Red Lines host Anya Parampil breaks down recent events in Venezuela, after US-backed coup leader Juan Guaidó was replaced as President of the country’s National Assembly by fellow members of the opposition. Anya cuts through the mainstream narrative, which claims the Venezuelan government blocked Guaidó from entering the National Assembly and demonstrates he appears to have staged the event in order to gain international support. Anya also speaks with Diego Sequera, an investigative journalist from the Venezuelan website Misión Verdad, to get the view from the ground in Caracas.
The threat of an immediate US-Iran military conflict has been averted, but President Donald Trump has vowed to continue his “maximum pressure” campaign with new sanctions on Tehran.
Continue reading “US and Iran avoid war, but Trump’s war-mongering goes on”
The farcical scene of Juan Guaido attempting to break into Venezuela’s National Assembly as its members voted him out was just the latest chapter in an absurdly bungled coup attempt, and brings Trump’s policy to a dead end.
By Leonardo Flores
Continue reading “This might be the final episode of Juan Guaidó’s surreal Venezuela regime-change reality show”
Anya Parampil speaks with Ben Becker, an organizer with the ANSWER coalition, to discuss the growing anti-war movement in the US. Over the weekend, thousands of US citizens took to the streets in up to 90 cities in order to voice their opposition to the Trump Administration’s push to war with Iran. Ben and Anya talk about the struggles faced by the anti-war movement over the years what makes organizing massive resistance to war policy possible.
Continue reading “No war on Iran: How to revive the anti-war movement in the US”
As millions of Iranians mourn the US murder of Qassem Soleimani, ex-Bush administration official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson discuses the parallels between Bush’s war on Iraq and Trump’s campaign against Iran; the history of US shunning diplomacy with Tehran; and how an addiction to war drives US foreign policy.
Continue reading “Lawrence Wilkerson on Trump’s Iran aggression: same neocon lies, new target”
Washington’s top bogeymen, Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei and Hezbollah leader Nasrallah, called to protect civilians and only hit military targets. Meanwhile, Trump vows to attack Iranian “cultural sites.”
By Ben Norton
Continue reading “Iranian and Hezbollah leaders oppose attacking civilians as Trump threatens to bomb cultural sites”
The Trump administration claimed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was planning “imminent attacks” on US interests when it assassinated him. That lie was just destroyed, but not before countless corporate media outlets transmitted it to the public.
By Max Blumenthal
Continue reading “Iraqi PM reveals Soleimani was on peace mission when assassinated, exploding Trump’s lie of ‘imminent attacks’”
Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Daniel McAdams, executive director of The Ron Paul Institute, to discuss President Trump’s decision to assassinate a top Iranian military leader, Major General Qassem Soleimani. The two also explore Twitter’s still-unexplained move to ban McAdam’s account because he called Fox News host Sean Hannity “a retard”.
The US assassination of Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian military commander, is the culmination of three years of Trump administration war-mongering against Iran.
Continue reading “Trump’s march to war on Iran aided by Democrats’ weakness on sanctions, nuclear deal”
The Grayzone held a live discussion of the US escalation of war on Iran and Iraq, with Trump’s assassination of General Qasem Soleimani and PMF commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
Aaron Maté is joined by Rania Khalek, Max Blumenthal, and Ben Norton.
Continue reading “US escalates war on Iran and Iraq – Discussion with Rania Khalek, Max Blumenthal, Ben Norton, Aaron Mate”