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UN Special Rapporteur calls for the end of all unilateral sanctions against Iran

Alena Douhan also expressed the need to create a legal framework to prevent countries such as the US taking unilateral action against others

IAEA investigation Iran Iran nuclear deal prospects dim again

Crucial midterm elections in the US and Israeli national elections are possible reasons for the delay in addressing Iranian concerns regarding an IAEA investigation

US-South Korea military exercise Joint US-South Korea military exercises conclude, with an eye on North Korea and China

The military exercises point towards a more aggressive US presence in the Pacific and increasing encirclement of China

Drone strikes at US military base in Syria’s al-Tanf reiterate its dubious role 

The base in al-Tanf was built by the US during the war against ISIS in 2016 without the consent of the Syrian government. The US is accused of using the base to train anti-Assad forces and steal the country’s resources 

Mapping Faultlines: 1 year of Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan and the US trail of disaster

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the situation in Afghanistan one year after the Taliban’s takeover. He explains the role of the US and NATO in perpetuating the crisis in the war-torn country

Is the US Inflation Reduction Act a case of too little too late?

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News analyzes the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act which seeks to address inflation, climate change, and healthcare

Iran nuclear deal talks Iran awaits US response to its demands in latest move to revive the nuclear deal  

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell claimed on Monday that talks in Vienna have concluded and the parties must now say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the final text of the agreement as there is no room for further negotiations

Mapping Faultlines: How Close Are We to Nuclear Annihilation?

On Hiroshima Day, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes why remain so unconcerned despite living in a world with 13,000 nuclear weapons and multiple flashpoints

From invading Iraq to Guaidó’s flop: the CV of coup-plotter John Bolton

In a recent interview with CNN, former US National Security Advisor John Bolton affirmed his role in coups abroad. The hardliner was an architect of the invasion of Iraq, and most recently, played a role in the attempted coup against Venezuelan President Maduro.

Cuba should be removed from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism

The designation of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism by the United States deeply harms the ability of the Cuban government and its people from carrying on with the basic functions of life. Joe Biden can remove this designation with a stroke of his pen

Fresh US sanctions on Iran Fresh US sanctions on Iran despite claims of wanting to revive nuclear deal

The current round of sanctions add to the numerous rounds of similar coercive measures imposed by the US on Iran after the Donald Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the multi-party JCPOA in May 2018

Migrants death US Death toll of migrant tragedy in Texas reaches 53

President Joe Biden’s immigration policies, which are largely the same as those of former President Donald Trump, have been pushing people to take increasingly dangerous routes to reach the US