An investigation of supposed Iranian nuclear documents presented in a dramatically staged Netanyahu press conference indicates they were an Israeli fabrication designed to trigger US military conflict with Iran.
By Gareth Porter
Continue reading “With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran”
Gareth Porter is an independent investigative journalist who has covered national security policy since 2005 and was the recipient of Gellhorn Prize for Journalism in 2012. His most recent book is The CIA Insider’s Guide to the Iran Crisis co-authored with John Kiriakou, just published in February.
The director of an Israeli think tank backed by the US government and NATO, BESA, wrote that ISIS “can be a useful tool in undermining” Iran, Hezbollah, Syria, and Russia and should not be defeated.
By Ben Norton / Salon
Continue reading “US/NATO-backed Israeli think tank: Don’t destroy ISIS; it’s a ‘useful tool’ against Iran, Hezbollah, Syria”
Ben Norton is a journalist, writer, and filmmaker. He is the assistant editor of The Grayzone, and the producer of the Moderate Rebels podcast, which he co-hosts with editor Max Blumenthal. His website is BenNorton.com and he tweets at @BenjaminNorton.