The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

Photo: Iranians mourn the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani By Mike Talavera, with contributions from Kate LaBelle Last week, the US Senate passed an Iran War Powers resolution, a symbolic slap on the wrist for US President Donald Trump after his ordering of the January 2 US airstrike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Despite the Trump administration’s efforts to smooth over this assassination … Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

CHARLOTTE: Anti-Imperialist Banner, Posters Seen at US Military Center

By Mike Talavera On the evening of January 10, in the wealthy Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, a banner reading “Combat & Resist US imperialism” was dropped on the awning over the front door of a Armed Forces Career Center. This was done alongside flyers which read “Death to US imperialism, Military Recruiters Out of Working Class Communities, No War on Iran” which … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Anti-Imperialist Banner, Posters Seen at US Military Center

CHARLOTTE: Protesters Resist Police Attempt to Stop Anti-War Demonstration, One Arrested

Photo: Protesters rally at a major intersection in Charlotte, North Carolina against US aggression toward Iran By Miriam Cordova On Thursday, dozens of people in Charlotte held an anti-war demonstration, with one anti-imperialist protester being brutally arrested and charged with a noise ordinance violation for leading chants on a megaphone. As the protest increased in militant energy, police attempts to stop or confine the event … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Protesters Resist Police Attempt to Stop Anti-War Demonstration, One Arrested

Iran Fires Missiles at Bases Housing US Personnel, Zero Deaths Reported

Photo: Still image of Iranian missile launch By Mike Talavera Hours before Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani’s body was laid to rest, Iran fired missiles at two military bases in Iraq which house US military personnel in what it claims was retaliation for the US assassination of Soleimani last week. “Last night, [the US was] given one slap,” Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said … Continue reading Iran Fires Missiles at Bases Housing US Personnel, Zero Deaths Reported

Iranian Parliament Declares US Troops “Terrorists” as Tensions Dial Up

Photo: Iranian Parliament votes to designate US military as “terrorists”  By Mike Talavera Iran’s Islamic Consultative Assembly passed a measure today which labels the US military as “terrorists” in response to the US assassination of Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani last week. The move follows a series of rapid developments in the region over the past few days, holding the gaze of an anxious world … Continue reading Iranian Parliament Declares US Troops “Terrorists” as Tensions Dial Up

IRAK: Los Manifestantes Asaltan la Embajada de los EE.UU en Respuesta a los Ataques Aéreos

Foto: Manifestantes incendiaron un área de recepción en la Embajada de los Estados Unidos en Bagdad, Irak Este artículo es una traducción. Por Jakob Stein 6,000 manifestantes que se habían manifestado fuera de la embajada de los Estados Unidos en Bagdad en represalia por los ataques aéreos estadounidenses en Irak y Siria durante el fin de la semana pasado finalmente se retiraron al principios de … Continue reading IRAK: Los Manifestantes Asaltan la Embajada de los EE.UU en Respuesta a los Ataques Aéreos

US Air Strike Kills Top Iranian Military Leader

Photo: Protesters in Iran carry pictures of the recently assassinated military leader Qasem Soleimani and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei  By Mike Talavera Qasem Soleimani, a general in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), was leaving the Baghdad International Airport on Thursday when the car he was in exploded, killing him and two others. The Pentagon claimed responsibility for the airstrike soon after in the latest … Continue reading US Air Strike Kills Top Iranian Military Leader