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US wants SWIFT war on Iran

Posted by seumasach on February 17, 2012

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

17th February, 2012

What was the parade of European poodles thinking – that Tehran would just roll over and absorb the European Union’s oil embargo, scheduled to start on July 1?

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The Iranian oil embargo blowback

Posted by seumasach on January 27, 2012

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

28th January, 2012

If the sorry parade of European poodles – or what analyst Chris Floyd delightfully dubbed Europuppies – had any understanding of Persian culture, they would have known that blowback for their declaration of economic war in the form of an Iranian oil embargo would be nothing short of heavy metal.

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Post Obama/McCain debate blues

Posted by smeddum on September 29, 2008

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