Ilhan Omar Signs AIPAC Letter Demanding Continued Arms Embargo on Iran
Ilhan Omar has signed onto a letter from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee calling for the continuation of the UN’s arms embargo on Iran. This is an indefensible decision and a massive betrayal of Omar’s anti-imperialist rhetoric.
Ezra BrainMay 10, 2020
Trump Threatens War with Iran for Oil
The price of oil has been collapsing, and last week it reached negative values. Trump’s threats to Iran were enough to cause a rebound in prices. But the effects were short-lived. They expose Trump’s return to “America First” politics in the midst of the pandemic and crisis, signaling the rivalries and competition between powers in the coming period.
Claudia CinattiApril 27, 2020
In the Face of the Pandemic, Lift the Sanctions on Iran Now!
Sanctions are nothing new but in the midst of the coronavirus disaster they’ve unleashed a humanitarian crisis within sanctions-hit nations like Iran. Socialists in the US must vehemently denounce and demand that sanctions are lifted immediately.
Maryam AlanizMarch 20, 2020
Why is the U.S. Bombing Iraq During a Pandemic?
Even as coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, causing a health crisis of historic proportions, the U.S. military is engaging in new military attacks in the Middle East. The U.S. must cease all military interventions and redirect its military budget to combat the pandemic.
Nina DeMeoMarch 18, 2020
Iran 1953: How the CIA Orchestrated an Imperialist Coup
The U.S. has a long history of imperialist intervention in Iran. What role did it play in the 1953 coup that overthrew Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh?
Salvador SolerFebruary 19, 2020
Making Sense of the Imperialist Attack on Iran
What are the political implications of the recent imperialist attack on Iran?
Juan Andrés GallardoJanuary 23, 2020
Aggression Against Iran: The Problem Is Bigger Than Trump
#WWIII is no longer trending on Twitter. But all of the forces that brought the United States and Iran to the brink of open military conflict remain. They must be torn out at the root.
Tatum ReganJanuary 17, 2020
5 Times the US Intervened in Iran
Before the recent airstrike attack on Iran, the United States had extended its imperialist arm in Iran during several key moments in history. Here is a brief review of US involvement in Iran.
Nina DeMeoJanuary 13, 2020
Elizabeth Warren Is Just Another War Hawk
In her recent appearance on The View, Elizabeth Warren once again demonstrated her allegiance to US imperialism.
Ezra BrainJanuary 9, 2020
It’s Time To Rebuild the Anti-War Movement
The US’s assassination of Qasem Soleimani last week is a clear demonstration that the US has no intentions of ever pulling out of the Middle East. If we wish to avoid further conflict in the region, we must build an anti-war movement as strong and determined as the one that helped end the Vietnam War.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 7, 2020