Actually, Iran is Complying With the Nuclear Agreement but the U.S. Isn’t

The prevailing truth appears to be that Iran is in full compliance with the JCPOA. And Trump and Netanyahu are well aware of it.

Targeting Iran by Carlos Latuff for MintPress News

On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave his most grandiose anti-Iranian performance to date, revealing what he believed was direct proof that Iran “lied” about its nuclear program. This isn’t the first time Netanyahu has overhyped the threat of Iran’s non-existent nuclear weapons program. He has been crying wolf over Iran since as

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Israel Threatens To Bomb Assad’s Presidential Palace

While Israel has for years played more of a quiet ‘long game’ in Syria outside the media spotlight: providing tacit support to al-Qaeda terrorists in Syria along its Golan border (in Netanyahu’s words to Putin: Israel prefers the «Sunni sphere» over «bringing in Shi’ites» which reflects a disturbing widely held view among Israeli officials that ISIS is the ‘lesser evil’) as well semi-regularly bombing select targets, its increased willingness to loudly and unreservedly voice its intentions to the world is the result new realities it appears unprepared to accept.

Benjamin Netanyahu (Debbie Hill/Pool Photo via AP)

More information has emerged from Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with President Putin last week. The two met in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi on August 23rd to discuss recent developments in Syria. According to new shocking reports in both Arab and Israeli media, a senior Israeli official accompanying Netanyahu on the

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Fact-checking Israeli Ambassador Mark Regev

Israel’s Ambassador to the UK, Mark Regev, places a premium on speaking at university campuses. The context? Israel’s uphill struggle to assuage a growing sense of frustration and anger at a Benjamin Netanyahu-led government seen as a serial violator of international law and human rights.

Mark Regev, spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, tells speaks to reporters, in Washington (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

In October, Mark Regev addressed Cambridge University students at its famous Debating Union. The event was recently uploaded onto YouTube, and of particular interest is the Q&A (beginning 27 minutes in). The questions are predominantly critical, or sceptical, and Regev has to shoot from the hip. So here are three claims that the Israeli

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Israeli Comptroller Report Reveals 2014 Gaza Massacre Was A War Of Choice

A new report issued by Israel’s state comptroller provides disturbing new details surrounding the country’s 2014 attack on Gaza.

A United Nations aid agency car lies destroyed by shrapnel from an Israeli strike in the Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

NEW YORK-- Palestinians from the Gaza Strip have criticized an Israeli report on the country’s 2014 military operation against the besieged coastal enclave. The report was released by Israeli state comptroller Yosef Shapira on Tuesday. “I understand from the report that Gaza was merely the setting for an Israeli war game, with no objective but

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Susan Rice Promises Israel ‘Largest Military Aid Package In U.S. History’

The American national security adviser also lashes out at Israel’s settlement activity, saying that the only road to ‘sustainable security for Israel and to dignity and self-determination for the Palestinians is two states for two peoples.’

National Security Adviser Susan Rice walks on-stage to address the 2015 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015. Rice recently promised Israel the largest US military aid package in history.

U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice promised Israel on Monday that the new military aid agreement between the two nations that is currently being negotiated will constitute “the single largest military assistance package — with any country — in American history.” Addressing the American Jewish Committee Global Forum in Washington, Rice said

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In Waiting, Israel Likely To Get Less US Military Aid

Whatever the size of the next US military aid deal to Israel, a 10-year package to cover 2019-2028, Israel will still be the largest recipient of US funding, and it will still be the largest package they’ve ever gotten.

US Vice President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands while giving joint statements in the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Israel, Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (Debbie Hill, Pool via AP)

Whatever the size of the next US military aid deal to Israel, a 10-year package to cover 2019-2028, Israel will still be the largest recipient of US funding, and it will still be the largest package they’ve ever gotten. That said, Israel is increasingly realizing they could’ve gotten more. During the period around the signing of the P5+1 nuclear

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