.com/politics/1106601

Iran seeking to reinforce nuclear deal, says president
https://tass.com/world/1106605

Trump’s bid for new Iran nuke deal unlikely to gain international support, says expert
https://tass.com/world/1106599

Fire on board Iranian vessel in Astrakhan sparked by short circuit
https://tass.com/emergencies/1106595

As White House Works to Crush Debate Over Legality of Iran Strike, Democrats Move Ahead With War Powers Vote
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/09/white-house-works-crush-debate-over-legality-iran-strike-democrats-move-ahead-war?cd-origin=rss

Iran attack: Who are the winners and losers in the crisis?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-51012268

Ukrainian plane didn’t call for help before crash, say Iran investigators
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/GoaCafGYsl4/

Iran’s Hero has Fallen, and Now the World is an Even More Dangerous Place
https://williambowles.info/2020/01/09/irans-hero-has-fallen-and-now-the-world-is-an-even-more-dangerous-place/

Press review: Mideast’s fate hinges on US voters and Iran faces fallout from Boeing crash
https://tass.com/pressreview/1106475

US proposal for cooperation makes no sense as long as sanctions remain — Iran’s envoy
https://tass.com/world/1106523

Reckless US Actions Fire Up The Antiwar Movement
https://dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/reckless-us-actions-fire-up-the-antiwar-movement/

Iran’s Hero has Fallen and Now the World is an Even More Dangerous Place
https://dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/irans-hero-has-fallen-and-now-the-world-is-an-even-more-dangerous-place/

Sheep-dogging on Steroids: The New Democratic Party Anti-War Activists
https://dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/sheep-dogging-on-steroids-the-new-democratic-party-anti-war-activists/

Millions Bid Farewell To General Soleimani In Hometown Funeral
https://popularresistance.org/millions-bid-farewell-to-general-soleimani-in-hometown-funeral/

Beijing, Moscow have similar stances on Middle East — Chinese Foreign Ministry
https://tass.com/world/1106513

Current stage of standoff between US, Iran not over yet, Japanese expert warns
https://tass.com/world/1106497

Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 caught fire in flight — Tehran
https://tass.com/world/1106471

Legislator certain there will be no war between US, Iran in the near future
https://tass.com/politics/1106461

Zelensky declares day of mourning after plane crash in Iran
https://tass.com/world/1106457

Trump’s speech aimed at easing tensions around Iran, expert says
https://tass.com/politics/1106445

Iran avenges Soleimani’s killing, but plans no new military action — envoy to UN
https://tass.com/world/1106439

Iranian Messages Behind Attacking US Bases in Iraq, and the Consequences
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2020/01/08/iranian-messages-behind-attacking-us-bases-in-iraq-and-the-consequences/

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Ro Khanna, and Barbara Lee to Join 12,000 Activists on No War With Iran Strategy Call
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/08/bernie-sanders-elizabeth-warren-ro-khanna-and-barbara-lee-join-12000-activists-no?cd-origin=rss

Trump bides his time, but the preparations for war against Iran will continue
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/09/pers-j09.html

After Suleimani murder, New Anti-capitalist Party backs US war on Iran
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/09/npai-j09.html

Trump to De-Escalate: Intel Source
http://thesaker.is/trump-to-de-escalate-intel-source/

Iran crisis: US ‘ready for serious negotiations’ with Tehran
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-51043559

Iran plane crash: Airliner ‘was trying to return to airport’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-51044996

UK ‘recognises threat posed by Iran’, says Raab
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51043294

Iran plane crash: Vigil held for victims in Toronto
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-51043657

Iran not seeking war with US, but will protect itself from aggression – envoy to Russia
https://tass.com/world/1106435

Trump’s Iran ‘Punching Bag’: US Provocations to Continue
https://jackrasmus.com/2020/01/08/trumps-iran-punching-bag-us-provocations-to-continue/

Because Trump Acting Like ‘Both an Arsonist and a Fireman’ on Iran, Congress Must Act, Say House Progressives
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/08/because-trump-acting-both-arsonist-and-fireman-iran-congress-must-act-say-house?cd-origin=rss

Iran missile attack: Did Tehran intentionally avoid US casualties?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-51042156

Two-Thirds of People Around the World Say Trump Can’t Be Trusted to Make Right Choice on Foreign Policy
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/08/two-thirds-people-around-world-say-trump-cant-be-trusted-make-right-choice-foreign?cd-origin=rss

Now We Know for Certain Trump Will Do Anything to Win in 2020—Even Start a War
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/01/08/now-we-know-certain-trump-will-do-anything-win-2020-even-start-war?cd-origin=rss

Congress: War Profiteering Is Real. We Need to End It.
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/01/08/congress-war-profiteering-real-we-need-end-it?cd-origin=rss

Beware Imperialist Gaslighting: Assassination is Not Legal
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2020/01/08/beware-imperialist-gaslighting-assassination-is-not-legal/

Trump Backs Away from Threats to Retaliate for Iranian Missile Strikes, Promises New Sanctions
https://www.mintpressnews.com/trump-backs-away-threats-retaliate-iran-missile-strikes-instead-promises-new-sanctions/263991/

Iran Takes 5th and Final JCPOA Rollback Step
https://www.globalresearch.ca/iran-takes-5th-final-jcpoa-rollback-step/5699824

Iran’s Hero Has Fallen, and Now the World Is an Even More Dangerous Place
https://www.globalresearch.ca/irans-hero-has-fallen-and-now-the-world-is-an-even-more-dangerous-place/5699986

Corbyn has shown true leadership on Trump’s ‘reckless and lawless’ actions against Iran
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/FMUHO7QHd3w/

War With Iran
https://popularresistance.org/war-with-iran/

UN lauds Trump’s statement on Iran, views it as step to de-escalation
https://tass.com/world/1106399

Today’s Links 8 January 2020
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2020/01/todays-links_8.html

Meet The CEOs Raking It In From Trump’s Aggression Toward Iran
https://popularresistance.org/meet-the-ceos-raking-it-in-from-trumps-aggression-toward-iran/

War With Iran Averted, For Now. US Out Of The Middle East
https://popularresistance.org/war-with-iran-averted-for-now-us-out-of-the-middle-east/

Lies, The Bethlehem Doctrine, And The Illegal Murder Of Soleimani 1141
https://popularresistance.org/lies-the-bethlehem-doctrine-and-the-illegal-murder-of-soleimani-1141/

American Leadership Is Discredited — Will a New Leader Step Forward?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/american-leadership-is-discredited-will-a-new-leader-step-forward/5700000

Emergency Demonstration This Saturday Against War With Iran
https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2020/01/08/emergency-demonstration-saturday-against-war-iran?cd-origin=rss

Video: Trump Calls Upon Iran: “We Should Work Together”
https://www.globalresearch.ca/video-trump-calls-upon-iran-we-should-work-together/5700023

‘Stop Escalation’: World Leaders Call on Trump to End Warmongering and Resume Diplomacy With Iran
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/08/stop-escalation-world-leaders-call-trump-end-warmongering-and-resume-diplomacy-iran?cd-origin=rss

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson on Trump’s Iran aggression: same neocon lies, new target
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/08/col-lawrence-wilkerson-on-trumps-iran-aggression-same-neocon-lies-new-target/

Financial N-option will settle Trump’s oil war
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/08/financial-n-option-will-settle-trumps-oil-war/

What British Iranians think about the rising tension
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-51023034

Questions Surround Mysterious Plane Crash in Iran That Left 176 Dead
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/HwUXgz64nGQ/questions-surround-mysterious-plane-crash-in-iran-that-left-176-dead.html

Questions Surround Mysterious Plane Crash in Iran That Left 176 Dead
https://www.mintpressnews.com/questions-surround-mysterious-iran-plane-crash-ps752/263983/

Round one is over – an initial assessment
http://thesaker.is/round-one-is-over-an-initial-assessment/

Over 180 “No War With Iran” Protests Planned Across US
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/g8cRXY5G5-A/over-180-no-war-with-iran-protests-planned-across-us.html

Opposing Iran War Doesn’t Make You Conservative or Liberal, It Makes You Smart
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/MJPeOtXjwMI/opposing-iran-war-doesnt-make-you-conservative-or-liberal-it-makes-you-smart.html

Trump: US imposes new tough economic sanctions against Iran
https://tass.com/world/1106367

After Biden Offers ‘No Comment’ Response to Middle East Escalation, Critics Suggest: How About ‘No War With Iran’
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/01/08/after-biden-offers-no-comment-response-middle-east-escalation-critics-suggest-how?cd-origin=rss

Trump: Iran ‘standing down’ after missile strikes
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-51039520

US-Iran Tension and Pakistan
http://thesaker.is/us-iran-tension-and-pakistan/

Iran responds to US assassination by attacking Iraqi bases housing US troops
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/oWb1WTARUlw/

Iran Targets US Base of Ain Al-Assad in Iraq
https://www.globalresearch.ca/iran-targets-us-base-of-ain-al-assad-in-iraq/5700014

Trump’s Assassination Disaster
https://www.globalresearch.ca/trumps-assassination-disaster/5700017

Trump Assassinated the Leading General Who Fought Against ISIS.
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/01/08/trump-assassinated-the-leading-general-who-fought-against-isis/

Reciprocal Escalation! Out of Control
https://www.globalresearch.ca/reciprocal-escalation-out-of-control/5700004

80 people dead in Iran’s missile attack on US bases in Iraq — Tasnim News Agency
https://tass.com/world/1106277

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