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“Wiped off The Map”: The Rumor Fabricated by the US Media to Attack Iran

by Arash Norouzi Mossadegh Project January 5, 2012 Across the world, a dangerous rumor has spread that could have catastrophic implications. According to legend, Iran’s President has threatened to destroy Israel, or, to quote the misquote, “Israel must be wiped off the map”. Contrary to popular belief, this statement was never made, as the following article will prove. BACKGROUND: On Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at the Ministry of Interior conference hall in Tehran, newly elected Iranian ...Read full article...

Iran threatens action if US carrier returns

Reuters January 3, 2012 Iran will take action if a U.S. aircraft carrier which left the area because of Iranian naval exercises returns to the Gulf, the state news agency quoted army chief Ataollah Salehi as saying on Tuesday. “Iran will not repeat its warning … the enemy’s carrier has been moved to the Sea of Oman because of our drill. I recommend and emphasise to the American carrier ...Read full article...

Siberia could separate from Russia to become part of USA

by Lev Pravin Pravda December 30, 2011 The idea to separate Siberia and annex the territory to the United States of America has been engrossing the minds of Siberian separatists for a long time already. Surprisingly, or maybe not, they find the support from across the ocean. Many, if not all Siberians, may think at times that the Siberian regions with their natural riches live poorly just because they ...Read full article...

Empire and the Lies of the Corporate Media: Are we Living in a Fool’s Paradise?

by William Bowles Global Research December 25, 2011 Well 2011 has been nothing if not eventful but frankly, in spite of all the #Occupy this and #Occupy that, it’s not been a good year for us progresssives or the planet. The Empire acts with increasing, not decreasing impunity, desperate now to try and keep ahead of events lest events take control of it. Are we living in a fool’s ...Read full article...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dead at age 69

Associated Press December 19, 2011 Kim Jong Il, North Korea’s mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, has died of heart failure. He was 69. In a “special broadcast” Monday from the North Korean capital, state media said Kim died of a heart ailment on a train due to a “great mental and physical strain” on Dec. 17 during a “high intensity field inspection.” It said an autopsy was done on ...Read full article...

Iraq Outsmarted U.S. on Military Withdrawal

by Gareth Porter IPS December 18, 2011 Defence Secretary Leon Panetta’s suggestion that the end of the U.S. troop presence in Iraq is part of a U.S. military success story ignores the fact that the George W. Bush administration and the U.S. military had planned to maintain a semi-permanent military presence in Iraq. The real story behind the U.S. withdrawal is how a clever strategy of deception and diplomacy ...Read full article...

U.S. Leaves Iraq in time for Israel to Air Attack Iran

By Rowan Scarborough Washington Times December 15, 2011 The U.S. military’s fast-approaching Dec. 31 exit from Iraq, which has no way to defend its airspace, puts Israel in a better place strategically to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities. Iraq has yet to assemble a force of jet fighters, and since the shortest route for Israeli strike fighters to Iran is through Iraqi airspace, observers conclude that the U.S. exit makes ...Read full article...

Canada tells Canadians to leave Syria now

The Associated Press December. 15, 2011 Canada on Thursday urged its citizens to leave Syria immediately, saying President Bashar Assad’s authoritarian regime “has lost all legitimacy, and its abhorrent behavior will not be tolerated.” The United Nations sharply raised its death toll this week for the nine-month uprising against the regime, saying more than 5,000 people have been killed. The statement by Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird came the ...Read full article...
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