By Stephen Lendman
They include cyber attacks, other sabotage, targeted assassinations, deadly explosions, sophisticated satellite, drone, and other spying, bogus accusations, a virtual blockade, hostile saber rattling, multiple rounds of sanctions, and attempts to cripple its central bank and oil industry.
At issue is Iranian independence.The Islamic Republic threatens no one.Its nuclear program is peaceful.It seeks cooperative international relations.It wants its sovereign rights respected.
Belligerence is America's option of choice.
Peace and stability are sabotaged.Pretexts are created.One war follows another.After Syria comes Iran.
They consider cold-blooded killers freedom fighters.They're armed, trained, funded, and directed to commit murder and other atrocities.Assad gets blamed for their crimes.
"top Iranian scientist believed to be the 'father' of Iran's nuclear weapons program…."
No evidence proves one exists.Nonetheless, baseless charges continue.Fear is generated.Public opinion is manipulated.War plans perhaps remain unchanged.
Tehran "appear(s) to be developing nuclear weapons."How many times have we heard that before?Charges wore thin long ago.Nonetheless, they repeat.
NAM values, he said, include anti-colonialism, political, economic and cultural independence, solidarity and cooperation, world peace, and freedom from hegemonic dominance.
"Using their exclusive and organized media network, they disguise their lies as the truth, their falsehoods as true, and their oppression as efforts to promote justice.""In contrast, they brand as lies every true statement that exposes their deceit and label every legitimate demand as roguish."
The 16th NAM summit represents a historic opportunity. Key is transforming rhetoric into policy. As host, Iran gains prestige and support against hostile US/Israeli designs.
Bullying failed.It's a hopeful sign.Dozens of presidents, prime ministers, and other top officials showed up.Doing so expresses anti-imperial solidarity.
He repeated earlier baseless accusations. NAM leaders likely have a belly full of arrogance they reject. Netanyahu is a world class thug. He heads Israel's worst ever government.
Israel is the region's only nuclear armed and dangerous state. Its secret program menaces other nations. Its arsenal is believed to include hundreds of warheads and sophisticated delivery systems.
"How climate change in Greenland (affects) geopolitics, immigration and (EU) military affairs;" and(2)"Syria and the potential for Russian and Chinese intervention."
Russia and China have vital regional interests. Failure to intervene increases their own vulnerability. Both countries represent America's final frontier. Failure to confront more US aggression now makes doing so later harder.