regime change

IRAN: US Regime Change Project is Immoral and Illegal

July 24, 2018

By David William Pear , July 23, 2018   Photo: George W. Bush. A symbol of America’s contempt for international law. [Photo from the sleuthjournal.com]   “We’re going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.” (US General Wesley Clark, former…

America’s Regime Change Toolbox

June 30, 2018

By Barbara Koeppel / Truthdig. Regime change here, regime change there. Officials argue for or against it and the press and media routinely report on it. There are good guys (the U.S. and its current allies) and bad ones. Although the list shifts—today North Korea is trustworthy, Canada is not—one thing is unchanged: Regime change…

Trump Seeks Regime Change in Iran, Ripping up Nuclear Deal and Imposes ‘Strongest’ Sanctions

May 25, 2018

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said the US president is very “committed to regime change” in Iran, in a speech for the Iranian opposition cult the MEK. Then Trump sabotaged the JCPOA and Mike Pompeo announced “the strongest sanctions in history.”

US Ambassador Confirms Billions Spent On Regime Change in Syria, Debunking ‘Obama Did Nothing’ Myth

February 9, 2018

The United States spent at least $12 billion in Syria-related military and civilian expenses in the four years from 2014 through 2017, according to former U.S. ambassador Robert Ford, Ben Norton reports.

US Military Breeds Violence in Africa

October 24, 2017

After the killings of U.S. soldiers in Niger and a potential U.S. link to the Mogadishu attack, author Bill Fletcher says that an increased American military role in Africa threatens even more violence

Decertifying Iran Deal, Trump Escalates His War

October 13, 2017

President Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal and targeting of the Revolutionary Guard is a dangerous escalation, says Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council

Historian: If Russia Meddled, It Was ‘Average’

July 23, 2017

Dov Levin of Carnegie Mellon University looked at U.S. and Russian interference in other countries’ elections since World War II and found that the U.S. was far in the lead, interfering over 80 times — and in far more impactful ways than alleged hacking and fake news

Trump Administration Formally Abandons Regime Change Policy in Syria

April 3, 2017

Tillerson and Haley say regime change in Syria is no longer the goal, which leaves US policy in the region riddled with contradictions says Vijay Prashad

At Democratic Debate, Candidates Embrace Military Solutions in Foreign Policy

December 21, 2015

Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Phyllis Bennis says the debate showed a difference in tactics but not strategy in the foreign policy platforms of Sanders and Clinton

Gaddafi and Libya

March 19, 2014
Patrick Cockburn: As the central state unravels, all the external powers that drove regime change look for ways to take advantage