India & Israel are Officially Diplomatic Allies at the UN
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India & Israel are Officially Diplomatic Allies at the UN

India broke with decades of its post-independence political traditions by unprecedentedly supporting “Israel” at the UN and voting against granting consultative status to a Palestinian NGO that allegedly has ties with Hamas, therefore formally allying with the self-professed “Jewish State” at the this global body and confirming that Modi’s second term in office will see…

Gulf of Oman attacks: Only Those Who Want Escalation Will Benefit
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Gulf of Oman attacks: Only Those Who Want Escalation Will Benefit

On Thursday morning, images showing columns of smoke over the Gulf of Oman started to appear on Iran’s IRIB news agency’s social media feed, alongside reports that two supertankers, the Front Altair and the Kokuka Courageous, were hit by explosions just east of the Strait of Hormuz – the world’s most important maritime chokepoint for…

Convenient “Tanker Attacks” as US Seeks War with Iran
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Convenient “Tanker Attacks” as US Seeks War with Iran

…it would be far more preferable if the United States could cite an Iranian provocation as justification for the airstrikes before launching them. Clearly, the more outrageous, the more deadly, and the more unprovoked the Iranian action, the better off the United States would be. Of course, it would be very difficult for the United States to goad…

Turkey and Russia Dig in for a Long Campaign in Idlib, Israel Studies Each and Every Move
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Turkey and Russia Dig in for a Long Campaign in Idlib, Israel Studies Each and Every Move

Idlib is burning. The last bastion of the Syria war, which is presently still in the hands of Turkish-backed Al Qaeda groups is slowly falling into the hands of the Assad regime. For many experts, this last scrap is seen as the final stage in the Syrian war which Assad has won, like the last…

Backing Pompeo’s ‘Gulf of Tonkin’ Incident Is a Massive Anti-Iran Online Propaganda Campaign
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Backing Pompeo’s ‘Gulf of Tonkin’ Incident Is a Massive Anti-Iran Online Propaganda Campaign

Twitter has announced that it is removing 4,779 accounts associated or backed by Tehran, the latest strike in the ongoing anti-Iran campaign perfectly timed to coincide with the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was already blaming Iran hours after the incident, offering not a shred…