Category: Middle East Crisis

June 2, 2015 Category: Middle East Crisis

PODCAST: The Secret History of U.S./Iranian Relations

Best-selling author Stephen Kinzer shares his insights on the hidden history of Iran, including the CIA’s highly secretive Operation Ajax which led to the overthrow of the country’s democratic government in 1953.

March 5, 2012 Category: Middle East Crisis

Shock Claim: Al Qaeda Enters Strategic Alliance with U.S. Against Syrian Government

According to new international reports, the United States may have recently formed a strategic alliance with some anti-Assad factions operating within Syria.

February 23, 2012 Category: Middle East Crisis

Why Does Iran Hate America? Exposing Operation Ajax

Why Does Iran Hate America? Listen as Stephen Kinzer exposes the truth about the 1953 coup in Iran known as Operation Ajax.

May 13, 2011 Category: Middle East Crisis

The Mad Scramble for Iraq’s Oil Reserves

What the mainstream media never told you about the Iraq war…

May 12, 2011 Category: Middle East Crisis

How America’s Petrodollar System Influenced the 2003 Iraq War

One of the more sensitive, and therefore veiled, aspects of the petrodollar system is how it has impacted America’s relations with the Middle East. In life, everything boils down to incentives. If we are hoping to grasp how the world around us works, we must understand that behind every decision lies an incentive. Let’s see what role the power of incentives plays in the petrodollar system when it comes to American foreign policy in the Middle East.

March 21, 2011 Category: Middle East Crisis

The West vs. Gadaffi

by Eric Hammer | FTMDaily Contributing Writer TEL AVIV, Mar 21 – As the fighting in Libya continues to take a toll on the civilian population there, the United States and her allies are entering the third day of their offensive to enforce a no fly zone over parts of the North African nation. President […]

March 10, 2011 Category: Middle East Crisis

Saudi “Day of Rage” May Fizzle on the Launching Pad

A so called “Day of Rage” has been scheduled for tomorrow in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The planned protest has been called for on a Facebook group which sports some 17,000 members and has sent the market for crude oil into emergency standby mode.

March 3, 2011 Category: Middle East Crisis

The Gas Shocks of the Future Are Here Today in Israel

You walk up to the gas pump and check the price. $7.94 per gallon the meter reads. You shrug and begin to fill up your tank, watching in numbed silence as the numbers race by. By the time you’re done, the total cost to fill up your tank of gas is $238.20. A fantasy?

March 2, 2011 Category: Middle East Crisis

The Mad Dog of Libya Keeps Laughing

There was something truly sad in watching the interview that Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi recently gave to Christiane Amanpour. He met with her and two other journalists in the lobby of a local hotel in Tripoli, apparently unafraid of possible assassination attempts.

August 17, 2010 Category: Middle East Crisis

Wars and Rumors of War

This weekend, Iran goes atomic. On August 21, Iran will bring the nation’s first nuclear power reactor online when it loads a shipment of nuclear fuel into the core of the Bushehr nuclear plant.