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Larry Everest is the author of Oil, Power & Empire: Iraq and the U.S. Global Agenda (Common Courage 2004), a correspondent for Revolution newspaper (www.revcom.us) where this first appeared, who has reported from Iran, Iraq and Palestine, and a contributor to Impeach the President: The Case Against Bush and Cheney (Seven Stories).
Friday, August 31, 2012 A Frenzy of War Talk--Israel's Outrageous Threats to Attack Iran (4 comments)
"First, whether bluff, actual attack preparations, or some other machination, this flurry of threats represents a further escalation of a very dangerous overall trajectory toward confrontation and possible war against Iran by the world's main capitalist-imperialist powers and their creation and Middle East garrison state--Israel."
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 "Egypt's Presidential Election: Emancipation Not on the Ballot" by Larry Everest (1 comments)
"Egypt's vote may have served the agenda of the defenders of Egypt's intolerable social order, including the U.S., at least for now. But for the Egyptian people, it will not bring or open up possibilities for any meaningful change. Instead it is but another maneuver to keep the chains of oppression firmly around their necks."
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 "Money for Jobs Not for War"-- American Chauvinism + Reformist Illusions by Larry Everest
"Why should antiwar demands focus first and foremost on the war's impact on Americans and their lives--and not on the victims of U.S. aggression: Pakistanis murdered in U.S. drone strikes, Iraqis rounded up and tortured by U.S. forces, Afghans seized and terrorized in night raids, and countless others? Aren't their lives every bit as precious as the lives of those who happen to live in the U.S.?"
Monday, April 9, 2012 The U.S. in Syria: Imperialism -- Not Humanitarianism (1 comments)
"Rather, the imperialists' own words make clear that their maneuvers and machinations are aimed at seizing on the Syrian uprising to get rid of a troublesome regime, and strengthen Israel and overall U.S. imperialist control of the Middle East--and that any 'humanitarian relief' they may (or may not) provide is window dressing to facilitate that goal."
Saturday, March 10, 2012 Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Iran: Who is Calling the Tune? (2 comments)
Bottom line: Israel could never even think about attacking Iran without U.S. aid, arms, military collaboration, and the all-around U.S.-led assault on Iran--and the preservation of Israel and its security is a key U.S. imperialist objective.