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US Imperialism Targeting Iran

The deceit and self-serving logic of US imperialism is once again driving west Asia to the brink of war.

The United States (US) and Israel’s unrelenting hostility towards Iran is driving west Asia to the brink of war. Following a string of United Nations (UN) resolutions proposing sanctions against the Iranian regime for refusing to halt its nuclear programme and other stringent economic penalties, including an oil embargo imposed by the US and its European allies, tensions have escalated to a point where the Iranian regime now talks about pre-emptive strikes against “threatening nations” to defend itself.

The situation could never have reached this far if the US and its allies had not insisted on harsh and hostile manoeuvres against Iran and had heeded the diplomatic efforts by other nations – Brazil and Turkey – to engage more diplomatically with Iran’s nuclear programme. Instead, the consequences of the measures taken against Iran have resulted in both sides mouthing hawkish military rhetoric and signs of a war seem to be unmistakable.

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