Liz Cheney and the Daughters of Creative Destruction

A minor distraction on the path to the next war.

It is rather bizarre Liz Cheney, the daughter of Dick Cheney, would cofound Keep America Safe (now defunct) with a neocon talking head, Bill Kristol. The forever war outfit was funded by Mel Sembler, an Israel-first real estate tycoon who is a good friend of Bibi Netanyahu.

Cheney has absolutely no interest in keeping America safe. She is calling for an immediate attack on Iran. 

From The Hill:

House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on Wednesday the U.S. should consider a “proportional military response” against Iran, among other potential actions, over its suspected involvement in drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil supply.

Forget “proportional.” Cheney and a handful of similarly psychotic neocons want nothing short of the total destruction of Iran on par with the destruction of Iraq, Syria, and Libya.

A million or more dead? Not a problem. For the neocons, would be worth it, same as it was for Madeline Albright, the former Clinton secretary of state who declared on national television the murder of half a million kids in Iraq was worth it.

“Not acting sends a message, frankly, that’s likely to encourage an additional escalation by the Iranians if they feel they can take this kind of action without a response. So I’m pleased to see that we’ve begun to see some of that response,” Cheney said.

“I also think that a proportional military response is the right way to go, and I’m hopeful that Secretary Pompeo is coordinating in that regard with the Saudis,” she added, referring to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

This supposed proportionality would result in a devastating war in the Middle East, the shutdown of oil in the Persian Gulf, and would precipitate a crash of the world economy. It certainly wouldn’t keep America safe. It would do the opposite.

Neocons are not concerned with ordinary Americans teetering on the edge of economic disaster. Neocons have two primary concerns: 1) making Zionist Israel the undisputed hegemon of the Middle East, and 2) maintaining American exceptionalism, that is to say maintaining the ability to destroy nations not following the neoliberal game plan.

Next, we have Meghan McCain, daughter of the late Senator John McCain. From her soapbox at the three-ring circus known as The View, Ms. McCain argued with Whoopi Goldberg about the advisability of bombing Iran.

During the tête-à-tête between Goldberg and McCain, Meghan “claimed that the U.S. sent $400 million to the ‘largest state sponsor of terror,’ adding, ‘I don’t care who you are but we shouldn’t be giving money to a country where people go out in the streets and scream death to Israel, death to America,’” Splinter reported last May.

Not mentioned is the fact the US government stole the money from Iran. Even TIME admitted the money was stolen. 

 [In] the late 1970s… [Iran] had paid for U.S. fighter jets, while Tehran was still a U.S. ally. After it turned into an enemy in 1979, Washington was not about to deliver the jets. But, all these years later, Iran wanted its money back—and with interest.

And yet, neocons like McCain continue to push out the lie that Obama gifted the Iranians “$400 million stacked on pallets.”

McCain is woefully misinformed about nukes in the Middle East. There is but one nuclear power in the neighborhood, and that’s Israel with its undeclared nukes. In 1965, the Zionist state stole over 200 pounds of weapons-grade highly enriched uranium from the Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation plant in Apollo, Pennsylvania. There was zero consequence for this brazen act.

Israel, however, doesn’t fit in McCain’s Dr. Strangelove scenario.

More than a decade ago, McCain said she agreed with everything her father had to say about Iran.

Following the unlikely takedown of the mullahs, the late senator wanted a former Marxist cult leader to lord over the country. In the photo below, McCain is standing with Maryam Rajavi, the leader of a terrorist organization that has killed Americans.

Both Meghan McCain and Liz Cheney are a sideshow attraction—billed as the Daughters of Creative Destruction—a minor distraction on the path to a larger and far more destructive war than what Dick Cheney’s neocons inflicted on Iraq.

However, it appears this war will be postponed until after the election. Iran may or may not have targeted Saudi oil. This single event—and that of taking out an expensive US spy drone—are not enough to get a war going and the neocons know it. Israel and the neocons want Iran destroyed now and they may cook up another false flag to get their war going.

If Trump falls, as a result, that’s not a serious concern.

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Trump: Saudi Arabia’s Bitch

False flag or Yemeni retaliation?

That’s what Democrat candidate Tulsi Gabbard calls President Trump for his slavish reliance on Saudi Arabia to declare Iran responsible for last weekend’s attack on Saudi oil resources. 

Gabbard’s comments are in response to Trump’s tweet on Sunday:

For the Saudis, there is but one culprit—Iran. The Kingdom and its psychotic boy prince, Mohammed bin Salman, wants nothing more than to take down Iran, preferably to the ground and smoldering. It cannot do this without the help of the US military. The blame will not go to some fictitious terror group hiding out in the Maldives. I exaggerate, of course, but not much. 

Tulsi elaborates her position:

Meanwhile, one of the loudest, shrillest, and most Israel-centric talk show hosts in America has denounced her as a “clown” for attempting to end the neocon wars and return sanity and balance to US foreign policy. 

Neocons are predisposed to tell lies. There is no evidence Iran had anything to do with the attack, or for that matter Yemen. And there will little if any convincing evidence provided by Mike Pompeo and his neocons. they understand evidence is not required, only lies. 

This paucity of evidence has never bothered the neocons—they simply invent and spin events resulting in deadly consequence. For instance, the murder of over a million Iraqis, which it is fair to say Mark Levin supported and will again. Because only Israeli and American lives matter, especially the former. 

Zionists are not concerned with the mass murder of Arabs and Muslims. Israel’s history is chock full of massacres, torture, the imprisonment of children, and the targeted assassination of medics, journalists, and activists along the prison wall that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel.

The “dangerous fool” here is Mark Levin, an Israel-first neocon of the first order masquerading as an American constitutionalist. His version of the Constitution doesn’t include Article I, Section 8, Clause 11. It specifies only Congress can declare war, not a president caught in some kind of Zionist voodoo trance. 

Levin calls Gabbard a “moron,” when it is Levin who is the moron, or at least comes off as one. There is virtually zero evidence Iran has killed US soldiers (in occupied Iraq) and is building ICBMs for nuclear warheads that do not exist. Levin’s citing Israeli propaganda, not verifiable facts. 

Mark Levin, of course, is not a moron. He’s an intelligent, conniving, and hateful neocon, an Israel-first fanatic. He wants to bomb Iran—just like his ideological twin, the dismissed John Bolton—and the prospect of thousands of dead Iranians and the Middle East in flames does not bother him, as it would any human with empathy and a sense of justice.

Levin has no such empathy for average Iranians, Gazans, Lebanese, and Syrians. Like all neocons, his only concern is Israel. He supports Trump simply because Trump is locked in a Zionist voodoo trance and will give the tiny apartheid state just abbot anything it wants, including putting America’s imprimatur on yet another war, this one with far more dire consequences for humanity than the other neocon wars. 

Tulsi, as any serious politician, has paid lip service to Israel. She knows that failing to do so will terminate her political career. She went so far as to support the unconstitutional anti-BDS legislation working its way through Congress. 

But that’s not enough for Levin and the neocons. Nothing short of enthusiastic support for Israel and its endless wars, ethnic cleansing, and apartheid are acceptable for any US politician, especially those running for president. 

Trump declares he’s “locked and loaded” after the attack on Saudi oil facilities. He is waiting for the Saudis to make up their minds on possible perpetrators. But that’s a foregone conclusion. Iran is responsible. Iran will be punished, possibly with bunker busters and the destruction of its infrastructure. 

This latest drama has all the earmarks of a false flag operation designed to further ratchet up hostilities and eventually get a war going. 

Mark Levin is doing all he can to make it so. 

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Sen. Graham Wants to Bomb Iran in Response to Houthi Attack on Saudi Oil

Latest excuse for mass murder of Iranians.

Following the early morning attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil processing facility—the largest oil processing plant in the world—and a similar drone attack at the Khurais oil field on Saturday, the neocon senator from South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, has called for attacking Iran. 

Although the Houthis claimed responsibility for the crippling attack, there is little evidence who is actually responsible. It is just as likely the Saudis did this to 1) ramp up hostilities against their arch enemy, Shia Iran, 2) jack up the price of oil, and 3) in the process make the impending Aramco IPO more lucrative.

In addition, the Saudis fear the end of the illegal war on the people of Yemen negotiated by the US:

Zerohedge notes:

According to Reuters reports the drone attacks will impact up to 5 million bpd of oil production, which suggests that the price of oil—already severely depressed by the recent news that John Bolton is out, making de-escalation with Iran far more likely—is set to soar when trading reopens late on Sunday, just what the upcoming Aramco IPO desperately needs, which in turn has prompted some to wonder if the “Yemen” attack on Saudi Arabia wasn’t in fact orchestrated by Saudi interests. (Emphasis mine.) 

Meanwhile, the corporate media, as should be expected, is placing the blame indirectly on Iran. From the beginning of the Saudi campaign to bomb the daylights out of Yemen, creating one of the worst humanitarian crises in recent memory, the corporate media has stated as an indisputable fact the Houthis are an Iranian proxy doing the bidding of the mullahs in Tehran. 

On the contrary, the Iranians have very little to do with supporting the Houthis, a fact rarely mentioned because it conflicts with the narrative that fallaciously states Iran is the most vicious terror state in the world (that designation is better suited for the United States and Israel). 

Thomas Juneau, the assistant professor at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and an analyst with Canada’s Department of National Defense, wrote for The Washington Post in 2016, “Tehran’s support for the Houthis is limited, and its influence in Yemen is marginal. It is simply inaccurate to claim that the Houthis are Iranian proxies.” 

Iran’s assistance “remains limited and far from sufficient to make more than a marginal difference to the balance of forces in Yemen, a country awash with weapons. There is, therefore, no supporting evidence to the claim that Iran has bought itself any significant measure of influence over Houthi decision-making.”

Graham sits on a number of committees—including the Foreign Relations Committee, and he is the chairman of the Subcommittee on the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs—so it really isn’t possible he doesn’t know the oft-claimed accusation Iran controls the Houthis is little more than war propaganda.  

But then Graham, as a neocon fellow traveler, is enthusiastically in favor of Israel’s wars in the Middle East. If it takes a few lies to get things moving, so be it. Iran must be bombed because it cannot be allowed to challenge the Zionist apartheid state, and condemn its disruptive behavior, violation of human rights, and relentless agitation for a war that would suck in America and crash an already teetering world economy.  

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Schizoid Man: Trump Considers Throwing Money at Iran

He might change his mind at any moment.

President Trump is considering backing a French plan to extend a $15 billion line of credit to Iran. 

Needless to say, this is a 180 degree turn away from his previous stance. Last July, he tweeted a threat specifically aimed at Iranian President Rouhani. 

More recently, reality managed to sink in. 

If Trump follows the advice of Bolton and the neocons, it would be a sure bet he’d lose the 2020 election. A disastrous war against Iran would also crash a world economy that runs on oil and is already teetering on the edge. Americans suffering under the consequences would find somebody to blame, and that somebody would be Trump. 

No way in hell will Trump’s ego allow this to happen. 

The president showed arch-neocon, John Bolton, the door this week, but despite this welcome and positive move his administration remains chock full of neocons. Most disturbingly, his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is a dedicated anti-Iran and pro-Zionist fanatic. 

Following word of the plan, neocons went bonkers. 

Meanwhile, the Israelis were told, contrary to Trump’s wish to dial-down the hostilities, that the sanctions would remain in place and not to worry. 

Unfortunately, President Trump’s apparent willingness to step back from the neocon plan to set the Middle East on fire for the sake of tiny Israel is not set in stone. 

He’s not known as the King of Flip-flop for nothing. 

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Iranian Monarchists Praise the Shah’s Brutal Rule on the Anniversary of his Death

Silence on his crimes as media demonizes the mullahs.

On July 27, 1980, Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi finally succumbed to cancer in Cairo, Egypt. In 1953, he was installed as the dictator of Iran after the CIA overthrew the democratically elected government of Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh. 

There are a few tributes to the brutal dictator posted on social media ahead of this anniversary. Most are nostalgic for the good old days when the Shah ruled with an iron fist and unleashed his notorious and brutal SAVAK secret police on Iranians opposed to his rule. 

https://twitter.com/SPQR73844943/status/1154840009398054912?s=20

As the corporate media dwells on the mullahs, it doesn’t bother to explain how the Islamic Republic of Iran came to be and why. It’s basically ignored. For those interested, a few links follow.

SAVAK is listed on this page as number six of “10 of the Most Brutal Secret Police Forces in History,” right up there with the Gestapo, the Stasi, and the Khmer Rouge’s Santebal. 

It took a couple decades after the revolution for The New York Times to publish an expose on the Shah’s torture. Years of Torture in Iran Comes to Light.

In 2009, The Inquisitor nominated the Shah “Despot of the Week.” 

The Shah and his family amassed a huge fortune—estimated at $20 billion in 1979—said at that time to be “a staggering sum that would probably exceed or at least equal the wealth of any of the other royal families of Middle East Oil-producing states.” 

“By 1977 [two years before the Revolution] the sheer scale of corruption had reached a boiling point… Even conservative estimates indicate that such [bureaucratic] corruption involved at least a billion dollars between 1973 and 1976,” according to research by IPFS. 

Americans wonder why Iranians chant “Death to America” and “Death to Israel.” Soon after the Revolution, students began compiling an archive of memos, titled “Documents from the US Espionage Den, Iran Embassy—CIA Station 1979.” The documents reveal in detail how the CIA collaborated with SAVAK. 

Ya’acov Nimrodi, Israel’s military attaché to Iran prior to the Revolution, admitted Mossad helped build-up and fine-tune SAVAK. In the book The Iran Contra Connection: Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan Era, Johnathan Marshall, Peter Dale Scott, and Jane Hunter write that Nimrodi was “the Mossad agent who could properly boast of having ‘built’ SAVAK into an efficient if brutal intelligence service.”

There is much more to the story we’re not told as the media continues to demonize the current government of Iran. The rule of the Shi’a theocracy is a direct result of meddling by the United States, Britain, and Israel. The Iranian parliament (the Majlis) elected Mohammad Mosaddegh and his National Front was popular with the Iranian people. 

The trouble began when Mosaddegh declared Iran’s oil belonged to the people, not the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. 

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Killing Hundreds of Thousands of Iranians OK with Trump

Trump the weathervane.

 

Recently in the Bizarro World of US politics, the imperial president signed off on the potential murder of tens or hundreds of thousands of innocent people. 

During a press conference with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, Trump said he’s sick and tired of dealing with Iran. 

“Frankly it’s getting harder for me to want to make a deal with Iran because they behave very badly,” said the president. 

“I’ll tell you it could go either way, very easily,” Trump added. “And I’m OK either way it goes.” 

In other words, he’s willing to “bomb the shit” (as he said about Syria during the presidential campaign) out of Iran if they don’t grovel at the feet of Trump and Israel’s PM Netanyahu. 

“We are very geared up. They are really the number one state of terror in the world,” said Trump. 

Geared up and bristling with depleted uranium munitions, cruise missiles, GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB, aka Mother of All Bombs), and even “tactical” nukes. 

Meanwhile, as part of the ongoing economic war against any country that believes it has a right to free trade that conflicts with Israel’s war on Iran—carried out by the US and paid for by propagandized American taxpayers—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the other day the US is imposing sanctions on the oil importer Zhuhai Zhenrong and its chief executive Youmin Li.

“They violated US law by accepting crude oil,” said the former tank commander and CIA boss. 

Obviously, sanctions levied by the Exceptional Nation apply to the entire world. If a non-exceptional nation violates the imagined supremacy of the United States government, it can expect to fall under the rubric of economic warfare. 

Today the executive of an oil importer, tomorrow an entire nation, that is to say millions and even billions of people, the vast majority that has done absolutely nothing to harm the United States or Israel. 

Finally, the MAGA media, a junior partner in the neocon crusade to destroy Iran and possibly the criminal state of Israel as an unintended result, has stepped up its propaganda contribution.

Here’s an interview that aired on Infowars. I am sorry to say I was the editor of this website before it went total Trump and sucked up to the neocons. Infowars is now unrecognizable. Once upon a time, it was antiwar. But then there isn’t a whole lot of Benjamins to be made advocating peace and sanity. 

It should be noted that the guy interviewed is Seyed Mohammad Hosseini, the founder of the so-called Restart movement. Hosseini encourages his followers to attack the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Basij bases, and government buildings throughout the country as part of his plan to bring about the collapse of the government, according to Bloomberg.

When Bush and Obama ruled, Infowars advocated a libertarian and constitutionalist foreign policy. Now it supports intervention in the business of other nations and sides with neocons and Israel-firsters.

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War Propaganda: Iran Sleeper Cells Ready to Kill Brits

As usual, there is no evidence, only scary propaganda.

On Monday, The Sun ran a scary story insisting evil Hezbollah sleeper cells are “preparing to strike” the UK in the wake of Iran’s tit-for-tat seizure of a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The newspaper picked up the story from The Telegraph. 

As usual, there is no evidence of this, only speculation the corporate propaganda media spins into reality, thus building step-by-step an excuse to attack Iran. 

Iran-backed terror cells could be deployed to launch deadly attacks in the UK, according to intelligence sources quoted last night.

As tensions escalate over the seizure of a British oil tanker, spy chiefs believe Iran may give the green light to its hidden proxy fighters if the crisis deepens.

Should open warfare erupt, MI5 and MI6 think Iran could call upon its network of terrorist sleeper cells to carry out atrocities, The Telegraph reported.

Pair the verbs “could” and “believe” with The Sun’s clickbait headline telling us an attack is a foregone conclusion. Because many if not most people are headline skimmers, this misleading headline has become a fact. It is added to the muddle of fake news and half-truth the media cranks out.

Meanwhile, the US, Israel, and the UK have attempted to destabilize Iran from within the country for more than a decade. Recall Iran’s accusation of black ops run by MI6 terrorists back in 2010. 

 Dr. Ismail Salami wrote in 2012:

British elements were behind five assassinations in 2007 and 2008 in Iran. The detainees said they had been promised USD 20,000 for every assassination. They reportedly received instructions from their commander Jalal Fattahi in Sulaimaniya, Iraq. Fattahi, who was also a commander with the terrorist Komala group, resides in London and has, on the strength of the detainees’ testimonies, conducted a number of assassinations in western Iranian cities since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. 

The Israeli Mossad has carried out an assassination program inside Iran for years, killing scientists allegedly working on a nuclear weapons program that cannot be confirmed. Both the US and Israel worked on the Stuxnet virus to cripple Iranian power plants. The malware subsequently posed a threat to countries outside of Iran. 

On Monday, the Iranians released a video documentary on the long history of CIA efforts to undermine and destabilize the country. Titled Mole Hunt, it will air on July 23. 

This coincided with Iran claiming it has exposed a number of CIA operatives working on subversion and intelligence gathering programs in the country. 

According to Trump, however, the capture of CIA operatives never happened. 

The success of the ongoing plan to malnourish children and inflict “maximum pressure” on ordinary Iranians is being orchestrated by an Israeli citizen, Sigal Mandelker, the successor to a number of Zionists at the US Treasury. 

In 2008 she worked at the DOJ and conspired with others, including Mark Filip, John Roth, Alice Fisher, and Jeffrey Sloman to make sure the Mossad’s Epstein child sex blackmail op never came to light. 

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Jeremy Hunt: Liar and War Propagandist

Lies, and more lies, parroted by servile partners in crime.

The UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and MP from South Wales, Jeremy Hunt, told a whopper about Iran and hardly anyone noticed.

Hunt would like to be PM some day, so it’s only natural he practice propaganda and lying skills, both required for a head of state.

His own government admits there isn’t a sanction on importing oil. The Export Control Organization in January 2015 issued a notice to exporters on the EU’s prohibition of the sale of aviation fuel to Syria. It says nothing about oil.

George Galloway elaborates:

Not one establishment media outlet made mention of this fact. Instead there has been a chorus of omissions and lies about Iran that give the impression it is a rogue nation and a threat to maritime trade in the Persian Gulf.

As should be expected, subservient lapdogs to the neocon effort to get a war going chimed in.

It seems only a socialist MEP is brave enough to refute the EU’s parroting of the lies and war provocations of the Trump neocons:

On Saturday, Trump once again issued a warning that might fit well in a comic book speech bubble:

Meanwhile, the well-paid MEK terror booster Rudy Giuliani continues to peddle lies and distortions.

Notice the clumsy effort to excuse the massive grand larceny of Iranian money seized by the financial elite after the Iranians overthrew the CIA installed monarch Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi and his SAVAK torturers.

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Mark Levin Slams Rand Paul on Iran

Compares Paul to Bernie Sanders and Rep. Omar on foreign policy.

On Thursday, talk radio host Mark Levin slammed Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul in response to a rumor Trump had picked Paul to backchannel negotiate with Iran. The president has since denied he plans to tap Paul for this role.

Levin, who fancies himself a constitutionalist, except in regard to seeking congressional war declarations, compared Rand Paul to Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar on foreign policy. He dismissed Paul as “Code Pink ideologue” who “put America last.”

“I don’t trust Rand Paul when it comes to foreign policy, because he’s an ideologue,” Levin said. “When it comes to foreign policy you need to have prudence. That is, you can’t have an ideology, other than you want to protect America of course.”

It really is remarkable Levin would use this word to describe Paul. If anything, Mark Levin is an ideologue, not in defense of the United States, but in defense of Israel and its Zionist apartheid government.

Neocons like Levin avoid defining the supposed threat posed to America by Iran or Hezbollah. “Death to America” is a rhetorical slogan, not a serious call to action. Iran is not killing US citizens.

However, the US and Israel, through proxies and directly, are killing Iranians. Israel is violating international law by bombing Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria. Iran, Hezbollah, and Russia were invited by the Syrian government to combat US-supported “rebels” trying to overthrow the rule of Bashir al-Assad. The US and Israel, on the other hand, are serial violators of international law.

Levin and the neocons avoid the obvious. Iran has never attacked the US (or any other country in over 200 years), it does not have nuclear weapons, and is surrounded by US bases. Iran realizes the obvious. It would be destroyed if it attacked the US or Israel.

Iran is not alone in denouncing Israel for 70 years of provocations and the brutal suppression and ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians, which Levin, as a dedicated Zionist, says do not exist.

Israel has repeatedly invaded Lebanon, continues to bomb Syria, and has over the last seven decades strived to create crises in neighboring Arab countries.

Neocon helpers such as Marco Rubio have denounced Rand Paul as an isolationist. Prior to FDR’s maneuvering America into the Second World War, so-called isolationists were known as noninterventionists. They only became isolationists after Democrats and other war supporters used the word as a pejorative.

Rand Paul is the polar opposite of Bernie Sanders. He is not a Code Pink ideologue. Paul wants America to return to its original philosophy of minding its own business, avoiding entangling alliances as George Washington advocated, and drawing down the US military posture around the world, a posture that has turned much of the world against the “exceptional nation.”

Mark Levin, on the other hand, is a neocon. He knows, or should, it is not the role of the US to be the world’s policeman.

Levin’s primary focus is Israel. He knows all too well, as do all neocons, that Israel cannot become the dominant force in the Middle East and realize its goal of Greater Israel and the final expulsion of the Palestinians without tricking the US into fighting its wars.

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Tanker Missing. Another Neocon False Flag?

Iran immediately blamed, no evidence required.

A tiny tanker flagged in Panama stopped sending tracking data two days ago near the Strait of Hormuz. As soon as the story surfaced, what happened? The corporate propaganda jumped all over it, reflexively pointing at Iran.

It’s all part of the script. The Brits under orders from the US neocons had Gibraltar (which is a British Overseas Territory) seize an Iranian tanker filled with crude, claiming it was destined for Syria, which is a target of economic warfare by the United Nations, and Iran, rightfully angry about this act of piracy, threatened to respond, and the next thing you know a small tanker disappears in the middle of the night and “US officials” (neocons), of course “anonymous,” say Iran is to blame. No evidence required, as usual.

The corporate propaganda media initially reported the ship was owned by the United Arab Emirates, but UAE officials turned around and said this isn’t the case, and so the mystery and potential false flag continues. The US is now “investigating,” that is to say building as case without evidence that Iran grabbed the ship in response to the documented fact the Brits hijacked a fully loaded Iranian tanker and arrested its crew.

Naturally, the Trump MAGA—in this case “Make Israel Great Again”—crowd jumped on this unverified story to tweet storm against Iran and the Democrats.

This is a developing story, so I am sure there will be a lot more spin to come.

Photo: US Corps of Engineers

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