Is Iran Being Lured to Shore up US Hegemony in Middle East? by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
December 4, 2013

It sounds like an incredible question, but is Iran being lured in order to stabilize US hegemony in the geo-strategically vital Middle East? Yes, that’s right: is Iran being co-opted to, effectively, collaborate with the US in securing Western imperialist interests?

These interests include an accommodation with the oil-rich Persian Gulf Arab monarchies and regime change in Syria.

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Rick Rozoff: NATO Worse Than Atavism, It’s Threat To 21st Century Security

by Rick Rozoff
Writer, Dandelion Salad
December 4, 2013

John Robles
Voice of Russia
December 4, 2013

The West and the United States through its military wing, NATO, which has expanded into a global military force, continues to attempt to expand its influence into the former Soviet Space. Although NATO, which is struggling to stay relevant, should have been disbanded at the same time that the Soviet Union collapsed and the Warsaw Pact was dissolved, continues to expand worldwide. Recently the ambassador of the Russian Federation to Serbia gave a speech in which he called Serbia’s membership in NATO a red line for the Russian Federation.

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Chris Hedges: The Country is Decaying at an Alarming Rate

Veterans for Peace Protest

Image by Collin David Anderson via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

ArushaCentre Calgary on Dec 2, 2013

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