Iran News Links 19 August 2019

19 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

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France is interested in de-escalation of crisis over Iran nuclear program, says Macron
https://tass.com/world/1074139

Professor slams US for causing ‘intense hardships’ abroad, and media for not holding it to account
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/rB8q3oO2izA/

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Iran’s Dangerous Deterrence Policy: Trading Tankers and Another Partial Withdrawal from the JCPOA By Elijah J. Magnier

17 August 2019 — Global Research

The UK acknowledged its first defeat by Iran when it released the Iranian super tanker “Grace 1” captured by 30 Royal Navy commandos in the first week of July in response to a US request, as the Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell revealed. In response, Iran will release the British-flagged tanker “Stena Impero”, captured by the “Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps” (IRGC) Special Forces before Saturday mid-day. This tit-for-tat response by Iran showed its determined deterrence policy towards the west:  Iran is ready to accept any consequences, including a possible war if necessary.

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US Axis of Aggression in Gulf By Finian Cunningham

16 August 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

When Washington announced a few weeks ago the formation of a maritime “international coalition” to “protect shipping” in the Persian Gulf, many observers were skeptical. Now skepticism has rightly turned to alarm, as the proposed US-led “coalition” transpires to comprise a grand total of just three nations: the US, Britain and Israel.

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John Bolton visit – Forcing Britain’s hand over Huawei, Iran and China before Trade Deal

14 August 2019 — True Publica

John Bolton visit - Forcing policy over Huawei, Iran and China before Trade Deal

By TruePublica: There were many public protests with the arrival of Donald Trump to the shores of Britain and contrary to his own beliefs, Trump is not well-liked at all by ordinary British citizens. What was strange though was the fact that there were no protests at all in Britain for the arrival of one of the world’s most destructive individuals  – John Bolton – and he came to ensure Britain does what it is told over Huawei, Iran and China before any trade deal can be signed.

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Iran News Links 8-9 August 2019

9 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Washington’s Utterly Failed Diplomacy
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/08/09/washingtons-utterly-failed-diplomacy/

Venezuela: one year after the peasants’ march – the fight for the land continues
http://www.marxist.com/venezuela-one-year-after-the-peasants-march-the-fight-for-the-land-continues.htm

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Iran News Links 7 August 2019

7 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Iran or the fight for the strategic initiative
http://thesaker.is/iran-or-the-fight-for-the-strategic-initiative/

Turkey – “Middle Kingdom” between the Two Camps
https://journal-neo.org/2019/08/07/turkey-the-middle-kingdom-between-the-two-camps/

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Iran News Links 29-31 July 2019

31 July 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Iran’s envoy hashes over JCPOA, Persian Gulf with Russian senior diplomat
https://tass.com/politics/1071231

Today’s Links 31 July 2019
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/07/todays-links_31.html

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Tanker Seizures and the Threat to the Global Economy from Resurgent Imperialism By Craig Murray

27 July 2019 — Craig Murray

The British seizure of the Iranian tanker off Gibraltar was illegal. There is no doubt of that whatsoever. The Iranian response to the seizure of its tanker in the Strait of Gibraltar, by the seizure of a British Tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, was also illegal, though more understandable as a reaction. The implications for the global economy of the collapse of the crucial international law on passage through straits would be devastating.

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