• Imperialism

    Iran’s Real Crime: It Won’t Bow

    Source: counterpunch January 9, 2018 by John Wight That Iran is not a free country is self-evident. How could it possibly be free when it exists in the crosshairs of US imperialism? In this respect, it shares the same status as Venezuela, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, Russia, and China – in other words Iran is one of a select group of countries that do not kowtow to the diktat of ‘Rome’. For strip away the obfuscation, the dissembling words proffered by the usual parade of well fed and handsomely remunerated Western ideologues, and the only reason, the single reason that Iran is being depicted as a “terrorist state” in which human rights are non-existent, is because under its current government it…