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As I pen this short essay, Iran is standing against the mightiest nation on earth. It is facing tremendous danger; of annihilation even, if the world does not wake up fast, and rush to its rescue.

Stunning Iranian cities are in danger, but above all, its people: proud and beautiful, creative, formed by one of the oldest and deepest cultures on earth.

This is a reminder to the world: Iran may be bombed, devastated and injured terribly, for absolutely no reason. I repeat: there is zero rational reason for attacking Iran.

Iran has never attacked anyone. It has done nothing bad to the United States, to the United Kingdom, or even to those countries that want to destroy it immediately: Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Its only ‘crime’ is that it helped devastated Syria. And that it seriously stands by Palestine. And that it came to the rescue of many far away nations, like Cuba and Venezuela, when they were in awful need.

I am trying to choose the simplest words. No need for pirouettes and intellectual exercises.

Thousands, millions of Iranians may soon die, simply because a psychopath who is currently occupying the White House wants to humiliate his predecessor, who signed the nuclear deal. This information was leaked by his own staff. This is not about who is a bigger gangster. It is about the horrible fact that antagonizing Iran has absolutely nothing to do with Iran itself.

 

Which brings the question to my mind: in what world are we really living? Could this be tolerable? Can the world just stand by, idly, and watch how one of the greatest countries on earth gets violated by aggressive, brutal forces, without any justification?

I love Iran! I love its cinema, poetry, food. I love Teheran. And I love the Iranian people with their polite, educated flair. I love their thinkers. I don’t want anything bad to happen to them.

You know, you were of course never told by the Western media, but Iran is a socialist country. It professes a system that could be defined as “socialism with Iranian characteristics”. Like China, Iran is one of the most ancient nations on earth, and it is perfectly capable of creating and developing its own economic and social system.

Iran is an extremely successful nation. Despite the embargos and terrible intimidation from the West, it still sits at the threshold of the “Very high human development”, defined by UNDP; well above such darlings of the West as Ukraine, Colombia or Thailand.

It clearly has an internationalist spirit: it shows great solidarity with the countries that are being battered by Western imperialism, including those in Latin America.

 

I have no religion. In Iran, most of the people do. They are Shi’a Muslims. So what? I do not insist that everyone thinks like me. And my Iranian friends, comrades, brothers and sisters have never insisted that I feel or think the same way as they do. They are not fanatics, and they do not make people who are not like them, feel excluded. We are different and yet so similar. We fight for a better world. We are internationalists. We respect each other. We respect others.

Iran does not want to conquer anyone. But when its friends are attacked, it offers a helping hand. Like to Syria.

In the past, it was colonized by the West, and its democratic government was overthrown, in 1953, simply because it wanted to use its natural resources for improving the lives of its people. The morbid dictatorship of Shah Pahlavi was installed from abroad. And then, later, again, a terrible war unleashed against Iran by Iraq, with the full and candid support of the West.

I promised to make this essay short. There is no time for long litanies. And in fact, this is not really an essay at all: it is an appeal.

As this goes to print, many people in Iran are anxious. They do not understand what they have done to deserve this; the sanctions, the US aircraft carriers sailing near their shores, and deadly B-52s deployed only dozens of miles away.

Iranians are brave, proud people. If confronted, if attacked, they will fight. And they will die with dignity, if there is no other alternative.

But why? Why should they fight and why should they die?

Those of you, my readers, living in the West: Study; study quickly. Then ask this question to your government: “What is the reason for this terrible scenario?”

Rent Iranian films; they are everywhere, winning all festivals. Read Iranian poets. Go eat Iranian food. Search for images of both historic and modern Iranian cities. Look at the faces of the people. Do not allow this to happen. Do not permit psychopathic reasoning to ruin millions of lives.

There was no real reason for the wars against Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria. The West perpetrated the most terrible imperialist interventions, ruining entire nations.

But Iran – it all goes one step further. It’s a total lack of logic and accountability on the part of the West.

Here, I declare my full support to the people of Iran, and to the country that has been giving countless cultural treasures to the world, for millennia.

It is because I have doubts that if Iran is destroyed, the human race could survive.

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Andre Vltchek is a philosopher, novelist, filmmaker and investigative journalist. He has covered wars and conflicts in dozens of countries. Four of his latest books are China and Ecological Civilization with John B. Cobb, Jr., Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism, a revolutionary novel “Aurora” and a bestselling work of political non-fiction: “Exposing Lies Of The Empire”. View his other books here. Watch Rwanda Gambit, his groundbreaking documentary about Rwanda and DRCongo and his film/dialogue with Noam Chomsky “On Western Terrorism”. Vltchek presently resides in East Asia and the Middle East, and continues to work around the world. He can be reached through his website and his Twitter. His Patreon

 
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  1. Jonny C says:

    Thousands, millions of Iranians may soon die, simply because a psychopath who is currently occupying the White House wants to humiliate his predecessor, who signed the nuclear deal.

    Certainly war with Iran is not because Trump wants to humiliate Obama. There is very serious pressure on Trump to go to war with Iran, and that pressure comes from sources including Sheldon Adelson, Netanyahu, John Bolton, and elements within the military industrial complex and oil industries both of which would be able to capitalize on such a misadventure. It is very possibly Trump’s misgivings about a war with Iran (in spite of the idiotic rhetoric) that is keeping the US from attacking Iran.

    While I agree with your sentiment in this article, it is unfortunate to make over-simplifications that cheerlead a false narrative that one person is to blame for a complex problem that spans party lines and presidencies. It was much to Obama’s credit to enter into the agreement with Iran, and the opposition to doing so obviously runs much deeper than Trump’s desire to make Obama look bad.

    • Replies: @RobinG
    , @Realist
  2. Thomm says:

    One thing that everyone on UR agrees on is that there is absolutely no benefit for America to attack Iran.

    Iran is the most overrated threat ever. The MI-complex has spent 40 years pushing a narrative so that they can profit from a large war.

  3. Complicating simple but terrible narrative will not save millions of lives.

    Bolton, Pompeo, Netanyahu – yes of course. I could write 10.000 words report on them. Or an academic paper. I do stuff like that, periodically, and you know it. They study it at the universities. Most of our readers can only stomach around 1K.

    Is what I wrote ‘oversimplification’? No. It is just an appeal. For a country which is worth defending.

    Is just saying “I’d hate for Iran to be destroyed?” a simplification? Perhaps. This is something between that, and 10K analyses.

    • Replies: @Jonny C
  4. Birchleg says:

    You lost me at:
    “ Its only ‘crime’ is that it helped devastated Syria. And that it seriously stands by Palestine. And that it came to the rescue of many far away nations, like Cuba and Venezuela, when they were in awful need.”

    It was at that point I knew this wasn’t an intellectually honest essay. You don’t even need to go back six months to see what a peaceful little lamb Iran is, as it attacked merchant ships in the Straight of Hormuz. Perhaps your intended audience is ignorant to facts, but Iran is, by no means, a country of innocent intent.
    If your goal is to persuade, try not to preface your essay with demonstrably false claims. you will lose the informed reader every time.

  5. Jonny C says:
    @Andre Vltchek

    Yes, you can’t say everything in every piece that you write, and for expediency there is simplification. You can get away with it by saying “among other things, Trump’s desire to humiliate Obama may lead us into a devastating war.” But the way you wrote it certainly insinuates that it is in fact Trump and his personal psychopathy driving the country towards war. In that, I think you are mistaken. The jury is not out on this one yet, and Trump’s resistance to war with Iran is a thread of hope keeping it from happening. I am not trying to split hairs. It is important because there is a tendency to focus on the face in the white house and not on the forces that are behind the mischief. It also probably gets more likes among a broader audience who want to blame Trump or Obama when they are more like two leaves being blown by a strong wind than the leader of the free world or any other nonsensical title given to the president. Take it for a slight literary critique and not for any disagreement with the overall sentiment or quality of the article.

    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @renfro
  6. RobinG says:
    @Jonny C

    Very well said.

    • Agree: Talha
  7. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jonny C

    Jonny C: Both of your comments are insightful and very well put.

    Mr. Vltchek: Please consider and learn from Jonny’s criticism. People need to realize that it’s been a RedBlue puppet show of the same empire since – for purposes of Iran – 1953. Blaming one politician as opposed to the other plays right into the hands of those who want to run the world from Washington.

    • Replies: @Realist
  8. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:

    Iran does not want to conquer anyone. But when its friends are attacked, it offers a helping hand. Like to Syria.

    As a country – yes – but it really needs to pull back its “refugees” from Europe because they’re not helping in the PR department. The Jew media is happily reporting every rape and stabbing.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @anonymous
  9. anonymous[251] • Disclaimer says:
    @Birchleg

    It was at that point I knew this wasn’t an intellectually honest essay. You don’t even need to go back six months to see what a peaceful little lamb Iran is, as it attacked merchant ships in the Straight of Hormuz. Perhaps your intended audience is ignorant to facts, but Iran is, by no means, a country of innocent intent.

    What would USA do if Iranian or any other non-friendly nation surrounded USA, including sending heavily armed ships into its harbors?

    This Could Be Part Of The Reason Iran Is So Darn Defensive
    Robert Johnson Jan. 3, 2012, 9:38 AM
    Facebook Icon The letter F.
    https://www.businessinsider.com/iran-surrounded-by-us-military-bases-2011-12

    This map from Democratic Underground puts a star on every U.S. military base in the region, and aside from the Caspian area to the North, American forces pretty much have Tehran surrounded (via Informed Comment).

    [Non-violent resistance is not necessarily futile, but a feint]: We cannot delude ourselves.
    People ask, What about nonviolent, peaceful forms of resistance? And you know, the answer is, There is no such thing as nonviolence.
    Nonviolence is a form of disruption and only works if you are facing those who are constrained in their use of violence, or works best if you can use your enemy’s violence against them.

    Take for example, Dr. Martin Luther King . . . [he learned from Gandhi and others that] nonviolence is a mechanism of goading your opponent into being violent.
    Once they become violent, you can call on your friends to be even more violent against them. And he knew he could goad the sheriff into behaving violently and stupidly, and then the FBI would descend on them.
    You know, we always want to delude ourselves that war is not the answer. It would be good if that were true, but unfortunately it is very often the key answer, the only answer. https://www.c-span.org/video/?323264-1/the-worth-war&start=599

    USA is being deliberately provocative, goading Iran to throw the first punch, whereupon USA will “descend on them.”

    It’s not the first time USA & its allies have used the tactic.

  10. Anonymous[438] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    Iranian refugees?

    Or do you mean Syrian refugees.

    USA & Israel have more influence & control over that situation than Iran does: they are keeping the pot boiling in Syria, sowed chaos in Libya where refugees had been contained.

    Fact of the matter: Iran has sheltered about 2 million refugees from US wars in Iraq & Afghanistan. Many Afghanis have lived their whole lives as refugees in Iran.

    Re: criticism of Vltchek’s framing of the problem: it has the virtue of mobilizing anti-Trumpers. They couldn’t care less about destroying proud & ancient Iran and Iranians: their brains know only one thought: Hate Trump.
    If that hate can be turned to Oppose war against Iran, that’s a good outcome.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  11. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Birchleg

    As a commited (although now numbered) anon, I may not be in the best position to ask, but:

    Why are so many with this perspective and tone rookies (often one-and-done) commenters?

    • Replies: @Anon
  12. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    Are you saying that “its ‘refugees’” are from Iran, or that Iran is somehow responsible for the influx of those from places like Syria?

    In either case, can you provide any evidence?

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  13. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    Iranian refugees?

    Yes, unfortunately.

    As a nationalist European, I was always on the side of Iran and against Israel in terms of global politics, but your “refugees” raping and stabbing my people are not helping and the Jews are counting on it.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  14. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:
    @anonymous

    I’m saying that Iran must pull back every Iranian “refugee” from Europe it can. They’re not helping.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  15. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    But what Iranian refugees are you talking about? I have seen nothing to suggest that there is any appreciable number of such people. Aren’t the refugees from the places that have (already) been the subject of Uncle Sam’s ire, such as Libya, Syria, and Iraq, reportedly augmented by fakes from destitute countries?

  16. Talha says:

    Great article! I love how this goes straight to the heart and appeals to one’s moral sense for justice in the situation.

    Hoping and praying that there is no attack on Iran.

    Peace.

  17. I dunno … If the West was going to attack, it should have happened several weeks ago, if not earlier. Do you think Trump’s stand-down of an attack allegedly in progress was to save a couple hundred Iranian lives, or might it make more sense that it became clear a couple hundreds or thousands of coalition lives were at serious risk? The leadership knows this will be far messier than Iraq if it goes kinetic, and they would prefer to continue to starve Iran into submission while making a lot of noise about the ‘evil and suicidal death-cult’ regime in Tehran.

  18. Andre Vltchek gives a passionate defence of Iran, and the reasons for not attacking it. I agree there are ‘doubts that if Iran is destroyed, the human race could survive.’ If the US, and its allies, were to destabilize Iran to such an extent as to threaten regime change China and Russia would have to intervene. The world should avoid war on Iran, even if it is for selfish reasons. All the indications point to world war.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

  19. Anon[363] • Disclaimer says:
    @anonymous

    Because the JIDF/Zionist has the modus operandi of falsifying consensus. Large numbers of seemingly reasonable people all pushing the same view point has the unconscious effect of making an unwary reader adopt that same viewpoint. Of course, they’re hoping you dont go trawling through their comment history or else the whole thing blows up.

  20. Realist says:
    @Jonny C

    While I agree with your sentiment in this article, it is unfortunate to make over-simplifications that cheerlead a false narrative that one person is to blame for a complex problem that spans party lines and presidencies.

    Trump is President of the US. He is responsible for the actions of the US in foreign affairs. Trump is a willing sycophant of the Deep State.

  21. Realist says:
    @anonymous

    People need to realize that it’s been a RedBlue puppet show of the same empire since – for purposes of Iran – 1953. Blaming one politician as opposed to the other plays right into the hands of those who want to run the world from Washington.

    The past can not be changed. Trump is responsible for the here and now.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  22. Realist says:
    @Birchleg

    Perhaps your intended audience is ignorant to facts, but Iran is, by no means, a country of innocent intent.

    Evidently you thought so…or you won’t have responded with such tripe.

  23. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Realist

    Agreed. And his apparent duplicity — campaigning on peace, now waging (sanctions) and drumming up more war — is shameful. That “well, at least he’s not Hillary” rationale is already pretty lame …

    Voting, especially with two crayons, will change nothing. In fact, it empowers our rulers and sustains the Empire.

    • Agree: Realist
  24. Anonymous[438] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    Repeating the same claim, without evidence even after you’ve been asked >2 X, sure makes it look like you have an agenda, at least, to derail Vltchek’s plea.

    I suspect you’re laying the foundation for yet another meme to demonize Iran.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  25. SteveK9 says:

    Yet another article, pointing out that there is no reason for the US to attack Iran. Yes, there is. Iran is an enemy of Israel (although with the US behind them, there isn’t much they can actually do), and Israel wants Iran destroyed. The influence of Israel in American politics is enormous. THAT is the reason. Please stop the head-scratching over why oh why the US would want to destroy Israel. Everyone knows why.

    • Replies: @Fool's Paradise
  26. Anonymous[405] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    Do your own research. Apparently, you’re the only one here who thinks that Iranian “refugees” don’t exist in Europe or that they’re peaceful.

    Iranian rapist dodged deportation after faking a conversion to Christianity on Twitter

    Iranian migrant stabs 6 people on German bus – Was his plan to burn the passengers alive?

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  27. Anonymous[438] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    You’ve just revealed that you’re a fraud.

    You made the claim, it’s your job to prove.

    Your motives are not honest.
    Begone.

  28. The Iran never attacked anyone narrative has long been a favourite. What is buried somewhere in cyberspace, is an article written over 20 years ago about the causes of the Iraq – Iran war. The article laid out several instances of Iranian revolutionaries attacking several Iraqi border towns. It also pointed out that Iraq’s original invasion into Iran stopped about 8 miles into Iran, apparently understanding that it was never going to defeat Iran territorially. The article also stated that Iraq was egged on by the US to attack, in hopes to dislodge the new regime. However, it was the Shah who attacked Iraq in the 70s over the Shat al Arab waterway. The subsequent peace agreement settled the issue. https://www.nytimes.com/1975/03/07/archives/iraq-and-iran-sign-accord-to-settle-border-conflicts-iraq-and-iran.html

    One reason given by Iraq for its invasion of Iran, post revolution, was that it viewed the border attacks by Iranian revolutionaries, as a refutation of the treaty.

    Iran’s real “crime” is twofold:
    1) It sells oil in denomiations other than the US dollar; and
    2) If allowed its rights under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, it would be producing vast amounts of low cost molybdenum and/or technetium which are used in medical testing, which would cut into the lucrative US market.

  29. The USA-Israel-Nato menaces to Iran are criminal horseshite BUT –

    Iran is horrifyingly brutal toward its own citizens, one of the most savage of all countries in per capita executions of its own people, sometimes hanging 100 people or so in a month, typically done by slow-torture hanging, often in groups of 6 or 8 people in public squares.

    It seems that usually, Iran does not even try to break the neck of its hanging victims with a long drop, which can induce a merciful coma before the victim dies, typically some 15 minutes to an hour later. As is often observed in Iran, smaller people such as women typically die more slowly, their lighter weight leading to a longer period of torturous choking.

    And Iran has a bunch of other Islamic barbarisms … Iran burying women alive up to their necks, only their veiled heads above the ground, and stoning them to death; the floggings and amputations, sometimes the victim marked for death is flogged bloody before being hanged from a crane etc

    But André Vltchek thinks Iran is a great place …

    Iran is also a bizarre social experiment in extreme social dysfunctionality, with the ‘temporary marriage’ provision in Shia religious practice that is essentially legalised prostitution. Not only can Iranians have 4 wives as the Sunnis do, one of those can be a ‘wife for the weekend’, legally, provided you go to the imam to be officially ‘married’ … you can then divorce Monday morning, e.g., by saying the word ‘talaq’ 3 times. Iranian women sometimes advertise themselves as ‘temporary wives’ (not ‘prostitutes’ of course!) for a small marital ‘gift’ of € 60 or so.

    Between temporary marriage, and Iran’s practice of educating its women – often ‘bad’ for Muslim fertility – Iran’s birth rate has collapsed even more than in much of Europe.

    A great shame the US CIA overthrew the secular socialist Iranian government in 1953. May the Iranian people be soon free of both Western-Israeli menace, and their own mad mullahs.

  30. peterAUS says:
    @Brabantian

    Good comment.

    Have to say this was new to me:

    …‘temporary marriage’ provision in Shia religious practice that is essentially legalised prostitution. Not only can Iranians have 4 wives as the Sunnis do, one of those can be a ‘wife for the weekend’, legally, provided you go to the imam to be officially ‘married’ … you can then divorce Monday morning, e.g., by saying the word ‘talaq’ 3 times. Iranian women sometimes advertise themselves as ‘temporary wives’ (not ‘prostitutes’ of course!) for a small marital ‘gift’ of € 60 or so.

    May the Iranian people be soon free of both Western-Israeli menace, and their own mad mullahs.

    Well, the price for the later is the former, apparently.

  31. renfro says:
    @Jonny C

    Yes, you can’t say everything in every piece that you write, and for expediency there is simplification. You can get away with it by saying “among other things, Trump’s desire to humiliate Obama may lead us into a devastating war.” But the way you wrote it certainly insinuates that it is in fact Trump and his personal psychopathy driving the country towards war. In that, I think you are mistaken.

    I don’t see it that way…..Vltchek has been around unz for a while…..so it would not be wrong for him to assume most of unz knows the real forces behind Trump and the Iran war push.

    As far as Trump is concerned no words to describe what a nothing of a man he is….he’s so weak he smells of the same rot as the 90% Jewish zios he has in the WH and his adm on the orders of his Jew donors. Most powerful man in the world’s most powerful office just a con NY gutter rat twitching and squeaking along behind his Jew owners…..sickening.

  32. @Birchleg

    Because it didn’t. It attacked ships that were doing the bidding of the US-UK and entering Iranian waters.

  33. FB says: • Website
    @Brabantian

    You come off sounding like a Soros acolyte by parroting ‘human rights porn’ that is largely fabricated bullshit…and disseminated by the usual NGO suspects and their MSM partners…

    That’s not to say there is no merit to your basic beef…Iran is a theocracy…religious fanaticism has been a curse on humanity over the ages…religion in general really…

    Iran does execute a lot of people…Vltchek is overly enthusiastic about Iran…I would say probably because he sympathizes a lot with their essentially ‘socialist’ approach [as do I]…but Iran is no angel…

    But then who is…?…US cops gun down 1,000 people a year…

    Also some mitigating facts to consider…a lot of the criminals Iran executes are drug traffickers…Afghanistan next-door is heroin central…run by the CIA with help from their ISIS private army…

    This is nothing new…the deep state of empire has been running the global drug racket for a couple of centuries now…and using it as a geopolitical weapon against perceived ‘enemies’…going back to the opium wars that were used by the British to ‘crack open’ China…and today aimed against Russia, Central Asia and Iran…not to mention ‘neutralizing’ large swaths of the domestic population by turning them into drug zombies…

    Iran’s drug laws are not nearly as draconian as in other jurisdictions in the Muslim world…capital punishment goes only for those caught with over 30 grams of hard drugs like heroin…which is far bigger than user amounts…the death sentence is not applied for first offenders, or even for repeat offenders of 30 to 100 grams…so really it is the hardcore traffickers that are getting offed…I have no problem with that…[neither do leaders like the Philippines’ Duterte who is much less tolerant than Iran…]

    There is some truth to claims about Iran’s belligerence…the Russians aren’t thrilled about everything they’re doing in Syria, which includes Shia colonizing in regions they’ve seized, which is a sign of attempting to entrench their agenda in that suffering country…and hence the continuing Israeli attacks, which nobody appreciates…

    They are also spurning Russian offers of help…

    In Iran, sources confirm that “…Russia offered to sell one million barrels daily for Iran, and to replace the European financial system with another if needed.

    Iran has refused…why…?

    [Probably because they resent Russia for pressuring them to reign in their activities in Syria…it just shows the all or nothing mentality of religious fanatics…]

    All in all it is crazy to think that religious zealotry can lead to anything good…it never has…

    But there is a bigger principle here…it’s their country…

    Nobody gives us the right to tell them how to live their lives…certainly compared to Saudi Barbaria and the other gulf theocracies…not to mention serial criminal Israel…nobody has good cause to be pointing fingers at Iran…

    There is also the issue of the illegality of Trump tearing up the deal…which was adopted [unanimously] by the UN Security Council Resolution 2231…

    The US signed that resolution…and let us remember that UNSC resolutions are INTERNATIONAL LAW…they are LEGALLY BINDING on all UN member states…

    So the US is breaking international law…the sanctions are illegal also, since only the UNSC had the legal authority to impose sanctions…

    The US’ disregard for the supreme international legal order…along with Israel similarly flouting UNSC resolutions for 50 years to pull out of the occupied territories…is simply unacceptable…

    So let’s not lose sight of the ball…this has nothing to do with Iran’s domestic behavior…and everything to do with serial criminal USA…

  34. @SteveK9

    Yes, SteveK9, but you meant, of course, to say “why oh why the US would want to destroy Iran”–not Israel. Israel has been trying to maneuver Uncle Sam into a shooting war with Iran for a decade or more. Israel’s American neocons have succeeded in getting America to destroy Iraq, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, Iran is the last country standing in the way of Israel’s total dominance of the Middle East. No Israel, no war, it’s as simple as that.

    • Agree: mici
  35. mici says:

    Great article. Thank you.

  36. Malla says:

    I hope you realize that the same gang who instigated the war against the Spanish Empire, Third Reich Germany, Mussolini’s Italy, the Japanese Empire, Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya are the same guys itching for a war with Iran. The SAME GANG.

  37. @Brabantian

    Standard muslim stuff. It’s their country so up to them what they do. But Iran was cooperating with Al Qaida in Bosnia in the 1990s chopping heads of Christians and atheists. In fact they were aligned with USA and NATO there but now US is using that involvement against them as proof of “terrorism” activity.

    https://en.radiofarda.com/a/iran-guard-s-general-says-they-were-in-bosnia-disguised-as-aid-workers/29886373.html

    And here’s Andre praising them. It was well known that they were supplying weapons disguised as humanitarian aid but US and NATO did nothing to stop them at the time.

    • Replies: @Talha
    , @peterAUS
  38. Talha says:
    @Commentator Mike

    There was an embargo on any weapons getting through to Bosnia at the time. The Bosnians were massively outgunned by the Serbs that had possession of almost all the serious hardware after the break up of Yugoslavia. The Muslim world was not about to let this discrepancy go unanswered.

    AQ at that stage was still mostly the “foreign legion” global defense initiative that was the initial vision of Shaykh Abdullah Azzam so it’s not surprising the Iranians were cooperating with them at the time. It would later progressively warp into the terrorism outfit over time in the 90’s especially with the African embassy bombings.

    Peace.

  39. peterAUS says:
    @Commentator Mike

    Maybe you could take a look at what is going on there as we speak.
    As European, you could do it. Americans and the rest of colonists can’t.

    Let’s just say there is a significant Iranian presence in Bosnia.

    Serbs and Croats in the region won’t be displeased should the regime in Tehran get smashed into pieces. Really small pieces.

    Make of that what you will.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  40. @peterAUS

    PeterAUS,

    The problem with the Balkans is that there is so much hatred and animosity between the various white ethnicities, because of historical reasons, that they have a blind spot for the much greater danger posed to them all by the massive demographic changes taking place in the world. And if that kind of intra-white hatred were to spread to the rest of Europe it will be even harder to salvage anything of the white European sovereignty. Actually one can work even within those hatreds unless they’re given a chance to flare up, and obviously certain forces work on doing just that, as we have seen in Ukraine. Oh yes, and the Muslims aren’t helping much to bring peace about in that region.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  41. Go eat Iranian food.

    Thanks but no thanks. Since Supreme Commander Al Baghdadi ordered muslims to get us by any and every means I strictly avoid eating anywhere muslims work, cook, or serve, despite liking their food. Didn’t you hear of the three Albanian Kosovars who were arrested in Italy plotting a bombing campaign? They worked as waiters in Venice, Italy’s tourist hub. I pity those tourists who went through their restaurant before the Kosovars decided to move onto bigger actions. And he did mention poison, whatever, even spitting.

  42. peterAUS says:
    @Commentator Mike

    True.

    Especially:

    The problem with the Balkans is that there is so much hatred and animosity between the various white ethnicities, because of historical reasons, that they have a blind spot for the much greater danger posed to them all by the massive demographic changes taking place in the world.

    As for this:

    And if that kind of intra-white hatred were to spread to the rest of Europe it will be even harder to salvage anything of the white European sovereignty.

    Smart observation.

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