At the same time Teheran is also a regional power projecting its particular interests which do not always coincide with those of the resistance movements. This was especially true for Iraq where Tehran shared a condominium with the US occupation against resistance or decisive parts of its. Also regarding Syria its geo-strategic interests overrule those of the popular revolt. One cannot deny that Shia-coloured anti-imperialism can also fuel sectarian conflict to the detriment of global anti-imperialist movement.
Hands off Iran!
No to imperialist aggression, for a multi-polar world
Iran is the main statal challenger of the US uni-polar world order. The nuclear conflict in substance is all about whether Tehran accepts or not to bow to imperialist supremacy. If Iran is able to hold out is will be a bold step towards a multi-polar world. For anti-imperialist forces across the world this will give new space to breath.
Ahmajinedad wasn't the candidate of the establishment, but of the lower classes
1. From an anti-imperialist point of view, the overwhelming victory of Ahmadinejad in the elections is positive, because the incumbent and president-elect stands for confrontation with the U.S.-led new order for the Near East.
France and Britain following suit
As we write, the arrival of new U.S. warships will mark the largest build-up of Naval forces in the Gulf since the 1991 Gulf War.
The Iranian-American Community (IACUS) strongly condemns the new round of the US-dominated UN Security Council sanctions against the people of Iran. We consider these sanctions imperialist efforts aimed at pressuring the Iranian government to submit to the will of the Western Neo-Liberal rule. They are also a futile attempt to deny the Iranian people the technology that would further pave the way towards their independence and sovereignty.
The American Empire tries to crush opponents pre-emptively
After Palestine, Yugoslavia, Afghanistan and Iraq it is now the turn of Iran. Tehran has been long named head of the "axis of the evil" but Washington had other pressing bellicose needs on the way to global predominance.
A story authored by a prominent U.S. neo-conservative regarding new legislation in Iran allegedly requiring Jews and other religious minorities to wear distinctive colour badges circulated around the world this weekend before it was exposed as false.