Eye on the Media: The Noose is Tightening on Iran

Posted on December 14, 2011 by


The war drums are beating more loudly these days…

Yossi Melman

‘The war against Iran’s nuclear program has already begun’

Haaretz

Summary: Explosions, deadly computer viruses and other sorts of ‘accidents’ – someone is targeting Iran’s nuclear project, either the Western intelligence agencies, internal opposition groups, or both.

M K Bhadrakumar

‘Tehran invokes revolutionary fervor’

Asia Times Online

Summary: As the US gathers its flock, including its most reliable sycophant Britain, to move against the Iranian sphere via regime change in Syria, Tehran has taken the gloves off. The downgrading of ties with London moved with such speed that it is obvious it was authorized at the highest levels, as any further attempts at a soft line with the West have been rejected as futile.

Angus Stickler and Maggie O’Kane

‘Former elite officers reveal tensions in Iran regime’

The Guardian

Summary: Former Iranian Guards reveal tensions within the Iranian regime.

Reva Bhalla

‘Dispatch: Countering Iran in the Covert World’

STRATFOR

Summary: The video examines how a recent chain of Iran-related events sheds light on the geopolitical environment in which Iran’s adversaries are operating.

Glenn Greenwald

‘George Orwell on the Evil Iranian Menace’

Salon

Summary: Given the extensive violence and aggression the U.S. has perpetrated, and continues to perpetrate, on numerous countries in that region, one might think that not even American political culture could sustain the propagandistic myth that it is Iran that is the aggressor state and the U.S. that is its peace-loving victim.

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