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Is Israel exposing its nuclear program for attacks like on Iran’s?

The New York Times proclaims that Trump's maximum pressure strategy on Iran was a failure.

Iran-China deal hailed as geopolitical game changer

Jim W. Dean - Big geopolitical moves involve a lot of hot air and are primarily industrial welfare for domestic business.

Iran to accept nothing but ‘verifiable’ removal of US bans

Jim W. Dean - If no deal is made tomorrow, then Iran will move on to the next step of cranking up its nuclear operations to the next stage.

Iran rules out step-by-step lifting of sanctions

Jim W. Dean - The world is watching while America devours itself on the one hand and then is posing that it should be the world leader of a new 'coalition'.

Clock ticking on window for Biden to make a JCPOA deal

It is now the P5+1’s turn to fulfill their duty under the current circumstances,” Rouhani said,

IAEA chief: Iran deal possible. Netanyahu is probably screwed

Joe Biden should do a little research and find out how past presidents had to deal with Israeli infiltrators and traitors.

Press TV’s investigative editorial: Birth and death of ‘a-step-for-a-step’ proposal

Press TV’s information indicates that the US has even changed its mind regarding potential unfreezing of $1 billion in Iranian assets that has been blocked in South Korea.

NEO – How Israel is shaping Biden’s Iran policy

Biden has appropriated Trump’s “maximum pressure” strategy and has refused to lift sanctions on Iran and simply make the US a part of the Iran nuclear deal.

Breaking: Iran stands firm…US must rejoin JCPOA before talks begin

“The US, as the one who violated the deal, shall lift all sanctions and take practical steps in order to be able to return to the JCPOA,” Rouhani argued.

NEO: A Dangerous America for a Dangerous Time

Even with Trump gone, the fear of Trump returning has repercussions. Europe is certainly terrified of the possible return of Trump or someone like him in 2024 and, because of this, looks at reproachment with the US as a temporary measure at best. Politically, the US is not simply unstable, it has been shown to have a large bloc of violent and radicalized mostly “poor whites” willing to disbelieve everything the mainstream media says.

IAEA backs off pressuring Iran, insists Western parties live up to...

Jim W. Dean - VT has always editorialized that Iran would never negotiate its nuclear pullback moves.

IAEA cuts deal with Iran while Israel refuses any nuclear oversight

Western sanctions have forced Iran to build self reliance into its domestic industries.

U.N. nuclear chief in Iran as it threatens watchdog’s cameras

...from Politico First published ... February 21, 2021 The head of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog met Sunday with Iranian officials in a bid to preserve...

Munich Security Conference, 2021 – Beyond Westlessness

Biden - "We are in the midst of a fundamental debate about the future direction of our world."

Iran hails UN court’s rebuff of US objections in sanctions case

Gordon and I have not had as a goal for our VT efforts to be the winner of the fake media contest.

Senator Chris Murphy: Trump’s campaign against Iran a ‘catastrophic failure’

The anti-Iran forces, Murphy said, are still “unrepentant,” and now trying to “dictate Biden's personnel choices, labeling those who support diplomacy as dangerous.”

Saudi Arabia and Iran – Truth or Consequences in the chase...

Mideast talks will continue to be initiated with the caveat of everyone wanting their own marked deck of cards be the one used. We have all been here before.

Biden’s US should seize chance to lift bans, rejoin Iran nuclear...

Jim W. Dean - Biden flubbed his JCPOA 'fix' debut by pulling a Trump scam, by effectively wanting to renegotiate the deal, a huge mistake of a tactic.

NEO – India dumps Iran for US bear hug

While India’s deliberate move away from Iran has taken place against the backdrop of US sanctions on Iran, imposed in the wake of Trump’s decision to force-scrap the JCPOA, these moves are fundamentally rooted in a strategic consensus with the US over Iran.

UN talks support for JCPOA, but is powerless to do anything

The UN chief said Tehran has declared that it wants to remain in the deal and that all its nuclear countermeasures are reversible.

US must earn its way back into the JCPOA says Iran

Jim W. Dean - Biden has already undermined his JCPOA position by playing his ballistic missile card before even being inaugurated.

Nuclear scientist assassination triggers Iran move to 20% enrichment

Jim W. Dean - By this increased jump in uranium reprocessing, Tehran is sending a message that it is no longer going to be kept in the sanctions dog house.

EU’s Borrell say Iran deserves a fair JCPOA deal

The European Union foreign policy chief, Joseph Borrell, says Iran should reap the economic benefits of the 2015 nuclear deal in exchange for restrictions on its nuclear work.

Is there anything Trump would not do to save himself?

Jim W. Dean - The key hurdle I saw for Iran is that while Biden had stated he would rejoin the JCPOA, he mentioned some 'other issues' surrounding it would have to be worked out.

The Clock Starts Now: Biden must make the right signals to...

The wrong signals from Biden can close the window even before he takes the Presidential oath; the right signals can prepare the ground for the successful restoration of the nuclear accord – and more.

Press TV’s The Debate – US anti-Iran policies

Jim W. Dean - How much US major civilian infrastructure spending have we seen going on inside the US?

E3 says “Hell No” in Humiliating Rejection of Trump Snap Back...

Jim W. Dean - I will close my missive with the old saying, "With friends like this, who needs enemies?"

UN Geneva – JCPOA participants issue united message against US

Jim W. Dean - VT has worked this JCPOA story since its beginning, and little did we know that it was to go on and on thanks to unipolarism, à la Trump style.

U.N. Fiasco: Pompeo Spanked by Entire World on Iran Sanctions

Uncle Sam gets his face slapped at the UN...by the whole world.

US allies reject Pompeo’s pompous US unilateralism

Jim W. Dean - Who knows, if Trump loses, maybe he will emigrate to Israel, get honorary citizenship, and become a Likud.

Israel’s stooge Pompeo spews insane nonsense against Iran

Maybe Pompeo is living in a quantum world where Schrodinger's cat can be alive and dead at the same time, the US can be in and out of the deal at the same time and sanctions can be unilateral and multilateral at the same time.

Trump’s Iran policy disastrous, doomed to fail

"Trump-Russia"?! The Russian mafia headed by Semion Mogilevich more of an arm of the state of Israel than of the state of Russia.

US Unipolarism rejected at UN Security Council on JCPOA

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tells the UN Security Council (UNSC) that the United States is an “outlaw bully” that the world body should not surrender to

Britain, France and German reject US call to ban Iran weapons...

Jim W. Dean - VT has published a dozen times that the former prime minister of Qatar on the Charlie Rose show stated that the US coalition had spend $160 billion arming and training militant and terrorist proxies to deploy in Syria and Iraq, and frankly anywhere else it wants to.

Iran open to US talks with full compensation for JCPOA damages

Jim W. Dean - Republicans facing tough elections will be looking for advisors to save themselves from going down with Trump.

Government Mischief in an Age of Coronavirus

Jim W. Dean - This is going to be an election that will be long remembered, one way or the other, with cheers and tears.

China: US has no right to extend Iran arms embargo

Jim W. Dean - That Trump would blame everyone but himself for the lack of preparation on the pandemic response is predictable.

EU’s Borrell says ‘hell no’ to Trump’s JCPOA claim

Joseph Borell has cut Trump and Pompeo off at the knees, a way of saying no thanks to the US sanctions on the EU doing any business with Iran.

Press TV’s The Debate – US anti-Iran policies

Jim W. Dean - Trump has shifted back to using Iran as the convenient whipping boy to show Americans he is defending us from the country that has never attacking anyone in modern history.

Israel, World’s Worst Nuclear Outlaw, Sics IAEA on Iran

Since when did the IAEA become the slave of the worst nuclear outlaws on earth?

JCPOA and INSTEX: The Alice in Wonderland story continues

Jim W. Dean - But we now have a new fly in the ointment, the threat of a recession that might be kicked off by the new virus scourge triggering a domino effect of business closures and bankruptcies.

Iran says ‘Hell No’ to E3

Jim W. Dean - No one expects to see any quick new sanctions from the E3, but what is most pitiful is that the EU has not even been able to get medicine through to Iran. How lame is that?

Showdown at the “No Okay Corral” on JCPOA

Iran's Abbas says the three European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal cannot logically activate the deal’s dispute settlement mechanism because Iran has already done activated it.

EU3 triggers dispute mechanism with Iran in blow JCPOA

It comes as no surprise that the EU3 has bailed on the JCPOA and, as usual, claim they are not. That begs the question of why put their shame on parade by making this statement now?

Israel not capable of launching preemptive strike on Iran: Top general

Major General Amos Gilead has noted in an interview that, although a preemptive strike on Iran may seem to be a good idea, Israel has not created the preparedness that it needs to carry out such an attack.

Six EU countries say ‘up yours’ to US sanctions on Iran

Six European countries, among them US NATO allies, have joined an EU scheme to bypass Donald Trump’s sweeping sanctions, which ban all trade activities with Iran, raising the ire of a notorious American ambassador in Berlin.

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