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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
That a boy... keep giving the US and allies more ammunition to use against you, and keep giving Europe less reasons to even pretend to care about the JCPOA. With chess moves like this, the IRI will soon rule the world.
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) replied to Shahir (@Shahir) on Pinned comment
You're right. I think I see what he did: 1.68/2.7 = 0.622, but that doesn't equal a 62% fall.
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
Interestingly, the author is from England, yet he still peddles the standard American leftist line that the fall of Mossadegh "ushered in" the Shah, and imply that Mossadegh was an alternative to the Shah, when they filled different roles. The Shah was "ushered in" by the British 12 years earlier af ... Read more
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
'"For the Islamic Republic of Iran, time is running out," Iran's representative Mohsen Mohebi told the ICJ's judges on Wednesday.'

Time is running out for the Islamic Republic of Hell? Oh, boo-hoo!


'"The lives of millions of people residing in this country are already deeply suffering from the sa ... Read more
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
This is not good news in smogbound cities like Tehran, or Tehrangeles.
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
In order to turn public opinion against Iran and lessen opposition to a possible war, it would make sense for Western security services to engineer a false flag attack if Iran didn't make any suitable false moves of its own volition. I say "Western" not "US", because I am not convinced that the Euro ... Read more
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) replied to Ash (@Ash_) on Pinned comment
Because apparently Obama loved Iran. He hated Syria, Libya, the Ukraine and Yemen enough to destroy them, but somehow Iran was singled out for "special treatment".
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
If Europe can't depend on the US for security, then it had better wind back its unsustainable socialist programmes and start spending more on border control and defence, because at the moment, with the partial exception of the UK, the Europeans are still gunning at full speed for their own version o ... Read more
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
"Where does this leave U.S. ambitions? Short of an invasion, can it replace the Islamic Republic?"

Iran has suffered regime change without war before, so it's possible. If it doesn't work. Iran will be weaker by the time the US does take military action. If this drags out for a few years, it would ... Read more
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
"Assad may have won the war, but that doesn’t mean you ignore such strong evidence of crimes against humanity."

He didn't win the war. He just survived it - so far. It would not surprise me at all if the US had another go at getting rid of him later.
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
The real heads of ISIS can be found in Langley, Virginia.
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) replied to ashianeh (@ashianeh) on Pinned comment
Could be. Not my area of expertise. But I'm pretty sure if Bolton and all other super hawks dropped dead tomorrow, the "ZioCons" or whoever else wants war would just replace them.
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Cyrus___ Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
If only the death of one Iran war hawk meant the world was running out of them. The fact is, while his support was very welcome within war hawk circiles, McCain hasn't played a major role in the latest escalation of tensions between the US and Iran.
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